In the modern healthcare system, nurses are uniquely qualified to integrate their experience and decision-making skills and are increasingly looked to for their influence in reducing medical errors and patient safety, improving quality of care, reducing costs and increasing access to healthcare.
Identifying FNP practicum sites can be challenging – and may require you to “cold call” healthcare providers. Consider the following list of “do’s and don’ts” to put your best foot forward and make a positive first impression.
While I am of course disappointed that not all nurses are happy in their positions, I was struck that the vast majority – 95 percent of nurses surveyed – “are glad” they became nurses.
When individuals and communities put well-being at the center of every aspect of life, it can create an environment where people thrive and feel valued, respected and able to do meaningful work – creating a culture of health.