Iowa

Information and Resources for Iowa NPs

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Iowa

Practice Information

State Policy Fact Sheet

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

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Regulatory Structure

Regulatory Agency

Licensure Requirements

Nurse Practice Act


AANP in Iowa

AANP Region

Iowa is a part of AANP Region 7, which includes IA, KS, MO and NE.

Your Regional Director

Kathleen Haycraft - Regional Director

Kathleen Haycraft, DNP, FNP/PNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP

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Your State Representative

Anne Gentil-Archer - State Representative

Anne Gentil-Archer, DNP, ARNP, AGNP-C

2018 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.

  • Iowa Nurse Practitioner recipient: Lori Reed, ARNP, FNP-C

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

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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.

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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.

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