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December 2007 - Posts


Other NPs Follow in Your Footsteps
December 20, 2007 10:50 AM by S_lebo
On a weekly basis ADVANCE is deluged by calls and e-mails from you, our devoted readers, notifying us about the current news in your state. Many of you are busy, even amid the Christmas season, serving patients as well as lobbying for a cause your local Read More...
Focus on Fitness, Not Weight
December 19, 2007 9:11 AM by Michelle Perron
A study published this month in JAMA provided some serious validation for exercise, particularly in later life. The study of 2,600 older adults found that when it comes to lowering mortality risk, physical fitness plays a bigger role than body weight. Read More...
Where Does Responsibility for Patients End?
December 18, 2007 9:31 AM by Jill Rollet
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that physicians who prescribe drugs can be sued for the actions of their medicated patients. According to a Boston Globe article , a man taking a variety of medications lost consciousness while driving Read More...
Are NPs Becoming Too Specialized?
December 10, 2007 11:32 AM by Jill Rollet
One important finding of the 2007 National Salary and Workplace Survey of Nurse Practitioners is that NP subspecialties have mushroomed, even since the 2005 survey. We asked NPs to choose their primary employment setting from a list of 22 choices, including Read More...
Office Hierarchies
December 5, 2007 8:25 AM by Jill Rollet
Most of the nurse practitioners (46%) who responded to the 2007 National Salary and Workplace Survey of Nurse Practitioners said that the person they report to at work is a physician. Only 7% said they report to another NP, and 7% said they report to Read More...
The Most Effective Exercise Program
December 3, 2007 9:08 AM by Michelle Perron
Outside my work life at ADVANCE for Nurse Practitioners , I have a "recent onset" second career as a group fitness instructor. I teach diverse exercise formats, and I am passionate about each of them — Pilates for its attention to core strength and mind-body Read More...


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