California NPs - page 2
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Hey everybody, I'm a psychiatric NP student at UT-Austin. I have a year left in my program. I'm interested in practicing in a state that allows for independent or mostly independent practice, and I'm also interested in moving... Read More
- 0Apr 10, '11 by Dr. Tammy, FNP/GNP-CQuote from TheOldGuyActually, there is much we can do. I'll give you a call tomorrow.I agree Dr Tammy - CANPs lobbying day is May 2nd and I don't see anything of real importance being targeted. I sent you a pm discussing this further.....
Also, if any NP's or NP students are out there and are completely disgusted with the present medical technician status of NP's in California coupled with our do-nothing, go-nowhere NP organization and want to put in about 10 hours a month or so to do something about it, send me a pm.
I've been executing a plan over the last six months and its starting to gain real traction in the central valley. The problem: I'm only one NP doing this and the workload is very daunting. Problem #2: Most NP's, at least in my area, are content with the status quo of being a medical assistant with a few additional duties. I know there are others out there who feel the same and are ready to step up in a leadership role to benefit our profession as well as increase health care access for our patients.