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Aug 08, 2014, 12:20 ET

Nurse Practitioners Press for Full-Practice Authority Across the VA Health Care System

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today congratulates Robert McDonald on his new role as Secretary of the Department of...

Jul 03, 2014, 09:30 ET

American Association Of Nurse Practitioners Urges Veterans Administration To Expand Role Of Nurse Practitioners In VA Hospitals

 The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today called on the Veterans Administration to move quickly to improve veterans' access...

Jun 17, 2014, 10:30 ET

Thousands of Nurse Practitioners Convene in Nashville for the 2014 AANP National Conference

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) today kicks off its 2014 National Conference, the largest annual gathering of nurse...

Mar 31, 2014, 10:16 ET

AANP Celebrates 50,000th Member

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

Mar 11, 2014, 10:06 ET

Nurse Practitioners Urge Legislators to Follow FTC Lead Against Practice Restrictions

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

Nov 20, 2013, 12:38 ET

Nurse Practitioners Challenge AMA Recommendations on Team-Based Care Reimbursement

AANP Calls on Organized Medicine to Put Patients First Kenneth P. Miller, PhD, RN, CFNP, FAAN, President of the American Association of Nurse...

Nov 12, 2013, 08:00 ET

Pain Is Symptom that Most Significantly Impacts Fibromyalgia Patients

"Functioning with Fibro" survey shows extent to which fibromyalgia pain affects personal relationships and ability to fulfill responsibilities at...

Nov 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Nurse Practitioners Provide More Than 171,000 Solutions To The Health Care Crisis

As the health care provider shortage continues to top the national agenda, it is important that the public be aware of the 171,000...

Nov 05, 2013, 12:00 ET

New Poll Shows Strong Public Support for Greater Access to Nurse Practitioner Care

AANP Unveils Polling Data at the National Press Club The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional...

Jun 05, 2013, 11:51 ET

Nurse Practitioners Commend Governor Sandoval And Nevada Lawmakers For New Legislation Improving Health Care Access

Angela Golden, President of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), today commended Governor Brian Sandoval and Nevada lawmakers...

Jan 03, 2013, 10:37 ET

2013 Brings Launch of The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Merged organization announces three national conferences for NPs of all specialties  Unifying the voices of nurse practitioners (NPs)...

Aug 30, 2002, 01:00 ET

Parents Speak Out About Immunizations

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new survey shows that although 85 percent of new and expectant parents say they know which and how many...

Aug 30, 2002, 01:00 ET

Parents Speak Out About Immunizations

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Although a new survey shows that 85 percent of new and expectant parents say they know which immunizations...