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Top Posts by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Here are some of my top read posts from the past. I hope you enjoy reading them. Read on »
Dysfunction by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Nope, not a post on the dysfunction of the health care system, just on the wonderful New York State politics at play. Today, accidental governor Patterson vetoed a bill that ... Read on »
DNP Series: The Search by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I recently wrote about my pursuit of the DNP and my rationale for it. As promised, here is the first brief installment of posts chronicling my final year of school (I ac ... Read on »
Passé or is it? by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I started to write this post and then said to myself, I'm not going there...its so passé. I saved it as a draft with little intention of completing it. Then I come across th ... Read on »
Guest Post: How Hospitals Can Better Retain Their Nurses by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing How Hospitals Can Better Retain Their Nurses America is in the middle of a nursing shortage that is only expected to worsen as baby boomer nurses reach retirement ag ... Read on »
Let Down by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing No, this has nothing to do with breast feeding. This post is really a non-healthcare topic but I just needed to vent. Back in the Winter , I blogged about my passion for te ... Read on »
Happy Father's Day - Get a Prostate Exam by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing With Father's Day just around the corner, now is a great time to remind all men about prostate health and screenings. Follow the link to a video from the Prostate Canc ... Read on »
Obama: "America's Nurses are the Beating Heart of our Medical System." by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Here is President Obama's speech to the American Nurses Association from 6/17/2010. He specifically refers to NPs by stating: Now, there is more work to ... Read on »
NY Newsday Article on NP Practice by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Here is an article from NY's Newsday about NP practice and the goal towards the elimination of statutory collaboration in New York. It's a fairly predictable piece with the ... Read on »
Guest Post: Nurse Walkout Highlights Conflict With Hospitals and Health Insurance Plans by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Nurse Walkout Highlights Conflict With Hospitals and Health Insurance Plans Ideally, all interests in the health care system should work together towards a common goal: t ... Read on »
Guest Post: Ageism in nursing, oh my. by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Any “older” PhD students out there? This is my latest update in my quest for funding. Enjoy the humor of it all. As SNL host at the age of 88, Betty White proved s ... Read on »
The DNP for Me by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing It seems these days, anyone and everyone is willing to share their thoughts and opinions about the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree. These include non-nurses and nurs ... Read on »
A Lesson by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Here is an article that refers to the NP led clinics that are flourishing in Canada. Canada established NP run clinics in 2007 and is continuing to add more as they are fil ... Read on »
Proceed with Caution by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing One can find a myriad of commentaries written on the future of primary care now that health insurance reform has passed. Many of these refer to nurse practitioner led clinic ... Read on »
Guest Post: The Future is Bright for Careers in Nursing by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing The Future is Bright for Careers in Nursing If you listen to the media pundits, you probably think that now is the worst time in recent history to be entering the jo ... Read on »
Thank You! by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Just wanted to say Thanks to anyone who voted for my blog at Lydia's Uniforms site. My blog won the Top Nurse Blog ! Again, thank you for reading and voting. Stephen Read on »
Guest Post: Nurse Practitioners by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing I was saddened to see an advertisement in the local paper for a new clinic which will be opening up. I'm very happy about the clinic and the fact that a good friend of mine ... Read on »
Submit a Guest Post by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Have you ever wanted to write a blog but didn't have the time to keep up with it? Do you already blog and would like to get some additional exposure and cross-readership? If ... Read on »
Bring It by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing An op-ed piece was recently written by the president of the Nurse Practitioner Association of New York, entitled, Take Advantage, New York, of our nurse practitioners . As i ... Read on »
Another Media Piece by Stephen F. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Nursing Here is another positive view of NP guided care specifically in New York. Of course, it is not without the organized medicine tagline of playing the "quality of care" card u ... Read on »