Spotlight on NPs

Spotlight on NPs is a weekly article that highlights exciting achievements and activities of AANP members.

AANP member Barbara C. Phillips has developed a new interview series called SAGEClinician.  The shows are available on iTunes, Stitches or through RSS.  Several AANP members have been featured thus far, including AANP co-president Angela K. Golden, Mimi Secor, Beth Haney, and Stephen Ferrara, and there are more to come.

David Holland, an AANP member, was a recently spoke about what APRNs are, how they differ from physician assistants, and the niche they fill in the medical community. “Holland said there are five C’s that apply to APRNs: competence, caring, collaboration, coordinating and complexity.”  Read the full article.

Brian Goodroad, AANP member and president of MN Nurse Practitioners was quoted in an article about legislation that recently passed in Minnesota giving patients full and direct access to the services nurse practitioners provide.  “We have a significant need in Minnesota for access to care, so barriers that really don’t have any evidence that support their need should be removed,” he said.

AANP member Amy Doneen is co-author of Beat The Heart Attack Gene, a book that considers effective methods of preventing heart attack and stroke. Read the full article.

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes and obesity in Kern County, CA, is the subject of an article featuring AANP member Elsita Mathew.

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