As the professional voice of pediatric surgical nursing, APSNA is looked to as a resource on substantive issues that affect pediatric surgical patients, their families, and the pediatric surgical nurses and nurse practitioners who care for them. Each statement discusses the background and significance of the topic and offers succinct recommendations and conclusions, along with references from the scholarly literature. Each statement is carefully reviewed and updated at established intervals.
Position Statement: ATV Injuries
Position Statement: Competency Based Transition to Pediatric Surgical Nursing Practice
Position Statement: Distracted Driving
Position Statement: Prevention of Dog Bites in Young Children
Position Statement: Use of Terms Such as Mid-Level Provider and Physician Extender