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Are You Less Safe?
July 8, 2013 1:51 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Below, ADVANCE blogger Scott Warner, MLT(ASCP), discuss safety of hospital workers. Have you ever felt threatened in your work environment? Share your comments with us below. " According to NIOSH (the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health), Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking: Comments & Feedback
January 14, 2013 2:57 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Each month, ADVANCE for NPs & PAs compiles your comments on the latest issues in our Comments & Feedback column. We'd love to hear from you with topics of concern, the latest news for NPs & PAs, what your state organizations are up to, or Read More...
In Print or Online? You Choose.
January 4, 2013 9:18 AM by Kelly Wolfgang
Last week, Newsweek published its final print issue . As a magazine enthusiast (I subscribe to many, I've studied them, and I work for one), I was saddened to hear the news. I remember a time when finding one of my favorite magazines in the mail meant Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Healthcare’s Ban on Weapons?
December 20, 2012 1:51 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Last week, the Facebook post below caught a lot of attention. What's your opinion? "Both the American Nurses Association and the American College of Emergency Physicians have issued calls for a ban on the sale of assault weapons. Do you think it is the Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Top 10 Articles of 2012
December 10, 2012 3:15 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
This week, we released our end-of-year compilation, Top 10 Articles of 2012 . The selected articles, blog posts and guides were the most visited content of the year by you, our readers. Check out the list to see each complete article and all of the comments Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Practice Models, International Medicine, Dermatology, NP Bloggers Needed
December 3, 2012 3:37 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
On , our most commented articles were: Teams, Practice Models and Patients : "As a full time clinician my team and I have been doing outcomes research on an interdisciplinary model of stroke rounds in an acute care setting. The Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – NP Week, Mississippi Regulation, Preceptors
November 19, 2012 5:40 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
We hope you had a great NP Week 2012! What did you do to celebrate? Send your photos, stories and more to and be included in our January Comments & Feedback column. On Twitter, we retweeted a few great NP week photos. If you're Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – NP Week, NP/PA Education
November 12, 2012 12:45 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Happy NP Week 2012 ! This year, we are recognizing nurse practitioners across the country with the AANP theme, "Your Partner in Health." We'd love to know what your facility is doing to celebrate. Send your photos and stories of your festivities to Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Election, AANP-ACNP Merger, Webinars, CE/CME
November 5, 2012 1:30 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
With the election just one day away, political reporting is at a fever pitch. At ADVANCE , we have compiled extensive coverage of healthcare's role in the election. If you haven't done so yet, browse our articles for some last-minute information on the Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – NP Residencies, Practice Barriers, Salary, Election
October 29, 2012 1:06 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
ADVANCE for NPs & PAs staff is bracing for Hurricane Sandy near Philadelphia, Pa. today, and we wish the best to all those along the East coast who are suffering from the storm's damage. Across the country, NPs and PAs are still heating up our communities Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – NPs & Nurse Veterans, New PA Organization, Primary Care
October 22, 2012 2:56 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Have you visited our blogs lately? Last week, new NPs and nurse veterans battled on the value of floor experience. Our NP & PA Student blogger Terry Clarke, currently enrolled in a fast track NP program, expressed his views on what experienced nurses Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Facebook Fans, Presidential Election, NP Students, Expansion of the PA Profession
October 15, 2012 3:46 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Our ADVANCE for NPs & PAs community is always growing and providing better feedback every week. Our social media goal this week is to hit 2,000 fans on Facebook . We're only 28 "likes" away! If you're not already following us, make sure to check out Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – PA Week, Salaries, New PA Organization
October 8, 2012 2:41 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
This week, we are celebrating PA Week 2012 ! The festivities kicked off on October 6 for PA Day, remembering the father of the profession, Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD. We would love to hear how your facility is celebrating. Send your pictures of all the fun Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – Phantom Pain, NP Scope of Practice, NP & PA Salary
October 1, 2012 3:42 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Last week, NP and PA readers submitted questions to our communities asking for advice from fellow clinicians. Below are a sample - if you have any advice for these NPs and PAs, comment on the respective article or share with us here and we'll make sure Read More...
NPs & PAs Are Talking – DNP Conference, Working in Corrections, Pain Management
September 24, 2012 2:59 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
Last week, ADVANCE for NPs & PAs attended the 5th National Doctors of Nursing Practice conference, hosted by DNP, Inc., in St. Louis, Mo. We shared two great photos from the event on Facebook ( here and here ) and live tweeted with updates from the Read More...


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