Although physician assistant curricula focused on treating the LGBT community has increased, more work is needed to expand the research on this population.
A nurse practitioner sues her former employer after being fired for refusing to get a flu shot.
Nurse staffing ratios and subjective workload were found to be directly associated with missed care in a NICU.
Could type of clinician rendering care influence outcomes for patients with diabetes?
Between 2012 and 2016, trends in primary care visits suggest that physician office visits dropped across every state in the Unites States while visits to NPs and PAs increased.
Investigators sought to determine whether nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expanding their scope of practice outside of primary care to perform dermatologic procedures.
In a British study, nurse-led care emphasizing patient education and engagement significantly improved the proportion of gout sufferers who achieved target serum urate levels.
Use of a fax machine and lack of a timely response resulted in the demise of a patient and an accusation of gross negligence.
A recent systematic review found that nurse-led care is effective, acceptable, and safe in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.
See how your salary compares with those of your peers as reported in the 2018 NP/PA Salary Survey.
The most common procedures that APPs performed in 2015 were destructions of benign neoplasms, biopsies, and destructions of malignant neoplasms.
Changes in the NP profession over the past 20 years include the growth of the profession, methods of practice, and the types of patients and conditions treated.
Effectiveness of care and healthcare resource use for diabetes or cardiovascular disease were comparable among patients receiving care from an NP vs those managed by a PA.
A literature review revealed that the use of care navigators in conjunction with follow-up telephone calls from nursing staff improved transition of care and readmission rates in patients with congestive heart failure.
Hospitalist NPs are key to successfully implementing Society of Hospital Medicine guidelines for preoperative testing and management.
An evaluation assessed the nonhealthcare-related influences that have led to misconceptions about long-acting reversible contraceptives.
Nurse educators may not be fully prepared to teach students about transgender patient care.
Project ECHO at Los Angeles Christian Health Center contributes to improved care of HCV in underserved populations.
Investigators report results from the MONALEESA-7 trial, which assessed ribociclib plus endocrine therapy in premenopausal women with advanced breast cancer.
Lofexidine may help patients with opioid withdrawal symptoms or difficulty with opioid discontinuation.