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What's a Nurse Practitioner?

What's a Nurse Practitioner?


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American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP)
Founded in 1993, the ACNP is a national nonprofit membership organization headquartered in Washington, DC. The ACNP is focused on advocacy and keeping NPs current on legislative, regulatory, and clinical practice issues that affect NPs.

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPNAP)
NAPNAP advocates for children and provides leadership for pediatric nurse practitioners who deliver primary care in a variety of settings.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners promotes the high standards of health care delivered by nurse practitioners.