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 over 100 free continuing education (CE) activities.
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification program applications.
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Health & Benefits Administration LLC.
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard.
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties.
  • Free registration of practice information on NPFinder.com, the web-based NP locator service.
  • Access to AANP CareerLink, a web-based career placement service for NP job seekers and employers.

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.

Subscriptions & Tools

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

More Opportunities!

  • Scholarship and grant opportunities.
  • AANP | Member Advantages Program
    Travel and leisure goods and services
    Automobile and homeowners insurance

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 subscription to JAANP.

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 subscription to JAANP.

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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 subscription to JAANP.

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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.