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  1. Questions for Psych NPs
    Should be 2013. Lol
    Jun 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Questions for Psych NPs
    I graduated in 2009 and worked as a psych RN until 2003 when I had to quit to focus on my PMHNP program. I just graduated and I feel I was leaps ahead of the people with no psych experience.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. PMHNP
    I am studying for family PMHNP and don't feel like I am doing a very good job at it.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Mom jailed for refusing to feed her infant proper formula
    She could have discussed the issue at the hospital instead of avoiding getting the baby rehydrated. Obviously the doc thought the baby was bad enough to send to the hospital. Maybe she didn't discuss...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Frustrated with the Admission Process
    Wow. I don't see how that makes a program strong. Basically letting anyone sit around and build enough points to get in. It says just be patient and you too shall get in. Not that you have to work...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. please help confused.
    Like someone else said make sure the nursing program will take your college algebra mine would not take anything older than 5 years.
    Jun 11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Nurses with lupus
    Working on getting diagnosed been sick for 5 years. It started hard core my senior semester of my adn program have actually been minimally ill since 2004. I decided to become a NP so I could have...
    May 31
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  8. Grammar Police
    It all depends on who I am talking to via text what I use. If I am talking to my sister abbreviations are fine. Coworkers and the psychiatrist I work for I type everything out. Of course he will use...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    I think the punishment is a bit over the top, however the attitude of the original poster placing blame on the other nurse is annoying. You didn't chart the med the other nurse thought she was doing...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Give me advanced patho advice!
    Access the online material for the book. I don't remember what book we used but it have me a lot of good info and the practice questions were very similar to what were on our tests so it helped me...
    May 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Thoughts/Advice please
    What classes do you have your first semester? That is what I would base my decision on. My first semester in my MSN program were research and theory in nursing two pretty easy classes you could do...
    May 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. About to start clinicals...stressed about knowledge base
    As my preceptor told me you won't even know everything when you graduate...that is why they call it practice. Best words of wisdom I ever had. Go in with a good attitude and a desire to learn and you...
    May 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. My one big issue
    They have even found a way to make truck drivers take 30 minute breaks so companies do not mistreat them surely we can figure out how to let nurses take them also. At a place I used to work they...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Synthetic Marijuana - Research
    Or potpourri is one the kids around here call it. I work in psych and have had two patients have psychotic breaks that they did not return to baseline after. One is a drooling mess but no brain...
    May 20
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. Becoming a RN with a misdemeanor?
    Contact your BON.
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  16. how to ace nursing exams
    I did study questions. When I missed one I studied the rationales. I needed to be able to apply what I had learned. Also doing questions teaches you how to find the important parts in the question...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. rude nurse
    The main problem I have found in nursing is that everyone ASSUMES they know the nurses role and job duties. There is so much that we do that CNAs techs etc do not even realize. It may look like we...
    May 1
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  18. example of BIRP psychiatric charting
    B: pt is repeatedly intrusive and aggressive with peers on the unit aeb cutting in line pushing peers out of the way and getting in a peers face and calling him a "butt" I: redirect, discuss...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. A Ban=Bsn?
    I had a lot more science than that tho for my bsn. I had two semesters of anatomy (8)'which included two hours of lab. Organic chem (4) plus the other sciences listed.
    Apr 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Internship vs Clinical
    Is that all the clinical time you will have? My program had over 520 hours of clinical time. I would ask for clarification if I were you.
    Apr 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Frustrated with Graduating in May
    Also I wouldn't want a job til I passed just because I don't want to be that person who didn't pass who has to work as a tech until they pass. Or completely lose my job altogether
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Frustrated with Graduating in May
    Remember you won't be required to start paying in your loans for 6 months. Breathe. You will find the right job just pace yourself and also remember a lot of people are FOS one job offer might be...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. A Ban=Bsn?
    Idk the answer since I agave never heard of a BAN. It seems kind of hard for me to understand how you would get all of the info needed to be an RN in two semesters unless you are already an Lpn...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Transcribing Weird Doctor Orders?
    At places I have worked the pharmacy would kick that back to the doc and make him clarify and simplify.
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. PMHNP Job Offer
    Thank you so much. I am learning how to be tough. And have bought a few books on the topic of the business side of being a aprn. It is kind of scary thinking about all of this stuff. I like that...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing