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Medication Management from a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

When it comes to mental health, medication management plays a crucial role in the overall treatment plan. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, I specialize in providing comprehensive care to individuals…


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The Impact of Nurse Practitioners in Healthcare: Enhancing Patient Satisfaction and Quality of Care

In today’s rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, nurse practitioners (NPs) play a vital role in delivering high-quality care and improving patient satisfaction. With their advanced education and training, NPs are equipped…


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Defining the Role of Nurse Practitioners

In the contemporary healthcare landscape, Nurse Practitioners (NPs) have emerged as indispensable healthcare providers, equipped with specialized skills and expertise. Their role transcends traditional nursing practices, offering a holistic approach…


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Benefits of A Nurse Practitioner

Nurse practitioners (NPs) are advanced practice registered nurses who can provide high-quality, cost-effective, and personalized health care to their patients1. NPs can diagnose and treat various health conditions, prescribe medications, order…


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Julie Biffle

Christmas Triggers

Good morning. I wanted to share some of my personal thoughts about the holidays, with today being Christmas, and some out there celebrating these festivities. Each year, clients out there…


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Julie Biffle

Medication Managment and Mental Health

As the year draws to a close, I think it’s important to do some overall self-reflection in 2023. What lessons did you learn? What are some of your behavioral patterns…


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Julie Biffle

Boundaries

This week, I would like to talk about boundaries. How often do we catch ourselves wanting to speak up and say “Just stop already!”? I know I find myself often…


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Julie Biffle

How to Deal with ADHD

Living with ADHD can be quite challenging, but with the right strategies and support, individuals can thrive and unlock their full potential. The key lies in understanding these conditions and…


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Julie Biffle

Coping with Anxiety When Stressed Out 

As summer months are progressing, and the end of summer being around the corner, I think now is a great time to discuss stress and anxiety. Whether a student preparing…


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Julie Biffle

Boundaries and Self-Care 

  I am starting something new on our practice website that involves blogging my thoughts on a different topic each week. Today’s topic will be boundaries and self-care.   I have…


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