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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.
Smiling female nurse practitioner in a white lab coat taking notes by a brightly lit window
Smiling female nurse practitioner in a white lab coat taking notes by a brightly lit window

Play a Role in the Future of Primary Care as a Family Nurse Practitioner

Family nurse practitioners work at the forefront of primary nursing care. Specialized FNP post-master’s knowledge can help enhance your nursing practice and expand your career in a specialty that is overwhelmingly in demand.

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