Mission, Vision, and Values

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.

AAENP Bylaws

Strategic Plan and Direction 

To review the AAENP strategic plan and direction you may download the report here.