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Joined Apr 20, '11. Posts: 78 (13% Liked) Likes: 12

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  1. Why did you go for your NP rather than continuing to work as an RN? I am currently half way through my NP program. I...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. i graduate after this semester and have been offered my first job after graduation. i have a few options, all of which are...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I graduate after this semester and have been offered my first job after graduation. I have a few options, all of which are...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Don't worry, AACN wants BSN to be the entry level to nursing and have for the last 30 years! Is it a reality?? Uh nope! ...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Thanks for all the advice, guys. I start my first semester of FNP school in two weeks, and I'm SUPER excited/nervous. Keep...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Be organized and ask for help early if you need it. Most of the professors want you to do well and will go out of their way...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Hi all, I'm going to TWU's Denton campus this Fall for my FNP too. Glad to know we have a little group going on here! I...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. I think its a good thing to have a year or 2 of nursing experience, no offense to Physician Assistants, but I think that is...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. It is a tough call. I currently have two psychiatrists within 20 yards of me and we do the same thing all day long. They...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. We will likely continue to see two options for certification for ANP and FNP (ANCC vs AANP), Adult ACNP (ANCC vs American...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Remember 30 years ago when "you have to have your BSN in order to be an RN?" Well, I think this will be the same way -...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  12. I make about $9000 a year less than I was offered in a private practice. However, the 50,000 over 2 years means I come out...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. As a PMHNP I sit on my butt in a nice office and talk to people. I go to lunch for an hour and I leave at 5 pm. I make well...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. 1. Working with some seasoned nurses in the ER over the last couple years, they make more than starting NP's do. You can't...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. I will be at TWU Denton campus this fall as well - think it would be great to meet some of my fellow students before term...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. As someone with several years of Med/Surg nursing under my belt, I heartily agree with the above post. Working Med/Surg for...
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    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. I got an acceptance letter to UTA for this fall today! Any others out there going to UTA??
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Hi I got accepted into Kennesaw State University Atlanta for the FNP. Excited!!!!:D
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. I was accepted to LIU's FNP program yesterday. I can't wait to get started. Congrats to all those accepted.
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. The DNP added a new dimension to my practice for sure. Duke taught me how to access, interpret and translate evidence. ...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  21. There is a finite difference between confusing the patient and EDUCATING THE PUBLIC. It is time to educate the public. ...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. I would have to disagree with you on that. The major difference between nurses and physicians is that physicians come...
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    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  23. First, specializing is NOT easier than FNP so get that thought right out of your head. Second, take a deep breath and...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. I got in at Western U of Health Sciences NP program for this fall. Very excited to be starting!
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. There is no requirement to have an MSN by 2015 if you wish to be an NP without the DNP. People have speculated and...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  26. First, I want to say to the originator of this thread that research is the key, everyone's experiences will be different so...
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    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  27. 1. Name the school you will be attending Loyola University Chicago 2. Degree you will be working on (including specialty) ...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  28. So glad to find this post! I have been accepted to fall 2011 FNP at DENTON. I spoke with my advisor this week (Patricia),...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  29. and MISSVICTORIAT I just saw your other thread....to answer your question, I have 2 years experience on a telemetry floor....
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  30. My preceptor who worked mainly in an OB/Gyn who was a FNP picked-up two shifts per month at a family practice office to...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. I agree with everything above. Do not try to be Superstudent/RN. Your future patients will suffer. This is not a program...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  32. Oh, I meant to add: I used a colored folder system to organize things. For instance, I used purple brad pocket folders...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  33. Sounds like you are well on your way. I too wanted to do things differently, that is, learn better, smarter and focus...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  34. I've been accepted at the Dallas campus and received my letter today which gave the date for orientation/registration for...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  35. At UTA, if you were going part-time they had a certain order in which you pretty much had to do your classes. I would...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  36. I was accepted to TWU FNP parkland campus !!! My gre sucked, but my gpa was okay. I have 3 years exp in icu and radiology
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  37. Hi missvictoriat, I will also be starting the FNP program in the Fall. I live in MS, so I will be attending Alcorn State...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  38. I'm starting clinicals for Adult NP-Geron in the fall at The University of South Alabama. So excited! I was FNP and decided...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  39. Honestly, those class pairings will make your life much easier. You're basically taking one substance class with one fluff...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  40. Get a lawyer that understands health care employment contracts. Have them review the contract. It will be well worth the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. They all have there own challenges. I took Adv assessment, Theory, Patho and Pharm all together and did fine. It was hard...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  42. Thought of another one: If you choose your own preceptors (as is customary with many distance programs) do your homework...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  43. I used a poster for each class of drug and then purchased stick on note cards to place on the poster and to help sort out...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  44. For my core classes (this was at UTA though) I tried to take a theory or research class along with a core class. First...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  45. I meant to also add that it is a good idea to make friends with someone ahead of you to give you the inside scoop on your...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  46. I took Advanced Patho with Theoretical Foundations of Advanced Nursing Practice. I took Advanced Pharm with Health Care...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  47. Thanks for the advice! missvictoriat, I am starting my 4th semester for FNP Monday, also going part-time. I took Advanced...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  48. Just a word of warning to you. If you go through UTA's FNP program you will NOT be prepared to work in an ER or in a...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  49. Well, I just dropped my research class. I had no trouble last semester with Patho and Theory really (theory was a lot of...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  50. I just finished my first year in a FNP program. I took advanced patho and theory together the first semester. I took...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student


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