Seeing "lower leg swelling" as the chief complaint for my patient as a new nurse practitioner was incredibly stressful.
Should you give diuretics for symptom control? Is this something serious...
Do you ever find yourself spending an ENTIRE 20 minute visit getting a history alone?
And even with all that time, you still leave the room and feel like you didn't even get the info you needed?...
Even though it's not the most glamorous of all clinical topics, atopic dermatitis can SO painful for patients and their families.
And it can feel frustrating for both the patients and providers...
Billing and coding your office visits for for your office visits can feel overwhelming, tedious and too-hard-to-learn.
One under-charge here and there may not seem like much, but when you add...
When should you refer to a specialist?
Are there other tests you could do first?
Should you wait it out?
At what point can you be sure?
In this video is my NUMBER ONE tip to help you:
Lipid panels can be deceptively confusing!
Which guidelines to use? What numbers to treat? There are so many medication options!
In this video, using a case study, you'll learn:
Urine microalbumin: you need to check it once a year for patients in diabetes.
But interpreting the results-- and knowing what to do with them!-- can be tricky.
In this video,...
Hepatitis B lab interpretation can feel like a total mind-bender. The lab names alone are like an alphabet soup!
Overall, there's a lot to say about Hepatitis B, but in this case study I'll be...
Diagnosing hepatitis C is actually super simple, but can trip up new (and experienced!) nurse practitioners.
You may think: "I'm in primary care, do I need to know that?"
It comes up more...
What's involved in a head injury assessment in primary care?
Most of the time you'll see mild injuries (luckily!) but how do you know if it's a concussion or something more serious?
How do you...
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