Promotional poster for the 2022 National Nurse Practitioner Week

November 3, 2022

National Nurse Practitioner Week – Nov. 13-19

This year's theme is NPs: Rising to Meet the Needs of Patients.

"National Nurse Practitioner Week is held annually to celebrate these exceptional health care providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so nurse practitioners (NPs) will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education." – AANP website

eBooks & Other eResources

More Than Medicine: Nurse Practitioners and the Problems They Solve for Patients, Health Care Organizations, and the State (2020) eBook. “…the problems found in the NP's exam room are as much a product of our nation's disinvestment in social problems as of physician scarcity or rising costs.” from book summary.

Primary Care: The Art and Science of Advanced Practice Nursing (2015) eBook. “Written by nurse practitioners for nurse practitioners in collaboration with a physician, this popular text builds a solid understanding of the theoretical foundation of nursing practice…” provided by publisher.

Lippincott Certification Review: Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (2016) eBook. “…the ideal companion while preparing for the Acute Care CPNP(r) exam administered by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Review Board…” from book summary.

Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner: A Transformational Journey (2014) eBook. The Acute-Care Nurse Practitioner is based on in-depth interviews with twenty-six nurse practitioners working in acute-care settings within tertiary-care institutions all across Canada.

Male Nurse Practitioner: The Effectiveness of University Recruitment Programs (2013) Dissertation.

The Health Wagon(2014) eVideo of a 60 Minutes news segment. "Nurse practitioners are providing badly needed health care to the uninsured working poor in Appalachia..."

Nurse Practitioner (NP). General info page on nurse practitioners from the MedlinePlus medical encyclopedia.

Image credit: American Association of Nurse Practitioners website. NP Week National Nurse Practitioner Week. https://www.aanp.org/about/about-the-american-association-of-nurse-practitioners-aanp/media/np-week. Accessed November 2, 2022.