AANP, NAPNAP and NONPF responded to an article that ran in KevinMD.com, a physician blog. The article, titled Independent practice: Both nurse practitioners and physicians should be outraged, ran January 5, 2018 and contained numerous erroneous statements. AANP, NAPNAP and NONPF all contributed to a response that was shared with KevinMD.com and posted on AANP’s website.
Incident on American Airlines FlightAn incident occurred on a recent American Airlines flight that necessitated the crew requesting assistance for a passenger in distress. When a nurse practitioner responded immediately, she was not allowed to provide the services needed. Please read AANP’s letter from Joyce Knestrick to American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker.