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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Spray Tanning: The Safe Alternative to Sun Bathing?

I love to lay outside and soak up some sweet sunshine.  Given my Latv

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5 Companies You Should Consider for Your Next Continuing Education Conference

 

Sure, You can get your continuing education credits free online.  But isn't it much more fun to use the stipend provided by your employer to go somewhere fun?  Consider these companies for your future continuing medical education conferences.

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How Do You Become an ER Nurse Practitioner?

I have had a few readers contact me asking what specialty they should they should choose in their nurse practitioner program if they want to become an ER NP.  Other readers have asked how to find a job in the ER.  After all, the emergency nurse practitioner does top

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What's Up With All The Olympic Athletic Tape?

Covering the perfectly toned muscles of many of this year's Olympic athletes: Kinesio athletic tape.  Regarded by physical therapists as a way to relieve pain and heal muscle injuries, is this tape just a trend or is it really effective?  Shou

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