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NAPNAP 2013: Nurse practitioner research often poorly visible

NAPNAP 2013: Nurse practitioner research often poorly visible

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Implementing several techniques can help improve public recognition of NP research and improve the adoption of evidence-based medicine in practice.

Quality preceptors help new nursing grads transition to workplace

Quality preceptors help new nursing grads transition to workplace

A structured internship program with mentoring from a preceptor is key to transition from new graduate to nurse.

The trouble with finding a preceptor

The trouble with finding a preceptor

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The demand for qualified nurse practitioners to precept students is outpacing supply. How can we change this?

The healthcare we've inherited: Perspectives from a new graduate

The healthcare we've inherited: Perspectives from a new graduate

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As the healthcare crisis unfolds, make keeping a positive outlook a priority for the future.

Few internal medicine residents choosing primary care

Few internal medicine residents choosing primary care

Only about one in five graduating internal medicine residents in the United States plan to enter primary care.

The line between casual and unprofessional is easy to overstep

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Like bedside manner and compassion, professionalism is a skill that is difficult to teach to medical students, and may be even more difficult to learn.

Nurses that earn doctorate degrees deserve the title "doctor"

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Physician groups' insinuations that nurses with doctorate degrees, who want to use the title "doctor" are confusing patients and misrepresenting themselves, are obtrusive and offensive.

Implementing electronic health records: Are you ready?

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Using electronic health records (EHRs) will likely become second nature for a new generation of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Med students not adequately protected against hepatitis B

Med students not adequately protected against hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B vaccination rates among medical students lag behind national recommendations.

The white coat as a metaphor for the clinician-patient relationship

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A family nurse practitioner blogs about her commitment to the profession.

Should you pursue a career as a physician assistant or nurse practitioner?

PA and NPs are both vital members of the health care team that perform similar responsibilities, but there are important differences in training and certification that may influence your career decision.

Revealing a tattoo costs a clinician

Revealing a tattoo costs a clinician

A talented young resident breaches a patient's privacy and finds himself on the edge of a lawsuit.

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