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Guide to the Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association records
circa 1976-2014

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.

Historical note:
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.

Collection description:
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: Digital copies of collection material not available online. 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.

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. http://libguides.consortiumlibrary.org/ASChealthcollections

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.

Container list:

Folder

Description

Dates

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

5

PEER correspondence

1981-1984

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

10

Correspondence

1987-1992

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

15

PEER correspondence

1986-1989

16

Newsletters

1978-2004

17

Silver Anniversary Tribute: Celebrating 25 years

2010

18

Newsletters—PEER, 1970s

1976

19

1983 recommended changes for regulations

1983

20

1984 newsletters

1984

21

PEER news

1988

22

ANP name change

1989

23

Newsletters

1989-1991

24

ANA ANPA, blank membership application, newsletters

1997

25

ANPA conference business meeting

1998

26

ANPA newsletter

1999

27-28

Alaska Nurse: Alaska Nurses Association newsletter

2004-2011

29

ANA Regulation Testimony and testimony transcripts

1983

30

Minutes

1986

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