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WHEREAS, nurse practitioners (NPs) serve as trusted frontline healthcare providers for patients across the Silver State; and

WHEREAS, in addition to diagnosing and treating acute and chronic conditions, NPs focus on health promotion, disease prevention, health education and counseling; and

WHEREAS, NPs are highly skilled practitioners with advanced education and clinical training, building upon their initial registered nurse preparation; and

WHEREAS, there are more than 270,000 licensed NPs in the United States, and better utilization of NPs through improved system policies creates better health through a more accessible, efficient, cost-effective healthcare system; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada is proud to recognize and honor the service of nurse practitioners to our great state;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim the week of November 10 - 16, 2019 as

NURSE PRACTITIONERS WEEK IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 6th day of November, 2019

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