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  • Wet Wraps

    By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Recently there has been a surge of information touting the effectiveness of wet wraps for childhood eczema. The treatment has been utilized for years by dermatology professionals but now it is becoming more of a main stream treatment. Researchers at the National Jewish Health in Denver, Colo., recently published a ...
    Posted to Dermatology Education & Practice from NADNP (Weblog) on September 28, 2015
  • Empowering NPs & PAs

    This is really hard for me to say but here it goes: we should thank the ladies of ''The View.'' In an ironic twist of fate that snarky remark insulting the Miss America with her ''doctor's stethoscope'' has unintentionally done more to advance the image of nursing profession than the pageant contestant they were mocking. Not only did the entire ...
    Posted to Career Coach (Weblog) on September 23, 2015
  • Radiesse

    With the advancements in aesthetic procedures and products, faces are looking more youthful making it a challenge to guess someone's age. Faces are usually noticed first, so we spend much effort and money to rejuvenate and protect it, but hands are often ignored and premature aging of the hands can occur. Hard work, taking care of kids, your ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on September 15, 2015
  • Making the Move

    Dear Career Coach: I am planning to seek a job in a completely new community. Currently I live in a small town and would like to relocate to a larger community within my state or possibly a long distance move to another region of the U.S. I am wondering if you can give me any advice about the best way to approach finding a job in a health system ...
    Posted to Career Coach (Weblog) on September 9, 2015
  • Natural Beauty Utilizing Platelet Rich Plasma

    The number of ways to improve one's appearance is ever-increasing. The spectrum includes efficacious medical non-surgical procedures such as therapeutic skin care regimens, laser rejuvenation with non-ablative and ablative lasers and liquid facelifts incorporating a combination of neuromodulator and tissue fillers. Natural-appearing beauty is the ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on September 1, 2015
  • Hiring Trends

    Demand for NPs or PAs to fill permanent or direct hire positions fluctuates wildly. In the past decade I have seen both boom and bust markets. The economy most directly drives the ability of employers to hire. During the recession we saw a marked decrease in the number of open positions. Healthcare organizations were feeling the squeeze of falling ...
    Posted to Career Coach (Weblog) on August 26, 2015
  • Restoring Feminine Youthfulness

    Aesthetic concerns of women go beyond the face and common body treatments.   Over the last decade the term ''Mommy Makeover'' has increased in popularity.  Going beyond that women have sought solutions to restore feminine youthfulness.   Many don't bother reporting issues because they have accepted it as part of the aging ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on August 18, 2015
  • Which Biopsy Method is the Best for Pigmented Lesions?

    By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP   A literature review was conducted to determine, ''What is the best biopsy method for pathology diagnosis of malignant melanoma?'' There are three types of biopsies that can be performed in the office, which will aid in the diagnosis of melanoma. First, a wide local excisional biopsy is where an ellipse of ...
    Posted to Dermatology Education & Practice from NADNP (Weblog) on August 14, 2015
  • The Benefits of Temporary Employees

    I am often asked why an employer would chose to hire a locum tenens or temporary NP or PA rather than just hiring someone for the position. Job seekers often are quick to jump to conclusions and assume that an employer is forced to seek temporary help out of desperation because they are not a good employer. This certainly can be the case but it ...
    Posted to Career Coach (Weblog) on August 12, 2015
  • Cellulite Treatment with Thermitight

    Even among the healthiest women 75-85% suffer from the unsightly appearance of cellulite. It can even be seen in young teens and even infants. The cause of cellulite is not fully understood. It is virtually non-existent in men due to the thickness and structure of skin as influenced by male sex hormones. Some common theories include the following: ...
    Posted to Aesthetics Practice Today (Weblog) on August 4, 2015
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