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What NPs need to know about CenteringPregnancy group prenatal care*

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

By Kathryn Trotter, DNP, CNM, FNP, FAANP
What is CenteringPregnancy®?
It is an evidence-based . . .

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Focus on sexual health
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Sexual health pearls

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

Author: Brooke M. Faught, MSN, WHNP-BC, IF

By Brooke M. Faught, MSN, WHNP-BC, IF

When appropriate, many providers utilize creative methods . . .

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Editor-in-chief's message
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Editor-in-chief’s message: Reflection on 2017 and the year ahead

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

Dear Colleagues,

I hope the start of 2018 has been a good one for everyone . . .

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Position Statement
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Healthcare for Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

Author: NPWH Board of Directors

The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) affirms each individual’s . . .

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Assessment of the effect of social influences and personal resilience on preventing repeat adolescent pregnancy

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

Author: Nola Holness, PhD, CNM, APRN-Adult

By Nola Holness, PhD, CNM, APRN-Adult

One in five adolescent mothers in the United . . .

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Continuing Education
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Dense breasts: Cancer risk and supplemental imaging modalities

March 2018 Vol. 6 No. 1

Author: Mary Ellen Egger, APN, WHNP, CBPN and Diana L. Lam, MD

By Mary Ellen Egger, APN, WHNP, CBPN and Diana L. Lam, MD


Mary Ellen . . .

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Policy & practice points
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Policy and preventive healthcare services: Women living longer, living well

November 2017 Vol. 5 No. 4

By Diana M. Drake, DNP, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

From the perspective of women’s . . .

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The consensus model: What current and future NPs need to know

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in American Nurse Today, January 2018.
Acute care . . .

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Quiz Time

Which statement about healthcare for women Veterans is true?

a) All women Veterans are required to seek healthcare services within the VA system.
b) The VA system has achieved its goal in reducing gender disparities in healthcare delivery.
c) Maternity care is delivered by outside community providers and paid for by the VA.
d) The VA does not cover in-hospital healthcare services for newborns following delivery.

The correct answer is c.

Answer a) is false; approximately 83% of women Veterans seek healthcare outside the VA.
Answer b) is false; despite the VA’s efforts, gender gaps persist with regard to certain healthcare goals.
And answer d) is false; A newborn’s hospital care is covered by the VA from birth through the first 7 days of life.

To find out more about the types of healthcare services that the VA provides for female Veterans, read “When the warrior is a woman.” See the May 2016 issue here

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