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Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Five New Studies: Nurse Practitioners Expand Access to Health Care, Lower Costs, Improve Outcomes »
  Rural Patients, Medicaid Patients, Taxpayers All Benefit from NPs   Harrisburg – As lawmakers...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Remind Your Lawmaker Why Full Practice Authority is Necessary »
Your patients and nearly half of the United States know it: Nurse Practitioners provide top-notch care proven through mult...
Monday, February 15, 2016
Board Members Needed At PSA »
One of PCNP’s primary goals is to help its knowledgeable members have their voices heard and to maximize their expertise....
Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
NPs in the News: Healthy Patients, Happy You: How Reclaiming Your RN Heritage Can Help Achieve These »
Source: Advance Healthcare Network Do you feel you're working down your schedule and just scratching patients' names o...
Friday, January 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCNP PAC Fund Holiday Campaign: Thank YOU »
We cannot thank you enough for the wonderful PCNP PAC fund this past holiday season.  Members' generosity helped rais...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
PCNP President Lorraine Bock Editorializes on the Importance of Full-Practice Authority »
PCNP President Lorraine Bock voices her opinion in an editorial that was published today in the Harrisburg Patriot-News. R...
Thursday, July 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
KDKA: Growing Role of NPs »
  Nurse practitioners got front-page treatment in USA Today this week in an article that explored our growing role...
Monday, July 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Nurse Practitioner Reform Would Generate $6.4 Billion in Health Care Savings for Pennsylvania »
    Study: Nurse Practitioner Reform Would Generate $6.4 Billion in Health Care Savings for Pennsy...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015   (2 Comments - view/add)
Practical Debate: Nurse practitioners seek more autonomy, but physicians disagree »
  For 15 of her 20 years in the medical field , Lorraine Bock, a nurse practitioner, had her own family practice...
Monday, June 1, 2015   (4 Comments - view/add)
Health Care Practitioner - Photo ID Badge Requirement »
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Thursday, May 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitolwire: Collaborative agreements with NPs can generate thousands for PA physicians »
Capitolwire: Collaborative agreements with nurse practitioners can generate thousands for PA physicians. By Christen...
Wednesday, May 13, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Release: Nurse Practitioners Rally to Expand Access to Health Care »
Nurse Practitioners Rally to Expand Access to Health Care Urge Lawmakers to Support Senate Bill 717 and House Bill...
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
AANP Selects Pennsylvania NPs for National Awards »
    Congratulations Barbara Todd and Don Bucher! The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners couldn’...
Monday, April 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitolwire: Lack of confidence in nurse practitioners 'a generational thing,' Vance says. »
As Pennsylvania's physician shortage worsens, nurse practitioners insist on autonomy to help fill the gaps — an idea the m...
Monday, April 20, 2015
Release: State Government Report Highlights “Serious and Growing Physician Shortage »
The Joint State Government Commission issued a report Monday which underscores Pennsylvania’s urgent need to expand access...
Friday, April 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners Stand with Sen. Vance for Legislation to Care for Pennsylvania »
Senator Pat Vance (R-Cumberland) on Friday introduced legislation to expand access to health care across the Commonwealth....
Thursday, April 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Save the Date: Nightingale Awards Gala 2015 »
Join fellow nurses on Oct. 23 at the Radisson Penn Harris Hotel & Convention Center in Camp Hill, PA. The Gala honors...
Wednesday, April 8, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Morning Call: Pa. bill would let nurse practitioners work without doctors »
Allen Smith, a nurse practitioner, needed more than medical training and entrepreneurial spirit to open a primary care pra...
Monday, March 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Altoona Mirror: Bill that would free nurses from contracts causes divide »
By Ryan Brown March 16, 2015     A new bill state Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford, proposed this week wou...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 NHSC Scholarship Program Application Cycle Now Open »
National Health Service Corps released the 2015 Application and Program Guidance for the NHSC Scholarship Program ....
Monday, March 9, 2015
PA Nurse Practitioners Thank Rep. Topper for Leadership on Care for Pennsylvania »
  The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (PCNP) today thanked Representative Jesse Topper (R-Bedford)...
Monday, March 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mandatory CE for Child Abuse Update »
PONL Announcement - Mandatory CE for Child Abuse Click here to read the important announcement and to explore...
Monday, February 16, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pennsylvania Television and Radio Ad Campaign to Celebrate Nurse Practitioners »
  Harrisburg, February 16, 2015 – The Pennsylvania Coalition of Nurse Practitioners (PCNP) today announced th...
Thursday, February 12, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rural PA Facing Health Care Provider Shortage »
By ALEX DAVIS Era Reporter Click here to read the article at
Tuesday, February 10, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medicaid Expansion Highlights Pennsylvania’s Primary Care Shortage – Especially in Rural Areas »
  Governor Tom Wolf’s decision to expand Medicaid in Pennsylvania underscores the urgent need to strength...
Friday, January 30, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Altoona Mirror: Don't sell nurse practitioners short »
By Sharon Ritchey, CRNP   "The nurse practitioner will see you now."   It's a common welco...
Tuesday, January 27, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update: Full Practice Authority is on the move in Harrisburg »
Update: Senator Pat Vance will reintroduce her bill to bring Full Practice Authority to Pennsylvania!   ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Let Pennsylvania nurse practitioners help ease care shortages »
Let Pennsylvania nurse practitioners help ease care shortages Pittsburgh Post-Gazette By Susan Schrand 12/16/14...
Friday, December 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pa. should loosen pointless shackles on nurse practitioners: PennLive letters »
Pa. should loosen pointless shackles on nurse practitioners: PennLive letters By Letters to the Editor Decemb...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
WITF on the Need for Primary Care Providers in PA with Members of PCNP »
Smart Talk: drug payments for docs, and more A new system related to health care is out from the federal government, and...
Monday, September 22, 2014
Primary Care Shortage: PCNP Member, Ann O'Sullivan »
Primary Care Shortages September 19, 2014 Guests: Richard Baron, Ann O’Sullivan, Julie Rovner Have yo...
Thursday, August 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nurse Practitioners: Healthy PA Approval Highlights Need for Expanded Primary Care Access »
  Federal approval of a plan to expand health care coverage is good news for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvani...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Nurse Practitioners Fill the Gap »
A smart way to help fix health care shortages by Sylvia Smith, AARP The Magazine, August/September 2014 Before Danielle P...
Friday, August 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Notice to All Health-Related Licensees »
Act 31 of 2014-Initial Training and Continuing Education in Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Requirements—effective J...
Friday, August 15, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Reporting Environmental Health Complaints to the Department of Health »
In an effort to help ensure all Pennsylvanians know how to report environmental health concerns and at the request of the...

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