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Clinical Tips and Tricks

Crash Course in Cardiac Devices

Have you ever been in the room when a patient’s defibrillator fires?  It’s pretty crazy. …

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Clinical Tips and Tricks

The ABCs of Extremity X-Ray Interpretation for NPs

I’ve previously discussed the ABCDEFGHI’s of chest X-ray interpretation, but today wanted to tackle a …

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Nurse Practitioner Students

4 Reasons You Were Rejected From Your NP Program (and How to Fix Them)

For some nurse practitioner programs, application season has passed. Schools have mailed out fat and …

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Clinical Tips and Tricks

To Glue, or Not to Glue, That is the Question

Skin glue is a godsend for those of us working in the emergency department. It …

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Nurse Practitioner Career Advice

5 Strategies for Making Your Nurse Practitioner Job Family Friendly

I am lucky to remain connected to a number of my nurse practitioner program classmates. …

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Nurse Practitioner Career Advice

How to Piece Together a Full-Time Job From PRN Positions

Nurse practitioner jobs aren’t always the most flexible opportunities. Patient visits often must be scheduled …

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Nurse Practitioner Career Advice

Shift Length: How Does it Affect Your Job Satisfaction?

As I sit here on my couch blogging next to my sleeping puppy, I am …

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Nurse Practitioner Career Advice

Here’s Why Your Resume Keeps Getting Lost in Cyberspace

Do you ever wonder what happens to your resume after you submit it to an …

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Nurse Practitioner Students

Apps That Help Nurse Practitioner Students Succeed

For nurse practitioner students, there is a lot to keep track of. From course lectures, …

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Nurse Practitioner Students

8 Gutsy Study Mnemonics for Nurse Practitioner Students

Seven years into my nurse practitioner career, I still recite many of the mnemonics from …

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Clinical Tips and Tricks

Foreign Body Freakout! How to Remove an Insect from the Ear

Have you ever treated a patient presenting with a case of insect-in-the-ear? Understandably, the situation …

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General NP Information

ThriveAP Is Growing! New Class Available

ThriveAP is growing! After a tremendous amount of growth over the past few months, ThriveAP …

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