Category: Healthcare

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Long Shift Survival: Staying Healthy On Rotations

Long Shift Survival: Staying Healthy On Rotations

If you think that you can’t stay healthy while working 12-, 14-, or 16-hour rotations then you may be headed for weight gain and possibly depressi [...]
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 on Thanksgiving: What it’s like for Doctors and Healthcare professionals

Working on Thanksgiving: What it’s like for Doctors and Healthcare professionals

When you think of the doctors who have to work on Thanksgiving, you might expect to find a group of disgruntled professionals bemoaning the fact t [...]
Thanksgiving Foods that Doctors avoid (and why)

Thanksgiving Foods that Doctors avoid (and why)

For some doctors, Thanksgiving may be an exercise in “Do as I say, not as I do.” They counsel their patients to navigate the annual food fest in a [...]
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.” [...]
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 [...]
Five Things to Know About the ARRT Radiography Exam

Five Things to Know About the ARRT Radiography Exam

The imaging techniques available today have transformed the world of medicine by allowing us to visualize the human body in ways once left only to [...]
Test Yourself with These Free Psychiatric-Mental Health NP Practice Questions

Test Yourself with These Free Psychiatric-Mental Health NP Practice Questions

  It’s time to start mentally preparing for the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Board Certification Exam. You may be feeling overwhelm [...]
What You Need to Know About America’s New Epidemic: Alzheimer’s

What You Need to Know About America’s New Epidemic: Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease, a form of dementia, is reaching epidemic proportions in the United States. As the baby boomer population ages, there will be [...]
How I Became a Surgical Technologist

How I Became a Surgical Technologist

In honor of National Surgical Technologists Week, we asked newly certified Surgical Technologist, Thomas Silvera, to share his journey to becoming [...]
How to Ace Your PA Exam: Tips & Tricks

How to Ace Your PA Exam: Tips & Tricks

Even though I acknowledge that grades and tests don't always correlate appropriately with the quality of health care a student will go on to provi [...]
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 [...]
How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

How to Manage Stress When Working the Night Shift

Whether you are a medical resident or a nursing student, eventually you are going to have to work the night shift. Working overnights carries its [...]
NCLEX RN Free Sample Questions

NCLEX RN Free Sample Questions

Are you getting ready for your NCLEX RN exam? We know it can be daunting. It's been shown that the best results come from those who take many prac [...]
Try Your Hand at 4 Free Surgical Technologist Board Practice Questions

Try Your Hand at 4 Free Surgical Technologist Board Practice Questions

So, you're studying for your Surgical Technology Board Exam. Whether you're gearing up for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) or the Surgic [...]
How to Have a Life While Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

How to Have a Life While Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

The Reality of Nursing School Admission into most nursing programs is a highly competitive process. When you receive your letter of acceptance [...]
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 [...]
The Frequent Roadblocks, Detours & Cost Overruns Caused by EHRs

The Frequent Roadblocks, Detours & Cost Overruns Caused by EHRs

The technology that was initially designed to help physicians and improve patient care is now an enormous burden to those same physicians and may [...]
Drug Recalls: What Pharmacists Need to Know

Drug Recalls: What Pharmacists Need to Know

While thankfully drug recalls don’t happen as often as vehicle recalls do, there are still plenty of medications that get pulled from the market due t [...]
What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

What Are Your 2017 New Year’s Resolutions?

As 2016 comes to a close, and we embark on 2017, everyone starts thinking about their 2017 resolutions. What are some things you're planning to focus [...]
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