Nurse Practitioner Program Scholarships

 

Need some cash to fund your NP education?  Here are some good places to start.

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How I Decided to Become A Nurse Practitioner

Check out my guest blog post for HEALTHeCAREERS where I discuss How I Decided to Become A Nurse Practitioner.

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Case Study: Bordatella Pertussis

Case Summary A 6 week old male infant presents to the pediatrician with a 10 day history of coughing, turning red, choking spells and gasping for breath.  He has had vomiting associated with these choking spells for the past two days.

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Why I Care About Health Policy

Until recently, I did not care about legal issues surrounding healthcare in the United States.

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New Weight Loss Medications, Will You Prescribe Them?

The FDA has approved two new weight loss medications, Belviq and Qsymia.  According to studies, these drugs may help patients lose five to ten percent of their body weight.  Investors estimate these drugs could be worth more than 60 billion dollars.  But only if you prescribe them.

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What Steps Do You Take If You Have a Needlestick Injury?

As I discussed in my blog post a few days ago, needlestick injuries are a reality in the workplace.  Over 1,000 occur each day in hospitals across the United States.  What do you do if a needlestick injury happens to you?

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Take the Needlestick Safety Pledge!

This week at MidlevelU, we are supporting the needlestick saftely movement.  Join thousands of other nurses in signing the Needlestick Safety Pledge.

You will also be entered to win a free iPad!

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The Needlestick Safety Movement

I did not pay close attention to warnings about the possibility of needlestick injuries while I was in my nursing program.  I did not think a needlestick would ever happen to me.  And, well, it hasn't...yet.

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