Teaching, Avoiding Burnout, and the Future of Nurse Practitioners – An Interview with Charles Yingling, DNP

Charles Yingling, DNP, FNP-BC is who I want to be when I grow up.  This is not said lightly, since in most (okay, all) cultures I’m considered completely grown up.  However, there is no other nurse practitioner I respect more.  He is fighting the good fight to elevate the nurse practitioner profession by example and […]

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Winning a National Health Service Corps Scholarship with Johanna

The National Health Service Corps scholarship is a great scholarship program for healthcare professionals who are committed to primary care for the underserved and are accepted or enrolled in a fully accredited training program.  The scholarship pays tuition, fees, other educational costs, and a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least two […]

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Nurse Practitioner Residencies and/or Fellowships with Elizabeth

Nurse practitioner residencies are gaining popularity nationwide, but not much is known about them. I want to remedy that! Elizabeth and I graduated from the same program at UIC, and I was always impressed with how talented of an NP she was. It was clear that the professors and clinical instructors thought she was fantastic […]

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