A quick, printable look at the details of practicing in American Samoa, like CE requirements and authorizations.
American Samoa is a part of AANP Region 9, which includes AZ, CA, HI, NM, NV and Pacific U.S. territories.
This report provides a regional snapshot of NP compensation and benefits in Region 9.
Karen Ketner, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP
Teofila Cruz, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
The NP State Award for Excellence is given annually to an individual NP in each state who has demonstrated excellence in NP clinical practice.
Pacific U.S. Territories Nurse Practitioner recipient: Sheri Tackett
The Advocate State Award for Excellence is given annually to an individual in each state who has made a significant contribution toward increasing awareness and recognition of NPs. Past recipients have included educators, legislators and physicians. NPs are also eligible for the advocate award for non-clinical practice initiatives related to leadership, precepting, policy, politics, research, education or community affairs.
Learn more about the AANP State Award for Excellence and how you can nominate a worthy NP or NP advocate.
AANP members have access to tracking state policy in all 50 states and U.S. territories. See what policy items are currently active in your state and discover what’s happening across the country when it comes to modernizing licensure, improving access to care and addressing patient care needs.