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  • Proud to Partner With NADNP

    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 a section of our recently launched dermatology and aesthetics specialty site to NADNP, ...
    Posted to ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Blog (Weblog) on December 5, 2011
  • A Month Worth Reflection — And Action

    For the first time, health advocates have designated a specific month for national attention to pediatric obesity. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and as we near its end I'd like to share what a few nurse practitioner students have done to call attention to it. Last weekend, three NP students from Samuel Merritt ...
    Posted to ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Blog (Weblog) on September 21, 2010
  • Opportunity Lost

    The article starts out promising good PR for nurse practitioners: ''Peggy O'Donnell, a Lynbrook nurse practitioner, knows a thing or two about picking a good primary care physician.'' This is O'Donnell's opportunity to explain that an NP often can be your primary care provider — and even better, that there are studies that show that NP care is ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Voice: NP (Weblog) on May 1, 2008
  • NP Joins the National Health Care Debate

    Follow nurse practitioner Lois Wessel's lead and make national policy briefings your second job. Wessel wrote a touching and informative article for Tuesday's Washington Post, explaining her position at a mobile health clinic in Silver Spring, Md., and the barriers to care the U.S. health system throws up before her mostly immigrant patients. ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Voice: NP (Weblog) on January 25, 2008
  • Retail Clinic Strategery

      Opening my Providence (Rhode Island) Journal this morning (OK, online), I saw yet another report on physician objections to retail or convenient care clinics. The same article, but with different names, has been showing up about once a week somewhere in the country for the past 3 years. The article always cites physician charges that ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Voice: NP (Weblog) on October 26, 2007