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

Acing a Nurse Practitioner Job Interview: 5 Tips for Success!

As healthcare facilities continue to experience shortages of primary care physicians, NPs are increasingly being called upon to fill the gaps, and the demand for nurse practitioners (NPs) is on the rise. This equals additional job opportunities for NPs, but also added competition for positions as more and more NPs are joining the industry every 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

Real-Life, Usable Tips To Manage Nurse Practitioner Stress

You need real methods to reduce your stress, beyond mindfulness and meditation. They are wonderful self-care practices and stress relievers, but what are some other day-to-day practices you can adopt and use throughout your day to help keep you how you want to be: clear-headed and confident, in control of your moods, with a high Read More