Tag: pediatrics

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 [...]
Can you answer these 4 Pediatrics Practice Questions?

Can you answer these 4 Pediatrics Practice Questions?

Have you started studying for the Pediatrics Board Exam? Hopefully, you have because this exam is no easy feat. The 2018 pass rate was 91% and the [...]
More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

More Pediatricians Are Dismissing Patients Who Refuse to Vaccinate

  The anti-vaccination movement was born of one report in the British journal, The Lancet, in 1998 by Dr. Andrew Wakefield (this has since [...]
Developments in Identifying Potential Root Causes of Autism

Developments in Identifying Potential Root Causes of Autism

Recently scientists made several interesting discoveries about autism - particularly the ways in which new information can be found. The findings [...]
NEW MOCA-Peds Option Coming in 2019 for Pediatrics

NEW MOCA-Peds Option Coming in 2019 for Pediatrics

  The American Board of Pediatrics (ABP) has heard the call and answered. Beginning in 2019 there will be a new way to fulfill the require [...]
You Know You Are a Pediatrician When…

You Know You Are a Pediatrician When…

As a pediatrician you give vaccines, check rashes, explain infant behavior to nervous new parents, diagnose screaming children, and tell parents w [...]
Failed Your Pediatric Board Exam? What’s next?

Failed Your Pediatric Board Exam? What’s next?

So your Pediatric Board Exam didn't go as planned. There is no way to sugar coat it- you failed the boards. Now you are faced with another round o [...]
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