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By Psychcns

Joined Feb 10, '06. Psychcns is a Psych APRN. She has '30' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Psych'. Posts: 497 (32% Liked) Likes: 318

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  1. I went from Massachusetts (mandatory collaboration) to New Hampshire.(independent) I had a few years experience...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I worked at a place where there was a clinic nurse for an outpatient clinic and it can be a tricky role. To prepare, read a...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. I did travel nursing for a few years and now do locum tenens as an APRN. I think they expect you to "hit the ground...
    Dec 8
    Forum: Nurse Management
  4. It sounds like your interest is child psychology or child psychiatry.
    Dec 2
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Elk Park.. Where is the discussion between the two psych specialty groups happening about the Psych CNS role? And which two...
    Dec 1
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  6. Apply everywhere. And follow all the above suggestions. Try to also go to conferences. Anything to keep learning about the...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Right now there are lots of Psych np jobs especially if you are willing to move. In the northeast, there are jobs in western...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. I think too the "pimping" practice where a senior person asks the underling quiz type questions about their patients is...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. What is your clinic policy on not taking meds as prescribed I would give her a medically safe taper of the oxycodone and...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. I did one day per week for 1 1/2 years. I got an hourly rate per patient for meds and therapy. I think it was $40. This was...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. I think this would be interesting. The role of first responders in trauma is an interesting area - what is helpful, etc....
    Nov 17
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  12. For now, keep doing it. Try to find regular work. consider going back to school for nursing or something else. Keep...
    Nov 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. I have had about 30 years experience in psych. I have 7 years prescribing experience. I find that if I think about a...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. I saw a chiropractor for several months many years ago with a good outcome. I eventually learned how to keep my back strong...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Psych NP and psychiatrists do a lot of the same things: interview patient, diagnose, prescribe medications, etc. ...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Have you thought of getting some career counseling? There are tests you can take to help you narrow down your interests....
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Get some psych CME's- there is a new DSM-the DSM 5, there is new medicare billing documentation the last couple of years-...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Not everyone has side effects. I suggest working with your psychiatrist to figure out the best treatment for your symptoms....
    Oct 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Agree with the two posters above. Start looking for a better work environment.
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. If you go psych you want a psych np. The psych CNS exams are being retired..
    Sep 28
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)

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