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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) empowers all nurse practitioners (NPs) to advance accessible, person-centered, equitable, high-quality health care for diverse communities through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.
To promote high-quality health care for all.
Meet and Exceed Expectations
Identify and Document Best Practices
Promote High-quality Outcomes
Personal and Professional Accountability
Unity Within Our Profession
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Dedication to Our Profession
Provide an Exceptional Member Experience
Enduring Commitment to AANP members, Patients and Communities
Five core components are represented by the acronym known as AANP's PEARL — practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. To help advance the NP role and ensure the success of all members, AANP provides valuable resources aligned with the AANP PEARL.
Members get more! View AANP's four overarching goals, including detailed objectives and the strategies necessary to ensure success.