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Coronavirus – Covid 19: What Your Need to Know | Nurse Practitioners

March 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

This is a scary, unprecedented times for providers, and is especially tough for newly minted nurse practitioners. I’ve gotten a lot of questions about coronavirus aka COVID-19 (but actually, SARS-Cov-2 is it’s real name). What we know feels like it’s changing by the minute, but below I’ve done an update …

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Microalbuminuria Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

January 21, 2020 | 8

Urine microalbumin: you need to check it once a year for patients in diabetes. But interpreting the results–  and knowing …

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Hepatitis C Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

January 7, 2020 | 12

Diagnosing hepatitis C is actually super simple, but can trip up new (and experienced!) nurse practitioners. You may think: “I’m …

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Hepatitis B Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

January 7, 2020 | 6

Hepatitis B lab interpretation can feel like a total mind-bender. The lab names alone are like an alphabet soup! Overall, …

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Head Injury Assessment in Primary Care for New Nurse Practitioners

December 17, 2019 | 48

What’s involved in a head injury assessment in primary care? Most of the time you’ll see mild injuries (luckily!) but …

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Managing Coumadin as a PCP: Case Study for Nurse Practitioners

December 10, 2019 | 2

You’re on call and you get paged about a critical INR… You get a new patient from the ED who …

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Should You Use Antibiotics in a COPD Exacerbation? Case Study for Nurse Practitioners

December 2, 2019 | 10

Walking into an exam room and seeing the hunched over patient with labored breathing, audible wheezing, and oxygen tank can …

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