Jun. 20, 2016
American association of nurse practitioners hold 2016 national conference in San Antonio .
The american association of nurse practitioners has about 60, 000 membership . It is the voice for it,s members , doing advocacy work for them on the issues . The association carries out a series of continuing education events that earn members and or participants CEU credits for re-certification and other uses . The professional conferences like the annual meetings create formal and or informal net work avenues for the members especially those who are new in the profession . At a time when many are living longer and suffering from geriatric conditions , and shortages of physicians , the nurse practitioners working as part of a health care team with physicians or solo , clark , diagnose and prescribe treatments to patients especially in community health centers and or hospitals . The case has been made for the usefulness of the Nurse practitioner . DR AKWO , THOMPSON NTUBA