If you're a women's health nurse practitioner, or an NP that sees patients for issues related to reproductive health, you're in luck. There are a number of online resources out there to make your job easier. Whether you're looking to keep up with the latest treatment guidelines, or stash a few quality handouts for your patients, there's a website to help. Here are a few of our favorites.
From the Virgin Islands to Italy, France, and the United Kingdom, we've been talking international practice here at MidlevelU over the past few weeks. If you're a nurse practitioner certified in the United States, taking your career abroad may be an exciting option. Countries around the world are increasingly recognizing the nurse practitioner profession and implementing NPs into their healthcare systems. Today, let's take a look at how nurse practitioners certified in the U.S. can work in Germany.
Whenever I get dressed for a job interview, I feel like an awkward middle schooler. Given my penchant for wearing clothing without a waistband (i.e. scrubs), professional dress just seems awkward. The shoulder pads in my go-to blazer make me claustrophobic. The black pants I leave hanging in my closet for such occasions hit my ankles at what seems like all the wrong places. It's safe to say I hate wearing a suit. But, to secure the perfect job it can be essential to brave such fashion ventures and pull it together professionally in order to ace an interview.
Back to school season has the ER hopping these days. Stomach viruses and step throat are making their annual appearances while warm weather continues to bring droves of ambulances carrying injured patients through the siding glass doors of the emergency department. After my shifts these days, I could use a break.