Specialty Spotlight: What I Do As A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


As National Nurse Practitioner week comes to an end, it is with pride that I showcase Kristina Stevens, PMHNP-BC. Kristina is a zen-filled Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner working at University of Illinois at Chicago’s Psychiatric Outpatient Clinic in the Neuropsychology Institute. She started as an English major in college and spent twelve years in public radio […]

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What To Do When You’re The First Advanced Practice Nurse At Your Workplace


With the Affordable Care Act and the shift in healthcare towards value-based payment, there has been an increased demand for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, and physicians assistants. This new model has made the “advanced practice nurse” the cool new kid on the block, and that’s fantastic because that means there’s a plethora of job […]

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