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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: 231 (16% Liked) Likes: 53

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  1. 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)
  2. 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)
  3. 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)
  4. 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)
  5. 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)
  6. 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)
  7. 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)
  8. 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)
  9. 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)
  10. 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)
  11. 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)
  12. 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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  13. 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)
  14. 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)
  15. 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)
  16. 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)
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Of course, you will be working for free when you graduate?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. 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
  21. 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)
  22. 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)
  23. Tell them to kiss your ass in Macy's window.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. 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)
  25. 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)
  26. 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)
  27. 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)
  28. 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
  29. 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)
  30. 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)
  31. 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)
  32. Maybe you should shadow NPs first prior to making that determination. I do medication management. Counseling is of no...
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  33. I'm in GA. Graduated 12/2013. After much interviewing and turning down 2 offers (one before graduation and one after) I am...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  34. The ADVANCE Healthcare Network is introducing a new, bimonthly publication titled Nurse Practitioner Perspective. It will...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  35. 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)
  36. More clinical hours is a bonus. A residency program is a bonus. There is no evidence that 2000-10000 hours is needed...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  37. 1. Nurses do much more than blindly follow orders and "push pills". Perhaps that is all you do as a nurse but please do...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  38. Requiring bedside RN experience also would basically eliminate the possibility of direct entry programs, which, for better...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  39. Your reference to "professional help" and "medication" suggests you're talking about psychiatric care. There are also...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. There is no law that you must work as an RN before NP school (or during NP school). Will it help? Certainly. If you can't...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. I always say that there's 4 types of schools: 1. Well known nationally (think Ivy's, nationally renowned big name...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  42. Tammy, I wasn't trying to suggest your solution wasn't the right choice for you, just trying to give the alternate position...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  43. Zmansc, all good points. At my school, FNP is a full additional semester. But the main reason is, I don't want to do a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  44. Nope. And you shouldn't be either.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. You should be looking for 85-95k/yr for your first year base plus vacation, 2-3k CME + week, and hopefully a productivity...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  46. You know, I'm always so annoyed by physicians that paint a whole group by one incident. You answered one question...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. Agree. It's called a Nurse Practitioner and yet that's not the official title?? no member of the public says "I just saw...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  48. Good summary of recommendations: What NP Graduates Need to Know About Certification on ADVANCE for NPs & PAs
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. I would love to post my study tips seeing as how it's difficult to get most people here to post their study tips and it's...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. I do home health too as an np, very rewarding job. I like the flexibility and the ability to make more depending on if you...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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