Guide to the Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association records
Collection number: HMC-1091.
Creator: Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association.
Title: Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association records.
Dates: circa 1976-2014.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of a professional organization for nurse practitioners.
The Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association (ANPA) is a non-profit organization whose membership consists of Nurse Practitioner and NP students in the State of Alaska, which was formed and incorporated to: promote the public interest in nurse practitioner care; encourage communication among nurse practitioners, especially for Alaskans; support and promote increased availability of nurse practitioner services in Alaska; encourage member participation in ANPA business; promote communication between provider groups engaged in health care; promote availability of continuing education for nurse practitioners in Alaska; and provide support and encouragement to the concerns and interests of nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner students.
Items in the collection include: newsletters from the ANPA beginning in the 1980’s when it was call the PEER group; Board of Nursing transcripts of public comment on the regulations that gave Nurse Practitioners independent practice and prescriptive privileges in Alaska in 1984; correspondence on legislation, court cases and regulations concerning Advanced Nurse Practitioners; as well as a copy of the handwritten list of the first 32 ANP numbers assigned in Alaska.
Arrangement: The records in this collection are arranged roughly by type.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Copyright to materials in the collection is retained by the authors of those materials.
Preferred citation: Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory:
Alaska Nurse Practitioners Association. About. 2011 http://www.alaskanp.org/about (accessed November 25, 2011).
Related materials: The Archives holds many collections related to health and medical practice in Alaska. A listing of those can be found in our subject guide to Medicine and health related collections.
Acquisition note: Lynn Hartz, historian of the ANPA, deposited the records with the Archives on behalf of the ANPA. Additonal materials were added in 2014.
Processing information: This collection was described by Lynn Hartz and Arlene Schmuland in 2011. The finding aid was updated by Veronica Denison in 2014. Original folders and folder titles have been retained.
|1||PEER history 1970s||1978|
|2||1980—List of first 32 applications||1980|
|3||Articles of Incorporation, PEER group||circa 1981|
|4||Senate Bill 238||1982|
|6||ANA to NP, Leg. issues||1982|
|7||Regulation correspondence: general bills||1987|
|8||Partnow’s complaint, ANP history—early 90’s||circa 1990-1995|
|9||Third party reimbursement, PEER—1980s||1987-1990|
|11||Lay midwives||circa 1987|
|12||1993 House Bill, Dispensing||1993|
|13||ANPA Boards and Commissions||1992|
|14||ANP report on advance nursing practices, early 90s||circa 1990-1995|
|17||Silver Anniversary Tribute: Celebrating 25 years||2010|
|19||1983 recommended changes for regulations||1983|
|22||ANP name change||1989|
|24||ANA ANPA, blank membership application, newsletters||1997|
|25||ANPA conference business meeting||1998|
|27-28||Alaska Nurse: Alaska Nurses Association newsletter||2004-2011|
|29||ANA Regulation Testimony and testimony transcripts||1983|
|31||Alaska Board of Nursing transcripts on new ANP regulations with independent practice prescription privileges (Note: this folder is empty, may correspondence with what is in folder 29)||1983-1984|
|32||ANP—AK application old and new||1984|
|33||NP rules and regulations||1983|
|34||ANP AK written plan: original to final||1984|
|35||Alaska Nursing Today||2013-2014|