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 
  • Children’s Hospital Association
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Coalition
  • First Focus
  • Children’s Defense Fund
  • March of Dimes
  • Protecting Immigrant Families Campaign
  • National Coalition on Children and Disaster 
  • National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity