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By Boatswain2PA

Joined Aug 14, '10. Posts: 23 (43% Liked) Likes: 16

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  1. This month's ADVANCE magazine had an article on this. In the PA world we are seeing a move toward specialization. ...
    Nov 16 '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I understand the argument about practicing nursing vs practicing medicine....although I do not agree that if a (real)...
    Aug 4 '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  3. So, I'm curious....do you think your DNP was more "clinical-based" than MS level NP programs? Did it teach you to practice...
    Aug 1 '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  4. Nurse Tammy - your DNP from Duke has given you the skills to create a program and a chaired position, and has taught you how...
    Jul 25 '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  5. Practicing medicine means your mistakes can have dire consequences, including killing someone. Unfortunately, those who...
    May 18 '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. If you are practicing medicine....shouldn't you be regulated by the board of medicine?
    Mar 11 '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Wowza has an important point that should be reiterated. These issues rarely have to do with individual NPs, but rather...
    Jan 21 '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Jer - Thanks. The numerous RN/NP certification boards can get confusing to someone outside the profession (and, likely, to...
    Nov 4 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. To the OP - nobody hates DNPs....but many people have a problem with Doctorate degree folks trying to pass themselves off as...
    Nov 4 '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  10. David - this is probably a stupid question, but who awards the RNFA title? The state BON?
    Nov 2 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Thank you, and my apologies. I had recently read about Missouri being the "last state" to finally allow PAs to prescribe,...
    Oct 30 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. You make a great point. The current supervisory laws do not require a great deal of supervision. And it seems like only a...
    Oct 29 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. I don't know either. PAs can already prescribe sched II drugs in all 50 states, so doubt that's it (although some states...
    Oct 29 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Lineart - I don't see where anyone is denigrating NPs or nurses. We all know how important they are to the patients and to...
    Oct 29 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Let's talk about titles for a minute, and when it is approprite to use them. I have earned many formal titles over the...
    Oct 29 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Nurse Tammy, The music department in my school graduates a bunch of "doctors" every year as well. But if these trumpet,...
    Oct 28 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. I'm curious, who do you feel like you need paroty with? Medical Doctors who spend 4-10 years in graduate education and...
    Oct 14 '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. I second the advice given about researching the different fields, and prepare for pediatrician while you are researching. ...
    Oct 14 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. I don't have a big problem with it either. Most people need some humor injected into their everyday life. If a nurse wants...
    Oct 12 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. For hundreds of years sick or injured patients have sought the care of a "doctor". This is not because physicians have...
    Oct 10 '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)

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