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By mammac5

Joined Nov 10, '09. Posts: 715 (28% Liked) Likes: 420

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  1. I've only been an NP for a few months, but I must say that it is probably the best decision I ever made. I feel extremely...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. All the education in the world cannot change a patient's glucose control habits if they don't want to change.
    mammac5
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  3. Good phrase! Just substitute the words 'glucose control" to anything detrimental (hypertension, obesity, drug/alcohol...
    mammac5
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  4. That's definitely true and it's frustrating working with people who are stubborn or have victim mentalities. But the...
    mammac5
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  5. You know, this irritates me beyond words- providers who don't follow the guidelines. Not you OP, the person before you who...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. ACOG recommends against screening until age 21, unless the patient has HIV or is otherwise immunocompromised: ACOG -...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. So...my patient came back to see me today and it was great....her daughter came with her and I spent about 30 minutes or so...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I don't know anything about the VA, but in general, I strongly disagree about asking about salary. In professional...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. There are lot's of skills, including the ones you mentioned, that an APN can do that an RN cannot. However, those in my...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. I don't think anyone is saying that RN experience doesn't count or isn't useful, just that people from other backgrounds...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Doubt it. Isn't the first line of the application to test: have you completed an ANP program?
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. *pushing a chocolate bar slowly toward the OP* You did the right thing. I see this kind of non-compliance all the time...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Adults are just that; adults. I work with an indigent, at-risk, medically complex group of pts. Its all in how you...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. I'm a Direct Entry grad (2009). I had no problems finding an NP job, and I've done just fine, thank you very much. Also,...
    mammac5
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. "I suppose one could refund their money if they do not Rx an ABX. This would satisfy the customer monetarily and increase...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. The past two days have gone great after the nurses were sat and told expectations of them things have run much better,...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. I didn't think about that. That is great advice. It never occurred to me that they are pushing the limits to facilitate...
    mammac5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. I will seek to clarify this further and say that this is ONLY one "sugestion" from ONE of two national nursing program...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. As mentioned before, it depends on the University and also depends if you are persuing an MSN/NP or a DNP. My program (for...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Honestly what I'm saying is that in family practice there is a whole lot of normal and not so much stumping. The doctor has...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. There's one in every clinical group.
    mammac5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Get that attitude out of your head if you want to do well in a new job. Your coworkers won't care how smart you think you...
    mammac5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. if i were in this guy's country and the culture there was that it was offensive to make eye contact, i'd avoid making eye...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. If people would stop looking for things to get offended by, the world would be a MUCH easier and pleasanter place to live in.
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. In the last staff meeting, NM states Dr. A has complained because the female nurses make eye contact with him. We were...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Diabetics should have their pedal pulse checked to keep an eye on circulation.
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Care plans are not dependent on nursing diagnoses. You can still use care plans without NANDA. Also, NANDA is not part of...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. This is exactly why I love being an NP! For years when I took care of a 50 y/o in full blown CHF b/c of 10 years of...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. I cannot imagine a nursing program without patho. It is the basis of everything else. How can you properly treat a patient,...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. when using medication for depression, the key is to continue taking it without the "on and off" routine. i am bi polar...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Yes, I had an ultrasound. It's definetly in the uterus and looks to be viable. I've had all kinds of tests just to make...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. This does not make a lick of sense!
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Nurses do a lot of education, educating on proper eating, foods to avoid foods to eat, we need to know what foods are high...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I've been a nurse a looong time...an RN. Nowadays it is not just nursing. It is Press-Gainy,JCAHO, repetative and redundent...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. You have my sympathy for what you and your family are going through. I wish you all the best at this very difficult time. ...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. i can hardly read this font! :eek: :smackingf kathy shar pei mom:paw::paw:
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. 1) Keep your voice down! You have cell phone voice. If you wanted to talk with your high school friend all through the...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. Don't want to think about how that uniform was cleaned. Wash and wear it certainly wasn't: all those buttons, pleats and so...
    mammac5
    Forum: Nursing News
  39. my husband and i are older i was 45 and he was 50 it is really hard to find affordable health insurance. i knew i wanted to...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. OH THANK YOU FOR SHARING YOUR AGE!!!! :yeah::yeah: I'm 60; just finishing up my pre-req's. My sister and husband think I'm...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. I am 43 and just finished my 2nd semester of nursing school. I went to school for chemistry when I was in my 20s. Earned a...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. Interesting thread indeed! I would like to say that I believe that it is on a case by case basis. You certainly could say...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Right now I should be reviewing my notes, But somehow I just find That other, more important things Are weighing on my...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. Aren't we a little touchy? I don't care WHY, or even that you're fat at all, overweight, obese, overly-dense, pushing...
    mammac5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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