Identifying populations within one’s own community that are facing barriers to cervical cancer screening and follow-up is essential as a first step.
Position Statement: Climate Change, Women’s Health, and Environmental Justice
Climate change represents an urgent health challenge that requires engagement, advocacy, and leadership from the nursing profession.
Position Statement: Human Sex Trafficking
WHNPs and other APRNs who provide women’s and gender-related healthcare for adolescents and adults need to provide trauma-informed healthcare and make appropriate referrals for patients who are victims of trafficking.
Prevention and Management of Opioid Misuse and Opioid Use Disorder Among Women Across the Lifespan (Update)
Whether prescribing OPR for acute or chronic pain, NPs should use risk evaluation and mitigation strategies to reduce the potential for harm from misuse or abuse.
Position Statement: Menstrual Equity
The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) asserts that all individuals who menstruate should have adequate access…