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  1. I worked as an NP in a practice where an LPN was placed in the position of COO, and she delegated to MDs as well as NPs and...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I have never gotten paid for my charting, and usually see 16 - 30 patients/day. With EMR (which I STILL hate!) it takes me...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Frankly, I have multiple degrees and DETEST the "alphabet soup" that most nurses with more than one degree use to make...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Viva, you may be that type of surveyor, but most that I have met are unpleasant and think they "walk on water." They are...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. When I worked at a hospital 30 miles from home, there were times when the state highway patrol closed the roads between...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. When I was working in oncology I had patients who smoked it to relieve nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy (marinol...
    Aug 28 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I work as an NP, and have colleagues that are NPs and PAs. Frankly, I feel that we are pretty much equivalent in knowledge....
    Jul 4 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Family I grew up with, last name Coon, Kids named "Ric,", "Rac," and "Ty". (raccoon, tycoon?) Another boy I went to school...
    Jun 26 '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. When someone is admitted, I ask "would you like to write for this now or at 3AM when I call you?" I believe in being...
    May 29 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Have you considered becoming a medical scribe? They are used at some hospitals here in the ER, and my employer is looking...
    May 22 '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. In Ohio (at least it was when I did some agency a few years ago) it was considered okay for one nurse to pass meds on 50...
    Apr 24 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. In general I am respected. There are occasional MDs who don't care for NPs, but some who have seen my work have changed...
    Mar 20 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. A DUI, possession of marijuana, grand theft. etc.
    Feb 16 '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  14. Dissolve the meds in water and pour over clumping kitty litter.
    Feb 6 '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. In my state she would have been "thrown under the bus" by the hospital. She was humiliated worldwide. How could she have...
    Dec 13 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Be EXTREMELY careful whistleblowing. A medical office employee in this state reported medicare fraud (in the millions) which...
    Oct 24 '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. That's why I always loved oncology nursing - everything you do for the patients is SO appreciated and they are such lovely...
    Oct 17 '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  18. I would consider the DNP if I could learn what I really feel I need to improve my practice: Extra courses in becoming...
    Aug 29 '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  19. You also said in your original post "when you get your BSN." I suggest you work for several years as a RN before you become...
    Aug 22 '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  20. Brandon, because you are operating from reality, and it seems many of the other posters are operating in an ideal world,...
    Aug 1 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion