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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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Choose Wisely: Do You Really Need to Order That Test? Part 2

As I discussed in my blog post on July 10th, the necessity of many routine medical tests along with the need for an annual physical are being called into question.  How do you keep up with current medical guidelines and learn which routine tests may not be necessary?

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Physicians Shifting Procedural Work to Midlevel Providers

Janice Boughton, MD, author of the blog Why is Americn Healthcare So Expensive, suggests physicians should consider shifting procedurals

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Happy Memorial Day! What You Can Do As A Nurse Practitioner to Serve Our Country

Happy Memorial Day!  Thank you to all of those who have fought to protect us here in the United States and to their families who have supported them.  As a nurse practitioner, what can you do for your country?  There are some amazing careers available to nurse practitioners in the

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Seeking Guest Bloggers!

Are you a involved in the healthcare industry?  We are seeking physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, physicians, students and individuals working for healthcare related companies to share their opinions through our blog.

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