Beer’s List- Medications You Shouldn’t Give to Old People
May 24th, 2017
Do you ever get stumped when it comes to prescribing medications for the elderly? Or, […]
Clinical Hack: The Ring String Trick
May 15th, 2017
Working in the emergency department, one of my favorite cases to treat is rings stuck […]
Pharmacogenetics: Have You Heard of This New Way to Prescribe?
May 4th, 2017
Last month I chatted with Emily, a psychiatric nurse practitioner practicing in California. Emily has […]
How to Present a Patient to Your Preceptor with Style
February 21st, 2017
Oh the dread! If you’re a nurse practitioner student going through a tough round of […]
The Nurse Practitioner’s Guide to Handling Upset Patients
February 17th, 2017
Security! Working as a nurse practitioner in the emergency department, I’ve encountered my fair share […]
6 International CME Conferences for Spring 2017
January 23rd, 2017
It’s about that time of year. Yes, I’ve got the winter travel itch. Dreary weather […]
CT Scans: When Do You Need Contrast?
January 13th, 2017
Working in the emergency department as a nurse practitioner, I order CT scans in my […]
X-Ray vs. CT vs. MRI: What’s the Difference?
January 12th, 2017
When a child comes in to the clinic after a fall with pain in an […]
Top 10 Posts for Taking Your Clinical Game to the Next Level
January 2nd, 2017
Whether you’re a nurse practitioner student or a savvy, experienced NP, there’s always room to […]
How Well Do You Know Your Injectable Anesthetics?
December 27th, 2016
A significant part of my job as a nurse practitioner in the emergency department is […]
The 411 on Documenting a HEENT Exam
December 20th, 2016
If you’re a nurse practitioner student or new grad NP, documenting a patient encounter can […]
Why NPs Need to Antibiogramit!
December 12th, 2016
Part of ThriveAP’s residency-like program for NPs, which we fondly refer to as MMU, consists […]