Bedside Manner in the Days of Electronic Health Records

One of my first supervising physicians was notorious for his poor bedside manner, especially as it related to the computer.

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New Feature! Medical News Bites

As an NP it can be tough to keep up with the latest breaking medical news.  After work, maintaining relationships with family and friends and the daily tasks that come with life in general, there is little to no time to read the latest medical research articles.  Until now.  Today,

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Our 5 Favorite Brands of Scrubs

The traditional uniform for all medical personel, scrubs can be straight u

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A Day in the Life of a Family Nurse Practitioner

Are you interested in becoming a family nurse practitioner?  We have a

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What Percentage of NP Students Pass the Certification Exam? See Our NP Program Pass Rate List

After you complete your nurse practitioner degree program, in most states you will need to take a national certification exam before you are eligible to practice.  As we have mentioned in ea

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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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