Practice tip of the week: Three ways nurse practitioners can advance their careers

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Your weekly dose of wisdom from the Physicians Practice experts.

With all the useful information available on Physicians Practice, it is easy to become overwhelmed.

With this in mind, the tip of the week is a chance to reflect on some of the wisdom found all across the site. In a February 2021 story on three ways nurse practitioners can advance their careers, Sandi Gibbs writes the following:

“Today, 89% of NPs are certified in an area of primary care, while 69% delivery primary care. With more advanced training than registered nurses and those with BSNs, NPs can evaluate, diagnose, order, and interpret diagnostic tests, as well as manage acute and chronic conditions, with 97% capable of prescribing medications. With this kind of advancement already existing in the practice, NPs should know that there is still room for progress. Here are several ways to advance your career:

1). Specialization

2). Continuing Education

3). Mentorship”

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