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  1. THANK YOU. My presentation for my oral boards revolves around a paper of this very nature. There is nothing "Midlevel"...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Slippery slope. I can see the logic in it but the potential for abuse scares the crap out of me.
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Just throwing this out there, but you mentioned in the beginning of your post that you plan to get a year's experience at...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Are you an NP, who is being told by supervising physicians to order opioid analgesics? I just wanted to clearly...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Yammar, have you tried community health centers, free health clinics , health departments or joining the NP network in your...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. A few things to think about. 1. You got drilled like a medicine fellow and survived. This should mean you are nearing...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. The mistake that most people make is that they think they can just make a bunch of phone calls and something will turn up. ...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. And that also happens with unassigned preceptors. One of our educators recently completed her doctorate- not only was she...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. olvr00, I have to laugh because you just described what 90% of my class wears, and they sure look comfy. I am an older...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. But there are benefits to finding your own preceptor: Your chance of ending up in a location that is a hassle to get to is...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. "We" aren't anything. You are a student early in your education, not an APN, so hold off on considering yourself one until...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. I feel compelled to make a few comments, they aren't directed at the poster, just good for thought. Now in 19 states...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. I don't regret it at all; it was the best life choice I have made as far as my quality of life, overall happiness, and...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Hmmm....sounds like an office who likely doesn't respect the NP title as a provider. Does the doctor who is there do...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. I still wear my whites AND my cap, proudly.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I wore this type of garb in the late 80's. My white cap had a thick black velvet ribbon and two little gold RN pins. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Crusty ol' bat here. I graduated in the 1970's too. I worked in orthopedics and kept knocking my cap off whenever I had a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. There is no difference between scope of practice. There is no such thing as "ADN scope of practice". Both are RNs and that...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Honestly, I would hold off and take a full-time NP job.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. I just had an image of a nurse walking by a pt room with a sock or a tie on the door handle. LOL
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. *shrugs* Reattach the leads and let them have their "therapeutic" time; as long as safety measures are in place, it's...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. It will happen less and less the longer you practice. Don't let it bother you. If they want to see the doctor let them see...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. You can do it!! take a Refresher course either in person or online. Take CPR and other courses that interest you for example...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  24. Future - Why is it you seem to want to hijack this and any other thread you post on to discuss your agenda? This is not a...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Glad to see this thread. I worked as an RN in a functional medicine clinic and am getting my MSN so I can be a functional...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  26. This is your most important course, at least for your first few years of practice. You need to be able to do a full or...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  27. yes also glass bottles, glass three bottle chest tube set up, metal trachs, gomco suction set up, crank beds, no lifting...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. In the days of large green oxygen cylinders at the bedside, glass IV bottles and chest tube drainage bottles, large open...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. When I worked as an LVN (91-93), we wore all white. I had the most comfortable pair of big clunky white NurseMates (truly...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I forgot glass IV bottles, that we taped down the side with masking tape, of course that was after we did the math, on our...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. I've been a nurse since temperatures were taken with glass/mercury thermometers. We had fifty that we kept in a metal pan in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I've been a nurse since doctors and nurses smoked at the desk. I was working the night John Lennon was killed. We wore those...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I charted with a 4 color pen to show which shift I was working. "/QUOTE] I had forgotten that! Black/blue 7-3 shift,...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. This November marks my 40th year in nursing. Two thirds of my life. I remember being so thrilled when we were allowed to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. Me Too!!! I remember having to wear a 'spacesuit' to take care of my first AIDS patient.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. I have been a nurse since the days when employees wasted time at work doing the crossword puzzles from the newspapers on...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I'm sorry but your argument doesn't make any sense. You fail to make the connection between the difficulty of getting...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. My program has a mix. There are proctored exams and then there are open book exams. The open book exams are much harder than...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  39. Hello, I am currently in the MA program for my Associate's Degree. I was trying to figure out what were the necessary steps...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  40. Always carry your own professional malpractice /liability insurance. The cost is worthwhile.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  41. How about attitudes of healthcare providers in patients who are seeking pain relief in the ED.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  42. Hi Want2bfree, I can tell you hands down the Leik book was a great resource... The AANP exam was not as difficult as some...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  43. Forget medcalc that should be the least of your worries, it's basic math. Review your physical assessment, pathophys,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  44. Could? Yes, certainly could. However, there are legal and tax ramifications to it that you and he should know in more...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  45. Here is a great site you could check out with good information. The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  46. NP for the US Embassy in the Philippines. Easy work with a bunch or pretty healthy people to look after, Decent pay,...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  47. The article did cite examples of a hospital system that has implemented this. Novant Health, a Winston-Salem, N.C. based...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  48. It's really hard to predict On the one hand people are saying that the market is becoming saturated with nurses due to all...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  49. I am very direct, many patients have told me, "thanks for not bs'ing me". It's all in your delivery..put it in a way that...
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  50. Absolutely carry your own personal policy. 1/3mil or 3/5 mil.
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    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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