California Association for Nurse Practitioners

MEMBERSHIP

Membership Benefits

Invest in You

When you join CANP, you become part of a proud community of thousands of advanced practice nursing health care professionals. CANP empowers its members with valuable educational resources that help them stay informed. Members get even greater value by attending local chapter meetings and events with exclusive opportunities to learn and network. Plus, members get valuable professional discounts and benefits. Membership also unlocks full access to this website - your one-stop shop for managing your membership, continuing education and more. Why wait? Join CANP today.  If you are already a CANP member, you can access these benefits through the My Account portal.

Education and Networking

Ask a Legal Question

Need expert legal advice related to your practice from someone you can trust? CANP offers up to three free legal consultations per year with a CANP attorney who is also a licensed nurse practitioner.

Ask a Practice Question

Have a question about your medical practice? Our “Ask a Practice Question” feature is one of our most valuable benefits, allowing you to get timely answers from knowledgeable and respected nurse practitioners selected by CANP leadership.

Attend the Annual Educational Conference

It’s the don’t-miss educational and networking event of the year. Our annual conference, which always draws hundreds of attendees and a variety of exhibitors, is the state’s only event focused exclusively on continuing education for advanced practice nursing. The evening programs offer terrific opportunities to meet other nurse practitioners, make friends and establish professional connections.

Build Your Local Network

Engage with nurse practitioners in your area. CANP’s network of chapters throughout California offers valuable support, interaction with other NPs and educational opportunities through monthly meetings and special events.

Get Controlled Substance II Authority

Expand your prescriptive abilities. CANP offers members a free Controlled Substance II Authority course to review from the comfort of your home.

Find a Job

Get leads on great jobs with competitive salaries through the Career Center, our one-stop resource for focused online job searching.

Products and Services

Limit Your Liability

Don’t go without the best insurance available. Our longstanding partner, Nurses Service Organization (NSO), offers excellent personal liability policies.

Get Exclusive Coverage

California Casualty Home and Auto Insurance offers generous discounts for auto and home insurance policies, a12-month rate guarantee, convenient services and payment plans and other exclusive coverage for nurse practitioners.

Be Your Own Translator

Canopy Apps offers a medical translator for smartphones and iPads. Developed with funding from the NIH, the app has a library of over 4,000 medical phrases and basic questions in 15 languages and provides a one-touch capability to call your facility’s over the phone interpreters. CANP members receive a discount on the app, as well for Canopy’s Medical Spanish Training Course. The course teaches English-speaking providers the skills needed to communicate effectively with Spanish-speaking patients. It is powered by a research-validated pedagogy and a rich array of interactive exercises, and consists of web-based curricula that deliver themed lessons at three successive levels of proficiency, incrementally building a learner’s medical language skills across six domains of communicative competence.

Subscribe to Epocrates

Gain access to the latest health care knowledge quickly and confidently with information and decision support tools from Epocrates. More than a million health care professionals use Epocrates’ innovative mobile and web-based products to help reduce medical errors, improve patient care and increase productivity. Epocrates content is developed and continuously updated by physicians and pharmacists.

Join National Professional Organizations

Mention your CANP membership to receive $10 off annual dues in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

Enjoy Mortgage Discounts

The Corporate Rewards Program available from Merrill Lynch provides advice and guidance throughout the home financing process. CANP members can receive up to a 0.5% discount on closing costs on all first mortgage products, excluding Home Equity Lines of Credit when purchasing a home though Merrill Lynch. Additionally, you can get access to a broad range of home financing and personal credit products to help meet you individual needs. Visit this website for more information, or Aubrey Currington at (916) 878-3153.

Journals and Communications

Receive Connections

Our electronic newsletter Connections includes news on important health care issues, political updates, answers to frequently asked practice questions and much more.

Subscribe to the Prescriber's Letter

The Prescriber’s Letter is a monthly newsletter and searchable online database with concise news, useful downloadable resources and practical advice on important topics in drug therapy. 

Utilize Comparative Effectiveness Research

Through its partnership with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, CANP provides free evidence-based resources that summarize the benefits and risks of different treatment options for common health conditions.

Discover Advance for Nurse Practitioners

Advance for Nurse Practitioners gives you access to education, resources, career information, community events and more.

Peruse Clinician Reviews

Clinician Reviews is dedicated to keeping the ever-growing NP and PA professions up-to-date on the latest advances and developments in all aspects of primary care medicine.

Political Representation

CANP helps thousands of nurse practitioners speak as one, providing a collective voice in the State Capitol. We are the only association in California solely dedicated to protecting your practice. Not only has CANP succeeded in passing bills that enhance the authority of nurse practitioners, but it has also been a constant presence at the Capitol engaging in the legislative process to promote the NP practice and support the development and expansion of the role of nurse practitioner.