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  1. NP Salary
    Started as RN 2006 @ $25/hr. Left RN this year at $32/hr Starting wage as NP $102k salary Nephrology clinic MN
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Herzing University FNP program?
    Bave - it's really getting better and we now have a new dean who seems promising. I know there are at least two students from TX who will be practicing in Tx so you should be okay there. They are...
    Jul 11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. Online FNP.. How long? How much?
    Herzing FNP > 35k> FT 20 mos
    Apr 30
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Minnesota nurses: help me please?
    I know that there are multiple openings in the twin cities area for dialysis RNs.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  5. Minnesota nurses: help me please?
    What kind of work do you want to do?
    Apr 23
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  6. In need of NP Preceptor
    I sent you a pm as well....its a tough market out there for finding preceptors
    Mar 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. In need of NP Preceptor
    What have you tried so far?
    Mar 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Seeking advice regarding Ultrafiltration rates
    I work in a similar unit to yours and it can be very frustrating. First of all, make sure you document! Secondly, reevaluate the EDW. Does it need to be changed, does the patient show signs of...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. What is your take home?
    Ooooo lol! Was so excited that I didn't realize I put that. I meant 40hrs/week! Thanks!
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. What is your take home?
    What type NP are you? FNP - Nephrology Where (state)(rural/urban) do you practice? MN, urban Are you independent or in a group? group How many years experience? 8 years RN, will start first NP...
    Dec 17, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. As the holidays approach, remember the dialysis patients!
    Thanks for the article Madwife. Good points....but I want to know what world you live in that gives staff holidays off? Lol, the only one we get is Christmas day and we have to open on Sunday to...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Renal physicians meeting for APNs July 2014
    I'm still thinking about it. Let me know when you register
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Dialysis and Renal Nursing
    The NP in group 1 is retiring and I will be taking her place. At this time, she only does CKD education so the are reformatting the NP position for me. Many of the docs, as well as the NP, I have...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. Dialysis and Renal Nursing
    Trauma, Group 1 has 12 docs, two of whom only do research so I guess 10 that see patients. The hospital offers $2800 annually for CME and licensure renewal expenses. Plus, they offer weekly...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. Dialysis and Renal Nursing
    You must be a CSS, LOL! I couldn't do your job, hats off to you!
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. Dialysis and Renal Nursing
    So I am 10 months away from finishing my FNP and have two offers with neph groups in the area. They are going back and forth, sweetening the pot so nothing is final, but this is what I have been...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  17. Someone told me that SD only has a few approved online schools
    Someone had told me the same about MN but I found out the same as you....as long as the program is accredited and accepted by the certifying bodies, the state board couldn't care less...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. How old were you when you made the choice to become a NP?
    I decided at 32 and will finish when I am 34. I am glad I took the time to do 6 years of nursing before moving on. The experience has been very helpful in school!
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Calling all NP's in Minnesota
    Nurse tin and nomadrn, I am still having trouble finding preceptors, but I'm not giving up! As for papers....yes there are a ton, but I'm keeping up okay while still working full time. Did...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Clinical hour requirements
    My program prefers NPs as well. Unfortunately, I cannot find any. I have enough doctors to do twice the amount of hours I need, but NPs are hard to find. I have tried everything I can think of. ...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Clinical hour requirements
    Oops! I meant to post this in the student NP forum. Mods, can you please move this for a better response? Thanks!
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Clinical hour requirements
    I was just wondering if any of your programs require hours to be with an NP or if you are able to use MD or DO as your preceptors.
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Herzing University FNP program?
    I have been in the program since January. I have been able to maintain a 4.0 GPA while working full time, but it's been rough! There is a lot of self study and self teaching as it is an online...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  24. Fluid bolus for patient with end stage renal disease?
    Thanks! I will have to look at that! How great would that be....I sure could've used it today! That ammonia is a pesky little thing!
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  25. Fluid bolus for patient with end stage renal disease?
    First time posting from my phone, so we will see about formatting and auto correct... This wasn't mentioned in previous responses so I just wanted to throw it out there and see if anyone else has...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology


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