Cathy Hampton, MSN, ANP-BC

Candidate for District of Columbia State Representative (Incumbent)

Campaign Message:

I would love to serve the Nurse Practitioners in the District of Columbia another term as their AANP State Representative. Having served the previous four years, I bring experience and knowledge of what NPs in the District need. Additionally my extensive involvement in the local NPO organization, Nurse Practitioners of DC (NPADC), places me in a valuable position to be the spokesperson for NPs in the District at the National level. Thank you for your vote of support and confidence.

Biographical Statement
Curriculum Vitae

Current Professional Position

Clinical NP at an FQHC

AANP/ACNP Leadership Experience

DC AANP State Representative 2015-2017, 2017-2019 Nurse Practitioner Association of DC (NPADC) President 2015, Past President 2016, Corresponding Secretary 2014

Biggest Challenge Facing NPs and How AANP Can Help

- Producing high quality NPs who have good didactic/clinical skills Changing the way NPs are precepted to provide more seamless transition from graduation through first year post graduation - Stay involved in local as well as national policy, ensuring continued NP or primary care provider language in every new bill

Example of Initiative or Outcome of Leadership

- Helped to secure Global Signature Authority in 2018; now learning how to implement so all NPs in the District will benefit -Have been established in the District for past eight years; active in local NPO, active in providing testimony at DC Council meetings

If Elected, I Propose to Advance the AANP Mission as Follows:

- Be visible with our NP student population; visit schools, present importance of involvement with AANP at student level, graduate and active NP - Consider/propose Preceptor tax incentive act for DC residents. Discuss with other state reps who currently have this incentive available - Be more visible to Council, be a resource for health/policy questions to media