Investigators aimed to understand how family physicians’ scope of practice is affected by employing nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Researchers evaluated the response of rifaximin therapy in patients with IBS-D with abdominal pain symptoms.
Researchers sought to identify the impact NP screening for colorectal cancer using mt-sDNA testing.
The DYNAGITO trial investigated the effectiveness of dual bronchodilation with fixed-dose tiotropium/olodaterol for reducing exacerbations of COPD.
Researchers conducted a literature review of studies on bipolar disorder and bipolar depression to assist NPs in identifying patients with bipolar depression and improving the timeliness of treating the condition.
This study sought to determine whether patients with different types of primary care providers have different chronic illness outcomes than patients seen by physicians alone.
The 2019 AANP Annual Conference will be held from June 18-23 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Nurse practitioners and physician assistants in Maine will now be permitted to perform abortions after passage of a law signed by Democratic Governor Janet T. Mills on June 10, 2019.
Findings show 15% increased risk 2 days after understaffed day and night shifts.
Advanced practice providers may benefit from postgraduate simulation-based curricula to help them transition to clinical practice more effectively.
Direct nurse practitioner to nurse practitioner referral provides patients with expert assessment and accelerated access to diagnostic testing, resulting in faster diagnosis and treatment.
White paper calls for research on practice and policy to support maximizing contributions of PNPs.
A survey was administered to directors of advanced practice provider fellowship programs in hospital medicine to characterize the existing fellowships.
NPs and PAs who specialize in oncology are frequently grouped together, but there may be significant differences between the regions in which they practice and the type of malignancies they treat.
As the roles of nurse practitioners and physician assistants continue to evolve, efforts are being made to integrate a NP/PA model into the hepatology and liver transplant field.
Patients with schizophrenia who participated in a telephone intervention problem-solving program were found to have higher rates of medication adherence compared with patients who received routine hospital care for schizophrenia.
Researchers examined the proportions of nurse practitioners and physician assistants with waivers to prescribe buprenorphine and the association with state regulations that restrict their scope of practice.
While medical credentials are meaningful to both patient and provider, they can also cause confusion.
For patients with heart failure discharged to a skilled nursing facility and then home, the risk for readmission is highest during the first 2 days at home and is attenuated with a longer SNF length of stay.
The term mid-level provider is causing confusion for patients and frustration for medical providers.