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    New Report Shows Record Number of Nurse Practitioners

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 23, 2018 2:50:17 PM

    The number of licensed nurse practitioners (NP) has reached an all-time high. Recent data from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) found that there are currently 248,000 NPs in practice. What’s more, they’ve seen 106% growth since 2007.

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    Topics: nurse practitioner

    Happy National NP Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2016 12:19:20 PM

    National NP Week is a great time to recognize some of our favorite healthcare professionals-- nurse practitioners! Celebrated November 13-19, 2016, National NP Week acknowledges the more than 222,000 practicing NPs in the U.S. in addition to the 20,000 new NPs finishing up their studies and entering the workforce. Further, it aims to remind "lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education."

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National NP Week, national nurse practitioner week, nurse practitioner, nursing, nursing practice, Nurse Practitioner

    National Nurse Practitioner Week Celebrates 50 Years of NPs

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 12, 2015 12:35:22 PM

    Did you know that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the first nurse practitioner (NP) program? Or that today there are more than 200,000 licensed NPs in the United States? With so much to celebrate, join us in recognizing the importance of National Nurse Practitioner Week to raise awareness for all those who deliver patient-centered, accessible, and high-quality health care to millions nationwide.

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National NP Week, national nurse practitioner week, nurse practitioner, nursing, nursing practice

    New Data Shows The Number Of Nurse Practitioners Has Nearly Doubled Over Past Decade

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 29, 2015 3:36:52 PM

    It's a great time to be a nurse practitioner (NP). According to recent data from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the number of NPs has nearly doubled over the past ten years, "rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of December 31, 2014."

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, nurse practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

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