The Institute for NP Excellence (INPE) is a unique, NP-owned LLC formed by NP Dr. Mary Jo Goolsby to promote excellence in NP leadership, practice, and outcomes by providing superior, evidence-based education, and resources. Our services involve consultation, delivery of continuing education through online and live activities, leadership development, and creation of practice resources--all designed and delivered by expert NPs.
INPE operates as a social enterprise hybrid between for-profit and non-profit entity, similar to the L3C model recognized in several states. Our mission overrides other considerations, including profit optimization. In addition to creating and disseminating education, research, and innovative information/resources, INPE contributes to funds designated for NP/NP student scholarships and grants.
In 2015, INPE became the online CE Provider for Texas Nurse Practitioners (TNP) and for CVS Minute Clinic. We develop and collaborate on online continuing education to meet the needs of these partners' constituents.
INPE principal Mary Jo Goolsby has been an adult NP for over 35 years and has over 25 years of combined NP academic and continuing education experience in addition to 12 years of experience in non-profit executive leadership. INPE was created to build on her prior work to make innovative resources readily available to NPs and NP students, regardless of membership in a particular organization. We are committed to squarely focusing on promoting excellence in NP practice, education, and research.