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Do These 8 Things After Giving Your Two Weeks Notice

The Guide to a Graceful Exit for Nurse Practitioners  Working up the nerve to give your two weeks notice to your employer can be downright …

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Making the Most of Working on Christmas

Admittedly, I’m not working on Christmas this year. I will be with my family enjoying morning cinnamon rolls and eating beef tenderloin for dinner. Mmmm….. …

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NP Holiday Etiquette: Guidelines for Giving Gifts to Coworkers

Wanting to spread holiday cheer among your coworkers this Christmas is understandable; after all, you do spend quite a bit of time together and you’ve …

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Hospital Holiday DIY: The Urinal Christmas Wreath

When I cover the night shift in the emergency department, typically there are a few minutes of downtime around 4am. The evening rush has subsided and …

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ThriveAP Announces Partnership with New Nurse Practitioner Residency Program

By Chris Poole, CEO ThriveAP is an education and training resource for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) which is the fastest growing segment of professional healthcare …

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Critical Advice for NPs Who Delegate to Medical Assistants

Thanks to the predicted surge in the number of medical offices and outpatient care facilities, technological advancements and the growing number of elderly Americans in …

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5 Tips for the New Advanced Practice Provider Starting Their Career

By Guest Blogger Marquita Fields, DNP, FNP-BC The caps are tossed in the air, there are no more discussion boards due, and you have submitted …

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7 Bad Practice Habits Nurse Practitioners Should Kick

Once you’ve become comfortable working as a nurse practitioner, or have maintained employment with the same company for a period of time, it’s easy to …

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Happy Veteran’s Day! NPs Give Back to Those Who Serve

Happy Veteran’s Day!  Let’s take a moment today to remember those who have served our country, to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for …

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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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The Magic of a Job Interview Thank You Note

I’m not a big note writer or “Happy Birthday” wisher or a timely giver of baby and wedding presents. I’m not the friend who goes …

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5 Ways to Take Advantage of a Slow Day at Work

It’s rare that the words “slow day at work” and “nurse practitioner” are used in the same sentence, but occasionally the unexpected and much welcome …

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