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 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


We are dedicated to sustained partnerships with all emergency care providers, academic and healthcare institutions. We will use our expertise in research, curricular development, nursing regulation, and clinical practice to offer patients across the life span the highest quality care at all acuity levels. 

Strategic Plan and Direction 

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