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    National NP Week Celebrates Partners in Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2017 11:01:43 AM

    Did you know that there are approximately 234,000 practicing nurse practitioners (NPs) in the U.S., with an additional 23,000 new NP graduates each year? This week, join us in recognizing this notable group of healthcare professionals during National NP Week.

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    Topics: Nurse Practitioner

    5 Reasons to Adopt Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2017 1:11:49 PM

    Carolyn Buppert's Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners.

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, Nurse Practitioner

    Announcing a New Edition of Carolyn Buppert's Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 10, 2017 3:39:17 PM

    In today's healthcare environment, it's imperative for nurses to stay abreast of the latest legal issues that impact them. The just published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition by Carolyn Buppert is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners.

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, New Edition, legal, nurse practitioner, nursing, Advanced Practice, Law, Nurse Practitioner

    Review: "a wonderful family nurse practitioner review"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 28, 2017 5:38:47 PM

    As one of the most popular nurse practitioner specialties, family nurse practitioners need top quality certification study guides. Our recently published Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review by Julie G. Stewart and Nancy Dennert just received a stellar five-star review. Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from the USC School of Social Work, writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    “This is a wonderful family nurse practitioner review. The practice exams are realistic and provide a clear, comprehensive rationale for each of the questions. The references are pertinent and valuable.”

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, nursing, Review, Advanced Practice, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family NuJulie G. Stewart, Nancy Dennert, Nurse Practitioner, AANPCP, family nurse practitioner, fnp

    Happy National NP Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2016 12:19:20 PM

    National NP Week is a great time to recognize some of our favorite healthcare professionals-- nurse practitioners! Celebrated November 13-19, 2016, National NP Week acknowledges the more than 222,000 practicing NPs in the U.S. in addition to the 20,000 new NPs finishing up their studies and entering the workforce. Further, it aims to remind "lawmakers of the importance of removing outdated barriers to practice so that NPs will be allowed to practice to the full extent of their experience and education."

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, National NP Week, national nurse practitioner week, nurse practitioner, nursing, nursing practice, Nurse Practitioner

    Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners is "an excellent tool for many levels of nursing"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 20, 2016 3:14:39 PM

    Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners by Joanne Thanavaro and Karen S. Moore just received a 4-star review. According to Sharon G. Thomas, BSN, from MU Sinclair School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    “Because of its organization and devotion to evidence-based practice, this book is an excellent tool for many levels of nursing. It is a valuable resource for developing critical thinking skills…”

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    Topics: nurse practitioner, nursing, Review, Nurse Practitioner, adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, Joanne Thanavaro, Karen S. Moore

    Just Published: Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 19, 2016 2:05:55 PM

    According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), family nurse practitioners (FNP) make up more than 50% of all nurse practitioners in the U.S. As a result, high-quality certification review resources have never been more important. That's why we just published Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review by Julie G. Stewart and Nancy Dennert.

    Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is an ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the FNP certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP). Written by nurse practitioners, it offers up-to-date questions and answer rationales specific to FNP certification that reflect the most current guidelines.

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Navigate, New Text, nursing, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family NuJulie G. Stewart, Nancy Dennert, Nurse Practitioner, AANPCP, family nurse practitioner, fnp

    New Review: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 5, 2016 3:57:59 PM

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide: Primary Care, Sixth Edition by JoAnne Silbert-Flagg and Elizabeth D. Sloand was recently reviewed by Doody's Review Service. Tedra S. Smith, DNP. MSN, CRNP, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service, says that it is,

    “…recommended as a review for pediatric primary care nurse practitioner certification exams. [It] gives learners an opportunity to critically review the material then immediately test their knowledge.”

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    Topics: New Edition, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Doody's Review Service, Navigate, nursing, Review, Elizabeth D. Sloand, JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, Nurse Practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, PNCB, pnp

    Just Published: Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 5, 2016 3:09:30 PM

    Have you been searching for a systematic approach to clinical decision making for the variety of primary care issues commonly encountered in adult and geriatric practice? Unlike other texts, the newly published Clinical Decision Making for Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioners by Joanne Thanavaro and Karen S. Moore details a progressive approach to handling such issues by focusing on the complete visit from history intake through management and follow-up care.

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    Topics: New Text, nurse practitioner, nursing, Nurse Practitioner, adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, Geriatric, Joanne Thanavaro, Karen S. Moore

    New Data Shows The Number Of Nurse Practitioners Has Nearly Doubled Over Past Decade

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 29, 2015 3:36:52 PM

    It's a great time to be a nurse practitioner (NP). According to recent data from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the number of NPs has nearly doubled over the past ten years, "rising from approximately 106,000 in 2004 to 205,000 as of December 31, 2014."

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, nurse practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

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