Who We Are-  MS Association of Nurse Practitioners (MANP) 

The only state association devoted entirely to nurse practitioners! 

 MANP is an affiliate of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is your specialty association.  We advocate for nurse practitioners with the legislature, Congress, other policymakers and with other healthcare associations both in the state and nationally. We provide specific continuing education opportunities that meet state and national requirements for use in national recertification for and licensure.  You don't have to worry if your CE will be accepted.  We do that for you.  MANP also provides frequent conferences and pharmaceutical sponsored dinner meetings across the state, updates concerning your profession.  MANP also provides communications through blast emails to keep you up to date with current events and legislative happenings that affect your practice and help to protect your income.  We encourage you to be an active part of your association to help move your profession forward.

The Benefits of Membership

MANP is an association focused entirely on the needs of Nurse Practitioners in the state of Mississippi.  Our focus is on moving the profession forward in our state.  We recognize the importance of nurse practitioners in the provision of healthcare in our state and the need to enhance their visibility, legislative clout, and participation in key decision-making roles.  We are your voice. And collectively, with one voice, we can reach our goals and protect the progress we make. 

Our specialties are varied and include Family Practice, Women’s Health, Acute Care, Pediatrics, Mental Health, Research, Education, and more. We have regular meetings and participate in community events as well as local, state, and national seminars and conventions to remain abreast of the latest education, technologies, and issues affecting our practice.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • Supporting  NPs to the fullest extend of your education and training
  • Advocate for you when you have issues with insurance and networks
  • An opportunity to network with peers and share information and ideas pertinent to our organization especially for clinic owners
  • Representation on boards and commissions locally, regionally and nationally;
  • Access to local member only dinner meetings
  • Conferences discount for current members
  • Access to Members Only Section of website
  • Strength in Numbers – Membership gives us a more powerful collective voice to support your needs
  • Full-time Lobbyist with your needs in mind
  • Legislative and Regulation Updates will keep you current on issues that may affect your practice and income
  • Discounts on AANP Certification renewal

Become Involved

Join MANP and take advantage of our educational, networking, and leadership opportunities.  The members of the MANP Board of Directors would like very much for you to become actively involved in your association and help us move our state toward full practice authority. There are membership options for NPs, students, retirees, and affiliate members who support the work of nurse practitioners. If you are a member and would like to serve on a committee, please give us a call at 601-407-3226 or email us at [email protected]  If you are a clinic owner, we want your input in our committee devoted to you.  We look forward to working with you as we support your profession in our state and nationally.