NPG December News: House Calls Provider Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year, & More

See below for a roundup of the latest news articles featuring the Nurse Practitioner Group and its providers.

 

Columbia Nursing Newsletter: A Nurse Practitioner for Washington Heights: Yudelka Garcia Finds her Calling in her Community

November, 2017

Clinical Nursing Instructor and Nurse Practitioner Group Washington Heights provider Yudelka Garcia, FNP, shared how a personal event inspired her to change her career to become a nurse practitioner and why it’s important to her to bring quality primary care to the Washington Heights community.

 

Daily Nurse: Nurse of the Week

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Daily Nurse selected Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Group House Calls provider, Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP as the Nurse of the Week during National Nurse Practitioner Week.

 

Daily Nurse: What Nurse Practitioners Can Do in the Opioid Crisis

Monday, November 13, 2017

Daily Nurse shared an opinion editorial by Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, on what Nurse Practitioners can do to help alleviate the opioid crisis.

 

Columbia Nursing Press Release: Columbia Nursing’s Marie Carmel Garcon Named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by The Nurse Practitioner Association New York State

Monday, November 6, 2017

Columbia Nursing issued a press release announcing that Assistant Professor of Clinical Nursing and Nurse Practitioner Group House Calls provider, Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP was named the 2017 Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Nurse Practitioner Association New York State (NPA).

 

Medscape: On the Front Line of HIV Care at ANAC 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Jeffrey Kwong, DNP, Associate Professor and Nurse Practitioner Group Washington Heights provider, discussed the importance of helping HIV patients stay engaged with their healthcare at the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care annual conference.

 

Healthline: Most Consumers Unaware of Dangers in Mixing Alcohol and Common Drugs

Monday, October 16, 2017

Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, talked to Healthline about the negative effect that alcohol can have on medications, including the symptoms one can experience when mixing medication with alcohol.

 

Smooth: Why We’re Not Supposed to Drink on Antibiotics

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Columbia Nursing’s Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs Stephen Ferrara, DNP, talked to Smooth about why it’s important to avoid alcohol while on antibiotics.

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