The CDC had released recommendations for a safe, socially distant Halloween 2020.
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 AAAHC developed the toolkit as an informational resource for managing pain in both primary care and surgical practices.
Verbal instructions may be supplemented with written or animated information to guide patients through the self-collection process.
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.
The neuroprotective effects of hypothermia, and the treatments currently available for rewarming, give patients an excellent chance of neurologically intact survival despite prolonged cardiac arrest times.
Establishing set routines and using visual materials to explain new situations are key ways to reduce pandemic-related anxiety in young children.
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.
Is an overheard murder confession by a patientadmissible in court?
Researchers assessed diagnosis, risk-stratification, and management of 3 distinct subgroups of primary cutaneous lymphomas.
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.
In 2020 European Society of Cardiology guidelines, updated recommendations are presented for the care of adult patients with congenital heart disease.
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.
Gender significantly influences choice of specialty, with female osteopathic graduates 75% more likely to enter primary care than men.