Supporting Your Nurse Practitioner (NP) Journey Every Step of the Way
Congratulations on your decision to join more than NPs in the U.S. in promoting excellence in health care. Now, what’s next?
Find the resources you need to help you become a future health care leader! No matter if you’re just beginning your education or are about to launch your career, Student Resources from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) can be your guide as you navigate finding an NP program, achieve certification, apply for grants and scholarships or simply become a lifelong learner dedicated to the health and wellness of your patients.
There’s no need to wait to become an AANP member! As a Student Member or Post Master’s Student Member, you’ll support the NP role and gain a comprehensive collection of resources created specifically for you — from NPs who have been in your shoes.
“I joined AANP as a student member in 2006, and I have reaped the rewards from that multiple times throughout my career, from learning new techniques and advances in health care to networking with colleagues and finding mentors. It's been absolutely wonderful." — Kimberly B.-M. Indiana Member since 2006
"If you aren't already an AANP member, definitely explore the site. There’s something there for everyone: CE opportunities, conferences, advocacy resources, clinical care tools, leadership development and management information. It opens up a world of opportunities." — Erica G. Illinois Member since 2018
AANP is honored to recognize and support outstanding NPs and NP students throughout their education and career. Learn more about eligibility and application requirements to see how you can thrive with these funding opportunities.
Presented through a collaboration between the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) and AANP, the Preceptor Expectation Checklist and the Faculty Expectation Checklist offer evidence-based suggestions on preceptorship for AANP members.
From live, AANP-developed activities to online video presentations and articles, there are hundreds of CE opportunities available to help you stay on top of your education and shape your future NP career.