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Top Seven Cities for Nurses

The Great Recession displaced large numbers of jobs and as a result, many have begun reevaluating where to base their careers. Due to the inherent need for them in any community, nurses have greater flexibility in where they live. Finding a … Continue reading

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6 Mistakes That Could Ruin Your Nurse Practitioner Career

This is an exciting time to be a Nurse Practitioner. As the need for accessible health care continues to grow so do the roles and responsibilities of Nurse Practitioners. But beware, this growth and increasing focus on NPs puts them … Continue reading

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What Every Nurse Practitioner Grad Must Have in Their Resume

Congratulations, NP! You’ve reached the finish line. Graduation day is just around the corner. You’ve worked so hard in school to get here. Now you’re ready to begin practicing as a nurse practitioner. Or are you? If not, don’t panic! … Continue reading

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Top 9 Study Tips for Online Nurse Practitioner Students

Pursuing an online nurse practitioner degree is attractive for many nurses who need the flexibility of learning from home but make no mistake, online learning is just as rigorous as classroom learning.  The time you save commuting and sitting in … Continue reading

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Top 25 Websites For Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Practitioner Students

Nurse practitioners are connected at the heart, or at least they should be.   Why? It is this connection that provides the professional support and guidance needed to bring out the best in each of us personally and professionally in … Continue reading

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10 Things All Nurse Practitioner Students Should Have

As a nurse practitioner student, you need quick access to quality, concise, information to make the best clinical decisions every day in your clinical rotations. Surprisingly, as a clinical NP instructor, when I arrive on the scene, I often find … Continue reading

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6 Scholarships for Nurse Practitioner Students

So you’ve made the decision to go back to nursing school and become a nurse practitioner. You’ve researched and found the right NP school and put your colleagues, friends and family on notice that you’re life is about change.  Now, … Continue reading

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5 Must Have iPhone & iPad Apps for Nurse Practitioner Students

You made the big decision to go back to school to become a Nurse Practitioner, but all that studying? You’re going to need help! Thanks to today’s technology, learning has become a whole lot easier. Using apps on smart phones … Continue reading

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3 Conferences Nurse Practitioners Should Attend in 2012

What do you get when you combine stunning scenery, sun, surf, sand, fun and excitement with the best continuing education and collegial networking in nursing? Three of the best Nurse Practitioner conferences coming up in 2012! Within each of them, … Continue reading

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Let Nurses Practice! Nurse Practitioners Fight to Remove Barriers

Let nurses practice! Nothing frustrates me more as an NP than the variability of nurse practitioner rules and legislation from state-to-state. Every state should be the same. In headline news this week, nurse practitioners in Missouri are pushing for more … Continue reading

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