Category: Advanced Practice Nursing

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Did the Pandemic Affect APRN Compensation and Employment?

Did the Pandemic Affect APRN Compensation and Employment?

For the past seven years, Medscape has surveyed Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) regarding job details, including salary and job satisf [...]
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 [...]
Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2022

Top CME with Gift Card Offers for 2022

We may have just entered 2022, but time flies! Soon, many clinicians will be in a hurry to complete their annual continuing medical education requ [...]
4 ANCC & AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Free Practice Questions

4 ANCC & AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care NP Free Practice Questions

Are you preparing for the ANCC or the AACN Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Board Exam? BoardVitals released two AG-ACNP question b [...]
Can You Answer All 6 of these ANCC FNP Practice Questions?

Can You Answer All 6 of these ANCC FNP Practice Questions?

  When you are preparing for the ANCC Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) exam, taking sample questions is a great way to test your knowledge. [...]
Applying to NP School: What You Need to Know

Applying to NP School: What You Need to Know

Now is the perfect time to advance your nursing degree and become a nurse practitioner. This profession is projected to grow 30% by the year 2030, [...]
A Day in the Life of a Cardiovascular ICU Nurse Practitioner

A Day in the Life of a Cardiovascular ICU Nurse Practitioner

People often ask me what I do as a Nurse Practitioner in the Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Unit (CVSICU) because the role is ambiguous to [...]
How to Fulfill Your ANCC Pharmacology Requirement Fast & Easily

How to Fulfill Your ANCC Pharmacology Requirement Fast & Easily

There are more than 325,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) licensed in the US and all of them have “prescriptive authority” as part of their profession [...]
Tips for Shadowing a Nurse Practitioner

Tips for Shadowing a Nurse Practitioner

What is one of the best ways to decide if becoming a nurse practitioner (NP) is right for you? Shadow the role! Shadowing a nurse practitioner giv [...]
The Trend of Trauma-Informed Care

The Trend of Trauma-Informed Care

We received hundreds of submissions for the 2021 BoardVitals Nursing School Scholarship. Applicants were asked to answer the question "Can you des [...]
Understanding the Stigma in Women’s Health

Understanding the Stigma in Women’s Health

We received hundreds of submissions for the 2021 BoardVitals Nursing School Scholarship. Applicants were asked to answer the question "Can you des [...]
NP Practice Authority and License Renewal Requirements By State

NP Practice Authority and License Renewal Requirements By State

Determining the number of continuing education (CE) hours required to renew a nurse practitioner license (NP) and understanding practice authority [...]
‘Nurses, Thank You’ – An NP’s Experience as a Patient

‘Nurses, Thank You’ – An NP’s Experience as a Patient

I remember my early nursing days working in the fast-paced ICU as being some of the most intense and overwhelming times of my nursing career. It’s [...]
How Much CE Allowance Should Nurse Practitioners Expect?

How Much CE Allowance Should Nurse Practitioners Expect?

A continuing education (CE) allowance should not be a reason to take or not take a new nurse practitioner (NP) position, but it is definitely a jo [...]
Tips for Working as a Nurse While Pregnant

Tips for Working as a Nurse While Pregnant

Working as a nurse while pregnant is a wake-up call for many registered nurses and advanced practice nurses. Often, after years of being able to p [...]
Should Doctoral-Prepared Nurse Practitioners Call Themselves “Doctors?”

Should Doctoral-Prepared Nurse Practitioners Call Themselves “Doctors?”

With the evolution of healthcare has come the evolution of nursing education. More nurses than ever are obtaining doctoral degrees and furthering [...]
Writing a Personal Statement for NP School Applications

Writing a Personal Statement for NP School Applications

Getting into a top Nurse Practitioner (NP) program can be extremely competitive, thus every aspect of an application should be superior. That mean [...]
Tips on Landing Your First New Grad NP Job

Tips on Landing Your First New Grad NP Job

You’ve been working hard for years to become a Nurse Practitioner (NP) and you are finally ready to land your dream job as a new graduate, but you [...]
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 [...]
4 Free Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

4 Free Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Practice Questions

  Are you getting ready to start studying for your Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Exam? Don't get overwhelmed, we've got you co [...]
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