Category Archives: Nurse Practioner

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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Top 4 Nurse Practitioner Specialties for 2012

While most family nurse practitioners are groomed for primary care, not all NPs want to be limited to primary care. I remember the day I decided leave primary care to specialize in holistic health & wellness. I was writing a … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Family Nurse Practitioners Are In Demand

Nurses, it’s time to strike while the iron is hot! There is no better time than now to become a family nurse practitioner.  With an increasing demand for quality, affordable, accessible health care, a new national health care system in … Continue reading

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Why Do You Want to be a Family Nurse Practitioner?

Why do you want to be an FNP? I always ask this question of nurse practitioner students and colleagues who tell me they want to become a family nurse practitioner. Their reasons aren’t always compelling. “I think it will be … Continue reading

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17 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About FNPs

Due to the dearth of doctors around the country, one of the careers that is gaining prominence right now is the family nurse practitioner job. Family nurse practitioners (FNPs) provide services that are similar to the services offered by certain … Continue reading

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25 Useful Dot-Edu Resources for Nurse Practitioners

The nurse practitioner career is gaining a lot of ground recently. With physicians increasingly unable to handle patient loads, nurse practitioners are becoming important in the world of health care. Nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat diseases — and in … Continue reading

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The History of the Nurse Practitioner Occupation: The Ultimate Web Guide

A nurse practitioner is a registered nurse who has completed further education and training and holds either a master’s or doctoral degree. They are also nationally board certified in a specific specialty and are licensed through a state nursing board, … Continue reading

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Top 40 FNP Job Listing Sites

One of the trends in the health care industry is an increase in FNP jobs. Family nurse practitioners can act as primary care providers in many states, and even in states where they cannot have their own practice, they can … Continue reading

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50 YouTube Videos About Nurse Practitioners Worth Watching

If you are looking for a rewarding career, you might consider becoming a nurse practitioner. Nurse practitioners generally have more education, and a more rigorous program of study than registered nurses, who cannot prescribe medications and diagnose disease. Nurse practitioners … Continue reading

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25 Excellent FNP Groups on Facebook

If you plan to study for a Nurse Practitioner (NP), or if you already work as an NP, or if you are a patient or even an advocate for NPs, you can find a group to support your goals on … Continue reading

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