NP Policy Essentials

Build your policy knowledge and skill

First things first: effective advocacy begins with an understanding of the core issues and positions influencing NP practice. Become familiar with AANP's and our profession's position on education, regulation, policy, and patient care.

AANP Policy Priorities

AANP and the NP Roundtable Joint Statements

Increasing our volume, speaking with one united voice! Check out joint positions statements from AANP and our national NP partners. Members of the NP Roundtable include the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties.

Core Resources

Policy Analysis & Health Care Community Statements

Learn what the broader health care community is saying about NPs and the future of health care.

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    State White Papers

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    Position Statements & Papers

    Use the links below to view and download individual copies of AANP position statements and papers.

    Order AANP position statements and papers on official AANP letterhead for professional use in your practice.

    Federal Trade Commission - Advocacy Filings

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    Counter Viewpoints

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