Nurse practitioners (NPs) saw the biggest gross pay increase — 6% — among advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) in 2017, according to the latest Medscape APRN Salary Report. Advertisements
Happy Nurse Practitioner week! November 11 -17, 2018. Annually we celebrate the extoidinary contributions of all NP’s. Through professionalism, dedication and perseverance, NP’s unselfishly provide the highest level of care to all our patients, enhancing our nations’ health care system.
Dr. Alok Patel discusses and brings up some great points in his commentary on the topic of can NP’ and PA’s replace hospitalists? Go to the Medscape link provided here and provide your thoughts and comment here on AFNP.
As a Nurse Practitioner you already have a passion to help people at least partly fueling your current career goals. As you work in state-of-the-art facilities, you may find yourself wondering if you could put your knowledge and skills to use in a way that benefits those less fortunate and without access to care. If you have ever found yourself thinking along these lines, you may want to consider a medical missions trip. The following is a great article on the basics of medical missions from Spring Arbor University.
Our AFNP website has new job search functionality and options! You can now search for jobs by keyword and location. Go to our NP JOB STOP Tab and select search jobs/resumes. Also we are happy to announce there is a new section where you can sign up for job alerts to your e-mail inbox for the type of job or career you want. By Paul Villaire FNP-BC
News Release From AANP. “We Choose NPs” Showcases NP Role in Health Care and Importance of Patient Choice” AUSTIN, TX (July 11, 2018) — The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) has launched “We Choose NPs,” a national public awareness campaign highlighting the crucial role nurse practitioners (NPs) play in expanding access to primary care nationwide The campaign – leveraging an integrated mix of television, radio, and digital advertising – showcases the experiences of real patients who choose NPs as their primary care providers.
Keynote speaker Rear Admiral (RADM) Susan Orsega, MSN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN provided an inspirational speech at the American Academy of Nurse Practitioner’s (AANP) National Conference in Denver this past week. Her speech was titled What to Pack in Your Parachute: How Can NP’s Contribute to the Culture of Practice in the Nation’s Health Care System?
The term “mid-level provider” which some use to refer and describe Nurse Practitioners is no longer acceptable. By Paul Villaire FNP-BC
Time for the DNP
Whether you are considering becoming a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or already a practicing NP, then you should highly consider taking the next step obtain your Doctor of Nursing Practice DNP. By Paul Villaire, MS, RN, FNP-BC, ACNP-BC