Career Analysis: The Family NP

Why would anyone care about becoming a Family Nurse Practitioner (Family NP or FNP)? Haven’t you heard? Medical students are running away from the specialty of family medicine because the field doesn’t pay enough ($219,000 annually, to be exact). Guess who is expected to fill the “family practice gap?” Yes, the Family NP. Just how…

October 25, 2019 | by

If You Want To Quit Your Job And Pursue Nursing, Read This First

  Disclaimer: I’ve worked in both Corporate America and hospitals, so I know what it feels like to want to quit your useless job. My Time In Insurance When I worked in the insurance business, I was fascinated by how meaningless my job was. Entire weeks would roll by, and I would question if I…

February 13, 2019 | by

FAQS (The Male Nurse Version)

I’m going to go over Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) with no strings attached. In other words, I’ll answer the questions I wish I had the balls to ask when I was 18. 1) How much money do you make? I started my career making $28/hour in CA. I now make approximately $50/hour working in my…

January 21, 2019 | by

Is It Better to be a Male Nurse or Female Nurse?

If you want to know the answer the to the title, scroll down to the bottom of this post. Below is an analysis of the pros and cons of being a male in the nursing field. Advantages: 1. A male in hospital attire is seen as an authority figure, whereas a female in hospital attire…

January 10, 2019 | by

Career Analysis: The Psychiatric NP

Why would anyone care about becoming a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP and PMHNP will be used interchangeably)? If you want to be a player in the psychiatric prescribing workforce, I’d recommend the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner route. Just how big of a player will you be? Here’s a breakdown of the number of…

May 30, 2018 | by

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