CANP honors AB 890 Bill Author, Assemblymember Jim Wood, with its NP Advocate of the Year Award in recognition of his immense legislative, policy, and regulatory contributions.
CANP's legislative advocacy efforts pass the final hurdle for Assembly Bill 890, allow NPs to work without physician supervision, and removing the supervisory requirement in existing law so NPs can provide the same high quality care they do today and care more directly for patients.
A groundbreaking new report from the California Future Health Workforce Commission concludes that the removal of practice barriers imposed on nurse practitioners in California will be a key step in assuring direct access to care for California’s growing and diverse population.
Citing his recognition of the need to establish new pathways for nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their education and training, CANP announces its endorsement of Gavin Newsom for Governor.
Sen. Jeff Stone, a pharmacist by training and a champion for nurse practitioners, is honored by CANP as 2017’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 18 program.
CANP announces that it has joined a new coalition of health care providers formed to protect access to health care and maintain stability in California’s health care delivery system.
Assemblymember Susan Talamantes Eggman, long-time champion of patients and providers, is honored by CANP as 2016’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 17 program.
CANP has announced its official endorsement of Sen. Ed Hernandez in the 2018 race for Lieutenant Governor. The announcement marks the first time in its history that CANP has endorsed a candidate for statewide office.
Micah Weinberg, President of the Bay Area Council Economic Institute and a nationally-renowned health policy expert, is honored by CANP as 2015’s NP Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 16 program.
Senate Bill 323 (Hernandez-Eggman), which would permit California nurse practitioners to practice to the full extent of their education, experience and expertise, gained a prominent new backer when the Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU) California announced its support for the measure.