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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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Don’t Get Sued! 5 Legal Tips For Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners be on notice. When prescribing medications, you can be held liable for the actions (including murder) of your patients. Welcome to another court case gone bad. This week, in a landmark case involving the 2008 murder of Kristy … 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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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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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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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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Top 40 Family Nurse Practitioner Blogs

Nurse practitioners are those who have gone beyond regular nursing requirements. Their advanced training and education allows them to diagnose medical conditions, as well as prescribe medications. Nurse practitioners can provide some of the services that we often associate with … Continue reading

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