A recent FNP graduate breaks down how he prepared to take (and pass) the AANP exam.
Planning ahead can help reduce the anxiety that comes along with final exams and boards.
Resources are available to supplement the general medicine knowledge physician assistants already have when starting clinical rotations.
Passing HR 1202 will allow physician assistants to provide hospice care.
Working in pediatrics takes good communication and negotiation skills – as well as some hand sanitizer and tissues to ward off the extra germs.
The satisfaction that you experience the first time you recognize one of the signs in practice is exciting and provides a since of accomplishment and validation of all the skills you learned.
The balance between clinical practice and educational training is one of the toughest parts of the job.
Faculty practice models help advanced practice nurses achieve teaching, service and research goals, while enhancing the student experience.
The realities of practicing rural medicine can be harsh, but the rewards are equally as compelling.
As the healthcare community changes to meet the needs of aging baby boomers, primary care jobs will be in demand.
Hospitals and clinics that do not meet EHR meaningful use requirements by 2015 will face escalating Medicare and Medicaid payment penalties.
Combining NP, PA and telemedicine services will help bridge the gaps created by hospitalist and primary care physician shortages.
Although the Affordable Care Act’s future may be uncertain, nurse practitioner and physician assistant roles will continue to expand to meet primary care needs.
One-thousand new midwives need to be trained each year to meet American College of Nurse Midwives 2020 goals, but just 339 were certified in 2010.
A family nurse practitioner blogs about her commitment to the profession.
Read this tip for making abstract concepts, like converting metric medication doses, go down smoothly.
Are health care providers adequately prepared to address patients’ psychological issues?
Forensic nurses are typically the first point of contact for crime victims who are admitted to emergency rooms, providing opportunities to gather evidence and assess the patient’s psychological state.
Nursing case management professionals in the health care industry tailor care to meet the needs of individual patients, particularly those who receive benefits from one or more social agencies in a given community.
Midwifery is now more popular than ever after two decades of surging growth — the number of certified nurse midwife (CNM) and certified midwife (CM) attended births reached a record high at 317,626 births in 2008.