Winter 2019

The following articles were either published in this issue or are part of our expanded online content associated with this issue.

New Mothers Defy the Odds with Free Personal Nurses

Nurse-Family Partnership® (NFP) nurses help the most vulnerable first-time moms transform their lives for themselves and their babies. NFP is an evidence-based community health program with over 40 years of proven success.

CMS Updates and Telehealth

Nurses may soon see new remote nursing jobs appearing. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released their Calendar Year 2019 Physician Fee Schedule, which details the reimbursements CMS will pay to physicians for particular services. Several of the updates are likely to encourage and increase the use of telehealth, which would provide more career opportunities for nurses.

Career Spotlight: Labor and Delivery Nurse

Being a labor and delivery nurse is definitely one of the most exhilarating areas of nursing - you’re really caring for the whole family unit during this exciting time in their life. I have shared in times of great joy that come when a new life arrives into the world, and I have consoled mothers in times of loss, as a mother loses her child to miscarriage.

Partners in this Issue

The following organizations have partnered with us to bring you this issue of Bonvita.

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership ® changes the future for the most vulnerable babies and their mothers in poverty. NFP gives a first-time mom trusted support from her own personal nurse throughout the first 1,000 days, from pregnancy until her child’s second birthday.

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