The member schools affiliated with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) voted to endorse the Position Statement on the Practice Doctorate in Nursing on October 25, 2004, to meet the high standards of the evolving medical world. AACN member institutions endorsed the Essentials of Doctoral Education for Advanced Nursing Practice on October 30, 2006. The Doctorate... Read More
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An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) is one type of advanced practice nurse. There are four different types of advanced practice nurses: Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, and Clinical Nurse Specialists.
Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are Registered Nurses who completed additional education and training; a Master’s degree or Doctorate degree in nursing. Their degree can be broad such as Family, or more specific such as Pediatric/Neonatal, Adult-Gerontology, Women’s Health, or Psychiatric.
NPs are licensed in all 50... Read More
Sinusitis in the inflammation of the sinus cavity that is caused by either a viral or bacterial infection. This usually occurs when excess mucus develops or there is a blockage to the sinuses. The infection by the virus or bacteria produces an inflammatory response where blood rushes to the nose and carries inflammatory cells to fight the infection. This causes your sinuses to swell.What are the symptoms? Nasal blockage
A stuffed nose is the primary sign of a sinus infection.Yellow or green mucus
Instead of seeing clear mucus, there can be yellow or green discharge from the... Read More
In honor of Medical Assistants Recognition Week, Oct. 17-21, The Everett Clinic honors its entire team of #AmazingMAs! Two of our teammates, Katie Steinback, MA, Cancer Partnership and Mark Laviste, MA, Founders Building Family Medicine, answer questions about their position at the heart of healthcare.What is a Medical Assistant?
A Medical Assistant (MA) is a healthcare professional that performs clinical duties... Read More
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