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One thing that would help in streamlining care delivery is structural support for advanced practice registered nurses to work to the full extent of their education and certification.
The American Nurses Association stated its deepest sympathy and ongoing support to the people of the Philippines following the devastating typhoon that has left the country in a state of emergency.
New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez proposed Wednesday that the state launch an advertising campaign to aggressively recruit nursing professionals from other states to help deal with a shortage of primary care providers.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners hopes to spread public awareness of the 171,000 U.S. nurse practitioners during National Nurse Practitioner Week, November 10-16.
Physician assistants and nurse practitioners could have larger roles with new health care reform.
In the aftermath of the devastation from Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda, the Registered Nurse Response Network (RNRN), a project of National Nurses United, has put out a call for volunteers and donations through its vast network of direct-care nurses both nationally and internationally.
After one airing of MTV's new show "Scrubbing In," the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists has called for cancellation of the show.
The Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, Khan Academy and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing are partnering to create free, peer-developed and expert-reviewed online resources to help nurses prepare to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination.
Retail clinics can reduce costs when nurse practitioners are allowed to practice independently, potentially by nearly $472 million or more in 2015, according to a new study.
Foreign-educated and foreign-born health professionals play a vital role in the U.S. health care workforce, but strategic shifts such as changes in immigration laws may be needed to stabilize the nation's health workforce, according to a new study.
Chamberlain College of Nursing, with select campuses across the country, has launched its Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Health Care Systems Leadership specialty track for master's-prepared nurses who want to pursue advanced leadership roles within their chosen specialty.
The Washington State University College of Nursing has received a new federal grant to expand a program to diversify the nursing workforce.
An annual survey of registered nurses designed to measure career paths and satisfaction levels finds the intent-to-retire rate among registered nurses has jumped to 13 percent.
New research indicates new primary care models using nurse practitioners and physician assistants could "eliminate" the scarcity of primary care doctors.
Frequency of Healthcare-Associated Infections Reduced in Favorable Critical Care Nursing Environments
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are less likely to occur in favorable critical care work environments, according to a study of more than 3,200 nurses in the November issue of American Journal of Critical Care.
New trends show the promising future for nursing informatics, the specialty that combines nursing information and knowledge with management of data and information technology.
Midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other non-doctors do as good a job as MDs in the care they deliver — and patients often like them better, a World Health Organization team reported on Thursday.
Obstetrical nurses at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington, Ill., are part of the hospital's Nurse Navigator Program to serve as "go-to" persons for couples during and after pregnancy.
With a goal to decrease hospital liability, interdisciplinary collaboration is extending beyond traditional health profession lines as nurses team with architects and engineers.
The Maine State Nurses Association is calling for universal state coverage, to be funded through a payroll tax.