Nurse Practitioner Students

Life as a nurse practitioner student is challenging and rewarding. We’ve been there. These posts are designed to support you on this roller coaster to starting your new career. Whether you’re having trouble finding a clinical placement or are planning your graduation party, check out these articles for advice.

Apps That Help Nurse Practitioner Students Succeed

For nurse practitioner students, there is a lot to keep track of. From course lectures, to research papers, study blocks, and clinical rotations, tackling the …

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8 Gutsy Study Mnemonics for Nurse Practitioner Students

Seven years into my nurse practitioner career, I still recite many of the mnemonics from my nurse practitioner school days. “Female, fat, fertile and forty…”, …

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Auscultate It! Super Quick Lung Sounds Tutorial

It’s interesting how much you can learn with a review of the most basic skills. As nurse practitioners, many of us have been listening to …

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The 6 Step Plan to Nurse Practitioner Certification Success

I love creating to-do lists, schedules, and filling in calendars. Having a written plan is grounding, giving my day, week, month, or year, direction. The …

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Featured NP Residency Opportunity – New Mexico

Is this New Mexico adventure right for you? Are you dreaming of working in a clinic that will assist you grow in to the autonomous …

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The Ultimate Abscess I&D Tutorial

You know you’re made for medicine when you see a bulging, fluctuant abscess and you just can’t wait to stick an #11 blade in to …

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5 Tips for Starting Your NP Program Off on the Right Foot

If you’re heading into a nurse practitioner program this year, congrats! Making the decision to further your education isn’t an easy one. Your motivation and …

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What Do You Wish Physicians Knew About Nurse Practitioners?

Yesterday, I talked common frustrations in the NP-MD relationship. Nurse practitioners across the country have shared with me their perceptions of the highs and lows …

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Stapling Lacerations 101: It’s Easy!

Remember my posts on Suturing 101 ?  If you are a new nurse practitioner or NP student, I hope you’ve gotten a chance to practice. …

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Where to Find Online Practice Questions for the NP Certification Exam

Studying for the nurse practitioner certification exam can be overwhelming. Where do you start? There are study books and review courses to choose from, all …

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Top 5 Things to Consider in Choosing Your NP Program

So, you’ve decided you want to become a nurse practitioner. Now begins the first step in your NP education- choosing which nurse practitioner program is …

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8 Take-a-Ways from My ThriveAP Experience

By Guest Blogger, Alison Katus, MSN, FNP-C Confidence I was not confident in what to expect in my new workplace.  I moved cross-country to my …

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