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AFPRN was designed to give you - the family practice nurse - a variety of professional opportunities not offered by other existing organizations. Specifically, the AFPRN, was created to:
  • Develop and sustain a professional network for family practice nurses in residency training programs that provide a forum for discussion of nursing issues, experiences, ideas, protocols and support mechanisms.
  • Develop and define standards for support staff in family practice residency programs.
  • Provide its members with continuing education opportunities for professional growth.
  • Recognize nurses working in family practice residency programs as teachers of family medicine and part of the inter disciplinary team needed for optimal health care delivery.
  • Encourage publication of materials written by or for family practice residency nurses.
  • Encourage and support research in the area of family medicine.