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Association Updates

NAPNAP Supports the FDA Proposed Ban on Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s announcement of proposed rules to prohibit menthol cigarettes and all flavored cigars, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is showing its support by submitting pediatric-focused comments during the public comment

NAPNAP Responds to HHS’ Request for Information

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) had the opportunity to respond to the March 7, 2022, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services request for information, “Impact of Health Misinformation in the Digital Information Environment in the

NAPNAP 2021 Year End Report Now Available

Due much in part to the hard work of you and your fellow NAPNAP member colleagues, the association made significant growth and achieved many goals over the past year. Learn more with our year end report.

NAPNAP Joins Amicus Brief in Support of Transgender Health Care in Texas

Following its Feb. 25 official statement in response to the Texas governor and attorney general’s actions Feb. 18-22 that threaten the health and well-being of transgender youth, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) joined more than 20

NAPNAP Advocates for all HCPs to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

With COVID-19 case counts rising amid the spread of the Delta variant, NAPNAP joined more than 50 health care professional societies and organizations calling for all health care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in

NAPNAP Joins Amicus Brief in Support of Transgender Youth

In early April, the Arkansas state legislature overrode a gubernatorial veto to pass HB 1570. It is the first law in the U.S. that effectively bans transgender health care by prohibiting clinicians in Arkansas from performing or referring pediatric

Big News to Kick Off National Nurses Week

We want to wish our entire pediatric-focused nurse practitioner community and nursing colleagues a happy National Nurses Week. Nursing remains the most trusted profession in the country thanks to your expertise and compassion.   The COVID-19 pandemic has tremendously

Meeting the Challenge, Innovating Our Future: 2020 Year-in-Review

In a year that presented challenges for our members, extended health care community and association, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) applauds our more than 8,000 experts in pediatrics and advocates for children who have been a

NAPNAP Calls on the Federal Government to Limit Unaccompanied Minors Detention and Provide Pediatric Trauma-informed Care

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) continues to be concerned about the physical and mental health well being of the children in the custody of the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP). While unaccompanied minors crossing the

NAPNAP Approves ACIP’s 2021 Immunization Schedule

NAPNAP has joined other leading health care organizations in approving the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) 2021 Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger. Among the updates, the 2021 schedule includes new or updated
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