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Nurse Practitioner Week is November 9-15, 2014 and as of 2014, there are more than 192,000 NPs in the US. That's up from 140,000 in 2010 - a huge jump that is expected to rise to 244,000 by 2025!
Since I first entered my master's NP program, I have been involved with my local chapter of the Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners. I have had so ...
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured in our Comments & Feedback column online and in print. ...
In the past week, we shared the
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 are responding with positive comments, too. Cathy said, ''It's about time. This was
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 pictures, recaps, details of sessions and more!
On Facebook, we
shared pictures of many of ...
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 who or what?
Dislike the term! Sounds as though we are only mediocre in what we do, ...
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 from our readers. Here are some of the highlights, copied verbatim and
not following us on Facebook,
''like'' us and start sharing in the conversations! If you are, keep following
and spread the word!
we posted the article ''Organizing and Investing to Expand Primary Care
Availability with Nurse Practitioners'' by Peter J. Levin and Rick Bateman from Journal of Community Health to our ...
Paulette Kirby, a Rapid City, S.D., nurse practitioner, is signed up to compete in the Wenger Patagonian Expedition Race
through Chilean Patagonia. The race, in its ninth year, starts Tuesday, February 8, and
with three other team members Kirby will bike, kayak, hike and climb her
way hundreds of miles across the remote wilderness of ...
Nurse practitioner Paulette Kirby competed in the Wenger Patagonian Adventure Race last week, and her team, along with many others, had to call it off due to exhaustion. Here is Kirby, preparing for the race:
The race finishes on February 17, but Kirby's team, sponsored by Eddie Bauer, has called it quits.Below is the Eddie Bauer team, ...
Nurse practitioner Paulette Kirby is participating in the Wenger Patagonian Adventure Race, which started on the Strait of Magellan at 10:30 a.m. today, Feb. 9. Check out the race route here. 56 competitors from 14 countries will be trekking, climbing, kayaking and biking through Patagonia using only maps and traditional navigation equipment. ...