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Northern Mariana Islands

Information and Resources for Northern Mariana Islands NPs

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Northern Mariana Islands

Practice Information

State Policy Fact Sheet

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

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Regulatory Structure

Regulatory Agency

Licensure Requirements

  • Requirements include an RN license, a graduate degree in an NP role and national certification.

Nurse Practice Act

AANP in Northern Mariana Islands

AANP Region

Northern Mariana Islands is a part of AANP Region 9, which includes AZ, CA, HI, NM, NV and Pacific U.S. territories.

Regional Compensation Brief

This report provides a regional snapshot of NP compensation and benefits in Region 9.

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Your Regional Director

Region 9 Director Theresa Brown


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Your State Liaison

Teofila Cruz, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Teofila Cruz, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

2024 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.

  • U.S. Pacific Territories Nurse Practitioner recipient: Elizabeth Santos

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.

  • U.S. Pacific Territories Advocate recipient: Samir Ambrale

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

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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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