Acute Care Specialty Practice Group

Engage, Learn, Network and Progress Practice in Acute Care

American Association of Nurse Practitioners Acute Care SPG


The Acute Care Specialty Practice Group (SPG) offers a unique opportunity to interactively collaborate with colleagues who share interest or clinical expertise in acute care. As an SPG member, you’ll have access to a cutting-edge, online forum where you can engage in discussions, document sharing and knowledge exchange with fellow NPs. Come learn, share and help progress the development of theory and practice in acute care.

Join the Acute Care SPG

Acute Care SPG Members Login

A Message From the Acute Care SPG Co-chairs

Brian Widmar, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, FAANP

Acute Care is one of the largest SPGs at AANP. With acute care clinical practice rapidly growing and evolving, there are so many peers to get advice from, network with and learn from. Our SPG is a great place to get connected.

Paula McCauley DNP, APRN, ACNP-BC, FAANP

Acute Care SPG Forums

Join this growing SPG community and engage with other like-minded NPs with an interest in acute care. Take part in interactive discussion and debate, gain support and explore Q&As and always be on top of the latest available news, education and information.

Acute Care Forum

Acute Care SPG Details and Eligibility

  • Annual Dues: $20
  • Available exclusively to current AANP members
  • Open to all AANP members with specialty practice or interest in acute care, especially those with board certification