April 2010 - Volume 35 - Issue 4
pp: 5-56
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Editor's Memo

Literature Review: PSYCHIATRIC CARE

Literature Review: GERIATRIC CARE

Literature Review: ALTERNATIVE CARE

Literature Review: PEDIATRIC/ADOLESCENT CARE

Medication Update


WOMEN'S HEALTH

AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Speak the language of autism

McCravy, Stephanie; Johnson, Arlene; Wetsel, Margaret A.; More

Nurse Practitioner . 35(4):26-33, April 2010.

Primary care NPs should be able to recognize the clinical signs of autism, analyze the disorder using diagnostic tools, and provide management and referral options for families with autistic children.

Special DNP section: HIGHER EDUCATION

Climb to new educational heights

Boland, Barbara A.; Treston, June; O'Sullivan, Ann L.

Nurse Practitioner . 35(4):36-41, April 2010.

The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) degree has the potential to significantly influence the evolution of advanced practice nursing. Prospective students should know what to look for in a DNP program.

Special DNP section: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Special DNP section: INFECTIOUS DISEASE