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Sunday, February 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Independent NPs and PAs: A Doc's View »
For a century or more, only doctors practiced medicine. This era is over. Almost hidden in section 5 of the executive...
Thursday, January 30, 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
OKBON Nurse Practice Act, with bullet-points for NPs »
View the November 2019 Nurse Practice... 
Thursday, January 30, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners: Improving patient outcomes for opioid use disorder »
NP's play a critical role in helping our nation curb the crisis of opioid use disorders. Equipped with graduate degrees an...
Wednesday, March 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural Hospital CEO pushing for Nurse Practitioner bill »
Here's a News9 story that aired on March 20, 2018. Hospitals in rural America are turning to NPs. See video here...
Thursday, March 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Excessive Oklahoma nursing regs should be eased »
OKLAHOMA nurses are once again seeking full practice authority, arguing the state's regulations reduce citizen access to h...
Monday, January 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The new role of RNs and nurse practitioners »
When someone gets pregnant, blows out their knee, or is faced with a life-threatening illness such as cancer, they're like...
Friday, January 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
AJ GRIFFIN: Lifting burden for nurse practitioners »
Rural Oklahoma has always been close to my heart. I grew up on a farm in Adair, and it was the values of a rural...
Thursday, October 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oklahoma Senate panel studies payments between advanced nurses, doctors »
The Oklahoma Senate's only member who is a doctor said Tuesday he will consider writing a law that ends payments that so...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Advanced Practice nurses fighting for rights »
Oklahoma’s advanced practice nurses are once again seeking full practice authority, backing proposed legislation that woul...
Friday, February 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oklahoman Article supports Full Practice »
When you call your doctor's office, how long do you have to wait for an appointment? If you live in rural Oklahoma, how fa...
Monday, September 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) names new CEO »
The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) Board offered State Medicaid Director Becky Pasternik-Ikard the Chief Executive...
Monday, June 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
VA Proposed Federal Rule Change »
On Wednesday, May 25, VA proposed a federal rule change to grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered N...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
AONP Reports Success in Passage of HB2482 »
AONP supported the passage of House Bill 2482 that updates Oklahoma state law, creating a nurse licensure compact, to allo...
Thursday, March 31, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners canvas Capitol for full practice authority »
Oklahoma is in need of more doctors for patients and Nurse Practitioners say they are willing to step up to the plate. AO...
Friday, January 22, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New study finds NPs more likely than physicians to work in rural areas »
New research by Montana State University professor Peter Buerhaus and others has found that nurse practitioners are more l...
Tuesday, November 3, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interim Study examines role of NPs in improving access to health care »
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 Members of the House Public Health Committee will meet tomorrow, Wednesday, Nov. 4, to study...
Thursday, August 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
ANPF Scholarships »
The 2015 funding cycle is now open. The American Nurse Practitioner Foundation is proud to announce we are ...
Tuesday, August 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Defying The AMA, Some Politicians Lower Standards For Practicing Medicine by Leah Binder, »
Published by Forbes: Last week, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed into  law  a bill that invents a brand...
Monday, July 20, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners More In Demand Than Most Physicians by Bruce Japsen »
When it comes to what a hospital or health system needs to fill the vacancies in a medical staff, primary care doctors lik...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Oklahoma health care providers speak out on proposed SoonerCare cuts »
Oklahoma’s Medicaid agency is practicing “horrible public policy” by recommending that nurse practitioners, physician assi...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Providers: Budget Squeeze Could Shutter Rural Clinics »
A top Oklahoma health official is warning that the budget crunch may force the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to cut payme...
Friday, January 23, 2015
In 10 years, nurse practitioners nearly double in US »
Over the last decade, the ranks of licensed nurse practitioners have nearly doubled in the U.S., increasing from 106,000 i...
Monday, January 19, 2015
Nurse Practitioner among the 25 Best Jobs of 2015 »
U.S. News has named Nurse Practioner as the 2nd best job of 2015. The top jobs were determined by salary, work-life balan...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Nursing Covering More Health Care »
By Deborah Yetter and Jessie Halladay, USA TODAY | March 11, 2010 FRANKFORT, Ky. — Each year, Wendy Fletcher says, sh...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
ICU Outcomes No Different Without Physician Staffing »
Reprint from (Wednesday June 8, 2011) With ICUs facing staff shortages that are predicted to worsen in the fu...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Survey Finds More Nurses Use Mobile Devices »
A survey of more than 1,000 nurses, most of them nurse educators with advanced degrees, revealed that 74.6% were smartphon...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Journal of Family Practice Editorial Urges Collaboration With ARNPs »
It is time—time to abandon our damagingly divisive, politically Pyrrhic, and ultimately unsustainable struggle with advanc...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Why Nurses Need More Authority »
Think it takes a long time to get an appointment with a primary care provider now? Brace yourself: it will likely only get...
Thursday, January 15, 2015
The Gulf Between Doctors and Nurse Practitioners »
Not long ago, I attended a meeting on the future of primary care. Most of the physicians in the room knew one another, so...
Friday, August 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Empowering nurse practitioners could reduce hospitalizations from SNFs, study finds »
Granting more authority to nurse practitioners is associated with reduced hospitalization of skilled nursing facility resi...
Sunday, December 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Mexico governor wants to recruit Oklahoma's nurse practitioners »
New Mexico Gov. Susan Martinez seeks to recruit Oklahoma's nurse practitioners. Unlike Oklahoma, New Mexico allows nurse p...
Thursday, April 18, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Free the Nurses »
One answer to our health care crisis: Let nurse practitioners do primary care on their own. Click here to read the full...

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