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  1. As long as you're not doing it at or before work within reasonable time, morally and ethically you should be allowed - by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Actually I tell my students that this is the most important thing they can learn in NP school.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I am a DE NP who worked as a bedside RN during the NP portion of school. I have now been practicing as an NP for 4 years. My...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Asking for help finding a program approved in NC is a legitimate question. Asking to find a program that doesn't require the...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Just take the GRE. It's graduate school. I know many people on here want to find the EASIEST freakin' route they can to...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. 1. What a lot of you don't realize is not everyone lives in an area of the country where they can just "go work" for two...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I am quite confused on your point about private schools? The top schools in the country (Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Duke, etc...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. My son is studying aerospace engineering and wants nothing more than to be an astronaut. He has had lasik surgery already,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. If I had followed this advice -- get acute care experience first, THEN go back to school to be an NP, I would very likely...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. What nursing really needs to do is figure out if it wants to be a trade or a profession. The one thing that always...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. As a third party observer, mark hill, you come off as combative and over confident in your experience/ideas from the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Several hundred quantitative studies is what it would take to supersede your experience? That pretty much rules out about...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. So your sample size of two and your clinical time as a student have demonstrated to you that novice NPs with little-to-no RN...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Well, coming from Massachusetts and being a passionate ally, I won't live in a state that writes discrimination into their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I think people confuse MRSA with necrotizing fascitis, or falsely assume it is a more aggressive form of bacteria, sort of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I agree that becoming an RN in and of itself won't make it better. What makes things better is a proper shift in your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I don't have any problem with what the CNA is doing here, in principle. It isn't acute care. If patients and family...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. OK I may get flamed big time for this and I am not trying to insult anyone but I have a question. Does anyone else ever...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Medical schools have been around for hundreds of years, and yet there is a total of ONE for-profit medical school in the...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. From a primary care perspective, I would prefer my colleagues and the office staff with whom I am personally acquainted did...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nursing's largest argument is to be respected as a profession. If that is the case then why shouldn't the necessary...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Well 75K as an RN working 64 hrs per week is vastly different than 95K as an NP working 40 hours per week. I think a lot of...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. I know many people with both backgrounds: many years RN practice and DENP. There is no apparent correlation between RN...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. I personally believe that nurses, in general, have got very snobbish about their profession and that there is a fine line...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Well yeah, I made this thread in order to become more prepared and ready. I do for sure plan on becoming an outpatient PMHNP...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. ALS is not needed in the field? That is a scary thought
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I think this attitude is very hurtful of the professional image of nurse practitioners. When you look at the wage and hour...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. You know, this irritates me beyond words- providers who don't follow the guidelines. Not you OP, the person before you who...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. Well, since we're opening that can of poo... I wanted bedside. Bedside didnt want me. Since I was not about to throw away...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. go to NP school if that is your career goal. You will learn more about medicine in NP school. Do a residency when you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I am an NP who just started my first job as an NP with no RN experience (not for lack of trying!). I think if your goal is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. If you're going to go to NP school and they'll take you without more bedside experience, just do it. You'll learn what...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Hi, I am a Direct Entry Grad and have been working as a FNP for 4 years. Yes, there are a lot of haters out there, but...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  34. I work with physicians whose undergraduate degrees include biology, biochemistry ... and anthropology and French...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I find this distasteful, to put it mildly. It implies that American lives are worth more than others. If the potential...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. *** When the MD missed ovarian cancer diagnosis after four visits and the NP caught it the first time she met my wife it...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  37. OP here. Not surprisingly, this thread has taken many twists and turns that have taken away from the original intent in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  38. I think you are the only person arguing this rather trivial point. MDs are educated in a medical model and licensed to...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  39. NPs have had completely autonomous practice in a variety of practice environments in my state for a few decades. We are...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. This is such a poorly formed argument I don't know where to begin. Your comparison makes no sense, because the relation...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. I manage most of our patient panel that is complexly ill because I am afforded more time than my collaborating MD. I do not...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  42. The literature has confirmed that prior experience and online format have no significant effects on NP practice. What are...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. Wait, you're the poster who thinks Obama is forcing us all to get flu shots full of mystery ingredients that can't be looked...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. The current guidelines are slowly being accepted. At this point insurances are still paying for annual pap smear, so some...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. I wear rubber soled shoes, so I've never been shocked by a piercing.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. The argument for an ADN entry is centered on the individual. The argument for a BSN entry is centered on the profession. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. Without questioning your analysis or the size of your data set, I'll just say that it's hardly overwhelming and it's...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. Why are nurses so scared of the GRE? Not applying to a good program because you have an issue with the GRE is ridiculous....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. You know what? That's very nice if you get hired straight out of nursing school. I searched for my first nursing job for 6...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. So far there are few residencies for new NP's. I have been prescribing for six years. Every year it gets easier. I think...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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