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At SMNP Reviews, we believe in empowering our NP community with the knowledge and skills they need to become successful, confident nurse practitioners. That’s why we’ve created this blog to provide you with all the resources you need to stay up to date with the latest and greatest information to help you excel in your career. Our goal is to make your lives easier by creating a hub where you can find, explore, and delve into the plethora of resources we offer.

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Ep #81: Heart Month
Ep #81: Heart Month

Friends, I am back from a very long break, and I’m about to tell you all about it in this episode. The last six months of my life have been a complete whirlwind, and I thought there’s no better time to come back than right now during Heart Month. February is the month we celebrate

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Ep #80: How to Supercharge Your Studying in 2023 [NP STUDENT]
Ep #80: How to Supercharge Your Studying in 2023 [NP STUDENT]

One of our top commitments here at NP Reviews is to update our courses whenever new guidelines come out. In addition to that, we also do a total revamp every year to freshen up our library of videos and add in lots of new bonus content. In that vein, this week’s episode is all about

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Ep #70: Greatest Hits #4: Final Year Tips [NP STUDENT]
Ep #70: Greatest Hits #4: Final Year Tips [NP STUDENT]

I know all too well that the final year of Nurse Practitioner school can be an incredibly overwhelming and stressful time. The truth is there’s no way around it except to go through it, and if you want to keep yourself in check without completely losing it, you’re in the right place.  So today, I’m

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Ep #72: ANCC Update [NP STUDENT]
Ep #72: ANCC Update [NP STUDENT]

This is the first new episode I’ve recorded in a while, and I did intend on doing a little more of a personal episode after returning from maternity leave, but something super major has happened in the exam world that we need to talk about right now: ANCC just released their exam update. This update

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Ep #71: Greatest Hits #5: Level Up Your Résumé with Dr. Veronica Sampayo [NEW NP]
Ep #71: Greatest Hits #5: Level Up Your Résumé with Dr. Veronica Sampayo [NEW NP]

As a brand new Nurse Practitioner grad, having support and guidance along your career path is so critical. If you’ve ever wanted someone by your side to ask questions about the job search process, interviews, your contract, or to avoid any unnecessary mishaps, you’re in the right place. Dr. Veronica Sampayo, also known as Dr.

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Ep #73: Studying While Pregnant [NP STUDENT]
Ep #73: Studying While Pregnant [NP STUDENT]

Oftentimes being in Nurse Practitioner school or having recently graduated seems to coincide with the season of life when people are looking to expand their families. After having my daughter a few months back, I’ve been thinking a lot about those of you out there who are new parents and juggling this, so this week’s

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Ep #74: Feeling Like You Don’t Know Enough
Ep #74: Feeling Like You Don’t Know Enough

At one point or another, either while you’re preparing for your AANP or ANCC exam, or transitioning into your role as a real-deal Nurse Practitioner, you might have a flash of, “I feel like I know nothing.”  This very common experience of feeling like you don’t know enough can lead to panic during your exam

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Ep #75: The Mindset Shifts that Empower Nurse Practitioners with Josie Tate
Ep #75: The Mindset Shifts that Empower Nurse Practitioners with Josie Tate

This week, we’re bringing something a little different to the show, as you’re hearing from my team member Rachel who is taking over as guest host. Rachel is our amazing program director at SMNP Reviews, and she’s sitting down with Josie Tate, the founder of Clincepts, to discuss the mindset shifts that empower Nurse Practitioners.

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