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A family nurse practitioner's experience

For Family Nurse Practitioner Justine Emerson, the chance she would contract breast cancer...to help out again. I was able to go back to work as a family nurse practitioner at Valley Medical Care during my last three months of chemo and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101708/nei_345362006.shtml
Bill to allow pharmacists to administer vaccines advances

...that passed on Monday, which would allow pharmacists to administer vaccines without oversight from a doctor or nurse practitioner.Pharmacists would be required to log the vaccines they administer in a statewide database.Giessel said immunization...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-15/bill-allow-pharmacists-administer-vacci
State | AK legislature
Delays at Alaska VA clinics are shorter than US average

...asked the VA's inspector general to look into the quality of care provided.The clinic currently has a fulltime nurse practitioner and partners with the Southcentral Foundation to help with patients. The VA also has used contract physicians to...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-09/delays-alaska-va-clinics-are-shorter-us
State
SEARHC hires Homer at MEHS Student Health Center

...Regional Health Consortium recently hired family nurse practitioner Kristen Homer to join the medical staff at the Mt...Middlebury College. She is board certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Homer...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-09-13-3
Local
After layoffs, new health center is born

...delivered about 250 babies during her career as a nurse practitioner and midwife. Birthing is where the miracles are...and child health program in which she worked. The nurse practitioner, who has lived in Dillingham for 19 years, said...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100609/sta_501641695.shtml
Recognitions

...Juneau, recently received the Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association's 2008 Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award for her leadership in...Association. Her medical center is a private nurse practitioner practice that employs midwives, physicians...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111408/nei_356007952.shtml
Representative rushed to ER after floor speech

...was rolled into the House Speaker's Chambers on his chair.Olson and Sen. Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, a nurse practitioner, responded immediately to make sure the representative was stable. The Senate called an at-ease while its members...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-25/representative-rushed-er-after-floor-sp
State
Health center faces staffing challenges

...the clinic for years, head nurse practitioner Janna Brewster, has departed...Mariya Lovishchuk said. A local nurse practitioner took over Brewster's role...contract with an Anchorage-based nurse practitioner. According to past Empire...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-17/health-center-faces-staffing-challenges
Local
VA clinic in Wasilla without doctors

...without doctors after the three physicians working under contract over the summer decided not to renew their deals.A nurse practitioner, who transferred from Anchorage last week, is now carrying the 1,000-patient caseload.The Mat-Su Veterans...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-05/va-clinic-wasilla-without-doctors
State
Growing season

...indoors in the winter than they do in the summer months, according to Juneau's growers.Becca Van De Water, a nurse practitioner at Wellspring, has a thriving hydroponic tower garden in her kitchen. "My mom's an organic farmer, so I grew...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-05/growing-season
Outdoors

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