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November 17, 2022

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Happy NP Week – To our AAENP members and the over 15,000+ Nurse Practitioners who provide emergency care, Happy Nurse Practitioner Week!  We join with 355,000 Nurse Practitioners in celebrating the #1 Healthcare Job in the United States. Thank you for your hard work and dedication!


Make plans now to attend the 2023 American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners® (AAENP) National Conference: EmergNP, to be held March 31 - April 2, 2023 in Hempstead, New York. Our return to an in-person venue will offer fast-paced, clinically relevant sessions with additional procedure hours and poster presentations. Mark your calendar now for this unique opportunity to collaborate and learn with your peers!  


Check out this Case Challenge!

A 25-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with report of a severe, throbbing headache and occasional episodes of blurred vision. Her blood pressure rises over the next several hours to become a hypertensive emergency. Learn more about what important question during the initial visit was missed that delayed appropriate care in this newly released CDC/Medscape case challenge, authored by a number of experts across the country, including AAENP. Go HERE to access the case.

CDC Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

The recommendations are meant as a clinical tool to improve communication between clinicians and patients regarding safe and effective pain care, the CDC said in a news release sent to Becker's. "They should not be used as an inflexible, one-size-fits-all...



ENP CERTIFICATION EXAM INCENTIVE OFFERED! The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board is updating the Emergency specialty NP (ENP-C) certification examination and, for a limited time, offering a 2-for-1 incentive. We are seeking the help of ALL eligible candidates to sit for the ENP exam between January 2 and February 14, 2023. Your exam score and certification will be available after March 1, 2023. See link for further details. 


AAENP is partnering with ACMT to offer a 25% discount on an upcoming half-day (4-hour) virtual course, which aims to build awareness of commonly used crowd control agents and strategies and describe the appropriate medical (pre-hospital and emergency department) management of chemical and traumatic crowd control injuries. AAENP members can register with this code for the discount: 22CCCAAENP. Go here to view all the details! (Note that there is no CE offered for this activity)


Pacira BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCRX) is committed to providing a non-opioid option to as many patients as possible to redefine the role of opioids as rescue therapy only. Pacira has three commercial-stage non-opioid treatments: EXPAREL® (bupivacaine liposome injectable suspension), a long-acting, local analgesia approved for postsurgical pain management; ZILRETTA® (triamcinolone acetonide extended-release injectable suspension), an extended-release, intra-articular, injection indicated for the management of osteoarthritis knee pain; and ioveraº®, a novel, handheld device for delivering immediate, long-acting, drug-free pain control using precise, controlled doses of cold temperature to a targeted nerve. To learn more about Pacira, visit




Did you know that AAENP is advocating nationally for your work?

Through our work with the Nursing Community Coalition, AAENP has recently supported the following letters (with others to be sent by the end of this month).

• On October 26, AAENP joined fifty-seven members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) in signing onto a letter thanking House Nursing Congress Co-Chairs, Reps. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA-40) and David Joyce (R-OH-14) for introducing the Improving Care and Access to Nurses (I CAN) Act (H.R. 8812).

Letter to Appropriations Committees for Funding Requests  On September 15, AAENP along with sixty-two NCC members sent a letter to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees requesting at least $324.472 million for Title VIII Nursing Workforce and Development Programs and at least $208.571 million for the National Institute of Nursing Research for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 as outlined in the House Appropriations Committee passed bill.

Letter to Congress Outlining Top Legislative Priorities  On September 26, sixty-two members of the Nursing Community Coalition (NCC) signed onto a letter urging Congress to pass top legislative priorities impacting our current and future nursing workforce before the end of the 117th Congress. 


ICYMI – Some members have missed the prior newsletters sent out monthly this year. You can find them below.




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