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.
Retail medical sites like CVS and Walmart have established primary care clinics, which are staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Adding another healthcare provider to the practice schedule creates additional access for the patient.
Nurse practitioners made more than 1.3 million home visits nationwide in 2013.
An FNP reflects on the lessons he has learned in practice throughout the year.
The VA ruled to grant veterans direct access to advanced practice registered nurses who work in the VA healthcare system.
Ensuring successful integration of nurse practitioners into intensive care units includes orientation programs and leadership teams.
Nurse practitioners make history with the first FAA-approved drone delivery of medications in the United States.
The AANP celebrates National Nurse Practitioner Week from November 13-19, 2016.
For the APN who is recertifying, it is important to establish relationships with other APNs at the local and national level.
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.