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AANP Conference Heats Up Las Vegas
July 2, 2013 12:01 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
It wasn't the 100 degree weather that had Las Vegas hot this June - it was the American Association of Nurse Practitioners Conference, held at the Sands Expo and Convention Center. More than 5,500 NPs gathered in Sin City for the first-ever joint event Read More...
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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 kwolfgang@advanceweb.com and be included in our January Comments & Feedback column. On Twitter, we retweeted a few great NP week photos. If you're Read More...
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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 kwolfgang@advanceweb.com Read More...
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Healthcare Jobs: Nursing and Healthcare IT on the Rise
August 8, 2012 11:14 AM by Jennifer Ford
As healthcare providers grapple with the historic June 28 Supreme Court Decision upholding the Affordable Care Act, one thing seems to be clear: it is going to create more jobs. With an estimated 30 million people gaining healthcare insurance coverage Read More...
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NPs & PAs Are Talking – July 9, 2012
July 9, 2012 8:37 AM by Kelly Wolfgang
In the past week, we shared the news that the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Nurse Practitioners plan to merge. With 28 Facebook "likes" and many "shares," it seems NPs support the decision. On our blog post readers Read More...
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AANP and ACNP Announce Plans to Consolidate
July 3, 2012 1:36 PM by Jennifer Ford
According to a press release just published by Linden Alschuler & Kaplan, the PR firm representing AANP, the boards of directors of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and American College of Nurse Practitioners have passed resolutions that Read More...
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NPs & PAs Are Talking – June 25, 2012
June 25, 2012 2:49 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
This week, ADVANCE for NPs & PAs editorial staff members Jen Ford and Kelly Wolfgang attended the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Conference 2012 in Orlando, Florida. We updated our Facebook and Twitter pages throughout the week with Read More...
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AANP 2012 Conference in Orlando Day 2
June 21, 2012 5:34 PM by Jennifer Ford
Day 2 began with a talk by Captain Paul S. Hammer, director of the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychologial Health and TBI, which inspired many NPs. Hammer brought tears to many in the crowd as he made his plea to NPs to educate themselves on the Read More...
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AANP 2012 Conference Day 1 in Orlando
June 20, 2012 12:09 PM by Jennifer Ford
The conference has begun here in Orlando with an estimated 4,300 nurse practitioners enjoying the activities and the warm Florida weather. Opening ceremonies kicked off the conference this morning, with a keynote by James O. Prochaska, PhD, developer Read More...
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NPs & PAs Are Talking – June 4, 2012
June 4, 2012 3:21 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
On Facebook , we had a lot of great comments from readers across the country. In response to our Career Coach article "Middle of What?" addressing concerns of the term "mid-level provider," readers expressed their views. "We are midlevels? Midway between Read More...
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NPs & PAs Are Talking – May 7, 2012
May 7, 2012 4:26 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
This week, readers of ADVANCE for NPs & PAs let us know their opinions on many posts, comments and articles. On Facebook , our readers liked career development tips, the newest practices in skincare, NP certification information and the latest posts Read More...
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NPs & PAs Are Talking – April 16, 2012
April 16, 2012 3:42 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
If you're not chatting with us on Facebook , Twitter and LinkedIn , "like", "follow" and "connect" with us and start sharing in the conversations! If you are, keep following and spread the word! This week, our social media sites exploded with great comments Read More...
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Facebook Feedback: Private Practice
March 22, 2012 3:24 PM by Kelly Wolfgang
If you're not following us on Facebook , "like" us and start sharing in the conversations! If you are, keep following and spread the word! This week, we posted the article "Organizing and Investing to Expand Primary Care Availability with Nurse Practitioners" Read More...
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PA Is Lead Author on Congenital Heart Care Study in Pediatrics
December 12, 2011 4:09 PM by Michael Gerchufsky
Former ADVANCE senior associate editor Terri Schaefer, who is now communications manager for the Adult Congenital Heart Association , let me know recently that Susan M. Fernandes, MHP, PA-C, a physician assistant in the cardiology department at Children’s Read More...
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Proud to Partner With NADNP
December 5, 2011 8:37 AM by Michelle Pronsati
We are proud and excited to announce that ADVANCE for NPs & PAs is an official journal of the National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners (NADNP). This organization formed in late June and already has more than 1,300 members. We have dedicated Read More...
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