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  1. 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: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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)
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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)
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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)
  20. 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)
  21. 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)
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. Military
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. 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)
  27. 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)
  28. 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)
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. According to Wiki. october is many. Down Syndrome Awareness Month National Dyslexia Awareness Month American...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. 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
  38. 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)
  39. 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)
  40. 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)
  41. 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)
  42. 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)
  43. 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
  44. 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)
  45. 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)
  46. 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
  47. 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)
  48. That and what does it imply about RNs and LPNs? Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. I started being a lot more verbally positive with my co-workers, my manager, employee health nurse, the house supervisor,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm sure there are people out there stupid enough to do it, but I'm not one of them. Eating less than you burn off causes...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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