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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.
than 5,500 NPs gathered in Sin City for the first-ever joint event of the newly
formed American Association of Nurse Practitioners - the combined effort ...
Last week, retail clinics were a hot topic. On Twitter, we retweeted an article from @Health_Affairs: ''New Web First online now. Retail Clinic Use Growing Rapidly http://tinyurl.com/9e4jh9y (Free access for two weeks).'' The article highlights the benefits of convenient care, such as longer hours. However, our article The Forked Tongue of ...
I have admittedly been remiss in submitting blogs in a
timely manner and actually have a deadline of 5 pm today! Me, Miss OCD! How
could this happen?
Well, for one, work days are so busy sometimes that I barely
have time to breathe -- average patient seen 25 to 30, from STD exams to
primary care. And since I decided to take full advantage of ...
I have mentioned in many blogs how
much I love being a nurse practitioner. I have enjoyed the opportunities I have
been afforded by associating with so many wonderful professionals and they have
paved the way for me. THANK YOU! The opportunity I am referring to is my role
as an independent contractor for a gerontology group.
One year ago I ...
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 ...
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 of the Transtheoretical Model of Behavior Change.
''These are exciting times for behavioral ...
Life has really settled down a little over 5 months into my
job at the Martin County Health Department and my little satellite clinic in
Oak City. As mentioned in previous posts, the Oak City Clinic was renovated
from a little firehouse by a $56,000 grant from the GoldenLeaf Foundation.
There was little money for necessary accoutrements so ...
After reading my fellow colleague Elizabeth's
blog I decided to tackle my grief. You see, my best friend and boyfriend of
11 years passed away last month. He was the reason I decided to pursue a career
as a nurse practitioner and he was my biggest cheerleader. When I doubted
myself, thinking I could never be a practitioner or even ever seeing ...
Here I sit in my
newly decorated office, a bit after 4PM, pondering my good fortune! It has been a little over a month since I've
gone ''solo'' and things couldn't be better. It feels as if I've been here
forever, with everyone here feeling like old friends.
The ease with which I
settled into my new position is still a little ...