BROWSE BY TAGS
» New Grad NPs
» Being an NP Stu...
» Patient Education
As NPs & PAs approached the holiday weekend (and with
any luck, a few days off), and editor Michelle Perron Pronsati and senior
associate editor Jennifer Ford arrived at the AAPA IMPACT conference, our
social networks, community pages and articles buzzed with thoughtful comments
and many heated opinions.
Always a controversial topic ...
During this final rotation I have the opportunity to participate in home-based primary care. This program is directly influenced by Dr. Mary Naylor’s research and application of transitional care from the hospital to the home. Patients enrolled in this program are visited weekly by an NP during the first 30 days of their discharge home from the ...
In watching the practice of prescribing psychotropic
medications I am very hesitant about my own prescriptive practices and keenly observant of other practitioners. I am acutely sensitive to the issue. It seems like every other
patient I see, irrespective of the setting, is prescribed SSRIs and
benzodiazepines, and almost none of them are also ...
How much time is spent in patient education? How effective is it? Is it worth the time spent? Do we get reimbursed for it? These are all questions that we debate -- when we have time, in between doing all the other things that have to get done each day.
We all agree that educating our patients is important and that we should do it. But we all ...