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Joined Apr 4, '11 - from 'Boston, MA, US'. BostonFNP is a Primary Care. Posts: 3,416 (56% Liked) Likes: 6,750

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  1. It is Thimerosal; not Mercury. But if you are concerned about that substance, get the shot from a single-dose vial. ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. You cheat, you die. Basically don't post anything on social media. Ever. Pharmacology is going to be a nightmare. The...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Our practice furnishes us with a subscription. If you have to pay for it, its tax deductible.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. This is the single biggest difference I have found as I crossed from nursing staff to medical staff and could not agree with...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. studentih, whether you want to believe it or not, you are wrong. Nurses do not "work under doctors" and are not subservient...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Nope, vital signs are absolutely NOT subjective. (That's why they go under the "O" and not the "S" in a SOAP note). Your...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. If you Google that, you'll find lots. Using Google Scholar will find you more. Going to your University library and asking...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. First, what you are describing is not bullying. Second, what does the nurse manager say when you talk to him/her about...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Have you tried joining local APN organizations as a student for networking?
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. What no one seems to be considering is that sometimes the old nurse already has a BSN. Got mine in the 70's.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. Yeah, it's really a shame that grad school costs money and requires people to make some effort ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. I have been an FNP for over 10 years and have been working in hospitalist work for the majority of that time. I have also...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. I get every immunization possible. I'll tell you why - I see very, very few well patients. Yes, patients are sick people...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. I think I would agree with you that medical residents would also be quick to refer to subspecialists early. Anecdotally, I...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. I agree with tobra to a degree, and think some of it may be sampling bias (you may have a lot of new grad NPs in your area)....
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Every place I have ever worked has required proof of immunizations. Everyone at my place of employment gets their flu...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. The problem isn't typically the school's requirement for students in general to be vaccinated, but rather what the...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. You should go the extra mile not because the doctor appreciates you, but you should go the extra mile because its better for...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I hear you there. The neurosurgeon who operated on me a few years back has a special place in my heart. Seeing as I didn't...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I have 27 credit hours in undergraduate history. I think I know my history probably better than most people including...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  21. By the "I believe" Flu pixies?
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  22. One of our basic spiritual principles is honesty. I am shocked by the number of nurses who would not be honest. Two months...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. In my neck of the woods, it's the hippie liberals (Boulder, CO) that aren't vaccinating. In my personal experience with...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  24. By that logic, we can say AIDS isn't deadly at all!
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  25. You should not be comfortable with the FNP role after only one semester. You haven't had the training or experience to gain...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  26. I do not understand what this means.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  27. I completely disagree and would not want to work with any nurse (nor would I want to HIRE any nurse) who didn't think a keen...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  28. Congrat Earthsalt! That's more than what got paid as new grad NP a few years ago! ER is a hot specialty. If I were you, I...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  29. So the only conclusion one can extract form this is that >80% of nurses are completely ignorant. Terrific.
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  30. 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 and Responding
  31. 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
  32. 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 and Responding
  33. 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 and Responding
  34. 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 and Responding
  35. 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 and Responding
  36. 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 and Responding
  37. 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 and Responding
  38. 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 and Responding
  39. 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
  40. "Airborne transmission of Ebola virus has been hypothesized but not demonstrated in humans. While Ebola virus can be spread...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  41. 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 and Responding
  42. We quarantined smallpox because it is much more easily transmitted than Ebola. Astronauts are quarantined because they...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  43. 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 and Responding
  44. 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 and Responding
  45. 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
  46. 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
  47. Culture AND Sensitivity. US C&S
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  48. Contact AUWS — ARNPs United of Washington State NP Directories: Nurse Practitioner Directory NP Central: ...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  49. THIS. BSNs have been around for decades and have just as much experience as the ADNs that have been around for decades;...
    BostonFNP
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  50. 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: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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