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Share and deepen your fulfillment as a nurse practitioner by joining the only organization dedicated to NPs in California.

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Nurse Practitioner

Turn caring for others into a career. Start your journey by finding an accredited program near you.

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The CANP Experience

As a member of the California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP), you have a platform to further enrich the rewarding nature of your profession. Connect, advocate, learn and celebrate alongside thousands of CANP members statewide.

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The challenges of being an NP are as unique as you. Share your personal success stories with other nurse practitioners and find inspiration from a supportive network of peers.


Your ability to provide the best care for your patients can often be impacted by how lawmakers in Sacramento define the role and authority of NPs. Gain insight into legislative concerns impacting your profession and add to CANP’s collective voice at the State Capitol as we promote the vital role that nurse practitioners play.


You do amazing work every day. Stay sharp and advance your practice with unique access to CANP events, continuing education programs, legal advice, professional discounts and so much more — so you can continue to be the master of amazing.

Featured Event

Annual Educational  Conference  

On-Demand Available Until September 2

The On-Demand option includes recordings of in-track sessions, general sessions, and rapid-fire presentations from the conference, and is available for a fee until September 2, 2024. All this extensive educational content qualifies for CE and Rx accreditation.



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    Career Center

    Welcome to the best job-finding resource for qualified candidates in the nurse practitioner industry. Take the next step in your career or post a position to find your next great hire.

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    Ask an NP

    Where can I get expert advice on practice or legal matters impacting the NP profession?

    As a CANP member, you can access the knowledge and advice of our experts and also browse our responses to questions posed by others.

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    Stay in the Loop

    Connections is CANP’s monthly electronic newsletter, combining information about NP practice issues, news about important Association developments, and other topics of interest.

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