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Joined Mar 8, '12. She has '2' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'patient advocate'. Posts: 44 (36% Liked) Likes: 34

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  1. I agree with the other guys. Collaborative practice agreements are just silly and offer nothing to NPs or our patients. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. One way to change that is to stop repeating it. I don't hear this belief in real life, only from the same posters on these...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. We should copy paste this convo onto SDN and get some popcorn and coke.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. You only need the same rigorous premed prerequisites if, hold on now…you're going to medical school.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Why do you continue to post this stuff? if YOU want to go to school full-time YOU should. The same as clinical hours---do a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. @zenman - too bad I can only push the "like" button once!!!
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Who told you this? Where are your sources because every physician group I know of like NPs. You’re also talking about new...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. So OP, explain to us why NP outcomes are the same as MD outcomes, given the obviously superior education? Have you read the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Jane, your right on all those accounts. I have seen this recently where one person's anecdotal experience is then blown up...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Agree with both Jane and zmansc - better to form a united front. I've been an APN 8 years and have NEVER seen this...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Hi all, I have been following this APRN forum for about the past 6 months but this is my first post because I couldn’t...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. It is like a smoker telling someone else that smoking is bad. While the smoker may be right, he or she cannot be taken...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. It seems like everyone acknowledges the anonymity of an online forum, but then forget that they are responding to anonymous...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I think it's similar to the question of whether you need CNA experience to become an RN, or paramedic experience to work in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. First, I'm not impressed by an entry level anything. Who is? Second, you're not attacked for suggesting more education,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. To be in absolute control and being punitive with the patients/staff if they don't behave...is an abuse of power. I have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. You can't blame them: new grads are an investment that the hospital hopes to see a return on. When new grads bolt after...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  18. 1. What a lot of you don't realize is not everyone lives in an area of the country where they can just "go work" for two...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I have something to add. I quit my job in the CVICU because of workplace bullying made new nurses prone to mistakes which...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Ruby if you have not already, I'd suggest that you either start or join the a Retention and Recognition Committee. Like you,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I totally understand this. I worked in a Trauma ICU where this was the case, and the seasoned nurses had to carry such a big...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Cheezus, what a lot of hand-wringing, ginned-up drama about what's essentially bad procedure & protocol on the part of the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. We currently have high turnover. As someone who always trains the new staff it breaks my heart to see some go. Some I wish...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Ok, fine, but you can't control someone else's career path and professional goals. She's harped on this subject ad...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. All I'm seeing in this post is, "I care because it makes my job more difficult." I really thought this was going to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I pulled up the BON website and my name was on it with a license number listed.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Amen to that. I can see comments flooding in on how new grads act like they know it all (this has been addressed many a time...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. Stay on the 30th floor. Enjoy the breaks. Discover other interests. Take a sabbatical and join the Peace Corps, do...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  29. Drama often ensues when pots point out the color of kettles.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  30. Having worked in a SNF and and ALF, I wouldn't recommend either as a low-stress alternative. Have you considered school...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. I get it. You're exhausted. Get some rest & take some time to enjoy your baby. Then - after catching up on your sleep -...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. You absolutely can do this, and 100% agree about the MN opening doors you don't even know about yet. My degree was a loooong...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. Wow, if that gets you "completely enraged," you may be in for a long, long haul. I found nursing school to be...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. Just suck it up. Get it? Vent unit. Haha. But. It's awful that we have to put up with the way things are. I am so tired. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I used to have inmates tell me about all the good stuff they got in other county jails. They didn't like me telling them...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. @noyesno This may be my favorite comment ever.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Seems less than professional to me. It's like that where I work. In the same "huddle" we were told, "it's been tough...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. OP's preceptor likely does have more free time because she's more organized, but I still find it inappropriate to sit around...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  39. I saw an anesthesiologist whose plate said "IINTUB8."
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. The smell of cigarettes is awful. Sometimes the people who complain about it have horrendous breath, some could use a little...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  41. Slow paced?? What nursing home do you work at?
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  42. Even bigger rant party foul
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  43. it was clearly labeled a rant......it is generally frowned upon to stomp on someone else's rant.
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  44. Personally, I think those that drive home APA format do so because they've traveled the road that ultimately drives us all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. I know I shouldn't, but I'm dying laughing imagining having to step over kids running in the hallway and the baby crying in...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  46. I've been seeing lots of obese nurses and physicians and cops and teachers and politicians and priests and clerks and...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  47. Some people are afraid of success. Is that you? I mean you are this close and freaking out. Go ahead and finish, get the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Yo. I was you when I was in school, for sure. I drank and drugged my way through my BSN just because I was so miserable,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. The preceptor (who I love and is definitely the BEST one on our floor) is sending her off alone to do things she does not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I'm surprised there are med/surg floors out there who don't take trach patients, with the exception of those truly needing...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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