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Pediatric Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important, but bolded references were chosen by members of the Committee for the Pediatric Nursing Certification Examination as “key references” for nurses preparing for the pediatric nursing certification exam.

American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, & the National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

American Heart Association. (2015). Pediatric advanced life support: Provider manual (Canadian ed.). Ottawa: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada. (ISBN: 978-1-61669-546-0)

Ateah, C. et al. (2013). Canadian essentials of pediatric nursing. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. (ISBN: 9781609137076)

Bloom, B. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc. (ISBN 978-0-5822-8010-6)

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (4th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Burns, M., Dunn, A., Brady, M., Starr, N. & Blosser, C. (2013). Pediatric primary care (5th ed.). Elsevier Health Sciences. (ISBN: 978-0323080248)

Canadian Nurses Association. (2014). Code of ethics for registered nurses. Ottawa: Author.

Chow, J., Ateah, C. A., Scott, S. D., Ricci, S. S., & Kyle, T. (2013). Canadian maternity and pediatric nursing. Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health. (ISBN: 9781451102239)

Emergency Nurses Association. (2018). Emergency nursing pediatric course: Provider manual (5th ed.). Des Plaines, Il: Author. (ISBN: 9781284170641)

Galanter, C. A., & Jensen, P. S. (Eds.). (2016). DSM-5® Casebook and treatment guide for child mental health. American Psychiatric Pub. (ISBN: 978-1585624904)

Gottlieb, L. N. (2012). Strengths-based nursing care: Health and healing for person and family. Springer Publishing Company. (ISBN: 978-0826195869)

Halter, M. J. (2018). Varcarolis's Canadian psychiatric mental health nursing (Canadian Edition-E-Book). Elsevier Health Sciences. (ISBN: 9781771721400)

Hay, W. W., Levin, M. J., Sondheimer, J. M., & Deterding, R. R. (2006). Current diagnosis and treatment in pediatrics: Current pediatric diagnosis and treatment. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Hockenberry, M. J., Wilson, D. , Rodgers, C. C. (2019). Wong's nursing care of infants and children. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier. (ISBN: 9780323549394)

Mash, E., & Wolfe, D. (2012). Abnormal child psychology. Cengage Learning. (ISBN: 9781111834494)

Perry, S. E., Hockenberry, M. J., Lowdermilk, D. L., Wilson, D., Keenan-Lindsay, L. & Sams, C. A. (2017). Maternal child nursing care in Canada (2nd ed.). Toronto: Elsevier. (ISBN: 9781771720366)

Slota, M. (2019) AACN core curriculum for pediatric high acuity, progressive, critical care nursing.

Taketomo, C. K., Hodding, J. H., & Kraus, D. M. (2011). Pediatric & neonatal dosage handbook: a comprehensive resource for all clinicians treating pediatric and neonatal patients. Lexi-comp. (ISBN: 9781591952978)

Wolfe, J., Hinds, P., & Sourkes, B. (2011). Textbook of interdisciplinary pediatric palliative care (E-Book): Expert consult premium edition. Elsevier Health Sciences. (ISBN: 978-1437702620)

Wright, L. M., & Leahey, M. (2012). Nurses and families: A guide to family assessment and intervention. Philadelphia: F. A. Davis. (ISBN: 978-0803627390)

Yoder-Wise, P. S. (2014). Leading and managing in nursing-E-Book. Elsevier Health Sciences. (ISBN: 9780323185776)


Canadian Paediatric Nursing Standards

Standards and Norms of Practice (Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association)

Web resources

American Academy of Pediatrics

Children’s Healthcare Canada:

Canadian Paediatric Society

Parachute (formerly Safe Kids Canada)

Public Health Agency of Canada

Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario

July 2019