If I had to choose one topic readers ask me about most, it would probably be the DNP. I get a lot of e-mails about the proposed 2015 deadline for a DNP transition. Many of you are planners, I can certainly relate. So, naturally, there is anticipation and anxiety around if the DNP mandate will happen and when.
Taking your nurse practitioner certification exam is the culmination of your NP education. Do you have what it takes to practice as an NP, or not? While the nurse practitioner certification process can be confusing and stressful, to say the least, knowing what you're up against can give you an edge in the process.
Welcome to the weekend! Just a few more hours left in the work day then I'm off to enjoy the evening. Tonight my husband and I will be joining friends for an Italian feast(!) then the rest of the weekend is TBD. Perhaps we'll go camping, or maybe sit on the couch all day watching movies. Whatever we decide, the best part is it will be in the moment! What do you have planned? If you find yourself with some free time, check out this week's more interesting medical news happenings.
I have been on the signing end of a few poorly worded nurse practitioner employment contracts in my day. In my less experienced, younger days I was especially quick to accept a job without even attempting to negotiate less favorable contractual clauses. The main reason for my negligence? I didn't know what to look for in reviewing a nurse practitioner employment agreement.