Governor recognizes Missouri nurse practitioners with proclamation

Gov. Mike Parson visits with nurse practitioners and a representative of the Missouri Nurses Association on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023, in his Capitol office after presenting them with a proclamation marking this as Nurse Practitioner Week in Missouri. From back to front are: Tammy Vandermoelen, Carla Beckerle, Kristy Herndon, Margaret Benz, Laurie Sparr and Jill Kliethermes. (Julie Smith/News Tribune photo)

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced a proclamation designating Nov. 12-18 as Nurse Practitioners Week.

"You got a lot of support here, I know that," Parson told a small group of representatives from nurse practitioners' associations while pointing to himself.