How Do I Get Started in NP School When I Already Feel Behind?

It's Time to Empower Your Mindset, Boost Your Confidence, and Excel in NP school



Nurses seeking to master their experience

Nurses who have worked in a clinical setting for some time and want to provide a higher level of care in their area of interest.

Nurses without hands-on experience

Nurses who are seeking a boost in confidence in going from non-clinical RN to hands-on care as a provider. These are the case managers, nurse administrators and educators who support but may not deliver patient care.

Nurses balancing work and family

Nurses looking to grasp the ins and outs of nurse practitioner practice. These are the straight talk no chaser so they can get back to life as a husband, wife, mother, partner, traveler or influencer.

Who is this course not for?

Nurses looking for the EASY button.


Everything you need to know about how an NP thinks and incorporates intuition in practice.

Confidence in professional communication, performing a clinical exam, the basics in prescribing medications, and documenting care that can be understood.

How to create a foundation to enhance their learning capacity for clinical training (preceptorships). We'll make sure you don't leave without a framework.

The bootcamp also contains essential information and tips you need to know to balance work-life-school. This is your chance to jumpstart your education to get the most out of NP school.
Payment Plans Available
Only $247
NP Student® Bootcamp Learn how to get the most out of NP School.
  • 4 contact hours (1 Rx)
  • NP Student Playbook
BONUS: Get the replays to all four modules of NP Student® Bootcamp.
Only $375
NP Student® Bootcamp Learn how to get the most out of NP School.
  • 4 contact hours (1 Rx)
  • NP Student Playbook
  • 1-hour pre-event exclusive session with Dr. Little
BONUS: Get the replays to all four modules of NP Student® Bootcamp.

7-Day Money Back Guarantee

We believe in quality of our content and services. That's why we offer a satisfaction guarantee policy. If you are unsatisfied with your purchase and have not attended more than 25% of the course or viewed 25% of the replays, we will refund you. Just contact [email protected] within 7 days of starting the course.

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Module 1

Can you hear me now? Effective ways to communicate for NP students

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Explain the role of communication in clinical practice as a provider.
  • Analyze patient's style of communication and prepare a script for intent.
  • Identify common challenges in communication as a leader (authority).
  • Develop awareness of effective communication strategies.
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Module 2

It's Your Bread and Butter: Everything an NP student needs to know about a physical exam

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Define the function of assessment skills in clinical practice as the provider.
  • Identify common errors in health assessment that lead to inaccurate diagnoses.
  • Elicit an accurate health history with particular attention to the population group’s perspective and experience.
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Module 3

Creating a Narrative: Essentials of Clinical Documentation for NP Students

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Understand how clinical documentation impacts care and reimbursement.
  • Identify common errors in documentation.
  • Apply a framework to document timely and accurately.
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Module 4

What’s in a Script? Early prescribing practices for NP Students

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the significance of practice guidelines to treat common acute conditions in family practice.
  • Describe the parts of a prescription for new prescribers.
  • Examine common prescribing errors and discuss strategies to develop good prescribing practices.


Dr. Little cultivates confidence and inspiration every time I talk with her. Through her guidance, I've grown and found understanding in my transition from an RN to an NP student and now an NP. She is full of energy and positivity, and brings that to everything she endeavors, including mentoring.

Sandy Horace, DNP, AGACNP

Jacksonville State University

Dr. Little has helped me tremendously on my student NP journey. She has provided encouragement, guidance, and resources that are invaluable to me. She has been available as a listening ear with sound advice and is always pleasant to speak with.

Marsha Carter Hall, MSN, FNP-BC

Hall Simmons University


Patrice Faye Little, DNP, FNP-BC

CEO and Founder of NP Student®

Dr. Patrice Little is the Founder and CEO of NP Student®, a premier organization that helps registered nurses (RN) transition competently and confidently into nurse practitioners and beyond. With over 15 years of nursing experience her expertise expands from nursing career pathways to policy. She's published on various platforms including Atlanta Parent Magazine, High Yield Med Reviews, and SheFinds. Her contribution to nursing has been highlighted in the Clinical Advisor and Minority Nurse. She also has been featured on WSB-TV Atlanta as a health care expert. As a thought leader, she's contributor to the Advanced Practice Nursing Leadership: A Global Perspective textbook (Springer, 2020).

Before relaunching NP Student, Dr. Little worked as a Senior Policy Advisor at the Center to Champion Nursing in America at AARP and a content producer for Georgia Public Broadcasting’s Lawmakers show. Today she serves as adjunct faculty for the nurse practitioner program at Georgia Baptist College of Nursing.

Prior to becoming a nurse, Dr. Little taught secondary science for three years in South Georgia and served on various committees including the Ninth Grade Academy Retention Program, Physical Science Curriculum Committee, and as an Academic Decathlon Coach.

She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University, a master’s degree from Brenau University, Biology/Pre-Medicine and Nursing degrees from Georgia Southwestern State University.

Emmanuel Imonigie, PharmD

Pharmacist and NP Student® Advisory Board Member

Dr. Emmanuel Imonigie is a highly accomplished pharmacist with a strong background in healthcare. He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Idaho State University College of Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Science in Biology with an emphasis in Human Biology from Boise State University.

He is experienced in medication therapy management for patients managing chronic diseases such as hypertension, heart failure, diabetes, dyslipidemia, and pain management. He is skilled in immunization administration, drug counseling, over-the-counter recommendations, and pharmacy public policy.

In addition to his expertise, Dr. Imonigie has a passion for collaborative work and has gained valuable experience in partnering with nurse practitioners. He will be teaching the Module on Prescribing for NP Student Bootcamp, where he will share his extensive knowledge and provide guidance to future healthcare professionals.

One fun fact about Emmanuel is that he is a basketball skill development trainer, showcasing his diverse interests beyond the field of pharmacy.

Dr. Imonigie's commitment to improving patient outcomes, collaborative approach, and involvement in the academic community make him a highly respected pharmacist.


How long is the NP Student Bootcamp course?

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If you are attending the live recordings, it will take 4 weeks. If you are viewing the replays, most students can complete it within one day. However, the exact time of completion varies based on level of focus.

How can I earn contact hours through the NP Student Bootcamp course?

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Criteria to receive 4 contact hours
• Learners must complete all four modules (live or on-demand/replay) and the pre/post reflective assessment.
• For those who watch the replay, contact hours are available through 7/27/25
Approval Statement
This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Financial Disclosures
No individual with the ability to control the content of this activity has any relevant financial relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.

Will I have access to instructors or mentors during the course?

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Yes, NP Student Bootcamp VIP participants get to meet with Dr. Little for a one-hour mentoring session the night before Bootcamp starts. She will offer support, answer questions, and provide personalized feedback to enhance success in the first and second year.

Are there any prerequisites for enrolling in the NP Student Bootcamp course?

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No strict prerequisites but recommended for newly accepted or preceptorship preparation.

Can I access the course materials and resources after completing the program?

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Upon completing the NP Student Bootcamp course, you'll typically have 14-day access to the replays and course materials, whether you attend the live recording or access it on demand. This gives you flexibility to revisit content, reinforce knowledge, and review materials as needed within that timeframe.

What if I am unhappy with the NP Student Bootcamp?

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We have a satisfaction guarantee policy and would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase and have not attended more than 25% of the course or viewed 25% of the replays, we will refund you. Just contact [email protected] within 7 days of starting the course.