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Joined Feb 10, '06. Psychcns is a Psych APRN. She has '30' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Psych'. Posts: 562 (35% Liked) Likes: 422

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  1. Is there an admission policy? A provider needs to accept the admission and write the orders.
    Jun 21
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Is there a safety checks policy? Are you violating it if you give a med when on checks? Does the policy have a procedure...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. I worked in MA for a few years as an APRN and physician collaboration was required. However, per the BON, this meant a...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Atomic woman: I try to find jobs where i see patients every 30 minutes. I have seen pts every 15 or 20 minutes. If office...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Outpatient- a lot of walking fast to keep up with the volume.
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. It sounds like they could legally but why would they- what kind if direction would a psychiatrist provide to a primary care...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. I have worked places where everyone does checks. I cant remember if this included the med nurse. The problem is getting...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Consider what kind of support you need if you decide to come off it. It can be emotionally tumultuous and psychotherapy can...
    May 23
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. I think the BON would see you as addicted and depending in the state have a way to address it. The school might accept you...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. If you don't pass take a review course. You need practice in how to take the test.
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. It sounds like a great learning opportunity. Steep learning curve but a lot of support. Keep track of your questions, Meet...
    May 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. I say to the patient: I did x because of y and expected z and when you are still having symptoms I reviewed everything and...
    May 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Hbbenton. I suggest you go down one road at a time. Either nurse or SW. What do you think is your ultimate goal ?? There...
    May 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Keep the dream job. Not all nursing is "hands on". Are you supervising nurses, implementing new programs, managing...
    Apr 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Just look around, read ads, network. There are jobs in Psych NP now. Might not be there forever. I have worked in some very...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Could they see patients on antipsychotics for metabolic monitoring? Screen phone calls for side effects. Maybe put together...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. I worked one place as a travel nurse that was so dysfunctional the charge nurse did not have a patient assignment and spent...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. NP is an attractive career option- regular hours, autonomy etc RN is shift work, team work, chain of command, holidays. ...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. I have had a great career in nursing. However there are not-so-good situations you can get yourself into. School would be a...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You might also review your job description to see what you are doing compares to what you were hired to do. Also this place...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)

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