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National NP Week 2017 highlights profession's efforts to expand health care in US

National NP Week 2017 highlights profession's efforts to expand health care in US

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners celebrates National NP Week from November 12-18.

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Nurse practitioner treatment of hepatitis C in primary care

Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.

Managing comorbidities linked to childhood obesity

Managing comorbidities linked to childhood obesity

A point-of-care resource tool may help clinicians better manage childhood overweight- and obesity-related comorbidities.

Women veterans lack access to effective health care in civilian practice

Women veterans lack access to effective health care in civilian practice

Civilian healthcare providers need to be educated on the importance of screening women for military service and also be aware of the unique healthcare needs of this population.

Advanced practice preceptor development program improves student transitions into practice

Advanced practice preceptor development program improves student transitions into practice

An innovative advanced practice preceptor program can help students and novices transition into established professionals.

NPs improve care coordination for high-risk complex care patients post-discharge

NPs improve care coordination for high-risk complex care patients post-discharge

Post-discharge care from hospital to community coordinated by an NP in high-risk complex care patients reduced hospital readmission rates.

NPs have favorable view of retail health clinics

NPs have favorable view of retail health clinics

A survey found that 77.4% of NPs reported that the care provided in retail health clinics was in accordance with evidence-based guidelines.

Rivaroxaban decreased VTE rate in high-risk orthopedic joint surgery patients

Rivaroxaban decreased VTE rate in high-risk orthopedic joint surgery patients

Researchers developed a protocol to demonstrate the efficacy of rivaroxaban in lowering the risk of venous thromboembolism among orthopedic joint surgery patients.

Mammogram referral, screening rates boosted with point-of-care screening program

Mammogram referral, screening rates boosted with point-of-care screening program

A breast cancer screening program helped improve mammography referral and screening rates in a federally qualified health center.

AANP 2017: More NPs choosing primary care

AANP 2017: More NPs choosing primary care

Nearly 90% of nurse practitioners are prepared in primary care programs in 2017.

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