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2020 Year of the Nurse & Midwife

  • Creator:   The Nurse Practitioner
  • Updated:   1/19/2022
  • Contains:  12 items
Lippincott Journals is celebrating the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. We have put together a collection of articles relevant to practice to share with you, our readers.
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Advocating for Washington state ARNP payment parity

Kaplan, Louise; Gill, Justin

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(2):38-47, February 2020.

Workforce and reimbursement data were collected from a 2018 survey of Washington state advanced registered nurse practitioners (ARNPs). Survey results will be used to improve workforce planning and advocate for payment parity legislation requiring health plans to pay ARNPs the same as physicians for the same service.

32nd Annual APRN Legislative Update: Improving access to high-quality, safe, and effective healthcare

Phillips, Susanne J.

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(1):28-55, January 2020.

The Annual Legislative Update describes recent legislative and regulatory changes to practice, reimbursement, and prescriptive authority that have the most impact on NPs and other advanced practice registered nurses across the country.

APRN transition to practice: Program development tips

Urbanowicz, Janet

The Nurse Practitioner. 44(12):50-55, December 2019.

Leaving the comfort zone of being an experienced RN for a new career as an inexperienced advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is one of the greatest difficulties of the APRN transition to practice. To date, very few formal APRN residency or fellowship transition programs exist. Practicing APRNs can advocate for a formal transition program in their organizations.

How NPs can help expand telehealth services

Rincon, Teresa A.

The Nurse Practitioner. 44(11):30-35, November 2019.

Consumers of healthcare services are demanding more convenient and accessible options to care. Technologic advancements can support this demand, but telehealth knowledge is lacking. This article will describe the current state of telehealth and examine the role that NPs can play in furthering its adoption.

DNP student mentorship: Empowering students and nurse practitioner organizations

Higgins, Karen; Newby, Olivia

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):42-47, April 2020.

NP organizations can complement academic programs by providing DNP students with experiential learning and mentorship. This article focuses on a regional NP organization that provided mentoring to DNP students who joined their leadership board. Students gained leadership, advocacy, policy, and advanced practice experience, and the organization experienced growth and innovation.

Planned home births: The role of the primary care NP

Tedesco-Schneck, Mary

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):18-24, April 2020.

Over the past 15 years, there has been a steady resurgence of planned home births in the US. NPs have the opportunity to provide reliable information to women to help ensure a safe delivery and to optimize care for the neonate.

Adding telehealth simulation into NP programs

Robinson-Reilly, Melissa; Irwin, Pauletta; Coutts, Rosanne; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(3):44-49, March 2020.

NP educators are challenged to ensure their students have opportunities to learn how to apply skills within a telehealth context. This article presents an integration of telehealth into clinical learning, depicting the connectedness possible when a healthcare professional and patient are challenged by geographic distance.