NP Fast Facts | All About NPs

NP Fast Facts | All About NPs

NP Fast Facts Nurse Practitioners have been providing primary, acute and specialty health care to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses and initiate and manage...
Tips for Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

Tips for Becoming a Nurse Practitioner

One of the many benefits of a career in nursing is the ability to advance within the profession. One way to do this is to obtain a Master’s degree in nursing and become an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN). One type of APRN is a nurse practitioner (NP), a...
Celebrating NP Week 2021

Celebrating NP Week 2021

Celebrating NP Week 2021 At OAAPN, we are proud to celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week recognizing these exceptional health care providers. In addition to honoring the work of Nurse Practitioners (NPs), NP Week seeks to build awareness of the importance of...
NP Fast Facts

NP Fast Facts

NP Fast Facts Nurse Practitioners have been providing primary, acute and specialty health care to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses and initiate and manage...
History of NPs in the United States

History of NPs in the United States

Clinicians who blend clinical expertise in diagnosing and treating health conditions with an added emphasis on disease prevention and health management, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) provide a comprehensive perspective to health care. NPs practice in many different...