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  1. PManager

    How to stop last minute calloffs?

    Hi everyone, I am a practice manager for one doctor and 4 nurse practitioners (all NPs part time- most work 1-2 days per week for example. This is their choice because they all like the flexibility and down time. We have accommodated very unusua...
  2. The Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who provides anesthesia to a wide variety of patients; from neonates to the geriatric population. Work Environment Most of the workday, CRNAs a...
  3. Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN

    NPs on the Front Lines of Change: National Nurse Practitioner Week

    Let's Celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week I became a nurse practitioner (NP) in part because I received excellent care from one years ago. I imagined myself helping others in a similar way, giving back to society by providing the kind of c...
  4. After thirty years psychiatric nursing experience in various roles, locum tenens is perfect for me. When I want to work, I sign up with a few agencies, tell them my availability and hope something will come through. This time I can only work in 2 mon...
  5. traumaRUs

    Quitting Your APRN Gig?

    Well...the title says it all: when do you know its time to move on? There are lots of reasons but here are some of the more common ones: Poor hoursLots of callLow compensationToo much work to do in the time allottedJust don't like it anymoreBurnt out...
  6. The term Advanced Practice Provider ("APP") has usually been limited to advanced practice registered nurses in a medical context. I believe recent trends and the efficacy of care is starting to really contemplate what that term can mean in surgical c...
  7. Regis University

    Nurses Focus on a Future that Demands Acute Care

    There's no shortage of studies, statistics and research on the essential roles nurses play today in primary care. A rapidly growing patient population and expanded access to health insurance have combined to cause a surge in demand for health care th...
  8. psych-nurse-michele

    Psychiatric Mental Health APRNs Needed!

    Due to lack of psychiatric-related services, there is an increasing need for such serviceabilities. Since such a need exists, the growing rate of exigency of psychiatric-focused care attributes to the field of nursing. Therefore, the role as a psychi...
  9. travelNP

    Nurse Practitioner Restrictions

    I decided to become an ARNP because I knew it would be an empowering career. Although the work of an ARNP and Physician is similar, there are many differences. Physicians tend to use a scientific approach when addressing their patients, due to their ...
  10. juan de la cruz

    Whose Consensus Is It Anyway?

    Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN) as we know it arose out of the trailblazing efforts of nurses from four separate nursing specialties whose individual histories were shaped by a common thread: to answer the call to deliver a high level of ...
  11. sirI

    Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)

    Certified nurse-midwives (CNM) are educated in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery. They provide primary healthcare to women of childbearing age including: prenatal care, labor and delivery care, care after birth, gynecological exams, newbor...
  12. There are several additional points that I would like to make at this time. The concept of students finding and arranging their own preceptorships in advance nursing is an unsustainable and unethical one. For one thing, there is an unequal playing fi...
  13. DidiRN

    What is a Nurse Practitioner?

    Nurse Practitioners (NP) are registered nurses (RN) with graduate level degrees and are considered advanced practice nurses. They are able to provide health care services to patients in a variety of different settings. Some responsibilities include: ...