The role of the nurse practitioner (NP) will be showcased November 11-17, as NPs across the country celebrate more than 50 years of practice during National NP Week. In the United States, this distinguished group of health care professionals number approximately 248,000 strong with an additional 23,000 NP students graduating each year.
National NP Week is sponsored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. It represents the interests of more than 234,000 NPs, including approximately 79,000 individual members and 200 organizations. AANP provides legislative leadership at the local, state and national levels, advancing health policy; promoting excellence in practice, education and research; and establishing standards that best serve NP patients and other health care consumers.
Visit https://www.aanp.org/all-about-nps/np-week for more.
Spread the word on social media:
Join AANP’s LinkedIn Group – The AANP LinkedIn Group is a great place to connect with other NPs and to discuss issues and trends relevant to the NP field and the health care industry in general. https://www.linkedin.com/groups/2461239
Like AANP’s Facebook Page – With approximately 78,000 page likes, AANP’s presence is one of the largest in the industry. Keep information about AANP happenings and the NP role at the top of your news feed. https://www.facebook.com/AmericanAssociationofNPs/
Follow AANP on Twitter – Follow @AANP_News for the latest AANP updates and other items of interest to NPs. Join the NP Week conversation by including the hashtag #NPWeek in your posts. https://twitter.com/AANP_NEWS
Share AANP’s Videos and Graphics – Be sure to visit AANP on YouTube, Instagram and Pinterest to access videos and graphics that you can share with your social networks.
From all of us at EMS, thanks to our NP friends!