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Dr. Duck: Professional Appropriator

No, this is not about duck calling, Duck Dynasty, or referencing to professional appropriators as quacks, it’s about a particular posting floating around social media recently. I’m not pasting the internet link to the posting to respect the privacy of and to respect the man in reference. I think doxing is cowardly and wrong. This…

Point-Counterpoint: Nurse practitioners, A Solution to America’s Primary care Crisis

This makes me so mad. Lies, rhetoric, data manipulation, and talking points. In my last blog, I emailed the author of the article for the sources supporting the statements of ‘quality studies’ and ‘mountain of evidence.’ I actually received a response and obtained the reference:  https://www.aei.org/research-products/report/nurse-practitioners-a-solution-to-americas-primary-care-crisis/ The title of the reference is actually telling of the bias contained…

Scary TV

I credit my son with this idea.  Several months ago, he predicted a form of PTSD would result from our current crisis.  Last night, I watched a movie on Netflix and was surprised to find my anxiety rising as a large group all hugged each other in what was supposed to be a warm conclusion. …

A Legal Precedent Perhaps?

It is no secret that I do not support Full Practice Authority(FPA) for nurse practitioners(NP). In my opinion, it is the practice of medicine without a medical license. Period. The fact that certain state and/or national nursing organizations have managed to finagle politicians into passing this egregious law is more indicative of exceptional lobbying than…

The Drifter: A Naturistic Study

So, what a beautiful night to come home from work and go for my usual run, only today it wasn’t as cut and dry as usual. This blog doesn’t reference an article, but it does reference an impromptu naturistic study I managed to complete between mile 4 and 5. Anyway, the first ½ mile of…

Not Enough For Everyone

The more government has inserted itself into health care, the more health care has become a spoils system.  This should be a statement of the bleeding obvious, but what grates is that so many simply accept the assumption that this should be the system because, well, this is the system. Reps for Medicaid providers are upset…