The health and safety of our patients, families and staff is our highest priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is requiring hospitals to meet established criteria as part of the state’s reopening plan. The Springfield Shriners Hospital submitted its Phase 1 attestation on May 29, 2020, its Phase 2 attestation on June 9, 2020, and its Phase 3 attestation on July 8, 2020.

If your child has an upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

Screening protocol and updated policies at the Springfield Shriners Hospital.

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Amy L. Arguin, MSN, CPNP

Amy L. Arguin, MSN, CPNP

Amy Arguin, MSN, CPNP, is a graduate of Yale University’s Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing with honorable mention. Having special interest in pediatric orthopedics, she completed a supplemental pediatric orthopedic clinical rotation at Yale New Haven Hospital. Amy is board certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board and is an active member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She holds a certificate in child care health consultation from the National Training Institute for Child Care Health Consultants. She is a member of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America.

Amy earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Vermont, graduating cum laude with a major in premedical/biological sciences and a minor in nutritional sciences. Prior to working as a nurse practitioner, her experience as a registered nurse was at Yale New Haven Hospital and Baystate Medical Center, with assignments in the neonatal intensive care unit and various pediatric medical-surgical units.

Amy is an established pediatric nurse practitioner. She has been at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Springfield for 13+ years. She evaluates and treats all pediatric orthopaedic conditions, including acquired, congenital, neuromuscular and genetic conditions. In addition to her orthopaedic specialty, for 11 years she was the lead clinician in urologic management of children with neurogenic bladder, particularly in children with spinal defects. She is a member of the Springfield Shriners Hospital's monthly interdisciplinary spina bifida clinic. Amy has special interest in spine and neuromuscular conditions and enjoys assisting in care coordination and advocacy for children with complex medical needs.