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Joined Jan 6, '13. Posts: 367 (36% Liked) Likes: 236

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  1. I thought this thread was about salaries, not education models, superiority complexes, etc. Can we get back on topic...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Ask your manager how you should have handled this situation. There should be a policy in place for CTs and possibly ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. This is life. Keep your head down, your mouth shut, and get your grade. Then as a nurse, use that memory to motivate you to...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I was listening to the doctors at a meeting praising the scribes an I finally blurted out that I am 100% sure that if nurses...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. For current and prospective NP students and current NP's, what was your pre-masters coursework in pharmacology and...
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    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Georgetown is a reputable quality program. I would be nervous about schools wiling to accept you without concern of your...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. I am not an NP or PA, but my hospital uses the term LIP, Licensed Independent Provider. It sounds more respectful than...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Can't stand midlevel provider or physician extender. Our hospital recently moved to "advanced practice provider" for both NP...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. If you're planning on transferring to finish your bachelors, then PTK is a great resource for transfer scholarships &...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. I think you have a few things mixed up. See if you can follow. You have periphreal and central nervous system PNS =...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Today I had a patient whose pupils were about 4mm bilaterally, equal, round and non-reactive. When assessing the pupils, I...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. When you assess for consensual response make sure you are looking at both eyes; for example when you shine the light in the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Also, for future reference, when resigning give one copy of your letter to the nurse manager and another copy to HR at the...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. When I was a RN working in the ER I used to chaperone ER residents in the room during pap smears sometimes they give me this...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. First off, nurse practitioners are not "acting like a doctor". Nurse practitioners practice within their legal scope of...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. It is USED to refer to NPs and PAs; it should not be used to refer to NPs. Sent from my iPhone.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. When I first started my program I was very frustrated trying to find my own preceptors but once you make your first...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. THANK YOU. My presentation for my oral boards revolves around a paper of this very nature. There is nothing "Midlevel"...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Slippery slope. I can see the logic in it but the potential for abuse scares the crap out of me.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Just throwing this out there, but you mentioned in the beginning of your post that you plan to get a year's experience at...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Are you an NP, who is being told by supervising physicians to order opioid analgesics? I just wanted to clearly...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Yammar, have you tried community health centers, free health clinics , health departments or joining the NP network in your...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. A few things to think about. 1. You got drilled like a medicine fellow and survived. This should mean you are nearing...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. The mistake that most people make is that they think they can just make a bunch of phone calls and something will turn up. ...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. And that also happens with unassigned preceptors. One of our educators recently completed her doctorate- not only was she...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  26. olvr00, I have to laugh because you just described what 90% of my class wears, and they sure look comfy. I am an older...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  27. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  28. "We" aren't anything. You are a student early in your education, not an APN, so hold off on considering yourself one until...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  29. I feel compelled to make a few comments, they aren't directed at the poster, just good for thought. Now in 19 states...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  30. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  31. Hmmm....sounds like an office who likely doesn't respect the NP title as a provider. Does the doctor who is there do...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  32. I still wear my whites AND my cap, proudly.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. There is no difference between scope of practice. There is no such thing as "ADN scope of practice". Both are RNs and that...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. Honestly, I would hold off and take a full-time NP job.
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  37. I just had an image of a nurse walking by a pt room with a sock or a tie on the door handle. LOL
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. *shrugs* Reattach the leads and let them have their "therapeutic" time; as long as safety measures are in place, it's...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  43. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  44. yes also glass bottles, glass three bottle chest tube set up, metal trachs, gomco suction set up, crank beds, no lifting...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. In the days of large green oxygen cylinders at the bedside, glass IV bottles and chest tube drainage bottles, large open...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. When I worked as an LVN (91-93), we wore all white. I had the most comfortable pair of big clunky white NurseMates (truly...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I've been a nurse since temperatures were taken with glass/mercury thermometers. We had fifty that we kept in a metal pan in...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. 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...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. I charted with a 4 color pen to show which shift I was working. "/QUOTE] I had forgotten that! Black/blue 7-3 shift,...
    lhflanurse
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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