Professional Membership

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As the leading advocate for NPs, partnering with AANP has never been more important as we work to improve health care. AANP professional membership provides free CE activities, up-to-date news on health care topics, advocacy at the national and state level, and the resources needed for NP's professional growth.

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Professional Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Access to more than 170 free Continuing Education (CE) activities
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news
  • Free copies of Health Monitor magazine customized with your name or name of your practice

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard
  • Significantly discounted rate on ACP Smart Medicine, an online and mobile clinical decision support application
  • Free access to Canopy Medical Translator, an application to help you communicate with patients in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and more
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more

Professional Membership Categories

Annual Dues: $ 125 *

NP Members shall have successfully completed an NP program and/or maintain certification as NPs with a nationally approved certifying body. NP Members shall have the right to vote in national and state elections. NP Members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

Membership dues include payment for subscriptions to JAANP and JNP.

NP Organization Member Discount: Members of current AANP NP Organization Members are eligible for a $10 discount on NP Membership only.


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Annual Dues: $ 95

Career Starter is a newly graduated NP who is beginning their career. Career Starter members shall have the right to vote and hold elected office at the national and state levels. Career Starter members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.


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Annual Dues: $ 125

Associate Members are non-NPs who are interested in fostering the objectives of AANP and the NP profession. Associate Members do not have the right to vote or hold office.

Membership dues include payment for subscriptions to JAANP and JNP.

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Annual Dues: $ 55

Retired Members are NPs who have retired from NP practice. Retired Members shall have the right to vote in state elections. Retired Members interested in holding state office must be AANP members in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

Membership dues include payment for subscriptions to JAANP and JNP.

 

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Tax Information

AANP dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a professional expense. AANP estimates that 5% of your dues are not deductible because of AANP's lobbying activities on behalf of its members.

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