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What Are the Career Opportunities in Psychiatric Mental Health for DNPs?

The third-largest group of nurse practitioners is comprised of psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs), who make up 6.5 percent of all nurse practitioners. Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (and some specialized psychiatric RNs) combine to make up the second-largest group of American behavioral health professionals. These highly-educated and skilled healthcare providers make a significant, positive impact on millions of people’s lives.


The NCLEX is the premier licensing examination for nursing licensure candidates, designed to test an applicant’s readiness for competency in entry-level nursing practice. In April 2023, the Next Generation NCLEX examination launched with exciting new features.

DNPs as Nursing Innovators

Nursing earned its spot at the big table by systematically standardizing care and advocating for the profession. The struggle was real and hard-won, but is far from over. Healthcare is evolving and expanding, and the need for qualified nurse leadership has grown along with the healthcare’s explosion.

Why an Online DNP Program Makes You Competitive

There are many opportunities for nurses prepared for leadership positions, and an online DNP program (Doctor of Nursing Practice) degree is increasingly beneficial in the healthcare arena. Many nurses are considering advanced education, but already have good jobs in a profession they love. A doctorate can sound challenging as well as time-consuming. However, online DNP programs can help make getting a DNP a real possibility

The Importance of Being a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Neonatal nurse practitioners (NNP) are an intrinsic part of a newborn’s care. They care for premature and sick newborns in neonatal intensive care units (NICU), delivery rooms, and emergency rooms. They are the link between the doctors and families of the newborns in times of extreme stress. They offer support and strength to patients' families during intensive neonatal and postpartum care.
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