When I get home from work my husband always asks about my day. Lacking the words and energy to thoroughly re-live the past 12 hours and the ability to sufficiently describe the gross dealings with bodily fluids I have had, I usually grunt and head straight for the wine rack. Eventually, after I am fed, I divulge a few of the juiciest tidbits of my day. But, what if upon walking through the door I could show him my more notable dealings in photo?
By MidlevelU Intern and Aspiring NP Ashley Prince
If you're like me then you have probably heard that shadowing a nurse practitioner is essential to your graduate school application at least one hundred times. You can also rattle off why it's crucial like a robot. Unfortunately though, it can be difficult to find a nurse practitioner job shadowing opportunity.
Have you ever thought about working in natural or integrative medicine? The field fits the nurse practitioner role perfectly and offers NPs the opportunity to really focus on helping patients by teaching them to build a healthy lifestyle. Today, Wendy, a nurse practitioner practicing at the Midway Center for Integrative Medicine has generously offered to give us a sneak peek into her life as an integrative health nurse practitioner.
Happy Friday! Fall is in the air here in Nashville, Tennessee. The first few leaves are beginning to land on our lawn, the school bus is making it's morning rounds through our neighborhood, and the weather is growing cooler. As much as I hate to say goodbye to summer, the comfort of the predictable routine that seems to come with fall is a welcome change this year. What's on your schedule for this summer-fall transition weekend? If you find yourself with some free time, check out this week's more interesting medical news.