Does Gender Make the Nurse? A Look at Mursing

By MidlevelU Intern and Healthcare Administrator in Training Stephanie Bauer

Did you know that at one time only men were nurses, not women? Documentation dating back to 250 B.C. shows there was an established nursing school in India that was exclusively for, you guessed it, men. Women were not allowed to attend. At that time, it was believed women were not as pure as men. 

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Join the MyMidlevelU Launch Party!

Okay, okay, we might not be rolling out MidlevelU's new features with quite the affair Apple threw last week to announce the iPhone 6 (we tried to get Gwen Stefani lined up- it didn't work out...), but here at MidlevelU headquarters we're super excited to announce that we are rolling out some new and improved features to the site. We think you'll be pleased. 

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Nurse Practitioners Average Six-Figure Salaries in These States

Salaries for nurse practitioners in nearly every state are on the rise. As the role of nurse practitioners expands and the need for healthcare in the U.S. increases, NPs become a more valuable asset and stand to profit. While the average nurse practitioner salary is between $90,000 and $95,000 nationally depending on who you ask, some states come out ahead of this mark. Where can nurse practitioners earn the most?

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Medical Week in Review 9.12.14

Happy Friday! I hope you have enjoyed your week. My week was less crazy than most and I found it nice to get back into a more normal routine. This weekend, it's back to NYC for me. I will be joining the Fox and Friends crew for tomorrow's medical segment talking antibiotic resistance. Do any nurse practitioners out there have any thoughts on the topic? If you find yourself with some free time this weekend, check out some of this week's more interesting happenings in health news. 

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Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice: New Jersey

The last time I was in New Jersey, I was en route to India to meet with the MidlevelU tech team. Due to seemingly unnecessary flight delays, I got stuck in the state and wound up spending the night in Newark rather than Mumbai, halfway across the world, as planned. Needless to say, the experience was frustrating. Nurse practitioners practicing in New Jersey seem to have some frustrations with the state of their own. 

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