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Pediatric NPs Set Record at NAPNAP Conference
April 16, 2010 9:31 AM by Michelle Perron
I'm here at the annual conference of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), where pediatric NPs have set a new record for conference attendance. About 1,500 pediatric NPs are here in Chicago to network, earn CE credits and Read More...
Video Good Choice for Patient Education
February 13, 2009 9:20 AM by Jill Rollet
I saw this great patient education video about lost tampons on a blog called Doc Gurley, Posts From an Insane Healthcare System . The blogger appears in the video giving humorous, yet expert, advice about how a tampon can get "lost" and what to do about Read More...
NP Narrates Obama Ad
September 4, 2008 11:45 AM by Jennifer Ford
This election is vitally important to those in the health care industry, and NPs are getting involved. A nurse practitioner working for Planned Parenthood narrated an ad on Roe v. Wade and how it pertains to the current presidential election, as reported Read More...
Update on NPs' Ability to Perform Abortions
May 12, 2008 4:13 PM by Jennifer Ford
I previously posted about a bill that passed the senate in Arizona banning NPs from performing abortions. Recent news from the Arizona Daily Star's Web site states that despite legislative movement, the bill is being vehemently fought by the state board Read More...
NPs Banned From Performing Abortions
April 11, 2008 11:18 AM by Jennifer Ford
According to an article in the East Valley Tribune, a panel in the Arizona Senate voted last week to ban nurse practitioners from performing abortions. A physician testified that although he thought nurse practitioners were able to perform abortions, Read More...
Survey: Women Unaware of HPV Test
February 20, 2008 4:42 PM by Jennifer Ford
The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) conducted an online survey of 1,000 women ages 20 and older, and found that women don't know about the HPV test, which can be vital to detection of the virus and prevention of cervical Read More...
Sex and Salary
November 27, 2007 8:15 AM by Jill Rollet
Here at ADVANCE we're busy crunching the data from our recent 2007 National Salary and Workplace Survey of Nurse Practitioners. One number that should surprise no one is that salaries for male NPs are 10% higher than those for female nurse practitioners. Read More...


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