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By BostonFNP, MSN, DNP, NP Guide

Joined Apr 4, '11 - from 'Boston, MA, US'. BostonFNP is a Primary Care/Amb Onc. Posts: 2,832 (52% Liked) Likes: 4,639

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  1. So the only conclusion one can extract form this is that >80% of nurses are completely ignorant. Terrific.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. Funny how quickly people are to deny Kaci Hickox her rights, but when they're told they have to get a flu shot as a...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. IMO, there are too many nursing programs "out there," and esp. too many low-quality nursing programs. I would love to see...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. As a nurse in the DFW area (NOT critical care... med/surg) employed and trained by the same hospital conglomerate that was...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. I am an NP (for those who want educational level,) and commented when I took the survey that I thought self-monitoring was...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. The only reason your dream of becoming a nurse would be dead, is if you allowed it to die on this flu shot hill.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. I'm not a nurse, but if I were a patient, Kaci Hickox is exactly the kind of nurse I would want taking care of me. First,...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. You are morally against the flu shot and then suddenly get all sorts of anxiety type symptoms after receiving the flu shot....
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. I'm just saying that if we require 21 day quarantines for ebola exposure, a disease that has US mortality rate of just more...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. He is an expert, but not an expert on ebola. There is a key difference. Experts will spend years sometimes decades studying...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. In all honesty I would not suggest a program that does not provide preceptors. For every person that tells you it was a...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. "Airborne transmission of Ebola virus has been hypothesized but not demonstrated in humans. While Ebola virus can be spread...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  13. Sounds reasonable to me -- so let's revoke the licenses of all the healthcare workers who refuse to get annual flu shots. ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  14. We quarantined smallpox because it is much more easily transmitted than Ebola. Astronauts are quarantined because they...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Welcome to the discussion!! :wavey: It would probably be helpful for you to read the many articles about how quarantine is...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. 1) As a free citizen who has committed no crime, Kaci has rights. Rights which include the right not to be held against her...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. There is something about humans that make us fear the unlikely. We fear flying, but not smoking. People fear Ebola, but skip...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. The presence of credentials on my badge does not diminish your competence in the least. "Getting real" here: I took a...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. Culture AND Sensitivity. US C&S
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Contact AUWS — ARNPs United of Washington State NP Directories: Nurse Practitioner Directory NP Central: ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. THIS. BSNs have been around for decades and have just as much experience as the ADNs that have been around for decades;...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. I completely agree with you that just because it's being done, that doesn't make it right. However, it seems to me that you...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Not necessarily true. Master's-prepared advanced practice nurses are being told that we will be grandfathered in (won't...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Well, if the difference is having a job vs. not having a job, that's quite a bit more in the paycheck.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Why do these discussions always become battles between experienced nurses and BSN prepared nurses. There are those of us...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  26. Sorryiamanaprn, out of curiosity, where do you live? Your situation sounds absolutely terrible. Was there no inclination...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  27. This is not about YOU .. an intellectual ideal or a classroom topic...it's about the patient. Trust me on this.. one...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Pick your battles carefully and tread with caution. I have known of more than one vindictive instructor who failed students...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. I hate the term "physician extender". My boss called me that once, and only once. I reminded him that I have my own...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. Once, when I was an aide in the hospital, I had an adult (youngish) pt who needed a condom catheter. Our regular ones...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I attended an Ivy League program that is well known for having a tough, rigorous program. It is also v. proud of having...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  32. 1. Have a structured orientation period whereby you initially follow a provider, then expand to seeing SOME pts, then...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  33. I love it that more men are choosing nursing as a career. Diversity makes for a healthier "whole", and that's a fact, not a...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  34. You just graduated in Jan 2013....maybe nursing just isn't for you?
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  35. It's a huge error in judgement to even bring a diary that had NCLEX study notes into the testing facility (considered...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  36. So is it necessary to respond to that with telling those that have a BSN that their extra time in school is worthless and...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. I've found that the best investment in my retirement fund has been advancing my degree.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. I'm an Emergency Nurse Practitioner in Scotland.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  39. Of course, medicine protects their entry to only highly qualified applicants. Nursing lets in practically anyone. In...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I had a course on reading X-rays, reading EKGs, suturing and stapling. So not sure why other schools don't, it is very...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  41. No one here is advocating "watering down" programs. That is not the purpose of this thread. The OP came here for support...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  42. I read a post of GRNTEA's where she was saying you don't PICK a nursing diagnosis, you look at your assessments and write a...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  43. Everything within scope is unrealistic. Do they have a defib, cardiac monitor, xray, fluoroscope, ACLS drugs, IV set up,...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I think you are grossly exaggerating the degree to which this is an issue and I'd like to see links to the threads you...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. :no: I'm not in a sea of thousands...:no: I've been in this business for almost 15 years; I've gone to work hundreds of...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. I am thinking about taking a road trip after I pass my certification, similar to a trip I took back in the 80's . . . just...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  47. Apparently, not enough if all the medical societies cannot provide one research study showing that physicians can give...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. This... I think most people get this; it's just some people get butt-hurt for some reason. I don't get it. :blink: ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I couldn't agree more. Let's take another example from my own background as a lawyer with 11 years of experience. There are...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Starting July 2015 this hospital will no longer hire smokers. Thoughts ??? My thought is either quit smoking or work...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism


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