Excessive stress because of the COVID-19 pandemic can have a detrimental effect on nurses’ mental health; therefore, the APNA has developed a Well-Being Initiative for nurses seeking help for excessive stress.
Although the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had proposed a rule to allow non-physician providers the ability to provide the same services as physicians, more than 120 medical organizations opposed this ruling, and it ultimately was passed with limitations.
Researchers sought to examine national- and county-level buprenorphine prescription patterns by patient demographics and clinician specialty, and county-level characteristics associated with buprenorphine dispensing.
Previous studies investigated the benefits of CBT delivered by clinical psychologists. In this study, researchers sought to determine its benefits when delivered by breast care nurses trained in the intervention.