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  1. Insurance thru my employers, and then NSO policy of my own. I have no doubt that my employers (well, one of them anyway)...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Good question! I suppose it would have its pros and cons, like any position. On the PRO side, you do not have to live up...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I'm an ANP and I've worked inpatient ever since graduation and now do just 2-3 days/month in an outpatient setting as well.
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. $75K for your first year out of school (salary + signing bonus) is nothing to sneeze at. Especially since this...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. I am an adult NP and I've worked inpatient ever since I graduated. I work in diabetes management. I don't admit patients...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Agreed. There is a fine line between shaming patients (how many times do hospitalized pts tell me they are "bad diabetics")...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  7. Depends. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. We can teach patients what they need to know to take...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. I wish I had a good answer. I work with a hospitalist group and see their diabetic patients or others who require insulin...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Well...where do we factor in the element of self-responsibility? I treat pts with diabetes in the hospital. Yes, we try to...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Congrats! What a great way to start the new year!!
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. I see inpatients on part of a specialty consult service. So we are called to see patients at various times throughout the...
    Dec 17 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. When I was a nursing student I learned an important lesson from a visitor in one of my patient's room: Never refer to...
    Dec 4 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Diagnosaurus app can help with DDx
    Nov 23 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Sounds like you and your family have sacrificed enough. Enjoy your reunion with your hubby!!
    Nov 22 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Mountainaire, I sent you a PM
    Nov 22 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. **Correction** Should be ... Moving out of my GEO area is not an option. Darn autocorrect!
    Nov 10 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Appreciate any constructive help from y'all... I've been an ANP x 2 yrs and found myself working inpatient right out of...
    Nov 10 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. I don't think you're going to be at any disadvantage. You are licensed, you will have passed the certification exam, you've...
    Nov 7 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. I wouldn't. I work in a specialty and I try really hard not to look at anything that is outside my area of expertise. I...
    Nov 1 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Living/working in NC is a marital compromise for me. My husband has a great job he's been at for 15 years. I've been an NP...
    Oct 13 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)

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