Category: Family Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner Board Review News and Information

Prepare for the Family Nurse Practitioner Boards by sharpening your study habits. Review our FNP sample questions, read up on helpful study habits, or subscribe to the Board Vitals study guide and you'll be in good shape on exam day. We have plenty of FNP resources to help you prepare for the most recent subject matter whether it's forming good preparation habits or cramming as you prepare to brush up on your knowledge of the following test topics:
  • Clinical management
  • Professional policy
  • The NP-patient relationship
  • Acute and chronic illness
  • Health promotion
  • Disease prevention

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Improving Your Chances of Applying to NP School with a Low GPA

Improving Your Chances of Applying to NP School with a Low GPA

It happens to the best of us. Perhaps you weren’t the most diligent of undergrad nursing students and your GPA reflected it. However, now you are [...]
Top CME with Gift Card Offers

Top CME with Gift Card Offers

As the months fly by in 2020, many clinicians are in a hurry to complete their annual continuing medical education requirements and those with emp [...]
CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

CME Requirements for MDs, PAs, and NPs

There is no doubt that maintaining certification can be complicated and different practitioners must meet different CME requirements. Whether you [...]
ANCC vs. AANP: Which FNP Exam Should I Take?

ANCC vs. AANP: Which FNP Exam Should I Take?

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) are the governing boards that [...]
Understanding the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Understanding the Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

If you are in healthcare, you have no doubt heard the term “silver tsunami” to refer to the growing population of seniors in the United States. As [...]
What To Do If You Miss Your CME Deadline

What To Do If You Miss Your CME Deadline

Accruing CME hours is essential to maintain any board certification and license to practice medicine at the nursing, advanced practitioner, or phy [...]
Relaxation Tips for Nurses

Relaxation Tips for Nurses

Long hours, high-stress scenarios, on your feet for what seems forever. As a nurse, you’re highly susceptible to burnout, depression, and physical [...]
How to Fulfill Your ANCC Pharmacology Requirement Fast & Easily

How to Fulfill Your ANCC Pharmacology Requirement Fast & Easily

There are more than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) licensed in the US and all of them have “prescriptive authority” as part of their profession [...]
Are APRNs Happy with Their Career Choice?

Are APRNs Happy with Their Career Choice?

When you ask if advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) are happy with their career choices, you hear a resounding “yes”. Of course, there are [...]
Instagram & Twitter Profiles For Nursing Students to Follow

Instagram & Twitter Profiles For Nursing Students to Follow

Depending upon the platforms you access, social media can be either a source of entertainment and laughter or a swamp of divisiveness and useless [...]
Top 5 Tips for the ANCC & AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Exams

Top 5 Tips for the ANCC & AANP Family Nurse Practitioner Exams

Are you getting ready to take your Family Nurse Practitioner Exam? Getting started in studying can be daunting. You need to prioritize time to stu [...]
How I Re-Entered The Workforce As An NP After 10 Years

How I Re-Entered The Workforce As An NP After 10 Years

After finishing graduate school and working for a few years as a Family Nurse Practitioner, I took some time off to raise my family: 10 years to b [...]
How I Passed My FNP Certification Exam: Top Study Tools

How I Passed My FNP Certification Exam: Top Study Tools

  So you have crossed the first hurdle and finished your Nurse Practitioner (NP) program – Congratulations! Next on your list of prioritie [...]
Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Try These Family Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

Here are some free Family Nurse Practitioner practice questions from the AANP FNP & ANCC FNP BoardVitals question banks. Family Nurse Practit [...]
Are PAs & NPs the Answer to the Physician Shortage Problem?

Are PAs & NPs the Answer to the Physician Shortage Problem?

It’s estimated that by the year 2030, the US could be short as many as 120,000 physicians. The latest report shows that number includes nearly 13, [...]
Free Continuing Education Courses for Nurses by NursingCE

Free Continuing Education Courses for Nurses by NursingCE

Nursing is a lifelong learning process. One that you should be passionate about as the healthcare industry is a rapidly changing environment that [...]
NursingCE.com: A New CEU Resource for Nurses

NursingCE.com: A New CEU Resource for Nurses

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest partner, NursingCE.com, a new website designed to offer nurses a one-stop-shop for completing [...]
Working as a Nurse Practitioner: Clinical Diversity

Working as a Nurse Practitioner: Clinical Diversity

When someone asks me what it’s like to work as a Nurse Practitioner (NP), be it a nurse, student, or layperson, I often reply, “Well, it depends.” [...]
Can You Answer All 6 of these FNP Sample Questions?

Can You Answer All 6 of these FNP Sample Questions?

  Our previous Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) sample questions were a hit with prospective FNP's so we've created an interactive practice [...]
Community Acquired Pneumonia FNP Board Question Video Explanation

Community Acquired Pneumonia FNP Board Question Video Explanation

So, you're preparing to take your Family Nurse Practitioner Board Exam. One of the topics typically found on the FNP exam is Community Acquired Pneumo [...]
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