Membership Categories & Benefits

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Whether you are just beginning your NP education or retiring from the profession, AANP offers a membership category to meet your needs. AANP membership provides free CE activities, up-to-date news on health care topics, advocacy at the national and state level, and the resources needed for NP's professional growth. 

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Membership Categories & Benefits

Annual Dues: $ 125 *

NP Members shall have successfully completed an NP program and/or maintain certification as NPs with a nationally approved certifying body. NP Members shall have the right to vote in national and state elections. NP Members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

NP Organization Member Discount: Members of current AANP NP Organization Members are eligible for a $10 discount on NP Membership only.

 

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NP Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession
  • Credible:  A Marketplace for Student Loan Refinancing, a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news
  • Free copies of Health Monitor magazine customized with your name or name of your practice

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

Annual Dues: $ 55

Student Members are members currently enrolled in an entry-level program that prepares nurse practitioners. Student Members shall have the right to vote in state elections.  Student members desiring to seek state office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

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Student Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession
  • Credible: A Marketplace for Student Loan Refinancing, a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news

Professional Practice Tools

  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

Annual Dues: $ 95

Post Master's Student Members are nurse practitioners who have returned to school for further education. Post Master's members shall have the right to vote and hold elected office at the national and state levels.  Post Master's members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

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Post Master's Student Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession
  • Credible: A Marketplace for Student Loan Refinancing, a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news
  • Free copies of Health Monitor magazine customized with your name or name of your practice

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

Annual Dues: $ 95

Career Starter is a newly graduated NP who is beginning their career (limited to one year). Career Starter members shall have the right to vote and hold elected office at the national and state levels. Career Starter members desiring to seek state or national office must be an AANP member in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

 

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Career Starter Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking
  • Scholarship and Grant opportunities, supporting NPs and the advancement of the NP profession
  • Credible: A Marketplace for Student Loan Refinancing, a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news
  • Free copies of Health Monitor magazine customized with your name or name of your practice

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

Annual Dues: $ 55

Retired Members are NPs who have retired from NP practice. Retired Members shall have the right to vote in state elections. Retired Members interested in holding state office must be AANP members in good standing for the 12 months previous to the date on which the call for nominations begins.

 

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Retired Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • $75 discount on AANP Certification Program applications
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news

Professional Practice Tools

  • Free registration of practice information on NP Finder, the web-based NP locator service
  • $50 discount on Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) through online PQRSwizard
  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Network for Research, a practice-based research network that provides NPs with the opportunity to participate in research relevant to NPs and their patients
  • AANP Leadership Program recognizes and invests in nurse practitioners who have demonstrated dedication and commitment through service to the profession
  • AANP Health Policy Fellowship provides AANP members with a comprehensive fellowship experience at the center of health policy and politics in Washington, DC
  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

Annual Dues: $ 125

Associate Members are non-NPs who are interested in fostering the objectives of AANP and the NP profession. Associate Members do not have the right to vote or hold office.

 

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Associate Member Benefits

Education & Career Essentials

  • Free access to the AANP CE Center, which contains educational activities designed to help NPs achieve professional growth and excellence in clinical practice
  • Discounted registration fee for the AANP National Conference, the largest conference for NPs of all specialties
  • Advanced notice of jobs and premium résumé placement in the AANP JobCenter, a career service center for NP job seekers and employers
  • Exclusive member rates on professional liability, health insurance, disability income and long term care plans through Mercer Consumer
  • Opportunity to join AANP's Specialty Practice Groups, member-only online communities to support discussions, document sharing, collaboration and networking

Advocacy

  • Continuous, proactive advocacy and expert health policy leadership
  • Grassroots NP and consumer advocacy
  • Leadership and participation with NP groups, consumer and industry coalitions, alliances and consortiums
  • Consultation and guidance for consumers, policymakers, legislators, pharmaceutical industry, and other health care entities from a local to international level
  • AANP Political Action Committee (PAC) supporting NP legislative activities
  • Surveys and information gathering for the promotion of high standards of health care
  • State legislation analysis in the members' only State Legislation Tracking Center
  • Issue briefs and analysis

Journals & Subscriptions

  • Free online subscription to the monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP)
  • Free online and print subscription to the clinical journal, The Journal for Nurse Practitioners (JNP)
  • Discounted rate on Prescriber's Letter VIP Member Service
  • Free subscription to AANP SmartBrief, a daily email summary of professional and industry news

Professional Practice Tools

  • Discounted rates for you and your patients on personalized medical ID jewelry from American Medical ID

Opportunities to Get Involved

  • AANP Communities, join the conversation online on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and others

Exclusive Discounts

  • AANP | Member Advantages Program, enjoy savings from nationally recognized retailers, travel, and finance companies, including Avis, Office Depot, Liberty Mutual, Red Roof Inn and many more
  • Denise Austin Program 50% discount to Denise Austin's 10-week 360 Plan 20% discount for member's patients

NP Organization Membership Structure & Fees

Annual membership dues for organizations are based on the number of members within your organization.

NP Organization Size Annual Dues
Less than 100 $ 200
100-249 $ 250
250-499  $ 300
500-999  $ 400
1,000-2,999  $ 500
3,000+  $ 700

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NP Organization Member Benefits

Networking Opportunities

  • Free AANP National Conference registration for one elected official or executive staff
  • Exhibit space at AANP National Conference offered at a significantly discounted rate (subject to availability)
  • Invitation to Organization Leadership Meeting at AANP National Conference for one elected official or executive staff
  • Invitation to Regional Leadership Meeting for one elected official or executive staff

Advocacy and Representation

  • Free practice and legislative consultation with AANP Government Affairs staff
  • National representation in Washington, DC for the nurse practitioner profession by AANP's Government Affairs Office and lobbyist
  • Opportunities to partner with AANP on national programs and initiatives

Continuing Education

  • CE application fee waived for up to 16 contact hours or less and 50% discount on additional contact hours. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Dues

  • Individual members of your organization receive an annual $10 discount on AANP NP membership

Mailing Lists 

  • Free access to mailing list from the AANP membership database – one-time use only, subject to approval and certain restrictions

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NP Organization membership is subject to approval. Membership benefits and pricing is subject to change without notification.

Tax Information

AANP dues are not deductible as a charitable contribution for U.S. federal income tax purposes, but may be deductible as a professional expense. AANP estimates that 5% of your dues are not deductible because of AANP's lobbying activities on behalf of its members.

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