Panel size has been equated with the level of care that patients receive.
NPs provide high-quality health care to underserved and uninsured populations throughout the United States.
The AANP held a press conference to support a bill that would grant full practice authority to all NPs within the Veterans Administration healthcare system.
Both PAs and NPs who practice addiction medicine have seen progress made in 2016 to increase practice authority.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2016 National Conference takes place in San Antonio from June 21 through June 26.
Sometimes, stepping into a new professional role takes longer than expected.
The words that we use and how we use them ultimately reflect what we think of ourselves.
If signed, the bill would authorize Florida NPs and PAs to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances.
A clinician weighs in on the potential harms of full practice authority for Nurse Practitioners.
Some variance is observed in outcomes for patients with COPD who are treated by NPs or PAs versus those treated by physicians.
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis who are treated at practices with NPs and PAs exhibited lower disease activity over 2 years.
Throughout the United States, nurse practitioners are still prevented from exercising their full practice authority - leading to increased frustration as the primary care shortage grows.
As the NP profession celebrates 50 years, take a look back at where the profession started and how far it has come.
A recent FNP graduate breaks down how he prepared to take (and pass) the AANP exam.
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants deliver similar-quality outpatient cardiovascular care compared with physicians.
Nurses who have united over comments on The View should use this momentum as a catalyst for change.
Planning ahead can help reduce the anxiety that comes along with final exams and boards.
The AMA recommends strategies such as keeping a gratitude journal to help clinicians stave off stress.
PAs and NPs often receive several job offers after graduation, but there is more to consider than just salary.
Health care providers can use the acronym SPPACES to determine what apps are the best for their clinical practice.
A family health clinic implemented for employees of a orthopedic specialty practice offered solution to care barriers and reduced healthcare costs.
Offering preoperative testing and evaluations in one convenient location can significantly reduce surgical cancellation rates.
Developing these characteristics will help clinicians become better providers and leaders.
A doctorate of nursing practice degree provides leadership and research-based clinical practice experience.
Loretta Ford, EdD, RN, PNP, FAAN, FAANPP, pioneer of the nurse practitioner profession, calls on NPs to innovate, invest, and invent.
The Frontlines for Lifelines Act, S 297, would allow more than 4,000 nurse practitioners practicing in Veteran Affairs facilities full-practice authority.
Practitioners must innovate to ensure primary care practices stay relevant as alternative health settings emerge.
Practice improvement projects not only benefit the bottom line, they contribute to employee satisfaction and staff retainment.
New and experienced nurse practitioners alike have opportunities to advocate for better policies at the federal, state, and federal level.
Evidence-based interventions needed to create wellness cultures and encourage healthy behavior change in NPs.