Excellence in Clinical Practice Award
This award recognizes a staff nurse who has made a significant
contribution to the care of children and their families.

Teresa Davis, RN

Cone Health

Excellence in Education Award
This award recognizes a nurse who has made a significant
contribution to pediatric nursing as an educator.

Linda Roney, CPN, CPEN

Fairfield University Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies

Excellence in Clinical Scholarship Award
This award recognizes a hospital, unit, group or agency that has contributed
significantly to the well-being and health care of children and their families
through the consistent application of scholarship in clinical practice.

Batten Disease program

CHOC Children’s Hospital

Barbara Larson Humanitarian Award
The Barbara A. Larson Humanitarian Award is named in memory of a long-time SPN member,
officer and pediatric nurse who made a significantimpact on the health
and well-being of children around the world.

Michelle Dozier, RN, MSN, CPN

Cook Children's Medical Center

SPN Poster Award Winners
Clinical Practice

Just ASQ: Defining the Process for Suicide Screening in a Children’s Hospital
Ashley Arehart, MSN, RN, CPN; Bobbie Hildreth, BSN, RN, CPN
Oregon Health & Science University


Establishing a Standardized Pediatric Code Blue Training Utilizing Simulation
Olivia Keenan, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CPN, CCRN
The University of Kansas Health System

Evidence-based Practice

Guideline Development and Practice Implementation of Breast Milk for Oral Care in a Neonatal and Infant Critical-Care Unit
Jennifer M Flores, MSN, RNC-NIC, CLC
Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Quality Improvement 

Creating an Intermediate Float Pool to Meet the Demands of Rising Acuity
Andrea Marie Correia, MSN, RN, PHN, CPN, CNL
Children's Hospital of Orange County

Leadership and Management 

Developing a Culture of Kindness on a Pediatric Inpatient Unit: A Direct Response to Lateral Violence and Incivility in Nursing
Sherryann St. Pierre, MSN, RN, CPN, CNL
The Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital


The use of combination phototherapy compared with dual phototherapy blankets in the treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia
Stephanie Wiegert, RN
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Corrine Barnes Research Grant Recipients 

Cultural Care Needs of Spanish Speaking Parents with Limited English Proficiency Whose Children Are Hospitalized: An Ethnonursing Study
Jennifer Stephen MSN, RN, CPN,  PhD in Nursing Student
Duquesne University

Cultural Influences Related to Childhood Obesity in Burmese Youth in the Southeast US
Rebecca E. Chatham MSN, RN, PhD student, University of Tennessee at
Knoxville College of Nursing


Thank you to the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) for sponsoring the SPN Plug In and Grow Virtual Education