NPs Receive Gubernatorial Honors During National NP Week

In celebration of National NP Week in mid-November, state governors across the nation have honored NPs for their critical contributions to healthcare. This year’s theme: “Rising to Meet the Needs of Patients.” 

In her proclamation, Gov. Laura Kelly of Kansas praised NPs for providing “high-quality primary, acute and specialty healthcare services while emphasizing health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling to guide patients to make smarter health and lifestyle choices every day.” 

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Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts echoed Kelly’s appreciation. “Massachusetts is proud to recognize and honor the countless contributions NPs have made over the past half-century and will continue to make toward the health and well-being of citizens of our state.” 

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