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    Happy National Nurse Practitioner Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 12, 2015 12:43:03 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

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 29, 2015 4:05:48 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, nursing

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