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Joined Apr 21, '12 - from 'USA'. phillycpnp-pc is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. She has 'RN 8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Peds med/surg; Peds skilled nursing'. Posts: 238 (17% Liked) Likes: 60

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  1. I've visited many parts of the Northeast but I've never been anywhere in CT, I've only heard from people who lived there so...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I posted a few months back but quick background... I was ANCC certified as an Adult NP since 2005. I decided to go back for...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. For me DRTs were more helpful for: 1). Knowing where to focus my studies based on content area and 2). the detail of the...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. I'm just a few months in and the NP role definitely has its challenges BUT there's never been a day where I've regretted the...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Your posts make you seem very, very, very young so i think you have plenty of time to go for PA or MD. This and many of your...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. "Well whatever" what? You would not have immediately jumped to the "scam/rip-off/shut it down" rant? One always has the...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Folks, the OP has already stated that this is a new NP program at a school with an accredited undergraduate nursing program....
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Which credentialing body board exam did you take?
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Two weeks plus a week CME is "standard" around here for vacation. Otherwise sound pretty good.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. My first np job starts June 2, 2014. Just passed boards today. Similar salary, mid $90's with productivity bonus $10 per...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. The Zenman has responded.
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. You can PM him very easily.
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. There are many forums for non-nurses, those seeking to become a nurse, General Nursing, and on and on. Then the APRN forums...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. How many people like this post, especially since it's short and it's Friday?
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. If you are working as an RN and want to go to NP school you will have lot's of opportunities to prepare yourself. For...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  16. Helpful? Yes. Essential? Probably not. This forum is full of anecdotes of RN's going straight into NP school with no...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  17. I'll also add that Physicians in my area of Texas when hiring new grad NP's look closely at their RN nursing experience.
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  18. with physical exams, people skills, and time management yes. diagnosing and pharmacology not so much.
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  19. Yes but they all have really long residencies as you basically have to wait to be a village elder.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Hahaha, I as I read your post I was thinking "one chief complaint"! Or how about as your grab the door to leave, the oh, by...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Actually, I know of no NPs like the ones you speak up. Perhaps if you explore it further you'll find it's a forum generated...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Absolutely. Must be because of all the hard science classes I took, or maybe my liberal arts undergrad education. Which do...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. And you know where NP school "is now" from what? Your experience applying to NP school? Your year of experience as an RN...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. If you'd like to see NP education more similar to MD education, then where do you draw the line? What should be included,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. For all those who want that extra science knowledge that medical students are exposed to (notice I didn't say 'taught') . ...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. I don't know but I think I had a lot of vigorous science classes for nursing school. I had to take multiple biology classes...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  27. Actually, a previous poster did say that no one sees getting into NP school as an accomplishment. Again, this is an opinion...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  28. I'm not worried. Smart people will still get jobs over the ones who have no brain and went thru Easter bunny full sail...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. Anyone can have an opinion. Opinions without perspective should be taken with a grain of salt is all.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. I don't believe nurses are hostile to more education at all. ANPs have to do continuing education to keep our board...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. 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)
  32. All I know is the turnover must be very high because they run ads here constantly, and send me post cards and emails...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  33. 1. This question was for a research assignment? For school? You mention it being an assignment question (which was not in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  34. I'm not sure to whom you were referring with your response, edg0902, but I never intended for my response to be rude. My...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. I understand that OP needs to blow off steam and no, I'm not in it just for a paycheck. OP shared their opinion, and others...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. Why are you so concerned about it? These people are there putting in the same amount of work you are. They are taking the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. Of course, you will be working for free when you graduate?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. First, why are you so concerned about people and their reasoning for going into nursing? Quite frankly, it is none of your...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. In the UK we have to wear a Uniform as nurse practitioners, but there are days when I plan to spend office time rather than...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. I work 3 1/2 days per week. I don't mix and match conditions that I see on specific days. My schedule is very structured....
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. Tell them to kiss your ass in Macy's window.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  42. I am an independent provider. There isn't anyone for my patients to complain to about me. We take call for each other in...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. I am rarely rude but when I get a rude patient calling for an inappropriate reason I don't hesitate to be curt. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  44. Well patients never know who they are going to get when they call, they get our answering service first. So if a previous...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. In my practice it is just part of the expectation to take call every 6th night and every 6th weekend, and there is no extra...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  46. Both brick and mortar and online education are both great resources to pursuing an education. However, as zenman states,...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  47. I go to a community health center to see my primary care NP. My former MD saw her last patient at 2pm and I can see my NP...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. I think that NPs are the perfect blend of compassionate nursing care and medicine. I haven't seen any articles showing...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. You can purchase a beautiful home in Georgia for 150k but you cannot make 100k. Well, you could but you would kill yourself...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. Maybe you should shadow NPs first prior to making that determination. I do medication management. Counseling is of no...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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