Practitioner Association, Greater Rochester Constitution
ARTICLE I: NAME
The name of this
not-for-profit organization shall be The Nurse Practitioner Association
Rochester, hereinafter referred to as The NPAGR.
ARTICLE II: MISSION
The NPAGR is established to promote and
maintain an organization of and for nurse practitioners, which shall be
to the advancement and improvement of the nurse practitioner
which shall consider and act upon matters related to the professional
scientific interests of nurse practitioners and the promotion of
delivery of health care to all individuals.
ARTICLE III: OBJECTIVES
The objectives of NPAGR
serve as a local
chapter of The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State, (The
facilitating the involvement of local NPs in the activities of The NPA
national Nurse Practitioner organizations.
advance the evolution
of the nurse practitioner (NP) role.
promote and interpret the role of NPs to
other members of the healthcare profession and society at large.
monitor and evaluate proposed state and national legislative
that would impact on the practice of NPs, informing members of said
their possible impact on health care delivery to the public.
for continuing education based on academic and professional needs of
facilitate communication and serve as liaison
between NPs, as well as between NPs and other health care professionals.
promote visibility and
credibility among NPs, as well as between NPs and other health care
professionals, health care agencies, and professional organizations and
maintain high standards of practice by
promoting peer review, continuing education, and research.