The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
The leader in quality nurse practitioner education
The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) is
the only organization specifically devoted to promoting quality nurse
practitioner (NP) education at the national and international levels.
Starting in 1974 as a small group of educators meeting to develop the
first NP curriculum guidelines, NONPF has evolved as the leading
organization for NP faculty sharing the commitment of excellence in NP
education. Today, the organization represents a global network of NP
NONPF has achieved broad recognition for its leadership role in
developing and maintaining NP educational resources. First released in
1990 and subsequently updated in 1995, 2000, 2002, and 2006, the NONPF
domains and core competencies for NP practice have provided guidance to
curriculum development across NP programs. NONPF has also led the
development of entry-level competencies for NP specialty practice and of
national guidelines for NP educational programs. These seminal
documents support the preparation of highly qualified health
NONPF provides valuable resources and enhances the promotion and tenure of NP faculty.
| NEWS AND EVENTS
The NONPF 2016 Special Topics Conference will be held November 17-19th in Crystal City, VA.
Registration is now open.
Make plans today to join us for Readiness for Practice: Defining Progress Indicators, a highly interactive conference focusing on progress indicators.
Registration closes 11/10 or when space is full.
Statements & Releases:
2016 5th Edition of the Criteria for Evaluation of Nurse Practitioner Programs is now available.
New! Background and white papers to support the DNP transition. Topics include academic practice partnerships, the DNP NP clinical scholar, transitioning to the seamless integrated DNP NP curriculum, and the benefits of faculty practice partnerships. All papers are available on the NONPF Statements and Papers page.
The Call for Abstracts system is now open for the 43rd Annual Meeting, April 19-23, 2017, in Washington, DC.
Until October 24, NONPF is accepting abstract submissions for podium, poster, workshop, and symposia presentations. As well, NONPF accepts submissions for armchair discussions. All abstracts undergo blind, peer review in consideration for acceptance. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by December 15.
Faculty Resources: A variety of tools and materials to support the faculty role. See the resources page for Members only.
Leadership Mentoring Program '16-'17 - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS - Due 9/15
NONPF Business Plan Template (2016) to support transition to the DNP
New! NONPF Faculty Practice Toolkit (2016)
Faculty Practice Statement (2015)
Faculty Workload White Paper (2015)
NONPF recognized MJ Henderson with the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Check out the recipients of the 2016 Annual Recognition Awards! NONPF accepts nominations in January each year in consideration for these awards to recognize the outstanding educator, researcher, policy person, faculty practice, and more at the annual conference.
NONPF is providing an Ebola Resource Information page for nurse practitioner educators interesting in accessing ebola-related information.
Check out the Current Issues page for information about the 2015 White House Conference on Aging.
Coming soon - the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care and Primary Care NP Competencies for public comment. Final version due out in summer 2016
The NP Core Competencies Curriculum Content and the other Population Focused Competencies documents are available from the NP Competencies Resource Page.
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NP Competencies (core and population-focused)
Curriculum (DNP templates and toolkit, population health framework, oral health toolkit, and more)
APRN Consensus Model
NONPF Statements & Papers (including focus on DNP)
Faculty Practice & other Faculty Resources - (login)
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