Working in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) as a Nurse Practitioner

Working in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) as a Nurse Practitioner

Once you graduate, pass your licensure exam and obtain your state license as a Nurse Practitioner, your next step is to find a position. There are many options for Nurse Practitioners to start their career. One area that can be a flexible option for many is working in a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF). Could this be the right position for you?

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Recovery & Self Care During COVID-19

Recovery & Self Care During COVID-19

Across the nation, our hospital systems anticipate being overwhelmed with the most critical patients during this COVID-19 pandemic. Hospital systems and provider offices are asking people to stay at home during mild to moderate illness and visit offices or the emergency room only when necessary. So, what should you do to care for yourself while home?

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New Diagnosis? Five Questions to Ask Your Provider

New Diagnosis? Five Questions to Ask Your Provider

Hearing a new diagnosis for the first time can catch you off guard. Taking the time to ask questions, gather information, and formulate a treatment plan are important steps to understanding how this new diagnosis will affect you. Here are five questions you should ask to help start your journey back to your optimal health.

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The Different Roles of Hospital and Medical Office Staff

The Different Roles of Hospital and Medical Office Staff

Today, office visits and hospital stays can be overwhelming.  The list of providers you can encounter during your care is astounding. Medical Assistants.  Hospitalists. Nurse Practitioners. Physician Assistants. Specialists. CNAs. PCTs. Interns.  Students. Different colored scrubs. Lab coats. And not a familiar face in any uniform. Who do you reach out to? Where do you start?  Who is in charge of your care? 

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