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    Nurse Practitioners Help Keep the Roads Safe—Why Not the Rails and Skies?

    Jul 02, 2018

    Nurse anesthetist Steven Wooden, DNP, CRNA, NSPM, relies on his private plane and pilot’s license to effectively provide anesthesia services in rural Nebraska. He’s logged more than 40,000 flight miles while providing anesthesia coverage to at least nine hospitals, some as far as 200 miles from his home. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Nurse Practitioners Help Truckers Keep on Trucking

    Jun 25, 2018

    Truck drivers with three or more medical conditions are at least twice as likely as healthier drivers to be involved in a crash. Nurse practitioners who perform DOT physicals promote both health and safety. The goal: more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership Location: National

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    Campaign Allies Among AANP Excellence Award Winners

    Jun 04, 2018

    Each year the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) recognizes supporters of nursing from across the country, in two categories: nurse practitioners who have made outstanding contributions; and advocates who have made significant contributions toward increasing more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Location: Arizona District of Columbia Georgia Hawaii Maryland Massachusetts Minnesota National Nebraska West Virginia

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    South Carolina, Maryland Pass Laws Increasing People’s Access to Nurse-Provided Care

    May 29, 2018

    South Carolina and Maryland are the latest states to pass laws increasing people’s access to the high-quality care provided by advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). Earlier this month, Gov. Henry McMaster signed S.345 into law, easing consumer access to nurse more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Maryland National South Carolina

  5. Multistate Licenses Help Military-Spouse and Other Nurses Begin Working Right Away

    May 14, 2018

    When Yumuriel Whitaker’s husband was transferred to Georgia from the Florida naval base where he was stationed, Whitaker applied for a Georgia nursing license in order to work legally in the state. The process, she says, was “tedious, challenging, and confusing.” She had to pay $60. Submit passport photos. Fill out paperwork. And wait. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

  6. Many States, One License: The Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact Is Now Live

    May 14, 2018

    As the 21st century has progressed, it’s become increasingly apparent that allowing geographical boundaries to limit health care professionals’ reach is not good for consumers or the people providing care. The average American now moves approximately 11 times in a lifetime; the days of settling and staying in one place are all but gone. more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care Promoting Nursing Leadership

  7. Alabama Governor Signs Bill Easing Nurse Restrictions

    Apr 06, 2018

    The state of Alabama has new legislation that should save consumers time and money by easing restrictions on nurses. Gov. Kay Ivey signed into law a bill on March 28 that will mean Alabamians do not have to wait for a physician to sign documents they need, including more

    Issues: Improving Access to Care Location: Alabama

  8. Three Legislative Obstacles to Care States Seek to Topple in 2018

    Mar 27, 2018

    Restrictions on nurses are restrictions on consumers. Consider the Florida family whose beloved relative died at home after a long struggle with cardiac disease. The grieving family soon found out that the trusted nurse practitioner who had provided care for the man more

    Issues: Building Healthier Communities Improving Access to Care

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