News from American Association Nurse Practitioners[R] (AANP) Colorado State Liaison.

The Area 8 Member Assembly came about January 20, 2024. That is an annual digital assembly for all Area 8 members which embody Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming offering each regional and nationwide updates.

AANP state award winners for 2024 have been introduced. Ashley Fry, DNP and Laura Rosenthal, DNP can be honored on the 2024 AANP Nationwide Convention being held in Nashville, TN, June 25-30, 2024. Dr. Ashley Fry has acquired the AANP award for scientific excellence in her function of Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner. Beforehand in scientific apply at College of Colorado Hospital Southern Area, she has now transitioned to the place of Director of Scientific Engagement with Compassion & Selections. In her present function, Dr. Fry develops academic programming for clinicians round end-of-life subjects together with hospice, palliative care, medical support in dying, voluntarily stopping consuming and consuming, and advance directives. Her scientific excellence continues along with her ardour and advocacy for finish of life care.

Dr. Laura Rosenthal has been awarded the AANP advocacy award for her function in advocating for Nurse Practitioner roles. Along with her management on the College of Colorado, Faculty of Nursing, she advances the Nurse Practitioner function by way of curriculum improvement at State College of Haiti. Dr. Rosenthal has been lively in lots of roles in Colorado Nurses Affiliation and most not too long ago as previous president. Her management and advocacy for Nurse Practitioners proceed as Colorado continues to work with State Board of Nursing as they outline mentorship hours for full prescriptive authority. The collaboration of AANP and CNA is robust particularly with the energy of Dr. Rosenthal involvement for lowering obstacles to care.

Hopefully, you’ll put the AANP convention in Nashville in your academic agenda. Our purpose is to have a meet and greet with our Colorado colleagues. Please contact me, if you may be attending so you’re included the gathering. For extra info on AANP actions in Colorado or how one can become involved with the affiliation, please attain out to Constance McMenamin at [email protected].

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