What’s Going On?

Stay informed, not only about the latest developments in your chapter, but also how fellow chapter members are raising the profile of nurse practitioners and the CANP.

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June 2013 Award Recepients


Speaker of the Year: Mark Umekubo

Outstanding Teacher: Jo-Ann Eastwood

Change Agent: Sandy Bresnahan/Mary Huntsinger

Outstanding Research: Dr. Jenice Guzman

Outstanding Preceptor: Sandy Bresnahan

Cultural Sensitivity: Mary Huntsinger

Please be aware there is NO July meeting.
Students Looking for Preceptors

Sara Davenport  contact at:

  • School: Maryville University
  • Specialty: Family NP
  • Looking for: Adults and/or geriatric
  • Times: 1/13/14-5/4/14- 215 hours adults/geriatric 


Kim Grybos  contact at:

  • School: George Washington University
  • Speciality: Family NP
  • Looking for: Family, pediatric and miscellaneous adults
  • Times: Current; needs 475 hours


Katerina Perez  contact at:

  • School: CSULB
  • Speciality: Adult-Gerontology NP
  • Looking for: Any Adult Care Practice - NP or MD (specialist okay, e.g. nephrology, GI, geriatrics)
  • Times: February-May 2014; 8-20 hours per week 


Victoria Wong  contact at:

  • School: Cal State LA
  • Specialty: Family NP
  • Looking for: Outpatient primary care for adults and/or pediatrics
  • Times: September to December 2013; 180 hours total (90 hours adults, 90 hours pediatrics)


Trisha Gill  contact at:

  • School: Vanderbilt University, School of Nursing
  • Specialty: Family NP
  • Looking for: Inpatient primary care setting with about 25% pediatric population. 
  • Times: January to May 2014, approx 350 hours (can precept with NP, MD, or PA; 3-4x per week)


Last updated: 9/10/13

How to print out your CEUs

Members need to log into their CANP account, click on My Account, My Continuing Education and here they will find their certificate. They can then click the link next to the certificate that says print certificate. They must be under the My Account, My Continuing Education to see this link.


In the Annals of Long Term Care: Jenice Guzman-Clark's clinical paper on decisional capability in older adults.

For CANP Student Members

If you are a student member of CANP West LA South and are looking for help with preceptorships, please contact our chapter's student representatives Victoria Wong  or Kimberly Grybos at  If you are a member of another CANP chapter, please contact your own chapter's board prior to ours for assistance. Please include your name, your chapter, your school, your specialty, the dates you are interested in, and what type of experience you are looking for.  Preceptor requests for student members of CANP West LA South chapter wil be placed in the NEWS section of our chapter page, typed up in our monthly newsletter, and sent out via email to our members. 

At this time this opportunity is only available to CANP West Los Angeles student members.  

Nonmember students may attend as a first time visiting student for free and announce their request at the meeting. 


Out of the Closet Donations

Please help support our local Out of the Closet thrift stores, benefiting the AIDS Foundation, by bringing your donations of clothing/music/jewelry/artwork to our next meeting in October 2012.

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