Stark differences exist in EDs across the United States with regard to scope of practice, expectations, team dynamics, and training requirements for PAs and NPs.
Findings tied to both frequency of overtime and length of overtime hours in acute care setting
Nurse practitioner and physician comanagement in primary care has 3 vital attributes: effective communication; mutual respect and trust; and clinical alignment, also known as a shared philosophy of care.
The ACR/ ARHP created a rheumatology curriculum outline that can be used to create more efficient integration of NPs and PAs into rheumatology practice.
The proportion of practices with NPs and PAs increased modestly from 2008 to 2016, with similar growth found in specialty and primary care practices.
A diabetes transition registry may help adolescents with type 1 diabetes plan and prepare for independent adult care.
School attendance or daycare for immunosuppressed pediatric cancer patients remains a topic of uncertainty for many clinicians.
Standardizing postpartum depression screening in the ambulatory pediatric setting coupled with implementing a referral algorithm and referral guide can help more PPD cases be identified, further evaluated, and treated.
Implementing mental health services early on in pediatric oncology patients has significant benefits, as managing such distress before symptom severity worsens creates better short- and long-term outcomes.
Adaption of processes in pediatric pulmonology clinics that may eliminate tobacco use and exposure will help with decreasing medical expenses and hospital admissions for illnesses that can be triggered from smoke exposure.
Hospital notifications are received more quickly by teen patients with STIs as text messages rather than phone calls.
Increased daily family management, which includes attending to physical, psychological, or social aspects of a child with special healthcare needs, may be negatively associated with quality of life in children with chronic conditions.
Maternal factors, such as age and stress levels, may be linked with infant feeding concerns.
Two primary care pediatric clinics study the relationship between screen time use and mental health effects on children between 6 and 12 years old.
NAPNAP will celebrate its 45th anniversary at the organization's National Conference in Chicago from March 19-22, 2018.
A letter from AANP President Joyce Knestrick addresses an in-flight health emergency in which an NP was not permitted to properly treat a passenger in distress.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners celebrates National NP Week from November 12-18.
Hepatitis C treatment improves outcomes and experiences for patient and provider.
A point-of-care resource tool may help clinicians better manage childhood overweight- and obesity-related comorbidities.
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.
An innovative advanced practice preceptor program can help students and novices transition into established professionals.
Post-discharge care from hospital to community coordinated by an NP in high-risk complex care patients reduced hospital readmission rates.
A survey found that 77.4% of NPs reported that the care provided in retail health clinics was in accordance with evidence-based guidelines.
Researchers developed a protocol to demonstrate the efficacy of rivaroxaban in lowering the risk of venous thromboembolism among orthopedic joint surgery patients.
A breast cancer screening program helped improve mammography referral and screening rates in a federally qualified health center.
Nearly 90% of nurse practitioners are prepared in primary care programs in 2017.
AANP 2017: NPs better able to diagnose and treat mental health disorders with greater exposure as studentsJune 21, 2017
Diagnostic and treatment competency levels in mental health disorders improved with increased educational time on these conditions.
Understanding the different attitudes and skills that different generations and professions bring to relationships can increase working confidence and self-efficacy.
The AANP 2017 National Conference will be held from June 20 through June 25 in Philadelphia.
Health care facilities should provide education to nurses and other employees relating to alcohol and drug use, and promote safe, supportive drug-free workplaces.