Patients with viral infections were less likely to be prescribed antibiotics following a 4-part antibiotic stewardship intervention at an urgent care center.
When the pandemic first reached Boston in March 2020, Massachusetts General Hospital responded by redeploying advanced practice providers, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Clinicians were nominated by their peers to receive Point of Care Network’s America’s Top Physician Assistant or America’s Top Nurse Practitioner Award.
A now-deleted social media post from the AMA stated that the independent practice of nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) will put patient safety at risk.
State-by-state differences in regulation processes cause nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) to have different practice experiences across the United States.
NPs were selected for the fellowship based on their expertise in clinical practice, research, education, and health policy.
Nurse practitioners (NPs) executed a 5-step vaccination program for homeless individuals in Miami-Dade County to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases.
Researchers sought to determine the incidence of burnout and satisfaction with work-life balance among advance practice nurses and other US workers.
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.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has released survey results that capture how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted NP clinical practice.
The FDA approved therapies to treat pain, type 2 diabetes, hormone deficiency, and juvenile idiopathic arthritis in September 2020.
Training NP students in telepsychiatry should be implemented before entry into clinical practice to provide adequate services to patients in rural and medically underserved areas.
State scope-of-practice laws impact the ability of nurse practitioners to prescribe medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.
A posttreatment program demonstrated that nurse practitioner-led follow-up visits can be an essential component of radiation therapy.
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.
The 2020 American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference will be held virtually in place of the meeting that was scheduled for June 2020 in New Orleans, LA.
See how your salary compares with those of your peers as reported in the 2020 NP/PA Salary Survey.
DNPs of Color launched in May 2020 as a nonprofit organization to promote the professional advancement of DNPs who belong to racial minority groups.
Many hospital nurses in Illinois and New York were burned out and working in understaffed conditions immediately prior to the pandemic.
Johns Hopkins University is now accepting applications to its DNP/MPH program, which will launch in the summer of 2021.