Nurse practitioners

Add an NP to improve ER patient QT

Add an NP to improve ER patient QT

Crowded, busy emergency rooms may find their patient loads alleviated by the addition of just one nurse practitioner to general hospital staff, according to a new study by the Loyola University Health System.

From Minority Nurse to Nurse Practitioner

Because nurse practitioners are able to provide primary care and prescribe treatments, this advanced practice career can empower minority nurses to make an even bigger difference in eliminating health disparities

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

Nurse practitioner Mary Arnold’s innovative "Girltalk" workshops help young girls and their families prepare for the challenges of puberty

Give Me Dignity

Give Me Dignity

They say you never really know a person until you walk a mile in their shoes. But who has time to try on someone else’s Crocs when you have a demanding patient load, you’re flying through the day in an efficient groove, or you have a personal problem on your mind? Yet, every patient is entitled to equitable, dignified treatment. Perhaps you, like the author of this piece, have seen instances where a patient’s dignity was compromised. She shared her story with us, and now we’re sharing it with you, in hopes that it might spark a conversation and a second thought when it comes to preserving patient dignity.

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