Top 10 Favorite Women's Lab Coats

You know the drill.  You wake up and get ready for a long day at the clinic or hospital making sure your clothes are clean and wrinkle free.  You take a quick look in the mirror...presentable.

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Down With the Drug-Seekers

If you are an NP, you have no doubt encountered malingering patients seeking narcotic prescriptions.  Some are a dead giveaway, others a little more crafty.  Once you identify these patients, you have to decide... is it worth the fight?

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Be An Olympian...In Spirit

I love the Olympics.  The speed, the spirit, the heart-wrenching bios, the fact that watching these athletes is like an anatomy lesson on muscle groups not previously known to exist.

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Nurse Practitioner Program Scholarships

 

Need some cash to fund your NP education?  Here are some good places to start.

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How I Decided to Become A Nurse Practitioner

Check out my guest blog post for HEALTHeCAREERS where I discuss How I Decided to Become A Nurse Practitioner.

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Case Study: Bordatella Pertussis

Case Summary A 6 week old male infant presents to the pediatrician with a 10 day history of coughing, turning red, choking spells and gasping for breath.  He has had vomiting associated with these choking spells for the past two days.

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Why I Care About Health Policy

Until recently, I did not care about legal issues surrounding healthcare in the United States.

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