The DNP Transition

How did the recent push toward requiring the DNP rather than the MSN degree for nurse practitioners occur?  Who is in charge?

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2012 Mid-level Job Outlook: Lookin' Good!

What does the 2012 job market look like for physician assistants and nurse practitioners?

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Nurse Practitioner Resources: Poison Control Center

Have you ever called the poison control center?  They are fabulous.  Have a patient who missed their morning medications and took their evening and morning medications at the same time?  Did your patient accidentally or intentionally overdose on a certain medication?

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Is Working in Retail Health the Right Choice For You?

There are over 1,200 retail health clinics operating in 32 states according to the Convenient Care Association.  With the large number of such clinics, as a nurse practitioner it is likely you will encounter these employers in your job search.

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What's A Day in the Life of A Nurse Practitioner Really Like?

Check out my guest blog entry on the HEALTHeCAREERS helps nurse practitioners among other healthcare professionals find jobs.

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Physicians Shifting Procedural Work to Midlevel Providers

Janice Boughton, MD, author of the blog Why is Americn Healthcare So Expensive, suggests physicians should consider shifting procedurals

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Top iPhone Apps to Recommend to Patients

Nurse Practitioner education focuses on health promotion and prevention of chronic disease.  You educate your patients at each visit however you can't be with them 24/7.  What are the best tools you can recommend to patients for their health at home?

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Patient Power

I am a frequent user of Consumer Reports and other re

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Nurse Practitioners Get Free Meals From Pharma, Too

During my time as a nurse practitioner student I was placed in multiple family practice clinical sites.  Everyday I woke up at 7am, rushed to shower and leave the house at 7:30 to make it to my clinical site by 8.

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MidlevelU's Nurse Practitioner Program of the Month June 2012

MidlevelU is proud to announce that the Nurse Practitioner Program of the month for June 2012 is Vanderbilt University.

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