AANP and the NP Roundtable Joint Statements

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American Association of Nurse Practitioners and the NP Roundtable Joint Statements

Are you interested in seeing where the NP community stands on issues like education, primary care or health care reform? Check out joint position statements from the NP Roundtable, a collaborative of national NP associations that work together to bring the unified message of the NP community to policymakers and the health care community.

Since its formation in 2008, the NP Roundtable has developed common position and policy statements to articulate the perspective of the NP community. Participating organizations include the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Joint Statements

Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Education and Post-Graduate Training, May 2014
Graduate nursing education has a 50-year history of preparing NPs for successful entry to professional practice. Review the NP Roundtable’s evidence-based recommendations concerning NP education and post-graduate training.

Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Education and Post-Graduate Training


Nurse Practitioners and the Future of Primary Care, December 2012

In September 2012, the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) issued a report that underscored its vision for a physician-controlled approach to health care. See the NP Roundtable’s response and talking points concerning primary care NPs.

Nurse Practitioners and the Future of Primary Care
Talking Points: Nurse Practitioners and the Future of Primary Care


Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Health Care Payment, November 2010

To maximize the potential of NPs to address patients’ care needs, it is essential that adjustments are made to the reimbursement model. Learn the NP Roundtable’s recommendations for reimbursement policies.

Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Health Care Payment


Nurse Practitioner Perspective for Health Care Reform
It is important that access to high-quality primary care services that emphasize health promotion, disease prevention and the effective management of chronic disease be a primary focus for health care reform. Discover the NP Roundtable’s recommendations to ensure maximum value with health reform changes.

Nurse Practitioner Perspective for Health Care Reform

Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Requiring Team-based Care for Individual Licensure
The NP community broadly supports patient-centered care and team-based care for health systems. View the NP Roundtable’s discussion on why licensure-linked team-based care is not an effective structure to improve patient care.

Nurse Practitioner Perspective on Requiring Team-based Care for Individual Licensure