Guest Blogger: Sallie Porter DNP PhD APN You may have received the following request (or something similar) in your inbox on Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and the like: Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) full practice authority The link takes you to a petition directed to the White House. The petition hopes to raise public awareness about APRNs and the barriers to their full practice authority. These practice barriers vary by state and include inability to prescribe medication … [Read more...] about Petition! Petition! Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Full Practice Authority
It seems that the Apple iPad may actually have itself a formidable competitor in the Amazon Kindle Fire HD. One might argue that Amazon is simply picking up on the coat tails of what Apple has already pioneered. But it seems as though Amazon is delivering a comparable product at a fraction of the price. The one detractor from the Kindle Fire HD is it’s limited Apps marketplace. However, one might be able to overlook that short coming when they learn about all fantastic offerings of Amazon … [Read more...] about Amazon Kindle Fire HD is HOT!
Tablets have become an exciting game changer in technology and healthcare. Nurses can benefit from owning tablets and the Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPad 2, and Nook Tablet are all worth taking a look at. It is no secret that this nerdy nurse is a fan of tablet computers. I still swoon over my iPad and have the HP Touchpad as well. I’ve been eyeing Android tablets ( and also thinking about putting Android on my HP touchpad) but I haven’t found one that’s made me want to hand over the cash, … [Read more...] about 7 Reasons Why Nurses Need a Tablet: Amazon Kindle Fire, iPad2, or Nook Tablet