One of the primary member benefits for every Maryland nurse practitioner is the support NPAM offers behind the scenes In addition to lobbying in Annapolis to protect your right to practice to your full scope of practice, NPAM leadership is always available for day to day concerns.
Thanks to NPAM, lead by President Andrea Schram, the Public Service Commission is proposing revised COMAR language that will include Nurse Practitioners as providers who can certify exemption from termination of service by utility companies based on serious illness or need of life support equipment. Read the Commission's letter and proposed language. NPAM always working for Maryland NPs
NPAM President Elect Andrea Schram, NPAM Northwest long time NPAM member Phyllis Mason and Co-District Director Joyce Vazzano traveled to Leon, Haiti, in October to provide healthcare to those in need.
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