Experts share their thoughts and strategies for weight loss, one of the most common reasons patients seek healthcare at the start of a new year. One new tool for this process was created by the National Institutes of Health. In a future issue, we will report on the revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released as this issue went to press.
By Valerie Neff Newitt
Cervical cancer screening guidelines have changed significantly over the last 15 years, as new evidence and technologies have become available. Learn about the latest evidence-based approaches to cervical screening, including new guidance released in January 2016.
We summarize key findings of the 2015 National Salary Survey of Nurse Practitioners. In the months following this overview, you can find additional focused reports in the Salary Center area of our website.
In transitional care, healthcare providers must coordinate a comprehensive plan of care that ensures a patient's safe and effective progress from hospital to other care facilities to home. This article examines the Advanced Practice Nurse Transitional Care Model and how NPs are meeting the growing need for transitionalist services.