Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN

Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN, a bachelors-prepared registered nurse, is the founder and owner of The Nerdy Nurse® and TheNerdyNurse.com. She is the co-founder of Health Media Academy and is an award-winning author and blogger, international keynote speaker, and influencer in the nursing and healthcare technology communities. Brittney is the author of The Nerdy Nurse's Guide to Technology and co-author of The Nurse's Guide to Blogging. She blogs about nursing, technology, health IT, at other healthcare topics at thenerdynurse.com.Want to blog like Brittney? Take the Take the Nurse Blogging 101 online course!

Different Types of Nurse Practitioners – Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Different Types of Nurse Practitioners - Nurse Practitioner Specialties

Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are advanced practice nurses that are registered and considered as mid-level practitioners. In 20 states NPs have full practice authority, which means that they don’t have to be supervised by a doctor. In the other states, NPs would still have more authority in comparison to RNs, however, they would need to have a medical doctor sign in some cases of patient care decisions. In this post, we will look at the types of nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner specialties.

The Importance of Medication Adherence

As nurses, it’s vital that we help patients learn the importance of medication compliance. But what do you do when you are fighting against attitudes, budgets, and misinformation? It’s important to understand medication adherence and how to improve it.

Best Pets for Busy People: Nurse Life Friendly Animals

Best Pets for Busy People: Nurse Life Friendly Animals

What are the best pets for busy people like nurses? Obviously, a brand new puppy will be too much work if you live alone and work multiple 12-hour shifts. So let’s look at some other pets that are even better for busy people like us. 

15 Fun Nurse Christmas Ornaments

15 Fun Nurse Christmas Ornaments

What better way to adorn a Christmas tree than to cover it with nurse? Nurse Christmas ornaments are a great way to show professional pride in your nursing career during the holiday season. There are so many available and range from the cute and cartoony to the delicate and beautiful. Every nurse show own at least one ornament that celebrates his or her chosen profession.

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