As for how nurse practitioners
have been serving in the field, findings from a 2007 Alaska Nurse Practitioner
Association (ANPA) survey of trends suggested about 27 percent of them (45 persons) were found to be working in medically underserved areas, said Martha Herriott, ANPA president.
No--there should be no Nurse Practitioner
or student who does not know that they are educated, certified and licensed to autonomously provide care to patients, not serve as a scribe or assistant for any other provider such as a physician.
A revision in the military regulations governing nurse practitioner
practice will be required to fully implement that recommendation.
A hectic daily schedule like this leaves little room for teaching, but as a nurse practitioner
, I find myself taking the time to educate and evaluate the patients understanding of the visit.
when nurse practitioners
were educated to prescribe but were not allowed to prescribe needed medications for children in Oklahoma;
Texas lawmakers loosened some supervision requirements during the last legislative session following a compromise with physician groups, which argue that nurse practitioners
do not have the training or experience to be entirely independent.
the innovator and leader on DNP issues,” said Michelle Perron, Editor of Nurse Practitioner
Elsewhere, Kentucky is looking at keeping the collaborative agreement but allowing nurse practitioners
to prescribe most drugs.
In the article, Amanda Cassidy talks about the idea that states may move to address concerns about the supply of primary care providers by expanding the role of nurse practitioners
IN 2008 I read an article in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand by Deborah Harris, titled 'Defining and delighting in the Nurse Practitioner
National Nurse Practitioner
Week, November 13-19, 2011, is a time to celebrate these unique healthcare providers and to remind lawmakers of the importance of allowing nurse practitioners
to practice to the full extent of their experience and education.
2005) indicate that nurse practitioner
specialization in prenatal education and counseling is important for positive outcomes in high risk pregnancy.