The Mission Statement, Vision Statement, Core Values and Strategic Goals provide a framework for CANP's success. They were created by the Board of Directors and CANP staff during a two-day strategic planning session held May 5-6, 2012. Strategic Goals were refined in January, 2018 as part of the development of the Association's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.
CANP is the unifying voice and networking forum for nurse practitioners, providing expert guidance and advancing the nurse practitioner profession statewide. We are committed to:
CANP will revolutionize health care and the role of the nurse practitioner.
Integrity: We are committed to honesty and transparency in everything we do.
Compassion: We act with kindness and consideration toward others.
Respect: We are considerate of the differences of individuals and their respective contributions.
Accountability: Our ethics are demonstrated through our actions.
Communication and Collaboration: We endorse collaboration and are open to communication and feedback for continual improvement.
Professional Diversity: We are the only organization that advocates on behalf of all nurse practitioners.
Innovation: Through visionary leadership, we act with intention while encouraging creativity and new ideas.
Membership: Increase the awareness of CANP’s value to grow membership.
Leadership and Governance: Develop stronger governance and leadership through an integrated statewide governance system.
Communications: Communicate the value and role of NPs and position the Association as the only organization acting on behalf of them.
Advocacy/Government Relations: Advocate for NPs on policy and practice issues, expand access to care for patients, build grassroots advocacy at the chapter level, and grow the PAC fund.
Education/Professional Development: Foster and promote professional development opportunities to advance the NP practice.