#008 Melanie Balestra, NP, JD on AB-890

Is California’s AB-890 good for NPs? What does it really mean? I had the honor of speaking with Melanie Balestra, NP, JD in California on the law signed by Gov. Newsom on September 29, 2020. According to the CANP website, it states that “AB 890 allows NPs to work without physician supervision, removing the supervisory …

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What is A Nurse Practitioner?

Right now, you are hearing a lot about Nurse Practitioners. Perhaps you see one for your health care, or maybe you are curious about NPs. It’s possible that you have never heard of Nurse Practitioners at all. Unfortunately, that happens all to often. NPs are healthcare’s best kept secret! Nurse Practitioners healthcare providers of choice for …

The Invisible Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners continue to be healthcares’ best kept secret. I recently moved to Jefferson City, MO which feels a world away from living in a state where NPs have full practice authority (FPA). I knew that the Missouri practice act was less than ideal. That said, I did not expect when I opened up the …

Time Saving Tips for your Practice

As any Nurse Practitioner will tell you, running a practice takes a lot of time. Here are a few tips that will allow you to be more efficient, saving you and your staff time and effort. As a bonus, some of them will even increase patient satisfaction. Use templates for standard documentation. You can just …