Member 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.

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

Ask a Legal Question

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.

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.

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. Networking events 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 meetings and special events.

Find a Job

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

Student Research Data Access

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. 

New Graduate Workshop

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.

Limit Your Liability

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. 

Get Exclusive Coverage

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.

Receive Connections

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

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.

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.

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.