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    • Endorsed by the European Society of Endocrinology (ESE)
    • Also supported by the Federation of International Nurses in Endocrinology
    • (FINE), Endocrine Nurses Society (ENS), Endocrine Nurses’ Society of
    • Australia (ENSA), Australasia Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS)
    • The first ever published book in Endocrinology Nursing which includes 13
    • sections and 69 chapters covering Paediatric and Adult topics
    • An all-in-one comprehensive resource for clinical practice and professional
    • development supporting nurses to progress from novice to expert level
    • Covers endocrine-related topics within specialties such as reproduction,
    • osteoporosis, oncology, male & female health, obesity, metabolic disorders​
    Click here​ for more information.

  • ​The following awards have been created by the PENS Board of Directors to honor our members. Please consider nominating yourself or another worthy individual to receive an award. Each award winner will receive a one-year membership in PENS and an award certificate for display. Members of the Board of Directors are not eligible for these awards. The Board of Directors will select the recipients.

    PENS Excellence in Clinical Practice

    • Honoring outstanding professional  performance by a PENS nurse involved in the direct care of children with endocrine disorders.
    • Demonstrated expertise as expressed through direct care, team building, child advocacy activities, and mentoring of other professionals in the care of children and families affected by endocrine disorders

    PENS Excellence in Advanced Practice

    • Honoring a  PENS member with  a graduate degree in nursing.
    • Evidence of expert clinical skills in pediatric endocrinology nursing.
    • Demonstration of leadership in activities such as innovative clinical care, education, research, publication, presentations, mentoring, and child advocacy.

    PENS Excellence in Education​
    • PENS member who has made a significant contribution to pediatric endocrinology nursing as an educator.
    • Practice setting may be clinical, patient education, or academic.
    • Nominees will have demonstrated the development, implementation, and evaluation of innovative teaching methods for the target population.
    Submit the application materials to the PENS Executive Office via email to or mail. The materials must be received annually by February 1.

    Click here​ for requirements and application.

  • ​PENS has established the AP Recognition program at the request of Nurses specializing in pediatric endocrinology. 

    ​Click here​ for more information.

  • ​Discover the benefits of belonging to the Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society:

    • A subscription to the Journal of Pediatric Nursing, the official journal of PENS
    • Access to the members-only section of the PENS website
    • Access to PENS’ bi-monthly e-newsletter, PENS Insider
    • Eligibility for scholarships and grants
    • Access to the PENS e-Community
    • Discounts on conference registration

    Membership Application/Brochure

    ​Active RN
    ​International Active RN
    Associate (non-RN)​​$100

    Membership dues are not tax deductible as a charitable contribution. Membership dues may be deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense. Please consult your tax advisor for information.​