How Much Will it Cost You to Add a DNP Degree?

Are you ready to jump on the DNP bandwagon? Since the introduction of the doctorate level degree for nurse practitioners, more and more NPs are choosing to take their education to the highest level. This leaves many of us who became nurse practitioners in the days when only a master's degree was offered feeling the pull to further our education as well. One of the first questions MSN-prepared NPs naturally ask is "How much will a post-master's DNP degree cost?". 

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Attend Our Nurse Practitioner Residency Info Session

Are you graduating from your nurse practitioner program in 2019? If so, you've got a lot of decisions to make. Where will you work once you wrap up your NP program? How will you continue to build upon the clinical foundation you've built in school? Life as a new grad NP is overwhelming. There's uncertainty about next employment steps and a lot of "I don't know's" in the clinical setting. I understand, I've been there.

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Job Search Tips for NPs Graduating in 2019

If you're wrapping up your nurse practitioner program in 2019, you've come to the right place. In honor of your fresh start and the New Year we've got a link pack designed to help you land your first nurse practitioner job. So, if you aren't quite sure where to begin your job search, how to draft your resume, or have anxiety about questions you'll be asked in an interview, start here. We can't wait to see where 2019 takes you! 

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7 Posts to Help New Grads Make It in 2019

I'm super passionate about helping out new grad nurse practitioners. Starting out my career as an NP was one of the more stressful life experiences I've had and it led to a lot of anxiety and doubt - at least initially. I'm a success story here to tell you that if you push through that difficult year (and that sort-of difficult second year) of practice, you'll come out ahead. Working as a nurse practitioner has plenty of perks but you're going to need to grow your skill set, confidence and level of experience before you'll see them clearly. So how do you get from point A to point B?

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Are Patients Obligated to Receive Care from NP Students?

Nurse practitioner students have it pretty tough. As an NP student you're a novice, constantly unsure of yourself, asking questions, needy and feeling out of place. Clinicals are long and demandingChallenging yourself to learn and take the knowledge you've gained in the classroom and applying it to real, live patients is never comfortable. 

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Southern FNP Programs that Provide Clinical Placements

The clinical portion of your FNP program can be an exciting time. It’s an opportunity to put what you’ve learned in the classroom into practice and gain hands on experience before you graduate and begin your new career as a nurse practitioner. However, finding a preceptor and securing a clinical site on your own can be daunting and downright stressful. 

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These Western FNP Programs Provide Clinical Placements for NP Students

Securing a clinical placement site on your own can be a challenge. Fortunately, many FNP programs across the country are willing to lend a helping hand. If you’re looking to attend a program in the western region of the states, here are seven Family Nurse Practitioner programs that provide clinical placements for their students.

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Featured NP Residency Opportunity - New Mexico

Is this New Mexico adventure right for you?

Are you dreaming of working in a clinic that will assist you grow in to the autonomous NP you strive to be? Are you a recent grad thinking about participating in our Midlevels for the Medically Underserved (MMU) program? We have the place for you!

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How are Nurse Practitioner Certification Questions Made?

Certification is on the minds of soon to be nurse practitioner school grads. A spring graduation date means that now is the time to start studying for the dreaded boards. Piling additional certification study sessions on top of your already strapped schedule isn't ideal. But, putting time and effort into preparing for the nurse practitioner certification exam is essential to securing employment after you graduate. 

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Can You Afford to Become a Nurse Practitioner?

You're no longer a college student so you've become accustomed to eating steak for dinner rather than ramen and ordering cocktails at happy hour instead of sipping PBR. You might even have a mortgage, or a child's future educational expenses to plan for. As we go through life, our budgets become more complex, and often more stretched. This makes determining if you can afford to become a nurse practitioner a difficult calculation. 

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