How to Drain an Abscess

In lieu of the traditional case study of the week, this week I will highligh

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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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Should You Be Part of a Nurse Practitioner Organization?

The thought of more evening commitments fills me with dread.  Between

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5 Must Have Tools for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Companies make everything cuter for kids.  I mean, have you ever seen an adult diaper with cartoon characters on it?  I bet not!  But kids diapers- from a wide array of cartoon characters to mock denim, there is no limit to the design capacity of the diaper.  The same goes for

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Should You Be Offended By the Term Midlevel?

If you are not yet an NP, you may not even know that nurse practitioners and

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Case Study of the Week: Frostbite

My husband and I made the trek (OK, we didn't actually "trek" but it was

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3 Things You Need to Ask When Looking for a Nurse Practitioner Program

Finding the right NP program can be very overwhelming.  There ar

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