New inducted into Association of Nurse Practitioners

Nelda New, PhD, APN, FNP-BC, ANP-BC, CNE, assistant professor, MSN Program Director, was inducted as a 2014 Fellow in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners at the organization’s annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn., on June 19.

New is of the sixth Arkansas nurse practitioners recognized as an AANP Fellow from a total of 416 nationally. AANP Fellows are selected based on outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education or policy.

Established by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in 2000, the Fellows of the AANP (FAANP) is dedicated to the global advancement of NPs and the high-quality health care they deliver.

By engaging recognized NP leaders, they are furthering the NP profession while enhancing AANP’s mission.