Introducing, The Nurse Practitioner Charting School!

The Nurse Practitioner Charting School

​​The Nurse Practitioner Charting School​ The one stop for all documentation resources created specifically for nurse practitioners! ​ Offering free charting tips on The Nurse Practitioner Charting School’s blog page! ​ Offering online courses on topics including: ​Time Management and Charting Tips Course, ​Billing and Coding Course: Outpatient Visits, ​Legal Issues with Documentation Course, Or get all three courses […]

Improving charting and time management for nurse practitioners

Erica D the NP discusses improving charting and time management tips.

I was recently interviewed on The Nurse Becoming Podcast hosted by Amanda, creator of The Resume Rx. And I wanted to share the episode with you! We discussed some of the signs and symptoms of burnout including my own (I was previously burned-out as a RN): Mental, physical, emotional exhaustion Lack of fulfillment and apathy […]

Charting Time Saving Tip for Nurse Practitioners: Avoid Multitasking

Charting time saving tip: Avoid multitasking

Nurses are great at multitasking. How many times have you been on the phone with pharmacy, administering medications to the patient, chatting with the patient’s spouse, while also catching the football game on TV. Nurse practitioners are no exception! We can multi-task while obtaining the history of present illness, listening to breath sounds, making a […]

How to use smart phrases in your nurse practitioner practice

How to use smart phrases to save time charting as a nurse practitioner.

Through my work as The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner, I have found the #1 cause of nurse practitioner burnout is work-life imbalance. And the #1 cause of nurse practitioner work-life imbalance is excessive charting! Nurse practitioners are staying late at the office and bringing charts home! We spend more time charting and less time with family.  […]

Charting Time Saving Tip: Create more energy throughout the day

Anyone else feel sluggish and tired as the day progresses? If you are like me, I am most energized in the mornings after a good night’s sleep, exercise, and of course, coffee! But as the day wears on, I become more fatigued. My energy seems to drain after sitting at a desk, under the fluorescent […]

Get your time back with ScribeEMR virtual scribes!

I am very excited to announce The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner has partnered with ScribeEMR to offer nurse practitioners a quality, customized service to help you overcome nurse practitioner burnout and get your life back! ​ ScribeEMR offers “real-time remote EMR charting, medical coding, and ancillary support that improves practice efficiency, maximizes revenue, and reduces nurse practitioner burnout.” ​ ScribeEMR provides […]

A mom, a wife, a FNP who is burned-out and ready to leave healthcare.

Because nurse practitioners like case studies so much, I decided to write one for you 😜. Let’s meet Jen. A wife, a mom, and a family nurse practitioner. Jen has worked as a nurse practitioner for the past 6 years in family practice. Jen has noticed since the pandemic, she has started to feel burned-out. […]

Small changes lead to MASSIVE success and 4 reasons why nurse practitioners should

I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again. Small changes lead to MASSIVE success! If you work on changing one habit at a time, it will snow ball into making a significant impact. For example, if you use The Burned-out Nurse Practitioner’s Smart Phrases (access a list of Smart Phrases for Nurse Practitioners here), this […]

3 ways for nurse practitioners to avoid “The Perfect Chart”

If you are a nurse practitioner with a backlog of open charts, read this blog post! Do you struggle with writing that “perfect chart note?” You strive to write the perfect note for a multiple of reasons. For starters, you want to sound super smart, using big words and concepts so you don’t look like […]

Do you experience the #1 cause of nurse practitioner burnout?

I recently wrote a blog post discussing the fact that nurse practitioners are replaceable at work and nurse practitioners are not replaceable at home. If you experience this work-life imbalance, you are at risk for burnout or are already a burned-out nurse practitioner. Am I right? There are many different reasons why we give more […]