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Is Primary Care Dying?

More patients are choosing to visit NPs or PAs The days of long waits at the doctor’s office have been replaced by a completely opposite, but perhaps even more troubling problem. A ‘revolving door’ mentality has led patients to feel…

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New Apple Watch Series 4 boasts EKG, fall detection capabilities

FDA approves first over-the-counter EKG product The latest Apple Watch, known as Series 4, was unveiled today in California with numerous health-related implications. Most headlines focused on the increased size of the watch—almost 30 percent bigger than its predecessor—but the…

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Graduate School Survey

Picking a graduate school is a big decision that leaves a lasting impact on your career. If you could go back with the knowledge you have now, what advice would you give yourself in regards to picking the right school?…

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Life in The Fast Lane

Working Level I Trauma It could be the snap of a bitterly cold January morning, or the flames from a horrifying Christmas morning fire. It could be the screams and shock of another school shooting that surprises a sleepy, rural…

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The Ethics of End-of-Life Care

Common occurrences are likely to arise in this area of care. What type of advice do nurses have for their peers? Regardless of one’s healthcare condition, contemplating end-of-life care is never an easy thought process for the patient or loved…

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Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated

UF Health NICU plays role in preparing twins for surgery In December 2015, at 21 weeks’ gestation, parents Mark and Jackie learned that they were expecting twins. They also learned that the babies were joined from heart to liver. Conjoined…

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Certified Neonatal Therapists

A Multi-Disciplinary Neonatal Therapy Certification Neonatal Therapists: Who are we? Neonatal therapists are an essential part of the NICU team. A neonatal therapist is an occupational therapist, physical therapist or speech-language pathologist who delivers holistic direct patient care and consultative…

Advanced Practice Providers
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Spelling Out a Course to Nursing Certification

The pursuit of continuing education is something that all healthcare professionals will be encouraged to consider during their careers. Generally speaking, the decision to seek…

Careers
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Heart at work

It had been a long day, with endless lines of flu like illness. As a nurse I always anticipate the lines this time of year and try to focus on one patient at a time. And yet, that day, I…

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Heart at work

It had been a long day, with endless lines of flu like illness. As a nurse I always anticipate the lines this time of year and try to focus on one patient at a time. And yet, that day, I…