Spotlight on NPs

Spotlight on NPs is a weekly article that highlights exciting achievements and activities of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) members.

In an recent article inviting people to attend a diabetes education event, AANP member Monica Eggleston discussed the importance of diabetic patients maintaining adequate levels of micronutrients.

Congratulations to AANP member Denise Ramponi, who is the recipient of the 2014 Emergency Nurses Association Frank L. Cole Nurse Practitioner Award.  Ms. Ramponi is being recognized for her contributions to the field of nursing, which include serving as a medical-surgical nurse, a flight nurse, a director of an Emergency Department, and a professor of nursing.  Read more.

AANP member Jeffrey Kwong is the project director of the newly established Elder LGBT Interprofessional Care Program, which secured a $1.5 million cooperative agreement to help address common medical and mental health needs of the aging LGBT adult population.  “Our IPCP teams of health professionals are developing a comprehensive health assessment program that will help us identify treatment needs that might otherwise go unnoticed,” said Mr. Kwong.  Read more.

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