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Continuing Challenges to NursingBy Mary Carole McMann, MPH
In a 2012 article in The New England Journal of Medicine, Staiger and colleagues reported on a workforce model they used to project the future age and supply of registered nurses (RNs).1 They explained that jobs in the healthcare industry tend to inc ....
I Am a Nurse Practitioner…By Patti Wheaton, APRN-CNP
Patti Wheaton, APRN-CNP describes several aspects of her role as a nurse practitioner. ....
NPWH 2012 Inspirations in Women’s Health AwardBy Gay Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of NPWH
The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) held its 15th Annual Clinical Conference on October 10–13, 2012 in sunny Orlando, Florida. One of the highlights of the NPWH conferences for the past 7 years has been the re ....
Removing Barriers to Quality Primary CareBy Mary Carole McMann, MPH
Andrea Brassard, RN, DNSc, MPH, FNP, is the strategic policy advisor for the Center to Champion Nursing in America at the AARP Public Policy Institute. In this role, she has worked to educate the public about the optimum scope of practice for advance ....
Learn about grants for disadvantaged nursing students, a recent scholarship win, and other educational resources available for nurse practitioners. ....
The Many Hats of NP Daniel Lucky
Daniel Lucky, DNP, FNP/GNP-C, EMT-P, just wanted to find a way to help those people who are most vulnerable due to their limited access to primary health care. In order to accomplish this ambitious goal, he wears a number of different hats.
Weight Management: A Good Start in Reforming Health CareBy Tom Bartol, NP
While politicians debate healthcare reform and the challenges of how to ensure high-quality, affordable, accessible health care in this country, patients and staff at the Richmond Area Health Center in the town of Richmond, Maine, have been doing the ....
MICNP Advocacy Day 2012
On September 19, the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners (MICNP) sponsored its Advocacy Day 2012. ....
Have NP Degree—Will Travel By Jennifer Hanlon-Wilde, RN, FNP
Cape Town, South Africa, has got to be the most beautiful city in the world to approach by sea. The busy port town, with its lovely mix of Victorian and modern architecture, is dwarfed by reddish-gold Table Mountain in the background. ....
AWHONN’s Award Winners for 2012
On June 25, 2012, the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) announced the 10 award winners for 2012 at its national convention, which was held in the Washington, DC area. ....