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ICN NP/APN Network

From the latest on international professional issues and trends to global practice news, the International Council of Nurses’ (ICN) Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nursing Network (NP/APNN) supports the roles of NPs and APNs as they emerge worldwide. One of ICN’s most active networks, NP/APNN provides expertise in a broad range of NP and APN-related areas, and requires no fee to join. Learn more below.

About ICN INP/APN Network

In addition to its core steering group, ICN NP/APNN's seven subgroups provide international expertise in education, practice, research, health policy, communications, and fundraising. Additionally, the Network provides:

  • A forum for the exchange of knowledge.
  • Identification and monitoring of professional issues.
  • Trend information.
  • Dissemination of NP and APN work in the field.

Communication is disseminated through network bulletins, meetings, conferences, and membership listserves.

ICN NP/APNN membership is free and there are no requirements for organization affiliation. For membership guidelines and application forms visit the Network website.


AANP was instrumental in the initiation of ICN NP/APNN in 2000 and continues to facilitate network activities by providing the server and IT technical support for the ICN NP/APNN website.

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