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Additional funding appropriated for the development of postgraduate NP Training Programs

by NNPRFTC

Additional funding has been appropriated for the development of postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Training Programs in 2020. In June 2019, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)’s Bureau of Health Workforce provided $20 million for the development of new postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Residency Programs.  The funding was made available in support of HRSA’s new Advanced Nursing […]

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Happy Birthday to Loretta Ford

by NNPRFTC

We would like to wish Loretta Ford a very Happy 99th Birthday! Dr. Loretta Ford is the co-founder of the nurse practitioner role. Dr. Ford has been a leader in advancing the NP role and an inspiration to all NPs. Dr. Ford’s vision, leadership and inspiration have resulted in more than 270,000 licensed Nurse Practitioners […]

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Welcome Yassmin Shaker

In November 2019, the Consortium welcomed Yassmin Shaker as its new administrative specialist.

by NNPRFTC

Welcome Yassmin Shaker, the NNPRFTC’s Administrative Specialist! In November 2019, the Consortium welcomed Yassmin Shaker as its new administrative specialist. Yassmin will provide administrative support to the Executive Director, its committees and the accreditation commission. Prior to joining the consortium, Yassmin was an Executive Assistant with over 10 years of extensive experience in executive administration, […]

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Fellowship Accredited

Congratulations on Initial Accreditation

by NNPRFTC

The National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Consortium (NNPRFTC) is pleased to announce the initial accreditation of another postgraduate Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program:  The Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Post-Graduate Fellowship, sponsored by Nationwide Children’s Hospital headquartered in Columbus OH.  NNPRFTC’s Accreditation Commission’s initial programmatic accreditation is for three years.   Congratulations to Nationwide Children’s Hospital […]

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Accreditation Updates

CHANGES TO NNPRFTC ACCREDITATION GOVERNANCE AND ACTIONS

by Candice Rettie PhD

NNPRFTC has always based its accreditation activities on the Education Department’s recognition requirements. Over the last several months, after thoughtful consideration about its current rock-solid foundation and positioning NNPRFTC for the future, NNPRFTC has implemented three major changes to its accreditation program: Accreditation Commission—Previously a standing committee of NNRFTC’s Board of Directors, the Accreditation Committee has […]

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Kerry Bamrick Appointed New NNPRFTC Executive Director

by NNPRFTC

Middletown, Conn., June 26, 2019:  The National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Training Consortium (NNPRFTC or “the Consortium”), an accrediting, advocacy, education and membership organization for the Nurse Practitioner postgraduate residency and fellowship training movement, is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Executive Director, Kerry Bamrick, effective September 1, 2019. This appointment comes […]

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April 2019 — News Updates

Consortium News Updates: April 2019

by Candice Rettie PhD

Another Program Accredited: Highland Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Residency. Well-deserved congratulations to Highland Family Medicine’s (HFM) Nurse Practitioner Residency Program (NPRP) on their initial 3-year, programmatic accreditation. Kristin Smith, DNP, FNP-c, AAHIVS is the Program Director of the NPRP, headquartered in Rochester, NY. The current trainees will be considered to have completed an accredited program. Accreditation Committee now the Accreditation Commission:  […]

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Highland Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Residency Program Accredited

Congratulations on Initial Accreditation

by Candice Rettie PhD

The National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship Consortium (NNPRFTC) is pleased to announce the initial accreditation of another postgraduate Nurse Practitioner residency:  Highland Family Medicine’s (HFM) Nurse Practitioner Residency Program (NPRP) headquartered in Rochester, NY.  NNPRFTC’s Accreditation Commission’s initial programmatic accreditation is for three years.  The current trainees will be considered to have completed an accredited program. The Highland Family […]

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