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.
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