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By Dembitz

Joined Mar 5, '09. Posts: 50 (36% Liked) Likes: 73

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  1. Not offensive at all. I introduce myself by my first name, but many of my patients call me Dr. LastName anyway. I correct...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. And IUDs, particularly the Mirena IUD, have uses other than contraception. (I haven't seen any information about coverage of...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I wonder if this is an issue of lack of experience rather than micromanaging. How long has the nurse been on your unit or...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. My employer specifies 3 month notice for all providers. My experience is that most credentialing processes take about that...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. I can really only speak to the ortho-type imaging. In the system I use, I choose the body part I want xrays of and it comes...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Just to argue for the sake of arguing, I had to refer a patient to a wound clinic this week for a burn I probably could have...
    May 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Not certain they'll only take ANCC, but all our NPs in my group are ANCC so it hasn't come up. It's possible other NPs at...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. ANP/WHNP here. Couldn't find a WHNP job, working as an ANP with no OB/GYN at all. I miss it and want to get back into the...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. It's not the science prereqs, it's the 4 years of med school + residency. Most of medicine is routine. I think it's a great...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. And I saw a patient recently who refused to see a particular MD (one known nationally as a thought leader in his field)...
    Feb 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm thinking about doing camp nursing for a week or two over the summer. Camp is a 3 week session and a 5.5 week session,...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  12. $70,000 in a small poor town is a lot more money than $85,000 in a major city.
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. You're going to spend ALL DAY doing physical exams on people in a wide variety of health states, plus reviewing med lists...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Exam was very straightfoward. As in, asked for primary tx of a disease given typtical presentation, not 3rd line tx in...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. This is another program that may apply to some folks: Public Service Loan Forgiveness | Federal Student Aid. I know many in...
    Jan 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Not where I work... Providers currently seeing 25+ patients per day, many with extensive testing done by MAs or RNs (vitals,...
    Dec 6 '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Anyone taken the new test for medical examiners? Advice?
    Nov 25 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. With, like, 2-4 hours of studying the nurse specific stuff, yes. Absolutely yes.
    Nov 1 '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. I did rotations with a midwife in a Community Health Center (primarily OB, some GYN), an outpatient OB/GYN service at a...
    Sep 30 '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. Maybe a controversial belief, but I'm strongly opposed to routine pre-employment drug screening. I mean, I do it because I...
    Aug 12 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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