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  1. Freckledkorican

    Chronicles of a VA APRN Resident

    I interviewed today and was offered one of six resident positions. I lost it. The panel laughed and said my reaction was the best one so far. 🤯 I was asked nine questions. They were along the lines of "Tell me about yourself; How will you contri...
  2. On May 2, 2023, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed into law a bill part of a larger act called the Health Care Practitioners Truth and Transparency Act. This bill, SB197, though notably missing from the 5/2/2023 press release highlighting recently si...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. To the APRN Curriculum Critics

    To the APRN hecklers, critics and malcontents.Many of you say that your MSN nursing education has too much "fluff", referring to classes like cultural competency, and management that have no relevance to your jobs. I have read very little about how y...
  6. While I love the Christmas season and truly look forward to it every year, I also feel a bit of relief on those last days of December. The several weeks prior were filled with decorating, gift shopping, baking, holiday excursions, and entertaining. B...
  7. NURSE PRACTITIONER HISTORYWhen Drs. Loretta Ford, RN and Henry Silver, MD developed the first NP certificate program in 1965 it provided experienced registered nurses (RN) with the additional training to work in pediatric primary care settings collab...
  8. Nurse practitioners have proven to be a safe, quality, and cost saving approach to primary care. To meet the growing needs for patients, nurse practitioners must have the ability to prescribe controlled substances in all 50 states. The passage of the...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. People are drawn to the nursing profession for many different reasons. For me, my beginnings in the healthcare field started by chance. An opportunity to work as a Hospitality Representative in the Emergency Room was offered to me as a young woman ju...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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 ...
  15. 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...
  16. Corey Narry

    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 ...
  17. 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...