About One DNP

I earned my "terminal practice" degree in nursing from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in a journey of excitement and challenge. It inspired me to advocate for an all encompassing clinical credential rather than continuing the hodgepodge of nonsensical initials. I hope these entries will provide entertainment and insight into the Doctor of Nursing Practice experience, which will soon be the entry standard for all advanced practice nurses.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Kentucky Battle Cry . . . Y'all

Seriously, if you live in Kentucky or know someone who does, please take a moment to voice your support for SB 43 which will end the collaborative agreement for non-scheduled drugs for nurse practitioners and decrease direct supervisory time for new-graduate physician assistants. Just click the link to email your senator - it takes less than 3 minutes: Vote "YES!" to SB43

The postcards below are from the previous SB52. The facts are still the facts.

Monday, March 4, 2013

Laugh and Discuss

A few years ago I ran across this video that humorously illustrates the dangers of narrow focus.  I was reminded of it the other day when discussing frustrations related to provider communication issues and stigmatization. There are a number of similar scenarios between different specialties that pop up after the video, including some amusing psychiatry vs. physical medicine interactions, but this remains my favorite.

I needed a laugh today  - have one with me: