Nurse practitioners have been in the news in early 2017, and for very good reason; the time for nurse practitioners (NPs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to step forward has come, and the world is taking notice. In defining NPs, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) states the following on their website: “Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have been providing primary, acute and specialty healthcare to patients of all ages and walks of life for nearly half a century. NPs assess patients, order and interpret diagnostic tests, make diagnoses, and initiate and manage treatment plans – including prescribing medications. They are the healthcare providers of choice for millions of patients.”…
I am very honored to have The Everything New Nurse Book recently listed # 17 among 105 books on LPNtoBSNonline.org’s Ultimate Reading List for Nurses. There are 2 editions available now. Today I heard TheNursingSiteBlog was listed by TopMedicalAssistantSchools.com as one of the Top 14 Nursing Blogs of 2014. WOW! I was also featured on a recent posting from Terpening Insurance with several other top nurse writers discussing Don’t Let Winter Drag You Down: 5 Tips to Stay Healthy These are terrific honors, and coming from peer groups they really mean a lot!!! Thanks so much for the recognition.