Association Updates - NAPNAP

Association Updates

NAPNAP Offices Closed Dec. 24-Jan. 3

NAPNAP’s office will be closed beginning Dec. 24 and will reopen on Jan. 3. Wishing you a happy, healthy holiday season.

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

Call for Nurse Involvement During Transition

As part of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC), the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners offers support and welcomes an opportunity to collaborate and serve as a resource to the Biden administration transition team. NCC strongly encourages the new

NAPNAP Announces James H. Wendorf as New Executive Director

The National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) is pleased to announce that James Wendorf has been named executive director effective Oct. 18, 2020. For the last six months, Jim has served as our interim executive director leading efforts

Relief Funds for Medicaid and CHIP Providers

On Tuesday, June 9, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) announced that providers experiencing lost revenues or increased expenses due to COVID-19, and whose practices are dependent on Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), are
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