Search term is required Close Search

District of Columbia

Information and Resources for District of Columbia NPs

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - District of Columbia (DC)

Practice Information

State Policy Fact Sheet

A quick, printable look at the details of practicing in District of Columbia, like CE requirements and authorizations.

View Fact Sheet

Regulatory Structure

Regulatory Agency

Licensure Requirements

  • Requirements include an RN license, completion of an NP program and national certification.

Nurse Practice Act

AANP in District of Columbia

AANP Region

District of Columbia is a part of AANP Region 3, which includes D.C., DE, MD, PA, VA and WV.

Regional Compensation Brief

This report provides a regional snapshot of NP compensation and benefits in Region 3.

View Region 3 Compensation Brief

Your Regional Director

Region 3 Director Richard Ricciardi

Richard Ricciardi, CRNP, PhD, FAANP, FAAN

View Bio

Your State Liaison

Nancy Russell, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CNE

Nancy Russell, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, CNE

2023 State Award for Excellence Recipients

The NP State Award for Excellence is given annually to an individual NP in each state who has demonstrated excellence in NP clinical practice.

  • District of Columbia Nurse Practitioner recipient: Cathy Hampton

Learn more about the AANP State Award for Excellence and how you can nominate a worthy NP or NP advocate.

Learn More

NP Organization Members

AANP’s mission: To empower all nurse practitioners to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership.

Any organization of five or more NPs that supports this mission can become an organizational member of AANP. This includes state and local NP associations, specialty groups, NP educational programs at colleges and universities, etc.

Learn More

View District of Columbia NP Org Members

State Legislation Tracking Center

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.

See More

Latest Washington, D.C., News