April 2020 - Volume 45 - Issue 4 - Contributor Index

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Uncommon causes of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema

Simko, Lynn Coletta; Culleiton, Alicia L.

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):26-32, April 2020.

NPs should be familiar with less common causes of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, including transfusion-related acute lung injury, neurogenic pulmonary edema, preeclampsia/eclampsia, opioid overdose, high-altitude pulmonary edema, and pulmonary embolism. This article addresses nursing considerations associated with each uncommon cause of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.

Screening for diabetic kidney disease in primary care: A quality improvement initiative

Deem, Michelle; Rice, Jennifer; Valentine, Kathleen; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):34-41, April 2020.

Gaps in care currently exist between diabetic kidney disease (DKD) guidelines and diabetes management in primary care settings. This article explores whether a local Federally Qualified Health Center could improve rates of screening for microalbuminuria, diagnosis of DKD, and treatment of the disorder in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Acute kidney injury: Challenges and opportunities

Dinh, Nhan L.A.

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):48-54, April 2020.

Community-acquired acute kidney injury (CA-AKI) can be a devastating diagnosis for any patient and can increase mortality during hospitalization. There can be long-term consequences for those who survive the initial insult. This article discusses CA-AKI and its implications for APRNs.

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.

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Lakra, Manju MD

Screening for diabetic kidney disease in primary care: A quality improvement initiative

Deem, Michelle; Rice, Jennifer; Valentine, Kathleen; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):34-41, April 2020.

Gaps in care currently exist between diabetic kidney disease (DKD) guidelines and diabetes management in primary care settings. This article explores whether a local Federally Qualified Health Center could improve rates of screening for microalbuminuria, diagnosis of DKD, and treatment of the disorder in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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.

Screening for diabetic kidney disease in primary care: A quality improvement initiative

Deem, Michelle; Rice, Jennifer; Valentine, Kathleen; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):34-41, April 2020.

Gaps in care currently exist between diabetic kidney disease (DKD) guidelines and diabetes management in primary care settings. This article explores whether a local Federally Qualified Health Center could improve rates of screening for microalbuminuria, diagnosis of DKD, and treatment of the disorder in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Uncommon causes of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema

Simko, Lynn Coletta; Culleiton, Alicia L.

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):26-32, April 2020.

NPs should be familiar with less common causes of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema, including transfusion-related acute lung injury, neurogenic pulmonary edema, preeclampsia/eclampsia, opioid overdose, high-altitude pulmonary edema, and pulmonary embolism. This article addresses nursing considerations associated with each uncommon cause of noncardiogenic pulmonary edema.

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.

Screening for diabetic kidney disease in primary care: A quality improvement initiative

Deem, Michelle; Rice, Jennifer; Valentine, Kathleen; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):34-41, April 2020.

Gaps in care currently exist between diabetic kidney disease (DKD) guidelines and diabetes management in primary care settings. This article explores whether a local Federally Qualified Health Center could improve rates of screening for microalbuminuria, diagnosis of DKD, and treatment of the disorder in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Screening for diabetic kidney disease in primary care: A quality improvement initiative

Deem, Michelle; Rice, Jennifer; Valentine, Kathleen; More

The Nurse Practitioner. 45(4):34-41, April 2020.

Gaps in care currently exist between diabetic kidney disease (DKD) guidelines and diabetes management in primary care settings. This article explores whether a local Federally Qualified Health Center could improve rates of screening for microalbuminuria, diagnosis of DKD, and treatment of the disorder in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.