Advanced Practice Providers

Infection Prevention Photo courtesy Northwell Health
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A strategic systemwide initiative reduced patient mortality by more than 60% Sepsis is a life-threatening condition defined as a systemic inflammatory response to infection. Without early…

Dermatology NPPA042516_CV_inside
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An overview of comprehensive treatment Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition in adolescents, with a reported prevalence of 70% to 87%.1 Acne is classified…

DNP Discussions blogs
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As I reflect over the past legislative session and more recently over my past week as I met with each of my bosses and collaborators…

Best Nursing Team Inova Loudoun Medical Center, Leesburg, Va.
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Progressive mobility team’s efforts decrease mechanical ventilator days TEAM: ICU Progressive Mobility ENTRY SUBMITTED BY: Amanda J. Golino, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, clinical nurse specialist…

Geriatrics ThinkStock/iStock
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A team perspective on reducing readmission risks Transitional care models emerged to facilitate safe discharge of high-risk patients. Objectives of transitional care models, timed to…

Certified Nurse-Midwives skin-to-skin-nurses
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Nurses’ invention improves C-Section experiences Three Virginia nurses have created a new way for mothers to bond with their newborns after Cesarean sections. Recognizing the…

Pediatrics iStock
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Incidence among children is on the rise Due to the increasing incidence of peanut allergies, especially in young children, the diagnosis and management of these…

Dermatology Lowie-NADNP-case-photo-1
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What’s the underlying cause? Pityriasis amiantacea (PA) is a rare inflammatory condition of the scalp associated with an underlying disease processes such as atopic dermatitis,…