The Door of Last Resort: Memoirs of a Nurse Practitioner
Published by Rutgers University Press
In this untraditional memoir, Frances Ward, RN, PhD, CRNP — educator, policymaker and practicing primary care provider — uses her own clinical experiences to explore the role of nurse practitioners in delivering primary healthcare to poor, urban populations.
On our radar: Nurse practitioners by Nurse.com News
To help alleviate a shortage of primary care providers, Congress should reauthorize and fully fund nurse practitioner residencies in primary care clinics, said David Vlahov, RN, PhD, FAAN, dean and professor at the UC San Francisco School of Nursing. A three-year pilot program that ends this year established NP residencies in federally qualified health centers and nurse-managed health clinics as part of the Affordable Care Act.
Legally speaking: Nurse practitioners and malpractice by Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD
It’s a good time to be a nurse practitioner. Praise abounds for NPs from the patients for whom they provide care. And many published reports about their practice underscore the quality of NPs’ care and the constant focus on primary care.
Sleep Disorders CE688 l 1.0 contact hour by Miranda Varrasse, RN, MSN and Tammy Angeletti, RN, RRT-NPS, MS, CPFT, AE-C and Amy Sawyer, RN, PhD
Sleep and circadian disturbances and disorders are highly prevalent in the United States. Nurses, advanced practice nurses and respiratory therapists must be aware of the health consequences of inadequate sleep and untreated sleep disorders in people they engage with in the clinical setting.
Sports-Related Concussions CE617 l 1.0 contact hour by Connie Goldsmith, RN, MPA and Anna Ver Hage, RN, AG-ACNP, CCRN, CNRN
Learn about the incidence, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of sports-related concussions and the potential for serious long-term outcomes, such as dementia.