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Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN, CDCES

About Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN, CDCES

Carole Jakucs, MSN, RN, PHN, CDCES, is a freelance writer and diabetes educator. Her background in nursing includes tenures in healthcare management and as a care provider. She has worked in med/surg/telemetry, a pediatric emergency department and college health.

Nurse Practitioners Are Primed to Help Bridge Physician Shortage

By | 2021-08-31T17:34:54-04:00 August 31st, 2021|Categories: Nursing News, Nursing Specialties|

In August, Delaware Governor John Carney signed legislation that grant's the state's nurse practitioners full practice authority (FPA). In doing so, Delaware became the 24th state (in addition to the District of Columbia and two U.S. territories) to adopt FPA legislation — and not a moment too soon. The physician shortage is real and growing

In rural healthcare, NPs can be a solution to severe provider shortage

By | 2020-01-20T08:00:33-05:00 January 20th, 2020|Categories: Nursing News, Nursing Specialties|

2018 marked 25 years of the state’s nurse practitioners being able to practice independently of physicians and having prescriptive authority. Despite this influx in rural healthcare providers, New Mexico’s rural residents are struggling with a severe shortage of primary care providers.

Why your healthcare facility should have a wound expert

By | 2020-04-06T11:05:09-04:00 June 25th, 2019|Categories: Nursing Careers and Jobs, Nursing Education|

One of the most chronic problems a wound expert deals with regularly is pressure injuries, which can have a devastating impact on patients and are a potential legal concern for healthcare facilities and clinicians. Find out how wound experts can make a difference in any healthcare organization.