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  1. The requirements are probably different state-to-state (unlike for physicians whose rule are pretty standard across the USA)...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. 1. What type of clinic? Hospital - inpatient diabetes management 2. 3 Pros 1) limited scope of practice made my...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I am taking a few days to think things through, vis a vis my options and whether or not I have any. I'm trying to put any...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Is this happening elsewhere or is it just NC? We are one of the states that did not expand MCAID under O-care.
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. I work for a hospital system but don't want to be more specific than that. Tough financial times at my workplace - some...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. *shrugging my shoulders* I thought we were being asked for our own anecdotal experiences. I've never once claimed to...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. I don't regret becoming a NP but I do not agree with the statement that we are afforded more respect. I work for a hospital...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. $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)
  12. 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)
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. Congrats! What a great way to start the new year!!
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. 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)
  19. 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)
  20. Diagnosaurus app can help with DDx
    Nov 23 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)

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