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  • Transtheoretical Model for Change

    As healthcare providers and patient advocates, we are often faced with convincing our charges that a change is needed. Human nature is to resist change. Most of us settle into familiar routines in our lives and jobs and, no matter how inefficient or unhealthy our routines may be, we are very reluctant to disrupt the flow of our conventions. It is ...
    Posted to DNP Discussions (Weblog) on November 19, 2014
  • Doctor vs. Doctor

    Dr. Ruth, Dr. Phil, your dentist, your therapist, your veterinarian, your attorney, your pharmacist, your professor, and yes, your nurse practitioner are all potentially doctors of something... but why has the American Medical Association and the American Osteopathic Association stated that only MDs and DOs can identify themselves as doctors ...
    Posted to DNP Discussions (Weblog) on July 9, 2014
  • Privacy and Confidentiality

    I don't know about you, but there isn't a day that goes by when I don't have some sort of umm....interesting experience at work. I understand how awfully tempting it is to jump on Facebook or Twitter and share the events of my day with all 100+ or so of my closest ''friends''. It's so very rewarding to watch a post collect ''likes'' and ...
    Posted to Career Coach (Weblog) on October 16, 2013
  • Finding Providers Online

    Question for you:  How do you find your medical provider? The most obvious of answers to this question is our dear friend, Google. What was life like before this search engine giant? I don't remember. I mean, seriously, who doesn't google twenty things throughout the course of the day? The truth is, however, there ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on May 21, 2013
  • The Use of Dermatoscopes

    I had a student ask me recently if I had a dermatoscope and if I could show her how to use it. The answer was simple enough. No, I don't need one. This of course led to the logical question...Why? This blog post was inspired by this exchange. The simplest answer to this question is that if I see something that looks abnormal, I biopsy it. ...
    Posted to Dermatology Practice Today (Weblog) on March 28, 2013
  • Remembering Compassion in Aesthetics

    I recently attended an aesthetics conference in south Florida. There were many great speakers- seasoned cosmetic surgeons and dermatologists, successful CEOs, and highly-acclaimed skin care specialists. Aside from learning about new and improved aesthetic technologies and techniques, a specific speaker enlightened me before he ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on November 20, 2012
  • NPs & PAs Are Talking – Facelifts, Family Planning and On-Call Shifts

    On Facebook last week, we shared the Aesthetics Practice Today blog, ''Maintaining Facial Balance with Liquid Facelifts.'' Blogger Mina Grasso described the impressive effects of this treatment but warned clinicians to outline clear expectations to their patients. Facebook fan Shane commented, ''I do these all the time. Patients never, ever have ...
    Posted to ADVANCE for NPs & PAs Blog (Weblog) on July 30, 2012
  • What Title Should DNPs Use at Work?

    Here at the DNP Answers blog we take your questions about the DNP and answer them as best we can. This post is written by blogger Mai Kung, NP, a recent DNP graduate. Q: NPs must be very careful to explain who we are and what we can do for our patients. Do you find your DNP title confuses patients? Is DNP on your name tag in your clinic? A: I ...
    Posted to DNP Discussions (Weblog) on January 7, 2011
  • NP Testifies in Vermont Hearing About Drug Samples

    After banning the traditional free marketing lunches for healthcare providers offered by pharmaceutical reps, the state of Vermont is considering requiring pharma companies to report or even eliminate free drug samples. At a hearing held by the state's attorney general's office yesterday, stakeholders were given a chance to state their opinions ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Voice: NP (Weblog) on October 28, 2009
  • DNP Introduced to the Public

    Monday's Bismark (N.D.) Tribune ran a positive article introducing the role of nurse practitioners with a DNP to the public. ''Nurse Who Is Also a Doctor'' featured nurse practitioner Stacey Pfenning, who has a doctor of nursing practice degree. Although the article might lead to some confusion among careful readers about whether a DNP expands an ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Voice: NP (Weblog) on January 21, 2009
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