Key Guidelines for Your Nurse Practitioner Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter when you're on the hunt for a nurse practitioner job can often feel awkward and intimidating. The anguish of it might even make you reconsider your quest for a new job altogether. “Why, oh why, can’t my resume or CV be enough?”, you might ask yourself as you curl up into a ball of dread behind the computer screen. 

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Clinical Hack: The Ring String Trick

Working in the emergency department, one of my favorite cases to treat is rings stuck on swollen fingers. While it doesn't happen everyday, there's something gratifying about the opportunity to grind through a ring on a finger that is steadily turning bluer and bluer.

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How to Respond to a Nurse Practitioner Job Offer

Wrapping up interviews for nurse practitioner jobs can get a bit hairy. Perhaps you were expecting a more substantial salary that the prospective employer had in mind. Or, maybe you have interviewed for multiple positions and want to wait for other employers to have a chance to extend offers as well before accepting. In some cases, regardless of your other options, you might just need some time to think through the implications of accepting a particular position or discuss the job with family. 

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Enter to Win Our Nurses Week Giveaway!

This Nurses Week, you’ve hopefully received some kind of token of appreciation or recognition for all of the hard work that you do; be it a freebie, a personalized gift, or even just a simple “thank you” from a patient or colleague. Perhaps the extent of your celebration was treating yourself to a cookie from the break room, followed by a well-deserved glass of wine (or two) when you got home. We won’t judge how you celebrated, so long as you celebrated, because you deserve it! 

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Nurse Practitioners in Alabama: Practicing Their Rights

By Michael Rosen, ESQ, Co-Founder of ProviderTrust

Since it's National Nurses Week, we took a look at some obscure stories of how license verification can be a complicated process and stumbled upon this example from Alabama. A group of Alabama nurse practitioners sued the Alabama Nursing Board after the Board disciplined them due to some paperwork snafus. Although the nurses have taken action, for the time being, they still must disclose disciplinary action against their licenses on each application for employment.

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