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Nov 19, 2019, 14:00 ET AANP Statement on Texas Medical Center Survey on Future of Health Care Workforce

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and Wallin Opinion Research have analyzed newly released findings from a survey by the Texas...


Nov 14, 2019, 14:35 ET Nurse Practitioners Urge States to Modernize Laws to Combat Opioid Epidemic

During National Nurse Practitioner Week, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is renewing its call for all state legislatures to...


Nov 13, 2019, 16:15 ET AANP Celebrates Nurse Practitioners' Role in Providing Accessible Rural Health Care

This National Nurse Practitioner Week (November 10-16, 2019), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) applauds nurse practitioners...


Nov 12, 2019, 10:58 ET AANP Celebrates Nurse Practitioners' Role in Helping Seniors Live Longer, Healthier Lives

This National Nurse Practitioner Week (November 10-16, 2019), the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) honors the nation's 270,000...


Nov 11, 2019, 11:31 ET AANP Celebrates Expanded Access to Care for Our Nation's Veterans

This Veteran's Day, November 11, 2019, and during National Nurse Practitioner Week (November 10-16, 2019), the American Association of Nurse...


Nov 11, 2019, 07:00 ET NP Week Celebrates Critical Role of Nurse Practitioners in Nation's Health

Patients, health care providers and local communities will come together the week of November 10 to celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week, the...


Oct 03, 2019, 18:40 ET American Association of Nurse Practitioners Statement on Medicare Executive Order

Today, the president of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Sophia L. Thomas, issued the following statement regarding President...


Sep 16, 2019, 12:22 ET American Association of Nurse Practitioners® Opens New National Headquarters Amid Sustained Growth, Renews Mission for Full Practice Authority

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) unveiled its newly constructed national headquarters in Austin, Texas on September 13, 2019....


Sep 05, 2019, 13:34 ET AANP Reaches 100,000 member milestone

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


Aug 06, 2019, 16:39 ET Statement by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners on Gun Violence

The following is a statement from Sophia L. Thomas, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PPCNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP: "The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) ...


Jun 18, 2019, 15:01 ET Sophia L. Thomas Assumes Presidency of AANP at National Conference in Indianapolis

More than 4,000 nurse practitioners will convene in Indianapolis for the 2019 National Conference of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners...


Apr 27, 2019, 15:23 ET Nurse Practitioners Key to Strengthening Louisiana Primary Health Care Access

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) met in New Orleans, Louisiana to explore the critical role nurse practitioners play in meeting ...


Mar 28, 2019, 10:00 ET 2019 State Award for Excellence Recipients Announced

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) has announced the AANP State Award for Excellence award recipients for 2019. Every year, AANP ...


Jan 28, 2019, 12:07 ET Nurse Practitioner Role Continues to Grow to Meet Primary Care Provider Shortages and Patient Demands

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) released both the new national nurse practitioner (NP) count and findings from its 2018...


Dec 04, 2018, 19:03 ET Nurse Practitioners Commend Trump Administration's Recommendations on Scope of Practice Laws

Today, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) issued the following statement regarding the Administration's recent release of a...


Nov 13, 2018, 06:03 ET Ranks of Nurse Practitioners Grow to Meet Primary Care Demand

The nurse practitioner (NP) workforce reached a record-high of 248,000 licensed professionals in 2018, and this growth is poised to help meet the...


Oct 31, 2018, 19:59 ET American Association of Nurse Practitioners Responds to American Osteopathic Association's Call for Strengthening Barriers to Patient Primary Care Access

The following statement is attributable to Joyce Knestrick, Ph.D., APRN, C-FNP, FAANP, concerning the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) recent ...


Oct 24, 2018, 15:04 ET AANP Commends President's Signing of Critical Opioid Legislation

Today, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) released the following statement after President Trump signed a comprehensive package...


Oct 03, 2018, 16:41 ET AANP Applauds Congressional Passage of Final Opioid Legislation

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) commends the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate for their bipartisan commitment to...


Sep 26, 2018, 11:27 ET AANP Statement on Release of Final Opioid Legislation

In response to yesterday's announcement that the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate reached an agreement on comprehensive legislation to combat ...


Sep 20, 2018, 15:01 ET American Enterprise Institute Report Confirms Nurse Practitioners are Vital to Solving America's Primary Care Access Crisis

In a new report released by the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), health care economist and professor of nursing at Montana State University,...


Jul 11, 2018, 15:03 ET Nurse Practitioners Launch National Awareness Campaign

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has launched "We Choose NPs," a national public awareness campaign highlighting the crucial...


Jun 26, 2018, 07:03 ET AANP Launches National Awareness Campaign at Denver Conference

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) will unveil a new public awareness campaign, "We Choose NPs," during its 2018 National...


Jun 22, 2018, 03:10 ET AANP Commends US House of Representatives on Passage of H.R. 6

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners would like to thank congressional leaders for their support and leadership on H.R. 6, the Substance...


Jun 20, 2018, 02:26 ET AANP Partners with Industry Leaders to Address the Opioid Crisis with Roadmap for Action

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), in partnership with more than 70 health care organizations representing NPs, nurses,...