Advocacy

Collaborations

On the national level, NAPNAP collaborates with organizations on advanced practice nursing and children's health policy issues. These collaborations include regular meetings, sharing of legislative and regulatory information and/or support for organizations' letters to key congressional or agency leaders. Although our government affairs department monitors the activities of several groups, our key policy collaborations are:

  • NP Roundtable
  • American Nurses Association
  • APRN Workgroup
  • Nursing Community
  • Health Professions and Nursing Education Coalition 
  • Center to Champion Nursing in America  
  • Children’s Health Group 
  • Partnership for Medicaid
  • Friends of HRSA (Health Resources and Services Administration)
  • AARP Removing Barriers to APRN Practice and Care Learning Collaborative
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Medicaid Coalition
  • Georgetown University Center for Children and Families/Center for Budget and Policy Priorities Medicaid Waiver Task Force
  • Primary Care Organization Consortium 
  • National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health 
  • Friends of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development 
  • National Coalition on Children and Disaster 
  • National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity
  • Children’s Hospital Association
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Coalition