Family nurse practitioner sees beyond medical issues

Kayla Medina, a Class of 2018 graduate of the family nurse practitioner program, says the UC Davis program provided her with both basic skills and critical thinking skills to better support patients and their families.

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veteransDNP or PhD?

The Doctor of Nursing Practice and the Doctor of Philosophy degree programs are both terminal degree programs but how does a nurse decide which program to pursue? This article highlights the differences, and similarities, between the two doctoral degree programs.

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Holiday tips in this time of COVID-19Holiday tips in this time of COVID-19

COVID-19 continues to stress everyone’s day-to-day lives. Now adding to the virus’ toll, the holiday season can bring new challenges. No one is feeling the strain more than older adults — and the people who care for them. Institute Director Terri Harvath provides these holiday tips to help caregivers navigate the holiday season safely.

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Video: Family caregivers: Invisible no more

Family caregivers provide over 80% of long-term care to frail, older adults and yet they remain largely invisible in the health care system. The Family Caregiving Institute at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing works to support caregivers and increase capacity of health care professionals to better partner with families. This recording is from a presentation from Terri Harvath, institute director, in honor of the school's 10th Anniversary series of events celebrating its Decade of Discovery.
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