The question of whether the DNP impacts patient care has arisen among many NPs who hold those DNPs.
Nurse practitioners are more in demand than most physicians as states allow direct access to patients for these increasingly popular health professionals.
We need to look at people individually. Get to know the person behind the office or hospital visit. Ask the questions to help provide the best care.
A study found that primary care provider ordering habits may result in higher healthcare costs versus the habits of nurse practitioners and physician assistants.
Advocating for patients’ needs is crucial. Are you up to the task?
Laws in more than half the states are likely to prevent NPs from using their licenses in rural areas that need it most.
Discussing end-of-life wishes is exceptionally difficult, for us as providers, as well as patients. However, if we can give a last bit of dignity to that person in the end of life, we’ve done an extraordinary thing.
Even physicians learn to love a program that could provide a lifeline for hospitals struggling to find doctors.
NPs can guide patients to optimize care and support at the end of life.
Nurse practitioner and physician assistant salary and job satisfaction rates increased in 2016, a new survey found.