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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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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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7 Keys to Staying Healthy for Nurse Practitioners

How important is your health? As a nurse practitioner, you have dedicated your life to achieving health in your patients, but what about yourself? You’re on the front line of illness every day so protecting yourself should be priority one. … 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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Doctors! Leave Us Nurse Practitioners Alone!

I call for a 60’s style protest. The kind that inspired a whole generation of young people to sing songs of protest, rise against “the establishment,” willing to risk everything for THE cause. The kind that inspired a whole generation … 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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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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Nursing Nightmare! How to Deal With Unruly Patients

If you’ve been a nurse long enough you’ve had to deal with unruly patients. Patients who are difficult, demanding, easily angered, impatient, manipulative, noncompliant, unreasonable ____ (fill in the blank). As an NP, I’ve had my fair share of unruly … Continue reading

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