Find out why cybersecurity in hospitals has become a pressing health concern. In 2015 alone, more than 94 million health records were compromised, costing affected institutions approximately 6 billion.
By Chelsea Lacey-Mabe
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has developed a residency for nurse practitioners interested in focusing on musculoskeletal care. The fellowship provides exposure to all orthopedic subspecialties with an emphasis on sports medicine.
Learn about recently issued guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association about preoperative workups in relation to cardiac risk. NPs play an important role in communicating all physical assessment findings that may affect surgical risk.
Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and one of the leading causes of disability in North America, Europe and Asia. Acute ischemic stroke affects approximately 795,000 patients in the United States annually. This continuing education activity informs NPs about new management strategies for ischemic stroke.