January 10, 2013 - Volume 38 - Issue 1
pp: 1-56


Editor's Memo


Lab Logic


NP of the Year


Acute Care Advisor


Medication Update



MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS: CE Connection


Irritability in the pediatric population

Vause, Holly E.; Chapman, Meredith

Nurse Practitioner. 38(1):10-16, January 10, 2013.

Irritability is a common symptom associated with several pediatric mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and oppositional defiant disorder. Recommended treatments may be significantly different based on the target symptoms.

NP SCOPE OF PRACTICE: AN NP EXCLUSIVE


25th Annual legislative update: Evidence-based practice reforms improve access to APRN care

Phillips, Susanne J.

Nurse Practitioner. 38(1):18-42, January 10, 2013.

The Annual Legislative Update describes the legislative issues that have the most impact on nurse practitioners and other advanced practice nurses across the country.

HEALTHCARE MODELS