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The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. (APSNA) is proud to offer several sponsorship opportunities to maximize your company’s exposure to our members.


Since 1992 APSNA has been the only organization devoted exclusively to Pediatric Surgical Nursing.

Our Vision is to be the leading authority for the nursing care of pediatric surgical patients.

Our Mission is to be the voice that shapes pediatric surgical nursing through advocacy, collaboration, mentorship and leadership. Based on a foundation of research, education and innovation, we will transform care delivery for pediatric surgical patients.

Our Core Values

Diversity and Inclusion - Act according to a strong code of ethics demonstrating acceptance, cooperation, flexibility, compromise and mutual respect.

Excellence - Establish and sustain professional competencies that promote pediatric surgical nursing to key stakeholders.

Integrity - Model and uphold transparency, accountability and honesty through actions, communication, and caring behaviors.

Innovation - Encourage inquiry and creativity to promote proactive, interactive, professional deliberations.

Scientific Inquiry - Commit to lifelong learning by actively contributing to an evolving body of scientific surgical nursing knowledge through research, publication, and dissemination.

Volunteerism - Provide members the ability to freely interact, discuss trends, and share knowledge

Benefits of sponsoring with APSNA

Sponsorships with APSNA provides your organization access to influential members in the pediatric surgical healthcare community throughout the country. Through online email and print, your organization can reach key decision makers in over 80 organizations throughout the United States.

Who is APSNA?

The American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. (APSNA) is a non-profit 501c3 founded in 1992. Our membership of 600 consists of Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Physician Assistants and other Allied Health Professionals. Our members hold positions at the bedside, in the operating room, inpatient and outpatient settings, and administration. Our members specialize in trauma, oncology, colorectal management, burn care and fetal treatment. We are the only nursing organization devoted exclusively to the care of the pediatric surgical patient and deliver this care in the context of pre-operative, perioperative and post-operative settings. We care for children in urban and rural communities. The pediatric surgical patients we care for range in age from newborns to teens, and in some cases young adults. Our members work in, or are affiliated with Pediatric Surgical practices and are valued members of the surgical team, working closely with Pediatric Surgeons. As such, collectively, we are involved in all aspects of the surgical care of patients in institutions throughout the United States and in some cases internationally. We collaborate with other surgical specialty disciplines including Urology, Plastics, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Fetal Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Surgery in order to coordinate interdisciplinary team care.

Pediatric Surgery Nursing Defined

The pediatric surgical nurse uses the patient and family centered care approach to provide for patients requiring surgical intervention in a variety of settings. Utilizing evidence- based practice guidelines pediatric surgical nurses focus on the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities for children from newborn through young adulthood with an array of surgical issues. They serve as clinicians, researchers, educators, mentors, advocates, and administrators. Pediatric surgical nursing strives for the prevention of illness and injury, the restoration of health and the maximization of comfort in health conditions and at the end of life, through diagnosis, treatment and management of the child’s condition that requires surgical intervention.

Why does APSNA matter to your company?

As experts and leaders in the pediatric surgical care we set standards, review new products, and make decisions regarding product and device selection within our institutions. Our members are wound and ostomy professionals, adolescent bariatric specialists, experts in airway management, go-to-clinicians in the use of gastrostomy devices, tubes, lines and drains of all types. Approximately 82 different healthcare organizations are represented at the annual conference. Each year our annual conference immediately precedes APSA’s conference, and along with our surgical colleagues, we share educational offerings by clinical collaboration. APSNA’s Annual Conference is an opportunity to showcase your products, share product updates, meet our members and get real time feedback from end users. Your sponsorship at our meeting will increase your exposure and bring new relationships and future business. The APSNA community is networked and our members share their expertise freely, particularly within our Special Interest Groups. Nurses come to our meeting to learn about what is new in the field and your products will gain exposure to a diverse national audience.


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All sponsorship opportunities require the approval of APSNA, based on the following criteria:

  • Your organization/company's products, service, mission or purpose shall not conflict with APSNA's Mission and Vision and Core Values.
  • The organization/company's promotional materials shall not imply or state an endorsement by APSNA unless such endorsement has been secured.

We require 2 weeks from the receipt of your payment to process your request - but this is often accomplished more quickly. If you have any questions about an order please contact us.