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1. a person, usually a woman, who tends the sick, injured, or infirm
2. Zoology a worker in a colony of social insects that takes care of the larvae

What does it mean when you dream about a nurse?

Dreaming of a nurse suggests a need to be taken care of and to be healed. It also sometimes indicates a healing is in progress. This dream also implies that strained or unpleasant conditions are being set aright.

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Eric Buehrens, chief operating officer and vice president for business at Reliant Medical Group, thinks that "you're going to see, not only at Reliant, but all health care providers, a much greater reliance on advanced practice nurses and physician assistants.
While New Mexico also allows advanced practice nurses to prescribe Schedule II controlled substances, Texas' law only allows advanced nurses who've been granted authority by a physician to prescribe those drugs in a hospital-based or hospice care setting.
Evaluation of the advanced practice nurse role in acute and specialty care.
A study in the December 2000 Journal of the American Geriatrics Society showed that elderly cancer patients who received home care from advanced practice nurses lived an average of 7 months longer than patients who received standard care.
She is the driving force behind Columbia Advanced Practice Nurse Associates (CAPNA), the first practice in the United States in which advanced practice nurses are reimbursed at the same rate as physicians by major insurance companies.
Mary Askew, DNP, APN, an expert in SIB, will speak at the annual NJSNA joint meeting of the Society of Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses and FORUM for Nurses in Advanced Practice on June 6th at the NJSNA headquarters.
The 2015 Colorado Legislative session found many members of DNA-30/Colorado Society of Advanced Practice Nurses (CSAPN) to be very involved in the CNA Government Affairs& Public Policy (GAPP) committee.
February 28, 2012, Advanced Practice Nurse Lobby Day, County Supervisor Association's Conference Room/Arizona State Capitol State Capitol
Each year, Franklin Square honors a nurse in each of its service lines as well as an advanced practice nurse, distinguished nurse in a support role and an outstanding nurse leader.
Georgia law defines an advanced practice nurse as one who has met the requirements established by the Board to engage in advanced nursing practice and who holds a master's degree or other graduate degree from an approved nursing education program and national board certification in his or her area of specialty (see O.

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