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  1. Not to discredit the OP, but there have been a few of these doom and gloom "my NP degree got me nowhere and I'm paid less...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I say go for it! I'm in my late 40's and start my FNP program in Jan. There's a thread somewhere about older students on...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Does your scope of practice/policy allow you to take telephone orders? Where I work, only RNs can take telephone/verbal...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Hi there! I just graduated with my DNP. I did the bsn/dnp bridge, and it took me 3 1/2 years. I had only been out of...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Everyone wants a Master's degree in counseling? If that was the case, so many people wouldn't be going into nursing after...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Now you have: Course Schedules | Nursing@Simmons If a quality program has less than one grad-level pharm course,...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Sorry, my deepest apologies. You started when, over the summer? Have you taken any of the diagnosis and management,...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. This is your takeaway from this thoughtful article? You have to question the writer's characterization of a deadly virus as...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. I've never heard of that, a doctor's office not canceling or re-scheduling appointments when a doctor isn't available.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. On another post, a reader replied to someone concerned about transmission of Ebola virus through the air: First of...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  11. I would not take the psych job; you really would be practicing outside your scope of practice and training. The quotations...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Let's not blame this instructor's behavior on "mental problems". Some people are just *******s.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. i almost thought for a second we might be working at the same place! because the exact same thing happens where i work -...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I've heard the term suggested by a couple of MDs that I worked with in the past, but have never really seen it fully "in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. I don't understand why there isn't more supervision/training/equipment/etc for this - the CDC treats this as a Level 4 virus...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  16. You were taught that, but I have known many CNAs who were not. I also know nurses who get sloppy or who just don't care. ...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  17. I would have LOVED more sciences in my MSN program! It'd be nice to know a little more nitty gritty as to WHY this med works...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. The good administrator, who had been firm but fair? No, I would not enjoy watching her fail on the floor. I would feel...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. I have a devilish streak and yes I would find some satisfaction. Karma is a vindictive mistress.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. I went back and forth between administration/management and the floor during my career, and in my own defense I must say I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Like myelin said, Psych is a different ballgame, and although being an FNP and working in specialty settings is allowed, it...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Psych isn't something you can just 'pick up' by reading a few articles here and there and having someone train you on the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. I actually differ with the other posters, burbs am not intimately familiar with the APN scope terminology in your state....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. I think every school is different and certainly I can say Georgetown has a very rigorous program. I would think they make...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. When I was a child, I had NURSES threaten me. I fell and bit my tongue so hard my mom couldn't stop the bleeding. The nurse...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I'm not even going to try to be diplomatic. I worked and studied hard to become an NP. Hours and hours of classroom,...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  27. Military
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. We can't recruit enough NPs here for primary care and internal medicine. We advertise nationally. Starting salary for a new...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. All of the items mentioned above apply. Networking is a big key to getting your first job in any field. In addition, you...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. So very sorry for your predicament. Some suggestions: 1. Network with your clinical sites. 2. Work as an RN. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. Now wait a minute! You can't just leave us hangin', what are the 2 handy-dandy tips ;-)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Ignore them....I bought a cheap phone and gave them that number to call I just turned it off.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. No, never had a forum for Psych NPs. But, we have a Psychiatric Nursing forum. Maybe that's what you remember.
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  34. It only bothers me when they act like every patient annoys them. To me, if you don't love being a nurse you're just going...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. I am all for BSN entry minimal..this diploma, ADN, should have gone away LONG ago! I am also tired of the my piece of paper...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  36. Yep, it's a mess. I'm in my 40's. I have a BS in Biology/Chemistry, and am an LPN. Total of 23 years working ED within...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  37. I would dress my best. I think that any contact with a potential employer should be treated as an interview. You're a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. According to Wiki. october is many. Down Syndrome Awareness Month National Dyslexia Awareness Month American...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. If you were doing intake on this patient, would you really NOT make absolutely 100 percent certain anyone coming near this...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  40. I just delivered my 100th baby as a licensed midwife! Just feeling good and wanted to share. This career is really, really...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  41. I hate the term "physician extender". My boss called me that once, and only once. I reminded him that I have my own...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  42. I don't think it's going to be as cracked up as you think it will be.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. Can't stand midlevel provider or physician extender. Our hospital recently moved to "advanced practice provider" for both NP...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. To be honest, I was never bothered by the term mid-level provider. I don't feel like it speaks about RNs or LPNs at all,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. People learn differently. Just because someone prefers a different learning method than you, there is no need to insinuate...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. Depends on what you mean by "better"? The research is there to support that patient outcomes and satisfaction scores are...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. Everyone is entitled to their opinion. The truth is that yours might change when you gain a little perspective from...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. I do not discuss nursing-related issues with my family members because 1) they live over 1000 miles from me, and 2) they...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  49. It is USED to refer to NPs and PAs; it should not be used to refer to NPs. Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. That and what does it imply about RNs and LPNs? Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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