8 Career-Boosting Strategies for Nurse Practitioners

As a nurse practitioner, you have a unique set of skills and knowledge that play a vital role in patient care. To keep growing in your career and expanding your professional horizons, you’ve got to proactively invest in your growth. Here are nine strategies that NPs can use to enhance their careers and open new Read More

Is HBOT Therapy the Answer to Faster Healing for Diabetic Foot Ulcers?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), which involves patients breathing 100% pure oxygen from a hyperbaric chamber with the goal of filling the blood with enough oxygen to repair tissues. Wounds are damaging to blood vessels, so they release fluid that leaks into the Read More

CoreMedSource Provides Comprehensive Dermatology Training Online

The wildly popular Dermatology Core Curriculum program from CoreMedSource is the most comprehensive online course available, providing real-world clinical knowledge to help prepare you for a career in dermatology and provide confidence for clinical dermatology practice. George Cohen, MD, CoreMedSource Physician Director for Disparities and Diversity, Dermatology, and Pharmacology has dedicated his career to academic Read More

What is a Dermatology Nurse Practitioner?

The approved definition of a Derm NP, according to the Dermatology NP Coalition is “… an advanced practice registered nurse licensed as a nurse practitioner who specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, management, and advocacy of individuals and communities with health and illness of the hair, skin, and nails.” The number of nurse practitioners (NPs) specializing in Read More

A Typical Day in My Life as an Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner

Today we hear from our own Marisa Stringer, NP-C, CANS, and APRN Director here at CoreMedSource. She explains what a typical day for her is like at Pine Belt Dermatology, where she specializes in dermatology care and aesthetics, which include cosmetic injections and dermal fillers, acne, psoriasis, and screening and treating skin cancer. She explains how Read More

The Benefits of Subspecialization for NPs and PAs

Enhanced Patient Care Are you an NP or PA considering sub specialty training? Advanced practice providers that sub-specialize in a particular area (or areas) acquire clinical knowledge and skillsets that allow them to provide the highest standard of care to their patients. Since they have been specially trained in the most current methods of treatment Read More