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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 – Aug. 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

NAPNAP Recommends Continued Health Provider Efforts to Eliminate Teen E-Cigarette Use – March 31, 2021, Pharmacy Times

Mobile App Increases Access to Medical Interpreter Services – March 30, 2021, Cardiology Advisor

Health Care Transition Planning Training Lacking Among Nurses, NPs – March 29, 2021, Clinical Advisor

How to Recognize SUD-Related Abuse and Neglect in Families – March 29, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Pinpointing Penicillin Allergy in the Pediatric Population – March 29, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Trump-ordered potential rollback of health rules is halted in response to Bay Area lawsuit – March 29, 2021, San Francisco Chronicle

Mindfulness App Improves ADHD Symptoms in Children and Teens – March 29, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Children’s Physical Activity Plummeted During COVID-19 – March 26, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Child Trafficking Red Flags in Health Care Settings – March 26, 2021, Clinical Advisor

Recommended Programs to Bring Awareness to Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month – Mar 17, 2020, Contemporary Clinic

Lawsuit Claims HHS Sunset Rule is a ‘Ticking Timebomb’ for Agency – Mar. 10, 2021, Fierce Healthcare

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and The Impact of Cerebral Palsy – Mar. 10, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

Health, Advocacy Orgs Ask Court To Scrap Trump-HHS SUNSET Rule – Mar. 9, 2021, Inside Health Policy

Lawsuit Argues ‘Ticking Time Bomb’ Could Invalidate Thousands Of Health Rules – Mar. 9, 2021, NPR

Durbin, Duckworth Introduce MOMMA Act To Reduce Maternal And Infant Mortality Rates – Feb. 24, 2021, Riverbender

Spotting the Red Flags of Human Trafficking in the Healthcare Setting – Feb. 17, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

ACIP Releases 2021 Child/Adolescent Vaccine Schedule – Feb. 11, 2021, Medscape

Health Care Providers and Human/Child Trafficking – Feb. 10, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

COVID-19 Vaccines and the Younger Population – Jan. 27, 2021, Contemporary Clinic

Texas Nurse Practitioners Work to End Human Trafficking Through Education and Action – Jan. 25, 2021, Crossville Chronicle

Stakeholders Oppose CMS Rule Tiering Medicaid Coverage During PHE – Jan. 12, 2021, Inside Health Policy

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