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3 Common Misconceptions About Working in the ER

I get a wide variety of reactions when I tell people I work in the emergency department.  Some people are immediately drawn in, eager for a conversation about my "craziest" stories.  Others ask about my career cautiously saying they just couldn't handle all the blood.  There are a lot of misconceptions about working in the ED, even among those considering the emergency nurse practitioner profession.  Let's take a look at what life in the ER is really like by debunking a few myths.

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3 Reasons You Should Become a Home Health NP

Remember when you were in nursing school and you really wanted to help people?  Then, you became employed by an organization riddled with politics, bureaucracy and poor management.  Numbers and billing were forced upon you as a focus rather than actually taking care of people.  Becoming a home health nurse practitioner may just be the answer to transforming your frustrating work environment.

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Career Spotlight: Women's Health Nurse Practitioner + Job Opportunity

A career as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner promises to be rewarding.  After all, who knows you better than your OB/GYN?  A WHNP career offers relationships with and care for women of all ages throughout the various stages of their lives, from adolescence to old age.  Fortunately for NP's, the role of the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner is ever-expanding presenting new, specialized opportunities to NP's.

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Emergency Nurse Practitioner Job Opportunities!

If you've poked around the MidlevelU blog for any length of time, you probably know that I am an Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner.  You also know that I love my job.  I relish the odd hours and resulting flexibility, the challenge of multitasking, the constant intellectual stimulation and close relationships with my colleagues.  Not to mention, ER NP's are paid well above average(!).

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Looking for Guaranteed Employment? Become a Nurse Practitioner

The economic forecast over the past few years has been hot and cold, up and down.  Unemployment numbers remain under close scrutiny.  How do you make sure you don't fall into the unemployed category in this cool economic climate?  

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How I Found a Job as a Nurse Practitioner Within One Week of Graduation

You started your NP program with the purpose of ultimately working as a nurse practitioner.  Why is it then that so many nurse practitioner program graduates have difficulty finding jobs after graduation?  I think you need to be willing to get creative and do some thinking outside the box.  No, I'm not talking about renting a billboard to advertise yourself, just being a little craftier than other NP graduates entering the job market.  Let me tell you my story.

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