CANP recognizes Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins as 2014’s Nurse Practitioner Advocate of the Year during a presentation conducted as part of the Lobby Day 15 program.
Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) and Assemblymember Susan Eggman (D-Stockton) today introduced legislation – Senate Bill 323 – that will grant full practice authority to nurse practitioners in California, joining 20 other states and the District of Columbia as jurisdictions that permit NPs to practice to the full extent of their education, experience and expertise.
More than 18,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) from across California will commemorate National Nurse Practitioner Week November 9-15, celebrating accomplishments within the profession and promoting the importance of NPs in our rapidly-evolving health care delivery system.
With more than 3.3 million more Californians now covered by the Affordable Health Care Act and Medi-Cal, granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners is “one of the most effective steps” California can take to increase the supply of primary care providers while maintaining high quality health care and driving down costs, according to a report released by the Bay Area Council.
Orange County played host to the 37th Annual Educational Conference, and a pair of Orange County chapter members garnered high honors during the presentation of the 2014 CANP Awards.
Acknowledged leaders both as health care providers and advocates for their profession, Surani Kwan and Debra Palmer were honored by their peers during CANP’s 36th Annual Educational Conference.
CANP President Beth Haney writes that nurse practitioners are already in the exact places where demand for health services will increase.
A physician group's study on patient care draws sharp criticism from CANP; Senate Health Care Chairman joins the criticism after Gov. Brown signs legislation to boost the role of nurse practitioners.
The cornerstone of CANP's 2012 legislative advocacy efforts passes its final hurdle, with the help of member engagement in a series of online advocacy campaigns.
Three CANP members were recognized for their achievements by receiving nominations for the prestigious 2012 Nursing Excellence Awards, presented by Nurse.com.