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Clinician shortage threatens pediatric healthcare access, nurses group says – Becker’s Hospital Review, May 17, 2022

Direct Billing Guide for NPs Developed at CHOP – Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2022

Pediatric APRN Workforce Faces Constrained Pipeline – Clinical Advisor, May 3, 2022

Strategies to Support APRN Resilience Postpandemic – Clinical Advisor, April 7, 2022

A Perfect Storm: Rise in Eating Disorders Among Teens During COVID-19 – Clinical Advisor, April 7, 2022

PTSD From COVID-19 – Clinical Advisor, April 7, 2022

Legislation to Expand Children’s Access to Mental Health Care –, April 7, 2022

Sen. Coons and colleagues introduce bipartisan bill to help law enforcement de-escalate mental health crises – WITN Channel 22, April 5, 2022

Asthma Researcher Creates Parent-Child Shared Management Team – Clinical Advisor, March 31, 2022

NAPNAP Condemns Attacks on Civilians in Ukraine – Clinical Advisor, March 25, 2022

Exhausted and burned out: results of a survey of nurse practitioners – Contemporary Pediatrics, March 23, 2022

Immunization updates for 2022 – Contemporary Pediatrics, March 23, 2022

Why Are Parents Refusing Vitamin K Administration in Newborns? – Clinical Advisor, March 3, 2022

Trump’s SUNSET Rule May Be About to Ride Off Into the Sunset – MedPage Today, Feb. 22, 2022

Gun violence in schools and on the streets – Contemporary Pediatrics, Feb. 21, 2022

Unproven claims of masks harming speech development spread online – AFP Fact Check, Feb. 18, 2022

ACIP: 2022 Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule Updates – MPR, Feb. 18, 2022

A sobering look at children and gun violence in the United States – Contemporary Pediatrics, Jan. 10, 2022

Baylor-led Study Analyzes Impact of COVID-19 on Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nurses – Baylor University, Oct. 21, 2021

NPs Need Reinforcements to Manage Burnout and Anxiety During COVID-19 – Sept. 13, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Children make up more than a quarter of the weekly US Covid-19 cases, pediatricians’ group says – Sept. 8, 2021, CNN

The fine print: Understanding the new policy authorizing extra Covid vaccine doses for the immunocompromised – Aug. 15, 2021, STAT

A preventable problem: Kids and the need to vaccinate РAug. 6, 2021, OSF HealthCare Dana DeShon is a NAPNAP member

Promotion of healthy lifestyle most effective in prevention of childhood obesity: NAPNAP Position Statement – July 23, 2021, Medical Dialogues

NAPNAP Updates Position Statement on Childhood Obesity – July 15, 2021, Clinical Advisor

The Impact of COVID-19 On Pediatric Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Workforces – June 23, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

School-Based Health Care Centers Pivoted to Telehealth During COVID-19 – May 27, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Strategies for Minimizing Vaccination Pain in Children – May 14, 2021, Hematology Advisor

Special Considerations and Helping Patients with Health Inequalities – May 12, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

Nurse Practitioners Ranks Reach Over 325,000 – May 5, 2021, Clinical Advisor

The Importance of Global Health Awareness Month 2021 – May 5, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

2021 Updated Immunization Schedule for Children – April 22, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Speak up for patient safety – April 9, 2021, Contemporary Pediatrics

Tackling the difficult conversation with empathy – April 8, 2021, Contemporary Pediatrics

Consider Pharmacokinetics, Proper Measurements When Treating Children with Obesity – April 5, 2021, Pharmacy Times

Evidence-based Screening for Mental Health Disorders in Children, Teens is Critical During Pandemic – April 5, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

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