A Day in the Life of a Family Nurse Practitioner

Are you interested in becoming a family nurse practitioner?  We h

Continue reading

What Percentage of NP Students Pass the Certification Exam? See Our NP Program Pass Rate List

After you complete your nurse practitioner degree program, in most states you will need to take a national certification exam before you are eligible to practice.  As we have mentioned in ea

Continue reading

How to Drain an Abscess

In lieu of the traditional case study of the week, this week I will hig

Continue reading

How I Found a Job as a Nurse Practitioner Within One Week of Graduation

You started your NP program with the purpose of ultimately working as a nurse practitioner.  Why is it then that so many nurse practitioner program graduates have difficulty finding jobs after graduation?  I think you need to be willing to get creative and do some thinking outside the box.  No, I'm not talking about renting a billboard to advertise yourself, just being a little craftier than other NP graduates entering the job market.  Let me tell you my story.

Continue reading

Should You Be Part of a Nurse Practitioner Organization?

The thought of more evening commitments fills me with dread.  Be

Continue reading

5 Must Have Tools for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Companies make everything cuter for kids.  I mean, have you ever seen an adult diaper with cartoon characters on it?  I bet not!  But kids diapers- from a wide array of cartoon characters to mock denim, there is no limit to the design capacity of the diaper.  The same goes for

Continue reading

Should You Be Offended By the Term Midlevel?

If you are not yet an NP, you may not even know that nurse practitioner

Continue reading

Pages