Professional License Lawyer in North Carolina

vacps

Nursing Specialty Certifications

What is a specialty nursing certification and do I need one? Certification recognizes and provides ongoing validation of clinical knowledge, experience, and clinical judgment within a nursing specialty. The benefits of certification may include personal growth, career advancement, financial reward, professional recognition, and perceived empowerment. A specialty certification can also function as the means for …

Nursing Specialty Certifications Read More »

Nurse Practitioners Should Have At Least These 4 Professionals In Their Professional Network

Every professional has to know certain people that will either help them further their career or protect what the professional has earned. Not only is what you know important, but who you know may be just as important when running a business. This is true whether you are running a healthcare business, law firm, or …

Nurse Practitioners Should Have At Least These 4 Professionals In Their Professional Network Read More »

What is the new Open Notes Law in North Carolina?

What is Open Notes? Beginning April 5, 2021, a federal program addressing interoperability, information, blocking, and Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT will require that healthcare providers offer patients access to all the health information in their electronic medical records. It will include progress notes and tests authored by providers and a wide …

What is the new Open Notes Law in North Carolina? Read More »

Nurse Practitioner Regulation

GUEST BLOG: A COVID Positive for Nurse Practitioner Regulation

Guest Blog: A COVID Positive for Nurse Practitioner Regulation North Carolina Representative Gale Adcock, FNP, was gracious enough to share her decades of experience with the below guest blog.  A huge thank you to NC Rep. Adcock. In November 2004 Stanford economist Paul Romer famously said, “A crisis is a terrible thing to waste”. True …

GUEST BLOG: A COVID Positive for Nurse Practitioner Regulation Read More »

What Are The Most Common Pieces Of Equipment Used In Hospitals With Which Nurses Should Be Familiar?

What Are The Most Common Pieces Of Equipment Used In Hospitals With Which Nurses Should Be Familiar? Vital Signs Monitor A vital signs monitor is one of the most common pieces of equipment used in a hospital. It is used to check temperature, blood pressure, pulse, and oxygen saturation. There are a manual sphygmomanometer and …

What Are The Most Common Pieces Of Equipment Used In Hospitals With Which Nurses Should Be Familiar? Read More »

Nurse Practitioner Regulation

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Scope of Practice: In-Patient Versus Out-Patient

ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES SCOPE OF PRACTICE:IN-PATIENT versus OUT-PATIENT ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES SCOPE OF PRACTICE:IN-PATIENT versus OUT-PATIENT ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES SCOPE OF PRACTICE: IN-PATIENT versus OUT-PATIENT Many advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) may question what, if any, restrictions there are in their practice. In most states it depends upon many factors. These include …

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses Scope of Practice: In-Patient Versus Out-Patient Read More »