The last time I interviewed for a nurse practitioner position, I was hired on the spot. I recall I was asked just one or two questions, handed over my resume, and bam! I was hired. My rapid hiring surprised me given my lack of experience at the time. When I left the interview and recounted the story to family members working in the business world they found it highly amusing.
In continuing with today's theme of all things manly, I thought I should mention that the other night I was alerted to the existence of the best trauma shears (ever) by a few colleagues. We were shooting the breeze, gathered around the nurse's station at 3am thanks to a slow night in the ER brought on by a timely thunder storm. The topic of conversation? Best techniques for removing rings stuck on swollen fingers.
Sorry, guys. It has been brought to my attention by a male reader that MidlevelU content is skewed toward the fairer sex. I admit, its true. Given my natural bent towards all things female, I tend write about NPs and planning for pregnancy, the best maternity scrubs, and must-have women's lab coats. So, men, today's your day. Presenting a post devoted entirely to men's workplace fashion...
Isn't writing NP program admissions essays the worst? The vague, nuanced questions leave you wondering what exactly faculty are looking to see in your responses. You must walk the fine line between bragging about your accomplishments and seeming like your credentials are lacking. You know you have overcome some challenge or obstacle in life, but of course can't think of it when you sit down to draft your admissions app.