Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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Why Pursue A Doctorate Of Nursing Practice?

As nurse practitioners progress in their career, they may find themselves asking what's next? Many may consider pursuing advanced degrees, but find themselves turned off by the heavy research load.

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If You Are A Nurse, Be A Superhero To Someone

When I initially graduated from nursing school, I thought I wanted to be a nursery nurse. When I got hired in L&D, I thought I had my foot in the door, and eventually I would transition to the nursery.

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When The Doctor Appointment Comes To Your Desk

Julie Moss, a program-scheduling director at HBO, had an appointment for a checkup. But instead of hailing cabs and waiting in a doctor's office, she had the doctor come to her.

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Women Outrace Men In Recovering From A Break Up

The pain of a romantic breakup may hit women harder at first, but they recover far more quickly from the loss than men do, new research suggests.

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The Struggle and Rewards of Becoming A Nurse

A path to a “second act” almost invariably involves setbacks. But Rachel Christian’s five-year journey to become a nurse is proof that even the largest of hurdles can be cleared.

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Staff Nurse Faces Jail Time for HIPAA Violations

What began as routine file maintenance ended in arrest and possible jail time for a licensed practical nurse who shared a patient's medical information with her spouse.

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If Nurses Could Talk To You Like They Talk To Their Kids

Disclaimer! I am a labor and delivery nurse. I'm just kidding around... kind of. Like, 90 percent kidding, 10 percent not. Well, maybe 80/20. Just remember, if we didn't joke around sometimes, we'd be miserable!

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer