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5 Habits That Will Help You Become a Great Nurse

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We all know a great nurse—someone whom we look up to and wish we could be like one day. These nurses didn’t start out as role models. They had to work hard to become who they are today. The good news: You, too, can become a great nurse! DailyNurse has five habits to incorporate into…

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Integrating New NPs into the ICU

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When Nurse Practitioners (NPs) begin to work at the R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center in the University of Maryland Medical Center, they are given training that helps integrate them into the ICU. Brooke Andersen, ACGNP-BC, Clinical Program Manager for Shock Trauma and Advanced Practice Provider for the Critical Care group, wrote about this topic…

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Tips to Maximize Your Nurse Practitioner Exam Score – Download Now!

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Taken from the highly acclaimed Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Intensive Review by Maria T. Codina Leik MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, AGPCNP-BC, here are some tips on how to maximize your score in the exam. The first answer that “pops” in your head is usually the correct answer. If you are guessing, pick an answer at random….

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Lesson Learned: How Failing a Test Taught Me So Much

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From the beginning of nursing school, I decided to read every assigned chapter and spend lots of time and energy gaining as much information as I could. Being in an accelerated program, with each class lasting from 1 to 2 months, time management was of the utmost importance. I would spend nights studying, since my…

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The Nurse-Practitioner Abroad: Working as an NP Internationally

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Ever since the advent of the Nurse Licensure Compact, working as a registered nurse in half of the states in the United States has become almost seamless. The multistate license is particularly helpful for nurses who work as travelers and for nurses who live near state borders. The evolving APRN Compact will similarly provide for…

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