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Nurse practitioner smiling with family in the background
Nurse practitioner smiling with family in the background

Why Earn an Online FNP Certificate?

Deciding to become a Family Nurse Practitioner is a rewarding career choice after having earned your Master of Science in Nursing. Those who find a career as a health care provider rewarding often feel a sense of duty in helping others, are able to put themselves in their patients’ shoes and have great reserves of dedication and compassion.

Nurse practitioner holding up a stethoscope
Nurse practitioner holding up a stethoscope

Tennessee NPs: The Fight for Full Practice Authority

Primary care is the foundation of the U.S. health care system and a patient’s entry point to care delivery. Primary patient care helps improve quality, outcomes and the patient experience, while containing costs, reducing unnecessary utilization, and promoting efficient use of health care resources.

National Nurses Week
National Nurses Week

History of National Nurses Week - 60 Years in the Making

Although nurses are appreciated year-round, National Nurses Week is a widespread event celebrating the tremendous effort and contributions that nurses make daily to countless lives in their communities. The American Nurses Association (ANA) has supported and advocated for the nursing profession since 1896.

Group of young male and female nurses wearing scrubs
Group of young male and female nurses wearing scrubs

Nursing by the Numbers

During the month of May, nurses are recognized for the tremendous effort and compassion they demonstrate daily. National Nurses Week, an annual celebration sponsored by the American Nurses Association, takes place from May 6 through the 12 each year.

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