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    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

    Just Published: Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 10, 2014 1:24:35 PM

    Are you looking for a review guide designed especially for practicing nurses preparing for the acute and primary care certification examination offered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the Adult Gerontology Primary Care examination offered by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners? We just published it.

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    Topics: AANP, New Edition, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Sally K. Miller, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner, adult-gerontology nurse practitioner, Geriatric

    Instructors Praise Recently Published Advanced Practice Nursing: Contexts of Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 22, 2014 4:55:59 PM

    Nursing faculty are already raving about our recently published Advanced Practice Nursing: Contexts of Care by Lynette Hamlin. According to one nursing instructor, "it's refreshing to see a text that is written from the perspective of a nurse practitioner for nurse practitioners." Another nursing faculty member praises its, "details, objectives, true-to-life scenarios, and motivational messages [that] get readers involved in deductive solutions to the problems."

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, Lynette Hamlin, New Text, nurse practitioner, nursing practice, Nurse Practitioner

    Buppert's Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition Receives a 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 30, 2014 4:04:03 PM

    Praise is already coming in for the recently published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition by Carolyn Buppert. Doody's Review Service just awarded it 5 stars and a perfect score of 100. According to reviewer, Cynthia Lee Cummings, RN, MSN, EdD, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, it is "an invaluable book for nurse practitioners."

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, Doody's Review Service, nurse practitioner, Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal G, Review, Law, Nurse Practitioner

    Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner Receives 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 29, 2014 2:37:17 PM

    Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner by Julie G. Stewart and Susan M. DeNisco just received 5 stars and perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service.

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Julie G. Stewart, nurse practitioner, nurse role development, Review, Susan M. DeNisco, Nurse Practitioner

    New on CourseSmart: Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 29, 2014 1:52:31 PM

    Our recently published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fifth Edition by Carolyn Buppert is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, nurse practitioner, Nurse Practitioner

    Happy National NP Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2013 5:29:31 PM

    Join us in celebrating all the talented, compassionate, and highly skilled nurse practitioners (NPs) across the country because it's National NP Week!

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    Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, National NP Week, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner, nurse practitioners

    Just Published: The First Text Specifically on Nurse Practitioner Roles

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 13, 2013 11:01:36 AM

    Have you been looking for a text focused solely on nurse practitioner (NP) roles, but haven't been able to find one? We just published it! Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner by Julie G. Stewart and Susan M. DeNisco shows students, practitioners, and administrators everything they need to know about creating an empowering work environment, role satisfaction, and opportunities for improved outcomes.

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    Topics: Julie G. Stewart, nurse practitioner, nurse practitioner roles, Susan M. DeNisco, Nurse Practitioner, Recently Published

    A Day in the Life of a Dedicated RN

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 21, 2012 3:29:33 PM

    Do you know about the Doctorate Nursing Programs in the New Millennium project? It is a great resource for both aspiring nurses and current health care practitioners to learn more about careers in nursing and online programs. Check out this "Day in the Life" video of Devon Healey, a practicing RN:

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    Topics: registered nurse, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, nursing, nursing practice, online nursing program, RN, Nurse Practitioner, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012: Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 12, 2012 3:38:42 PM

    LVN to RN.net recently announced their Top 50 Must-Read Books for Nurses in 2012. Included on the list was Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition by Carolyn Buppert.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, Award, Carolyn Buppert, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational nurse, LPN, LVN, nurse practitioner, nursing practice, Review, Law, Nurse Practitioner

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