With approximately 18,000 individual members, AANP is the oldest, largest and only full service professional organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. Through its various membership categories, AANP provides representation for over 90,000 in the U.S. and worldwide. Its premier publication, the Journal of the Academy of Nurse Practitioners is a highly regarded resource used by practicing NPs to stay abreast of clinical practice, clinical research, and current issues. "After years of self-publishing, we wanted an experienced publisher who would work with us to further develop the quality of our publication and provide international exposure for the journal and our society, said Judith Dempster, Executive Director of the AANP. "We have found a true partner in Blackwell."
Gordon Tibbitts, President of Blackwell Publishing, Inc, said "Blackwell Publishing is delighted to work with the AANP. Our reputation to deliver services that exceed expectation is just one reason why more societies choose Blackwell as their publishing partner." Blackwell publishes on behalf of more than 600 academic association and professional societies world-wide. The company is a recognized leader in the publication of nursing titles that include the Journal of Nursing Scholarship on behalf of Sigma Theta Tau International, and the international research publication, the Journal of Advanced Nursing.
Published since 1989, The Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners leads the field in publishing topics of interest to NPs. It is designed to serve the needs of NPs and other
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