How to Take Your Online NP Job Application to the Next Level

Get your nurse practitioner job application noticed

Applying for jobs online can be downright painful. It seems like each employer asks the same questions over and over again, not to mention most of this information can be found on your resume. The temptation for nurse practitioners is to write 'see resume' in text fields to decrease pain of the online application process is high. But, doing so will not make for a standout app and may even mean your application won't meet human eyes at all

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Take a Post-Graduate Nurse Practitioner Adventure!

As I neared graduation from my nurse practitioner program, I longed for an adventure. A packed graduate school schedule and limited student budget had effectively squashed hopes of an exotic vacation during NP school, so I looked for ways to get out of town while launching my nurse practitioner career. 

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The Nurse Practitioner's Guide to Zika + Pregnancy

One of the few new stories to make headlines amidst political coverage over the past few weeks has been that of the Zika virus ravaging Central and South America. While the few cases of Zika identified in the United States have been acquired abroad, the virus is projected to arrive in the United States in the coming weeks or months. For most, Zika results only in mild illness. For pregnant women, however, catching the virus carries significant implications. 

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5 ECG Interpretation Courses for Nurse Practitioners

Mastering the art of ECG interpretation is tough. Reading ECGs proficiently is a skill that takes practice and fine tuning over time. Nurse practitioners working in some environments may not see ECGs everyday making it even more difficult to hone these skills. Fortunately for NPs, there are several organizations offering ECG interpretation focused courses and conferences. If your ECG interpretation skills leave room for improvement, check out these continuing medical education courses to get you up to speed. 

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Weekend Wrap Up 2.5.16

Happy Friday! What do you have in store for the next few days? This weekend my husband and I are hanging out with family in Florida. Not a bad place for a February visit... The temperatures may be unseasonably chilly, but I still plan to be posted up poolside on Saturday. And, of course, I plan to catch the Super Bowl on Sunday - mainly for the junk food and commercials. Before the big game, check out this week's more interesting medical news stories. 

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