Case Study of the Week: Frostbite

My husband and I made the trek (OK, we didn't actually "trek" but it

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3 Things You Need to Ask When Looking for a Nurse Practitioner Program

Finding the right NP program can be very overwhelming.  The

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Spray Tanning: The Safe Alternative to Sun Bathing?

I love to lay outside and soak up some sweet sunshine.  Given my

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5 Companies You Should Consider for Your Next Continuing Education Conference

 

Sure, You can get your continuing education credits free online.  But isn't it much more fun to use the stipend provided by your employer to go somewhere fun?  Consider these companies for your future continuing medical education conferences.

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How Do You Become an ER Nurse Practitioner?

I have had a few readers contact me asking what specialty they should they should choose in their nurse practitioner program if they want to become an ER NP.  Other readers have asked how to find a job in the ER.  After all, the emergency nurse practitioner does top

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What's Up With All The Olympic Athletic Tape?

Covering the perfectly toned muscles of many of this year's Olympic athletes: Kinesio athletic tape.  Regarded by physical therapists as a way to relieve pain and heal muscle injuries, is this tape just a trend or is it really effective?  Shou

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Top 10 Highest Paying Nurse Practitioner Specialties

 

Despite having the title "nurse practitioner" in common, NP's in different specialties have very different incomes.  Who makes the most money?

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Top 10 Favorite Women's Lab Coats

You know the drill.  You wake up and get ready for a long day at the clinic or hospital making sure your clothes are clean and wrinkle free.  You take a quick look in the mirror...presentable.

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Down With the Drug-Seekers

If you are an NP, you have no doubt encountered malingering patients seeking narcotic prescriptions.  Some are a dead giveaway, others a little more crafty.  Once you identify these patients, you have to decide... is it worth the fight?

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