American Association of Nurse Practitioners Selects The Journal for Nurse Practitioners as Official Publication

  American Association of Nurse Practitioners Selects The Journal for Nurse
                    Practitioners as Official Publication

  PR Newswire

  NEW YORK, February 20, 2013

NEW YORK, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier , a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services, is pleased to announce that The Journal for
Nurse Practitioners (JNP), the leading source of information for practicing
nurse practitioners (NPs), has been chosen as an official publication of the
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

AANP is a new organization formed by the merger of the American Academy of
Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Nurse Practitioners. With
approximately 40,000 members, AANP serves as the largest professional
membership organization for NPs of all disciplines.

AANP President Angela K. Golden, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP, said, "We welcome the
addition of JNP to our extensive membership benefits. Since patients are the
ultimate beneficiaries of the knowledge and skills of NPs, AANP is pleased
that we now have two peer-reviewed journals available for our members."

Published 10 times a year, JNP provides a highly credible resource to help NPs
stay current with the clinical and policy concerns affecting their day-to-day
practice. In addition to peer-reviewed clinical articles, JNP features
continuing education opportunities, opinions and commentaries on pressing
legislative, regulatory, and clinical practice issues.

JNP Editor-in-Chief Marilyn W. Edmunds, PhD, NP, said, "The merger of these
organizations is an important step forward in supporting NPs in practicing to
the full potential of their education. JNP is pleased to be a part of this
advancement and I believe the journal is a powerful platform to support NP
advocacy, policy development, and dissemination of NP research."

Nina Milton, Publishing Director of Nursing Journals at Elsevier, added, "We
are delighted to have this opportunity to collaborate with AANP and continue
our longstanding relationship with the NP community."

For more information, go to http://www.npjournal.org .

About  The American Association of Nurse Practitioners

AANP is the largest full-service national professional membership organization
created for NPs of all specialties. As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®,
AANP represents the interests of the approximately 155,000 NPs around the
country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality,
cost-effective health care. http://www.aanp.org

About  The Journal for Nurse Practitioners

JNP provides a highly credible resource to help nurse practitioners stay
current with the clinical and policy concerns affecting their day-to-day
practice. In addition to peer-reviewed clinical articles, JNP features
continuing education opportunities and opinions and commentary on pressing
legislative, regulatory, and clinical practice issues.
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/the-journal-for-nurse-practitioners or
http://www.npjournal.org

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical
information products and services. The company works in partnership with the
global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals,
including The Lancet and Cell , and close to 20,000 book titles, including
major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions
include ScienceDirect , Scopus , Reaxys , ClinicalKey and Mosby's Nursing
Suite , which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals,
and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review , which help research and
health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people
worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC , a world-leading
provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal
and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and
Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London
Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

Media contact Nina Milton Elsevier +1-215-239-3728 n.milton@elsevier.com Nancy
McMurrey American Association of Nurse Practitioners +1-512-276-5906 
nmcmurrey@aanp.org
 
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