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Feb 03, 2016, 14:35 ET

AANP Applauds President Obama's Recognition of the Vital Role Nurse Practitioners Play in Addressing Our Nation's Opioid Epidemic

President Obama announced $1.1 billion in new funding to address America's prescription opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic.  The proposal...

Jan 21, 2016, 11:43 ET

AANP Congratulates Representative Linda Upmeyer on Becoming Speaker of the Iowa House of Representatives

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) congratulates Representative Linda Upmeyer on her swearing in as Speaker of the Iowa House...

Nov 11, 2015, 10:34 ET

Nurse Practitioners voice support for legislation that will allow veterans timely access to health care

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for NPs of all specialties,...

Nov 09, 2015, 08:00 ET

National Nurse Practitioner Week - Celebrating 50 Years of NP Excellence

Nurse practitioners (NPs) have a special reason to celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week, November 8 – 14, 2015. Fifty years ago, at the...

Nov 06, 2015, 11:19 ET

Nurse Practitioners Urge Solution For VA Health Delays This Veterans Day

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is marking Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th, by calling for a common sense...

Oct 01, 2015, 10:00 ET

American Association of Nurse Practitioners Partners with National Breast Cancer Foundation to Launch Awareness Campaign

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of...

Jun 16, 2015, 10:30 ET

Annual Income For Full-time Nurse Practitioners Up 10% Since 2011

Overall compensation for full-time nurse practitioners is on the rise, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:17 ET

AANP Voices Support For Senate Bill Empowering Nurse Practitioners In The Veterans Health Administration

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is voicing its support for the Frontlines to Lifelines Act (S 297), a bill being heard...

Jun 02, 2015, 09:30 ET

AANP Attends White House Forum On Antiobiotic Stewardship, Supports Efforts To Slow Emergence Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners in the country,...

May 12, 2015, 13:22 ET

AANP Applauds Maryland For Right-Sizing Nurse Practitioner Regulations

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) praised Governor Larry Hogan and the legislators of Maryland for adopting a new...

Apr 15, 2015, 09:25 ET

Nurse Practitioners Praise U.S. Senators for SGR Repeal

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulated the U.S. Senate for passing Medicare payment reform following the U.S....

Mar 26, 2015, 15:11 ET

Nurse Practitioners Applaud SGR Repeal in U.S. House of Representatives

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership association for nurse practitioners in the country,...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:30 ET

Nurse Practitioners To Lobby Federal Lawmakers In Record Numbers

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners in the...

Mar 24, 2015, 09:00 ET

2013-14 National Nurse Practitioner Practice Site Census

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today released data from the 2013-14 National Nurse Practitioner Practice Site Census that...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:54 ET

Nurse Practitioners Salute Nebraska For New Health Care Law

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today commends Governor Ricketts and the Nebraska Senate for passing Legislative Bill 107,...

Feb 26, 2015, 10:01 ET

Nurse Practitioners Applaud Supreme Court Ruling

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has voiced its support for the U.S. Supreme Court decision in North Carolina State...

Feb 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

AANP Launches National Multi-Media Campaign to Strengthen Public and Policymaker Awareness of Nurse Practitioners

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced the launch of an integrated multi-media campaign to strengthen public...

Jan 22, 2015, 11:54 ET

Nurse Practitioners Urge Congress To Reform Medicare Provider Reimbursment

 In his testimony today before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Health, Ken Miller, PhD, RN, CFNP, FAAN, FAANP, President of...

Jan 21, 2015, 09:30 ET

2015 Nurse Practitioner Ranks Surge To 205,000, Nearly Doubling Over Past Decade

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today released data showing that the number of nurse practitioners licensed in the...

Jan 02, 2015, 09:00 ET

American Association of Nurse Practitioners announces launch of new career center

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today announced the launch of AANP JobCenter, a new career center designed to connect...