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"Advanced Care Provider"

Christan D Santos, Mariah Q Rose, Amanda D Tomlinson, Diane C McLaughlin
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Formal training for ultrasound use is essential for critical care providers. Despite a national increase in the utilization of advanced practice providers in critical care, ultrasound education is not routinely provided in their training programs. This study describes and evaluates a 1-day advanced care provider (APP)-led course designed to provide fellow APPs with the skills to obtain and evaluate basic ultrasound images. METHODS: A 15-question pretest was administered via anonymous use of a clicker response system...
February 2018: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Eddie Blay, Michael J Nooromid, Karl Y Bilimoria, Jane L Holl, Bruce Lambert, Julie K Johnson, Jonah J Stulberg
BACKGROUND: Surgeons play a pivotal role in the opioid epidemic but it is unknown how different members of a surgical team vary in the way they prescribe opioids after surgical episodes. STUDY DESIGN: We conducted a retrospective cohort study of all inpatient discharges for 5 common surgeries. Total number of tablets and total milligram equivalents (MME) prescribed were calculated and differences in prescription patterns were determined for attending surgeons, surgical residents and advanced practice providers...
November 1, 2017: American Journal of Surgery
Emily Van Laar, Uma Borate, Karina I Halilova, Pamela M Peters, Bradford E Jackson, Maria Pisu, Thomas Wayne Butler, Randall S Davis, Amitkumar Mehta, Aras Acemgil, Sara J Knight, Monika M Safford
221 Background: In recent years, new treatments for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) with excellent response rates and varying toxicity profiles have emerged. In the setting of multiple available options, shared decision-making is critical. Developing strategies to enhance shared decision-making requires better understanding of how patients and providers make treatment decisions. METHODS: Patients with CLL and health care providers within the University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System Cancer Community Network were to assess how treatment decisions are made...
March 2016: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
Maxim J McKibben, E Will Kirby, Joshua Langston, Mathew C Raynor, Matthew E Nielsen, Angela B Smith, Eric M Wallen, Michael E Woods, Raj S Pruthi
OBJECTIVE: To forecast the size and composition of the urologist and urology advanced care provider (ACP; nurse practitioner, physicians' assistant) workforce over the next 20 years. METHODS: Current urologist workforce was estimated from the American Board of Urology certification data and the 2014 American Urological Association (AUA) Census. Incoming workforce was estimated from the American Board of Urology and AUA residency match data. Estimates of the ACP workforce were extracted from the 2012 AUA Physician Survey...
December 2016: Urology
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