April 2013Nurse’s Perspective Enhances Local School Board As an elected trustee on the San Leandro School Board, Carmen Ward-Sullivan brought a nursing perspective to her work and expanded healthy options for the students in her community.
April 2013Award-Winning Program Gives Child Care Centers Tools to Reduce Pesticide Use Abbey Alkon, director of the UCSF California Childcare Health Program, led a multidisciplinary team to create an award-winning toolkit that helps child care centers reduce their use of potentially toxic pesticides.
March 2013Gazing into the Future of Advanced Practice Nursing Expanded access due to the Affordable Care Act and an aging population have led to worried discussions about projected provider shortages. Three national nursing leaders discuss how advanced practice nurses can help.
January 2013Training Nurse Practitioners and Physicians for the Next Generation of Primary Care Can training nurse practitioner students and medical residents together as part of a patient-aligned care team improve primary care? The San Francisco VA aims to find out.
January 2013Are Residencies the Future of Nurse Practitioner Training? UCSF and UCLA schools of nursing partner with community clinics to give newly minted NPs an extra year of training.