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The Pediatric Endocrinology Nursing Society (PENS) is committed to the development and advancement of nurses in the art and science of caring for children with endocrine disorders and diabetes.

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  • Submit your Nomination Today!

    ​Nominations for the PENS 2020 Excellence in Nursing Awards has reopened. Click here for more information and to submit today!

    New submission deadline is September 1, 2020.

  • 2020 PENS National Conference

    The 2020 PENS Conference is Going Virtual!

    Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the PENS National Conference is going virtual to keep our members safe. Stay tuned for more details and save the dates November 2-5!

    Click here to visit the main conference page for more information.

  • Available CE Oppoutunity

    ​The Infant with Differences in Sexual Development (DSD): Ethical Issues

    Presented by Terri Lipman, PhD, CRNP, FAAN

    The study of sexual differentiation has undergone dramatic changes. Advances in knowledge of genetics and hormonal regulation have expanded the understanding of Differences in Sexual Development.  More importantly, societal perspectives have markedly altered, (1) the perception of DSD (from a DISORDER to a DIFFERENCE), and, (2) the decision making power related to sex assignment, surgery etc. from the healthcare team to the parent/ patient.​

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