Mission Statement

The American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners promotes high quality, evidence-based practice for nurse practitioners providing emergency care for patients of all ages and acuities in collaboration with an interdisciplinary team.

More specifically, the Academy seeks to:

  • Establish guidelines for quality and safety in emergency health care
  • Encourage continuing clinical education of emergency nurse practitioners
  • Support training and education in emergency care
  • Facilitate research in emergency care
  • Collaborate with professional health organizations and academic institutions


The preeminent specialty organization serving as the expert and unified voice for nurse practitioners in emergency care.