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Best NP Apps for Learning, Scheduling, Note-Taking, & More
Want to order groceries directly to your door? There’s an app for that! Want to edit your vacation photos? There’s an app for that! Want to know exactly when to take a bathroom break during a movie so that you don’t miss anything important? Yep, there’s an app for that! (Seriously, there is.) And yes, READ MORE
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Online vs. In-Person NP Board Prep: Which Should You Choose?
Before the pandemic, NP board review prep was largely offered as live, in-person courses. But over the last few years, we’ve seen an increase in online options that have changed the NP board prep landscape (some would say, for the better!).  So, with all the options available to you now, how do you choose which READ MORE
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Nurse Practitioner Burnout: How to Recognize, Manage, & Prevent It
Burnout is a huge topic that’s never been more relevant to the general public, let alone the healthcare field. Pre-pandemic, there was more stigma attached to mental health in health care settings. But now, nearly four years since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, burnout seems to be everywhere and lots of people are talking READ MORE
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A Day in the Life of a Nurse Practitioner: Adult-Gerontology Primary Care (AGPCNP)
Have wondered how geriatric patients are able to see their medical provider, get medications refilled, complete labs or diagnostic studies, or go to specialty appointments? How do they schedule appointments and arrange transportation to and from the appointment? What about working with technology they might not be familiar with, or scheduling a medical appointment quickly READ MORE
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How to Study for Your NP Exams During the Holidays
Holiday music is playing. You’re making lists on what gifts to buy. You have travel plans to visit friends and family. You’re sipping on some peppermint hot cocoa, enjoying a moment of holiday cheer—and then, out of nowhere, you realize you need to fit some study time in during your holiday break. You finally had READ MORE
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How to Land Your First NP Job After Graduation
Picture it: You’ve graduated from nurse practitioner (NP) school and passed your board certification exam. Congratulations! Now, the only thing left on your to-do list is to land your first NP job. Easy, right? Well, maybe not easy. But if you work hard, you’ll succeed! In this post, we’ll walk through everything you need to READ MORE