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May 24, 2018
Official Support
Official Support

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.

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May 1, 2018
A Voice for NPs
A Voice for NPs

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.

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January 17, 2018
Joining Forces in Support of Quality Care
Joining Forces in Support of Quality Care

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.

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May 9, 2017
Health Care Hero
Health Care Hero

Assembly Member 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.

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April 18, 2017
Standing in Support
Standing in Support

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.

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May 25, 2016
Expert Advocate
Expert Advocate

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.

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May 4, 2016
Prominent New Supporter
Prominent New Supporter

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.

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June 3, 2015
Honored Ally
Honored Ally

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.

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February 23, 2015
New Full Practice Authority Bill Introduced
New Full Practice Authority Bill Introduced

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.

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November 8, 2014
National NP Week Celebrated November 9-15
National NP Week Celebrated November 9-15

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.

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