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PA or NP | Can I afford this job?

By Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Resources for Healthcare Providers
The Cost of PA or NP Programs and the Burden of Student Loans How to consider a healthcare career move from a financial standpoint. Graduates of PA or NP programs are often saddled with student loan debt as they enter the workforce. While debt can seem daunting and imperative to...
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How to land the best Healthcare job, the first time!

By Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, Resources for Healthcare Providers
Landing a great first job is everyone’s dream, but not everyone’s reality. We often see healthcare workers struggling in environments that aren’t well suited to them. They lose steam on a profession they have spent the last few years completely devoted to in training, simply because they didn’t realize how...
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Beyond Burnout: Moral Injury in Healthcare Workers

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
Is the term "Burnout" being overused? The healthcare industry has been talking about Physician "Burnout" for decades, but this concept is no longer resonating with those in the healthcare industry. Providers and their colleagues are moving away from the term as it implies that the individual is the source of,...
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Medical Recruitment: Are you hiring the best candidate for your healthcare organization?

By Resources for Healthcare Providers
Finding Qualified Healthcare Workers Should be Easy It seems that now, more than ever, the resources required to do a job well are increasingly less than adequate. With many advents in technology, you would think the opposite would be true. Surely, in the 21st century, tasks such as hiring new...
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Increasing demand for Psychiatric Mental Health NP’s and PA’s in the US

By Physician Assistant / Nurse Practitioner, Resources for Healthcare Providers
Shortage of Mental Health Professionals amplified by Covid-19 Demand for psychiatric NPs and PAs is estimated to grow exponentially in the next five years. All sources, including health authorities and insurance companies, indicate that there is a vast and growing shortage of Mental Health Professionals in America. Combined demand for psychiatric NPs...
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Nursing Career: Hours, Benefits, Salary, & Compensation

By Nurse Practitioner
The career path to becoming a nurse practitioner is filled with decisions and options. One of the first decisions is how to get the level of education you need for your nursing career. To become an NP, you must first obtain a bachelor's degree, then a master’s degree, but how...
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The Best Types of Nursing Forums and Groups for NPs

By Nurse Practitioner
Once you've graduated from your master's program and are a certified nurse practitioner, you may think you're ready to let go of the collaboration and networking that was so important while you were a nursing student. And, since life seems to be picking up speed and not slowing down after...
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Physician Assistant Skills (With Competencies Checklist)

By Physician Assistant
Whether you're considering a career as a physician assistant or have graduated from a master's degree physician assistant program and are interested in what health care practices are looking for, it's good to know you have the skills to be a PA. The role of the physician assistant is growing....
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Life As A First Year Nurse (New Nurse Advice)

By Nurse Practitioner
You are a new graduate, and life is exciting! You’ve finished your master’s nursing program, passed your APRN examination, and you're certified to work as an advanced practice nurse. By this time, you've been hired for your first job, and you might think you've jumped over all the hurdles you’ll...
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Burnout in Nursing (What is Nurse Burnout and How To Combat)

By Nurse Practitioner
Stress is not inherently dangerous or problematic. What can make stress challenging is an individual's perspective. In other words, how you interpret the meaning of a stressful event can focus energy on the positive or the negative. Personality traits also have an influence over whether you think something is positive...
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