VAPNA is organized for educational purposes to advance, support and promote the role of the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN).

The goals of this organization are to:

  • Provide continuing education programs for the APN
  • Educate the public regarding the role of the APN
  • Establish channels of communication and cooperation with other groups who share the purpose and vision of VAPNA
  • Act as a resource for APN’
  • Provide educational scholarships for APN students attending local nurse practitioner schools.