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National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

1615 M Street, NW, Ste. 270

Washington, DC 20036

Tel:  (202) 289-8044

Fax: (202) 289-8046

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 educators.

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 professionals.

NONPF provides valuable resources and enhances the promotion and tenure of NP faculty.


Join NONPF on November 7-8, 2014 for a special meeting, Building Blocks for Competency-based Clinical NP Education:  An Interactive Faculty Forum

Register today! 
Registration will close November 1, unless space fills sooner.

Statements:   See Statements Page to view statements on topics such as acute and primary care NP practice, independent practice, and much more.  New!  The Nurse Practitioner Roundtable released on May 6 a statement about postgraduate education opportunities.   

 The Call for Nominations for the NONPF Board is now open.  Application deadline is November 14, 2014. 

 Competencies:   Core for all NPs; Population Focused Competencies 2013; Other - See Competencies Page

Mark your calendars now for the 41st Annual NONPF Meeting in Baltimore, MD - April 23-26, 2015!

 Faculty Resources:  A variety of tools and materials to support the faculty role.  See the resources page for Members only.
Call for Faculty Practice Plans!   Submit your program's faculty practice plan in consideration for posting on the NONPF site as an exemplary model.
ACA Implementation - See information and resources for faculty, students, and patients.  See the ACA resource page.

NONPF is providing an Ebola Resource Information page for nurse practitioner educators interesting in accessing ebola-related information.






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