• NPWH Position Statement on HBOC Risk Assessment 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-05-18)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports the role of women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs) in providing hereditary breast and ovarian cancer (HBOC) risk assessment. At a minimum, ...
    • NPWH Position Statement on Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-12-01)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms each individual’s right to quality, evidence-based sexual and reproductive healthcare and encourages each individual to strive for a healthy ...
    • NPWH Position Statement on Human Papillomavirus Vaccination 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2017-11)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health supports an intentional and concerted effort to improve human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates—with the goal of ending cancers caused by HPV. All nurse ...
    • NPWH Position Statement on Human Sex Trafficking 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2017-02-28)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on human sex trafficking was approved by the Board of Directors January, 2017. NPWH recognizes the critical role of nurse practitioners ...
    • NPWH Position Statement: Brain Health is Women's Health 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports collaborative action to establish brain health as a crucial aspect of women’s healthcare. A comprehensive approach includes promoting brain ...
    • NPWH position statement: Cervical cancer screening 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (2018-05-08)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports a concerted effort to continue to improve cervical cancer screening rates and timely, appropriate follow-up and treatment when screening ...
    • NPWH position statement: Cervical cancer screening [June 2021 Update] 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports a concerted effort to continue to improve cervical cancer screening (CCS) rates and timely, appropriate follow-up and treatment when screening ...
    • NPWH position statement: Climate change, women's health, and environmental justice 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) asserts that climate change has a significant effect on health and wellbeing globally. NPWH believes that nursing organizations and the nursing ...
    • NPWH position statement: Eliminating preventable maternal deaths 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports coordinated and collaborative efforts at federal, state, local, and professional organization levels to eliminate preventable maternal deaths. ...
    • NPWH position statement: Expanding access to hormonal contraception 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms the right of each individual or couple who desire to use contraception to be able to do so. Barriers to obtaining and successfully using ...
    • NPWH position statement: Intimate partner violence 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms that intimate partner violence (IPV) is a significant public health issue that must be addressed at individual, relationship, community, and ...
    • NPWH Position Statement: Male Sexual and Reproductive Health: The Role of WHNPs 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health affirms the right of all individuals to quality, evidence-based sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care that is non-judgmental, respectful, and culturally ...
    • NPWH position statement: Marijuana use during pregnancy and lactation 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) advocates for a nonjudgmental and evidence-based approach to screening and counseling women concerning marijuana use during pregnancy and lactation. ...
    • NPWH Position Statement: Men with Breast Conditions: The Role of the WHNP Specializing in Breast Care 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms the role of the women’s health nurse practitioner (WHNP), as a member of a multidisciplinary breast care specialty team, in providing specialized ...
    • NPWH position statement: Prepregnancy genetic carrier screening 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (Healthcom Media, 2020-06)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health advocates for equitable access to informed, voluntary prepregnancy genetic carrier screening for individuals/couples who desire information about potential ...
    • NPWH position statement: Prevention and management of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder among women across the lifespan 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2017-02)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on prevention and management of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder (OUD) among women across the lifespan was approved by the ...
    • NPWH position statement: Prevention and management of opioid misuse and opioid use disorder among women across the lifespan [September 2020 Update] 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) supports the role of women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs) and other nurse practitioners (NPs) who provide healthcare for women across the ...
    • NPWH position statement: Prevention of alcohol exposed pregnancies [April 2021 Update] 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) advocates for the use of evidence-based strategies by women’s health nurse practitioners (WHNPs) and other advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) ...
    • NPWH position statement: Prevention of alcohol-exposed pregnancies 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (HealthCom Media, 2016-11)
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) position statement on prevention of alcohol-exposed pregnancies was approved by the Board of Directors August, 2016. NPWH recognizes the critical ...
    • NPWH position statement: Systemic racism and implicit bias in women's healthcare 

      National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
      The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) is committed to addressing structural racism and implicit bias in meaningful ways that will improve women’s healthcare and reduce health disparities. ...

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