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Thursday, June 8, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines »
Click here for PA State Board of Nursing Guidelines for Opioid Prescribing. Click here for PA Department of Healt...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Need 24-Hour Waiver Training? Participate in FREE On-Demand Learning through AANP, ASAM and AAPA »
ASAM, AANP and AAPA have formed a collaborative to provide the 24-hour waiver training for nurse practitioners and physici...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners Celebrate Important Vote to Expand Access to Health Care »
Harrisburg, PA (April 26) – On Wednesday afternoon the Pennsylvania State Senate passed Senate Bill 25 on a bipartisan vo...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners Rally to Expand Access to Health Care »
Harrisburg, PA (April 18) – Hundreds of nurse practitioners (NPs) from across Pennsylvania traveled to Harrisburg on Tues...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rep. Topper Introduces HB100 »
Harrisburg – The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (PCNP) thanked Representative Jesse Topper (R-Bedford...
Thursday, March 2, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Studies Confirm Nurse Practitioner Quality, Safety of Full Practice Authority »
Harrisburg – Research from the George Washington University paints a clear picture as lawmakers consider legislation to...
Thursday, February 23, 2017
South Dakota Becomes 22nd State to Enact Full Practice Authority for Nurse Practitioners »
Today, South Dakota became the 22 nd state – plus DC – to enact full practice authority for NPs. Governor Dennis Daugaard...
Monday, February 20, 2017
RSVP for Lobby Day 2017 and Let PCNP Plan Your Legislative Meeting »
The PCNP Office is now collecting RSVPs for Lobby Day!  Simply fill out our online form at your earliest convenie...
Tuesday, February 14, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sen. Bartolotta Introduces SB 25 »
Harrisburg, Feb. 14, 2017 – Nurse practitioners and patient advocates thanked Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Washington)...
Monday, February 6, 2017
PCNP 2017 Call for Speakers is Now Open »
Show what you know and submit a proposal to present at PCNP's 15th Annual Conference that takes place from Nov. 2-4 at Eri...
Monday, January 16, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCNP Lobbyist Mike Long Named One of Pennsylvania's Most Influential in Politics »
PCNP lobbyist Mike Long, of Long Nyquist & Associates, was part of PennLive's list of political powers, dubbed "17 in...
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
VA Grants Veterans Direct Access to Nurse Practitioners Nationwide »
In a major victory for our nation’s veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs this week announced a rule change that wi...
Monday, December 5, 2016
Meet Our Full Practice Authority Champions for 2017! »
We are proud to introduce - and reintroduce! - our Full Practice Authority champions for 2017: State Senator Camera Bartol...
Friday, November 18, 2016
Gov. Wolf Proclaims NP Week »
  This week, Gov. Tom Wolf issued a proclamation declaring Nov. 13-19 as Nurse Practitioner Week. What an honor!...
Wednesday, July 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
SB717 Senate Passage »
I am thrilled to report that on 7/12/16 we took a giant step toward bringing Full Practice Authority to Pennsylvania as th...
Friday, July 1, 2016
AARP Wants to Help Advance SB 717 »
  Earlier this week, the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee voted to advance Senate Bill 717, making the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016   (1 Comment - view/add)
Legislation to Expand Health Care Access Advances to Full Senate Vote »
  Harrisburg, PA (June 28) – In a 24-2 vote, the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee voted to advance...
Monday, June 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Penn Nursing Study Backs Full Practice Authority »
  Evidence Supports the Removal of Restrictive Collaborative Agreement Requirements &nbs...
Friday, June 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Remember to Contact Your Senator to Support SB717 and Full Practice Authority »
The Senate is back in session this coming Monday, June 6.   After SB717 made significant progress -- and history!...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bill to Expand Access to Health Care Advances »
SB717 Voted out of Consumer Protection & Professional Licensure Committee Harrisburg, PA (May 18...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Big Crowd and a Big Announcement Made Lobby Day 2016 a Huge Success »
Hundreds of nurse practitioners and their supporters filled the steps of the Rotunda and beyond at the Capitol in Harrisbu...
Monday, May 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Game Changer: HAP Announces Support for Full Practice Authority for NPs »
HAP-Endorsed Compromise Would Make PA the Strictest State in the Country to Enact Reform   &nbs...
Friday, April 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCNP's Membership Campaign Kicks Off Today! »
It is an exciting time to be a Pennsylvania NP!  We need your help to make sure All 10,000 Pennsylvania NPs have...
Friday, April 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCNP Member Elected to Lead AANP »
Joyce M. Knestrick, PhD, CRNP, FAANP, has been elected by her peers and colleagues to serve as President-Elect of the Amer...
Monday, April 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Be an Administrator For SERVPA »
SERVPA, Pennsylvania's online registry for medical and non-medical volunteers, is seeking a PCNP member to serve as an adm...
Monday, April 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Is Your Region a Lobby Day Leader? »
The race towards Lobby Day is underway! As we enter the first turn, a few leaders have emerged. Philadelphia Area has take...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Poster Submissions Are Now Open For PCNP's 14th Annual Conference »
Show off your professional knowledge as well as your creative side by submitting a proposal to display an educational post...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Five New Studies: Nurse Practitioners Expand Access to Health Care, Lower Costs, Improve Outcomes »
  Rural Patients, Medicaid Patients, Taxpayers All Benefit from NPs   Harrisburg – As lawmakers...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Remind Your Lawmaker Why Full Practice Authority is Necessary »
Your patients and nearly half of the United States know it: Nurse Practitioners provide top-notch care proven through mult...
Monday, February 15, 2016
Board Members Needed At PSA »
One of PCNP’s primary goals is to help its knowledgeable members have their voices heard and to maximize their expertise....
Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPs in the News: Healthy Patients, Happy You: How Reclaiming Your RN Heritage Can Help Achieve These »
Source: Advance Healthcare Network Do you feel you're working down your schedule and just scratching patients' names o...
Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCNP PAC Fund Holiday Campaign: Thank YOU »
We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful PCNP PAC fund this past holiday season.  Members' generosity helped rais...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
PCNP President Lorraine Bock Editorializes on the Importance of Full-Practice Authority »
PCNP President Lorraine Bock voices her opinion in an editorial that was published today in the Harrisburg Patriot-News. R...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
KDKA: Growing Role of NPs »
  Nurse practitioners got front-page treatment in USA Today this week in an article that explored our growing role...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Nurse Practitioner Reform Would Generate $6.4 Billion in Health Care Savings for Pennsylvania »
    Study: Nurse Practitioner Reform Would Generate $6.4 Billion in Health Care Savings for Pennsy...

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