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Microalbuminuria Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

Jan 21, 2020

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,...

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Hepatitis C Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

Jan 07, 2020

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...

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Hepatitis B Case Study: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

Jan 07, 2020

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...

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Head Injury Assessment in Primary Care for New Nurse Practitioners

Dec 17, 2019

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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Managing Coumadin as a PCP: Case Study for Nurse Practitioners

Dec 10, 2019

You're on call and you get paged about a critical INR...

You get a new patient from the ED who just started on coumadin for a DVT...

You're spending way too much time leafing through...

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

Dec 02, 2019

Walking into an exam room and seeing the hunched over patient with labored breathing, audible wheezing, and oxygen tank can make you want to slowly walk out backwards as a new nurse practitioner...

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When to Use Antibiotics: Persistent Cough Case Study for Nurse Practitioners

Nov 26, 2019

It's 2 p.m., the medical assistant comes to your office and lets you know your next patient is ready, and they're here because they "need antibiotics" ...

... But do they? Or don't they?

...

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Preoperative Exam for Nurse Practitioners

Nov 19, 2019

If you're overwhelmed and intimidated by preoperative exams, you're not alone.

Even a healthy patient undergoing a low-risk surgery can be stressful, but knowing the guidelines and tools can...

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Slightly Elevated Liver Enzymes: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

Nov 11, 2019

How often do you open your EHR and find slightly elevated liver enzymes? (Daily, right?)

Should you worry about them?

What can cause liver enzymes to be elevated? Lab interpretation for new...

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Anemia Diagnosis: Lab Interpretation for New Grad NPs

Nov 05, 2019

How often do you open your EHR to find lab results that are slightly abnormal, but you're not sure if you need to worry about them?

Lab interpretation for new nurse practitioners can be...

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