Author: Katy B

Katy B is a pediatric neurosurgery nurse practitioner in Northern California. She created her Instagram page @katybpnp while completing a direct entry NP program at UCSF. In 2019, she graduated from the program, passed her PNP-PC boards (with the help of BoardVitals!), and started her first NP job at her dream children’s hospital.

10 FAQs About Nurse Practitioners

10 FAQs About Nurse Practitioners

Have some questions about nurse practitioners that you have always wondered about? Chances are you are not the only one asking those questions. Be [...]
Making the Most of Your NP Clinical Rotations

Making the Most of Your NP Clinical Rotations

What could be considered arguably as important (if not more so) than your classes as a nurse practitioner (NP) student? Your NP clinical rotations! [...]
How I Passed My PNP Certification Exam: My Study Plan and Tools

How I Passed My PNP Certification Exam: My Study Plan and Tools

If you’re a current/aspiring healthcare professional, chances are high that you’ve taken lots of exams. I am currently a PNP-PC (Pediatric Nurse Pract [...]
How COVID-19 Has Affected My Role as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

How COVID-19 Has Affected My Role as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

When I graduated and became a licensed and certified pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) last summer, I had no idea that my first year working as a PNP [...]
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