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The 2009 Career Guide, a supplement to the January issue of AJN, incorrectly associated the credentialing for the certified pediatric nurse (CPN), the certified pediatric NP for primary care (CPNP-Primary Care), and the certified pediatric NP for acute care (CPNP-Acute Care) with the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Actually, these credentials are offered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (


This correction has been noted in the original article, available at




Your Guide to Certification. Am J Nurs 2009;109 Suppl: 32-3.