Despite the prevalence of sexual assault, access to specialized care from trained forensic examiners is limited.
Addiction recovery doesn't exclude patients from the need for pain relief. How can clinicians balance the ethical responsibility of prescribing opioids with patients' needs?
Survivors of sexual assault require specialized care. Nurses can train to become a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) to help these patients in need.
One in seven women experience postpartum depression. Understanding the early signs of PPD is a critical step in addressing this major health issue.
Nurses who pursue a Master of Science degree in Nursing to become a Nurse Practitioner (NP) can choose to specialize in a specific area of care such as nurse-midwifery or gerontology. Learn more about NP specialty areas and salaries by state.
Even though 90% of those surveyed think that talking about end-of-life care is important, only one-third actually do so. How can patients, family members, and clinicians work through tough end-of-life decisions together?
Women develop post-traumatic stress disorder at a higher rate than men. How can family members, friends, and clinicians support them?
Nurse practitioners across the United States have varying levels of autonomy in their role due to state requirements. Here we examine the three distinct categories of scope of practice determined by each state.
The United States spends more money on hospitalization for pregnancy and childbirth than every other country in the world. Yet, the rate at which mothers are dying as a result of pregnancy or childbirth in the United States continues to rise.
Stepping outside clinical walls can broaden the horizons of providers who are interested in extending compassion across the globe. How can clinicians who admirably pursue medical mission work feel empowered to provide care in extenuating circumstances?