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By coast2coast

Joined Jul 9, '10. Posts: 370 (39% Liked) Likes: 564

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  1. Chiropractic was founded by DD Palmer in 1895 in Davenport, Iowa. He described himself as a "magnetic healer." Palmer...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. No one ever calls me anything unusual, I suppose at least in part because I'm male. A few that I have known for years and to...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I wouldn't work with one, see one as a "pt" or share a cup of coffee with one. Charlatans, every one. There is an abundance...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Let's be clear here, you are not taking a pay cut to become an NP. You are taking a pay cut because you won't be working 70...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. FYI this is not true, legally or ethically. Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. It is used in many areas; it should be our mission to stop it. Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. What does this enormous difference account for in patient outcomes? Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I respectfully disagree. Going into work is not a mission opportunity. You are not there to bring people to Christ. Not...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  9. "We" aren't anything. You are a student early in your education, not an APN, so hold off on considering yourself one until...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. I feel compelled to make a few comments, they aren't directed at the poster, just good for thought. Now in 19 states...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. You said you are a seasoned nurse and something about him genuinely frightened you. Go with your gut. Do not override your...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I just read this on the Times' website. I'm a certified nurse-midwife, not an NP, but I'm outraged by this offensive,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. I found the entire opening post to be a grammatical travesty. I think the OP isn't as 'classy' as she thinks. My advise...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I think the best curricular improvement would be if the -ology classes were taught by -ologists or even NPs with advanced...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Can. Open. Worms everywhere...... :wideyed:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Well patients never know who they are going to get when they call, they get our answering service first. So if a previous...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Had my first dealings with the ridiculous 12 mcg Fentanyl patch this weekend as I had a patient on 37 mcg total. First, I...
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    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. This thread is going to get closed for "medical advise" but before it does- the answer is NO. A tanning bed isn't safe with...
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    Forum: Patient Education
  21. Agree with the others. You said at the beginning that both meds were for pain. I'm not sure why you're making a distinction...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Worse than losing herd immunity based off of something moms read on some random blog site? C'mon no contest, the benefits...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. First off, let me tell you now that there are a LOT of nurses working with psychiatric disorders, probably a bunch work with...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Maybe you should leave their medication to them and their healthcare provider. If they have a legal prescription for...
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. I was called all right. To a decent paycheck with a 2 year degree.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. That poor woman! The man who did that shouldn't be allowed outside a prison ever again. I'm sure medical bills will eat...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. zmansc, the OP essentially complained about: 1. "They offer classes on the layout of the program." - Yes, most programs...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  28. It shows where? Let's all read the evidence. Perhaps step one should be respecting everyone, then move on from there.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. So you can't even answer if you read any if them? Here are several more, can't wait to hear your thoughts: Lenz,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Exactly as I suspected. Well I disagree with you that an RN with an app is able to diagnose and treat medical condition and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. There is a researched phenomenon in the literature on NP role socialization termed "role resistance" that is directly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Everyone should be afford the opportunity to see whatever provider they choose. If your family chooses to see only MDs than...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. And I saw a patient recently who refused to see a particular MD (one known nationally as a thought leader in his field)...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. 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
  35. It's a career. There is no reason anyone should sacrifice pay, prestige, vertical mobility, career advancement or happiness...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Cheezus, what a lot of hand-wringing, ginned-up drama about what's essentially bad procedure & protocol on the part of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. The common denominator is the unit, not the new grads. If there is high turnover rate, blame it on the unit, not the new...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. We currently have high turnover. As someone who always trains the new staff it breaks my heart to see some go. Some I wish...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Ok, fine, but you can't control someone else's career path and professional goals. She's harped on this subject ad...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Huh? This is a post about people changing jobs too quickly for the OPs liking, as if it was a personal slight to do so....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I am an FNP and I work for a large regional oncology group as the hospital-based NP. Nothing could have prepared me for the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  42. Ya know, I like reading your posts. You offer lots of great advice, no doubt from your years of experience. Your point...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I have an "Obamacare" success story of my own now. I work on the psych C&L service of a large academic medical center. We...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. I'm sorry that my understanding the nuances of the legal definition in latin causes problems for you. Because it IS...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. But it's much more convenient! Now I can read all the way down then have to scroll up to like the post, then scroll back...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  46. Lol this post is HILARIOUS.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. This post always creeps up once in a while so I will copy and paste my usual response: NO NO NO NO times infinity No lol...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  48. I speak with a British accent and people think I am stupid at times! I am a more seasoned nurse so I am able to carry my...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Good grief. I think there needs to be an ICD-9/10 code for "acute lorazepam deficiency." Who's with me? Over 30 for...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. And some of us did... So what? Mine was even worse in the minds of many... I was a DEMSN...I had all that, too, but I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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