January 2011 - Volume 36 - Issue 1
pp: 5-56

Editor's Memo


Clinical Case Report


Drug News


Lab Logic


Legal File


Guide to Care for patients


2011 NP of the Year Award


Medication Update



WOMEN'S HEALTH: CE Connection


Atrophic vaginitis signs, symptoms, and better outcomes

Reimer, Annabelle; Johnson, Laura

The Nurse Practitioner. 36(1):22-28, January 2011.

Atrophic vaginitis is a common finding in women with low estrogen states. Many women believe their symptoms are expected signs of aging, but NPs are in a position to provide therapeutic options for improved vaginal health and quality of life. This article reviews physiology, clinical manifestations, signs, symptoms, and treatment methods of atrophic vaginitis.

AN NP EXCLUSIVE: NP PRACTICE: CE Connection


23rd Annual Legislative Update: As healthcare reforms, NPs continue to evolve

Phillips, Susanne J.

The Nurse Practitioner. 36(1):30-52, January 2011.

The twenty-third annual Legislative Update details the legislative issues that have had the most impact on advanced practice registered nurses across the country over the last year.