Leadership Opportunity for APNs

Do you know of an Advanced Practice Nurse new or aspiring to a leadership position?  The Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program is designed specifically to offer Advanced Practice Nurses a life-changing opportunity to become leaders of new models of care.  This one year program, through onsite retreats combined with distance-based sessions, offers innovative and integrated …

Go Beyond Burnout

Did you know (she said “tongue-in-cheek”) that healthcare providers get burned out? Yes we do. It does not matter if you are a nurse practitioner (NP), a physician assistant (PA), a physician (MD/DO), a registered nurse (RN) or any other type of healthcare provider…we sometimes just get burned out. Our work is rewarding but it’s hard. …

Clinicians Business Tip: Words to Guide Your Year

Nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other clinicians who wish to be successful in their personal, professional, and business life understand that personal development is an essential component of success. Over the years, I’ve read and listened to my mentors discuss many strategies for success. One of the most important and consistent is planning.  Since it’s …

Success Leaves Tracks!

Nurse Practitioners and other health care providers are no different than other individuals who want to success in business and in life. True success in life comes in many flavors and certainly is not limited to money alone. However, money is used to measure business success and by default money is used to measure the …

Does FEAR Stop You?

One of the most common obstacles the clinicians (nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and registered nurses)  I work with struggle to overcome is fear. Many are afraid of making the transition from being a paid provider in a clinic to running their own clinic and paying others, afraid of marketing themselves, afraid of learning new skills, or of …