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.
Hear directly from CANP leaders and members about the benefits most important to them:
If you are already a CANP member, you can access these benefits through the Member Gateway.
Need expert legal advice related to your practice from someone you can trust? CANP offers up to three free
15-minute legal consultations per year with a CANP attorney who is also a licensed nurse practitioner.
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.
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. Networking events offer terrific opportunities to meet other nurse
practitioners, make friends and establish professional connections.
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 meetings and special events.
Expand your prescriptive abilities. CANP offers members a free Controlled Substance II Authority course to review
from the comfort of your home.
Get leads on great jobs with competitive salaries through the Job Center, our one-stop resource for focused
online job searching.
Gather data for student projects and clinical research. Students can utilize the power of CANP's membership to
grow the foundation of knowledge and data we have amongst our peers and profession.
Get prepared to enter the NP workforce. This workshop provides important training for new graduates to
support the transition from school to actual workplace settings.
Don’t go without the best insurance available. Our longstanding partner, Nurses Service Organization (NSO), offers excellent personal
liability policies. When you complete their risk management course (6 CE) offered annually at the CANP Annual
Educational Conference, you may qualify for a discount on your liability insurance.
California Casualty Auto and Home Insurance offers
generous discounts for Auto and Home Insurance policies, a 12-month rate guarantee, convenient services and
payment plans and other exclusive coverage for nurse practitioners.
Our electronic newsletter
Connections includes news on important health care issues, political updates, answers to
frequently asked practice and legal questions and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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The California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) provides a forum and unifying voice for more than 30,000 nurse practitioners statewide, often joining forces with other state and national organizations, to advance the profession and bridge health care needs. As the only association solely dedicated to advocating for nurse practitioners in California, we work to protect and expand the critical roles filled by NPs. As a conduit of information, we foster the dissemination of ideas, advice and standards of practice.
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