CRN, nurse practioners groups cooperate on microsite

CRN, nurse practioners groups cooperate on microsite

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) announced the launch of a microsite as part of its joint education campaign with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners© (AANP) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation (AANPF).

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association representing the dietary supplement industry, announced the launch of a microsite as part of its joint education campaign with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners© (AANP) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation (AANPF). The new microsite, which will be available via the CRN website, is a hub for resources and information about nurse practitioners in general, as well as their attitudes about and usage of dietary supplements.

“This microsite will provide information showcasing the important role that nurse practitioners and dietary supplements play as part of a comprehensive approach to wellness. It will allow us to have a central location to house information and news related to this effort. As a healthcare practitioner group, nurse practitioners are growing in numbers and as more consumers learn about the value of nurse practitioners, their influence will continue to grow as well,” said Judy Blatman, senior vice president, communications, CRN.      

“We are pleased to see this program move forward and share CRN’s enthusiasm for this online resource. Nurse practitioners understand the important role that dietary supplements can play in a healthy lifestyle and we look forward to continuing to work with them on this joint education campaign,” said Kay Todd, executive director, AANPF.

The microsite additions will be comprised of fact sheets and statistics about nurse practitioners and joint press releases from the organizations. It will have a different feel than CRN’s primary website with a unique layout and format. The microsite can be accessed by visiting http://www.crnusa.org/AANPF.

To learn more about the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation, please visit AANP and AANPF on the web at http://www.aanp.org and www.aanp.org/foundation. AANPF is an associate member of CRN. To learn more about CRN, visit www.crnusa.org.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is the oldest and largest national professional organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties. Through individual and group memberships, AANP represents the interests of approximately 140,000 nurse practitioners in the country. AANP continually advocates for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered and personalized healthcare. For more information visit www.aanp.org or to locate a nurse practitioner in your area, go to www.NPfinder.com.

About the AANP Foundation: Conceived by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the AANP Foundation began operations in March 1998 as an independently incorporated 501(c)(3) philanthropic not-for-profit organization and is the first national foundation supporting NPs of all specialties. The mission of the AANP Foundation is to advance the role of nurse practitioners through the support of education, research and practice for the improvement of the public’s health. For more information on the AANP Foundation, visit www.aanp.org/foundation.

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), founded in 1973 and based in Washington, D.C., is the leading trade association representing dietary supplement manufacturers and ingredient suppliers. CRN companies produce a large portion of the dietary supplements marketed in the United States and globally. Our member companies manufacture popular national brands as well as the store brands marketed by major supermarkets, drug store and discount chains. These products also include those marketed through natural food stores and mainstream direct selling companies. In addition to complying with a host of federal and state regulations governing dietary supplements in the areas of manufacturing, marketing, quality control and safety, our 75+ manufacturer and supplier members also agree to adhere to additional voluntary guidelines as well as CRN’s Code of Ethics. Learn more about us at www.crnusa.org.

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