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2014-03-31 12:28:44

Growing demand and recognition for nurse practitioners spurs greater professional unity AUSTIN, Texas, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, today announced it has reached the milestone of 50,000 members. AANP membership has steadily increased since the organization's inception in 1985 with a membership of 100 NPs....

2011-07-26 00:00:30

American Medical ID Provides Teaching Tools to Nurse Practitioners and Diabetes Educators to Help Educate Patients on the Need for Medical IDs Houston, TX (PRWEB) July 25, 2011 The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, the Mayo Clinic and the National Institute of Health are among the growing number of prestigious institutions and organizations that recommend the use of medical ID bracelets and necklaces. There are a large number of chronic conditions and allergies where a medical...

2010-03-31 12:26:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Tay Kopanos has been named Director of Health Policy/State Government Affairs, by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). Dr. Kopanos will oversee the state legislative and regulatory affairs program for AANP and will office in the Washington, DC area. "We are pleased to welcome Dr. Kopanos to our organization," said AANP CEO Tim "TK" Knetter. "She comes to us with a wealth of health policy experience and has been...

2009-03-18 14:12:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) announces the appointment of Timothy R. Knettler to the position of AANP Chief Executive Officer, effective March 20, 2009. He replaces Judith Dempster, DNSc, FNP, FAANP, who will retire after 13 years as CEO of AANP. Although retiring from AANP, Dr. Dempster will continue in her role as Executive Director of the AANP Foundation. Knettler has over 19 years of healthcare and professional...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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