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Being a part of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is more than just a membership — it’s a real opportunity to make a measurable difference in the strength of your profession and the health of this country. When you join AANP, you are joining a movement — a vibrant, professional community of nurse practitioners (NPs) more than 121,000 strong. That’s 121,000 members who have chosen to put their passion for improving the health of our nation into practice by supporting the advancement of the NP role.
From unyielding advocacy and free or significantly reduced rates on continuing education (CE) to valuable discounts and exclusive networking opportunities, AANP member benefits support you in all areas of practice and throughout your career so that you can focus on what you do best — providing an unparalleled level of care to your patients.
Your AANP membership is customized to be exactly what you need at the current stage of your career. Whether you are just beginning your NP education or retiring from the profession, you can support the NP role while receiving member benefits that, in turn, support you personally and professionally. From up-to-date news on health care topics to advocacy at the national and state level, AANP membership is here to meet your needs.
Being a part of AANP is more than just a membership — it’s a real opportunity to make a measurable difference in the strength of your profession and the health of this country. By NPs and for NPs, AANP continually advocates for your interests and supports your practice. Join the growing NP community and add your support to the strength and stability of the NP role.
Whether you are looking for one-of-a-kind networking opportunities or you want to tap into the many benefits and resources available to NP students, AANP is here to help you get your education and career off to a wonderful start. Your membership not only provides the personal support you need at this important time in your professional growth but also supports the strength and stability of the NP role — a community you will soon be joining!
The dedication to your education, your patients and the NP role is evidenced by your decision to seek an additional advanced degree. As you work to advance your skills and knowledge, AANP is also working to support your profession and produce education and other resources to help you in this important stage of your development.
Welcome to the NP community! As you begin your career, AANP membership gives you access to networking opportunities, discounts on quality CE and free practice resources to help with the clinical and business sides of practicing as an NP. Your membership also allows AANP to continue representing your interests to legislators as we work to support and advance the NP role.
You’ve been there, you've done that and you've seen a lot along the way — but you've never wavered when it came to giving your patients the absolute best. Your legacy of care can continue and expand as new generations of NPs take the lead in advancing the role and delivering the highest quality care. You may not see patients directly, but a Retired NP membership lets you keep making a difference in the strength of the NP role and the health of this country.
If you believe in the power of the NP role and advancing the high-quality, patient-centered approach to health care that NPs provide, there’s no better way to show your support than with an Associate membership in AANP.
"I am proud to be a part of a large, well-respected organization that advocates for me and advocates for my patients. There is strength in numbers, and the number of AANP members shows that we are a force to be reckoned with."
— Laura M., RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Member since 2012
Join an AANP Community to connect with others who share common goals for advancing knowledge and best practices in select areas like acute care, pain management, cardiology, dermatology and more.
Learn how your organization — whether an NP association, employer of NPs or a private company — can align with the growing, nationwide NP community.
The Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (FAANP) are selected based on their outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education or policy. Discover what it takes to join the ranks of these visionary NP leaders.