American Academy of Nurse Practitioners


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American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

A national professional advocacy group that represents the interests of nurse practitioners in the U.S. website: www.aanp.org
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* American Academy of Nurse Practitioners State Award for Excellence in Care and Outstanding Contribution in Practice, 2007
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, December 2009; 21(12):651-657.
ANA was joined by representatives from the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Family Physicians, the Association of American Medical Colleges, the National Physicians Alliance, American Osteopathic Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, and the American Academy of Pediatrics in support of this legislation.
-- Take Care Health Systems chief nurse practitioner officer Sandra Festa Ryan was named a fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) at the organization's recent national conference in Nashville.
This study is published in the March 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. (ANI)
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. (2002).Nurse practitioners as an advanced practice nurse role position statement.
Most past surveys of nurse practitioner employment and role functions have focused on the traditional roles of nurse practitioners and have not determined the frequency of other advanced practice roles and leadership functions (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners [AANP], 2002, 2003; American Nurses Credentialing Center [ANCC], 2004; Brady & Neal, 2000; Dunn, 1998; Goolsby, 2003; Loman & Hung, 2007; Pilla, 2003; Pulcini, & Vampola, 2000; Running, Calder, Mustain, & Foreschler, 2000; Swartz, Grey, Allan, et al., 2003; Tumolo & Collins, 2002).
The nurse practitioner works either independently or as part of a health care team" (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners [AANP], 2005).
Content is applicable to exams from the American Nurses Credentialing Center and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Coverage encompasses various organ systems and the entire lifespan, from pediatrics through adolescence, adulthood, pregnancy, and geriatrics.
Henry Silver and Loretta Ford opened the first NP program at the University of Colorado in 1965 and, by 1974, there were more than 74 programs throughout the nation (American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2004).
(7.) American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Scope of practice for nurse practicioners.
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