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NPs Save Lives Nurse Practitioner

Lake City, Florida
A Family Nurse Practitioner working in a Rural Health Office in Florida. Wife and mother of four,... Full Bio
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Who Pays When Medical Providers Step Outside Of The Box Of Medicine? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy 15% off green scrubs with code "green_sale" Below is part of a recent post that I found on Kevin MD and written by Dr. Kelly over at Mothers in Medicine : “Fast ... Read on »
Professional Boundaries Between Patients and NPs by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy 15% off men’s scrubs with code "mens_save" Being a professional health care provider comes with many pros and cons. The Pros include the ability to diagnose and treat ... Read on »
Is a Career in Nursing the Right Choice for You? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Are you looking for a new career? Thinking about getting your nursing degree but you aren’t sure if it’s right for you? Let’s be clear up front: Nursing isn’t for everyone ... Read on »
Nurse Practitioners In Rural Health by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I work in a rural health care setting as a Family Nurse Practitioner and I love my job. No, I don’t make as much money as a specialty NP, but I go home at night feeling go ... Read on »
Nurse Practitioner Says, ” Please Stop Spamming My Site!” by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Good Lord! Will you all please stop wasting your time by posting these jibberish posts with links to online pharmacies or porn sites on here? I think you will save yo ... Read on »
Change of Shift is Up at Emergiblog by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Go on over to the Change of Shift at Emergiblog.com where you will find one of the most comprehensive compilations of nursing stories in the blogosphere. I am always ... Read on »
Nurse Practitioner’s Opinion Regarding Medicaid Reimbursement To Specialists by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I send my patients to specialists when they need to go. Send your reports addressed to me, not Dear Dr. So and So. This makes them delayed as they are sent to another ... Read on »
Transparency In Healthcare by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy American Sentinel University “Careers in Healthcare” Article Series (Part 7) By: Betty Nelson, PhD, RN Careers in Healthcare:  The Buzz about Transparency T ... Read on »
Doctor of Nursing Degree Changes Health Care by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I hope you enjoy the above video about the newer roles of nurse practitioners in primary care. Read on »
Self-Evaluations – Your Voice in Your Performance Appraisal by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Your annual performance appraisal should be a fair and objective record of your contributions to the organization that includes your major accomplishments and areas f ... Read on »
Top Tips for Dealing with Your Patient’s Family by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The following is a guest article from Kathleen Baker: Wouldn’t it be great if you could just do your job as a nurse practitioner, and do it the way you know is best? U ... Read on »
Avoid Hospital Acquired Infections With A Sure-Fire Remedy by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Hand washing  is vitally important in any health care setting. The following video is courtesy of the Kimberly Clark Health Care Associated Infections website. Click on th ... Read on »
Why Are We So Quick To Take Drugs? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I don’t know why people are so interested in taking meds for a sniffle. Have we turned into the instantaneous society who thinks that we shouldn’t be sick even for a min ... Read on »
Online Nursing Degrees Information by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The health industry is among the fastest growing of all occupations and right now there is not only a high demand for nurses, but a shortage. Nursing is predicted to be ... Read on »
How Not To Choke Your Non-Compliant Patients by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy SIGH! Every day I come across non-compliant patients. I’m not talking about the ones who can’t afford their medications, but the ones who just don’t get it. The ones ... Read on »
Swine Flu- The New Pandemic? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The Swine Flu has been reported by the CDC as a potential pandemic. Symptoms include chills, fever, malaise, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and upper respiratory symptoms. ... Read on »
Looking For Some Great Continuing Educations Credits? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I have been surfing for some really educational CMEs and found this site. I also like the fact that they have downloadable pocket guides on different medical diagnoses. Enjo ... Read on »
Oh Hell No You Didn’t! by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy While I was surfing the net looking for subjects to post on for this week’s Change of Shift, I stumbled on a horror story of tremendous magnitude if it’s proven correct.  Th ... Read on »
What Is A Nurse Practitioner? by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A Nurse Practitioner is a Professional Registered Nurse who has advanced education and clinical training in a health care specialty. The Florida Board of Medicine designates ... Read on »
Required Continuing Education Credits for ARNPS by NPs Save Lives Nurse PractitionerHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Q: How many contact hours do I need for a full biennium? A: All Florida-licensed RN’s and LPNs, ARNPs and CNSs are now in a 24-month renewal cycle and must complete 24 ho ... Read on »