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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 you posted, or read below for a preview of what you had to say about the No. 10 ...
We hope you had a great Thanksgiving
holiday! We got a lot of great comments from readers over the last week on www.advanceweb.com/NPPA. Here are just a few:
On the article Nurse
Practitioner Residency Programs and Healthcare Reform: ''As technology
advances and more knowledge is required to deliver healthcare, the DNP degree
is the ...
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
Across the country, NPs and PAs are still heating up our
communities with the latest in healthcare. On our article ...
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 our page and let us know what you think. If you are, share our page with your colleagues and ...
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 to assistant editor Kelly Wolfgang and we'll share with other PAs and NPs on our Facebook page ...
Last week, a reader commented with praise for both NPs and PAs on our 2012 National Salary Survey of NPs & PAs. ''I am proud to see PAs and NPs getting along in the medical field. Both are great professions. I was an RN for 13 years prior to becoming a PA. I have been a PA for 8 years. I chose PA, because in 2001, NPs were basically ...
On Facebook we shared a technical report
based on research by RAND cautioning about the effects of fewer NPs
specializing in women's health. We asked readers to weigh in on the report.
Renee Dahring, our Career
Coach columnist, said, ''The decrease in NPs
certified in womens health is far more complex than what is represented in ...
Readers of ADVANCE for NPs & PAs are getting involved by making their voices heard on our site and via social media. This week, several readers commented on articles and on blog posts. On the article, ''What NP Graduates Need to Know About Certification,'' questions are coming in about maintaining certification. Author Susan Hellier responded ...
Remember last year's release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on the future of nursing? Well, the movement for more NP autonomy across the nation is really gaining steam as a result. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is now selecting states to unleash ''regional action coalitions,'' known as RACs, to work on achieving universal ...
Last week I attended the annual conference for GAPNA, the Gerontological Advanced Practices Nurses Association. The association welcomed more than 360 attendees to the meeting, which was held in Albuquerque. The leadership was excited by the turnout, particularly in these economic times, and the attendees were as engaged, vivacious and ...