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  1. Am I too old to become a CNM
    hi there, wow, so great reading your question as it could have been me writing the very same one! i am just 52, in great shape, athletic, will watch my youngest graduate from college this weekend,...
    May 13, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  2. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Hello again, It is so hard to believe in these days of dire nursing shortages (which I have seen first hand with my mother in the hospital!), that great nurses like you...with years of experience...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Hi there, I too have been sidelined for over 10 years, and just got my RN back....why I ever allowed it to lapse...anyway would love to hear what you are doing with your licence now! All the best...
    Feb 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Lost Midwife
    Hello, I too can feel your frustration! I am living in HK and want to get a post masters degree in Midwifery (Neonatal NP for 8 years) So I am starting the same hunt...only my issue is doing...
    Jun 10, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Stony Brook vs Downstate MSN Midwifery
    Hello again, just waiting to hear from NYS regarding my licences. Then I can proceed with future education plans. I too worked full time with 2 kids when I was getting my MSN. Took me 18 months,...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Hi Shery, I am reading Med-Surg Demystified at the moment. I also have downloaded at least 100 podcasts on my itouch and listen to lectures everyday when I exercise and when I can't sleep. ...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. The Frontier School Of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    Great, I actually recieved a nice note from Frontier, so I think I will just plan to contact them directly and have them fill me in on my situation and needs. So appreciate your time...thanks
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. The Frontier School Of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    I am wondering about how long is your class work going to take you? Also, I already have a MSN, so do you know how that changes the total time spent with class work? And how did you do finding a...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Wow, good for you...I am so excited to get going I will tell you. I have downloaded some review books on my new Kindle (small, and portable) and I am waiting to hear what NY says. I am pretty sure...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. International Nursing Jobs?
    Hi there, I am currently a Hong Kong resident (past 5 yrs) (USA Passport )and thinking about working here. I have a BSN and MSN and was a NNP. I would love to know where your friend works. I am...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Getting back into NP practice
    I was able to find the web site thanks. Not sure that this is what I need for Neonatal NP. I will check further...thanks.
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Stony Brook vs Downstate MSN Midwifery
    Hello there, I have been following this thread with interest. I will have to do a distance program. I am looking at Frontier and Stoney Brook. I was wondering, about how long did you precept for,...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. Getting back into NP practice
    I will check out the CD's, are they easy to find on Google? Thanks...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Getting back into NP practice
    Hi there, here is just one of the many. Go to ITunes, Science and Medicine-click on that, then below you will see another group open up. It says Medicine. If you click on that and search you can...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Getting back into NP practice
    Hello, I too live overseas (Hong Kong) and I am also trying to get back into my field. I was a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. I have moved 4 times since I was last licenced in a state...so...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. The Frontier School Of Midwifery and Family Nursing
    Hi there, I would love to know what direction you have decided on...I am in the beginning stages of looking into schools with distance as well. Frontier has always had a great reputation....
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Thought I would see how you are doing. I have filed all my paper work with NYState, and hope to hear something back soon. I have been taking practice NCLEX exams and doing general reviewing each...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    I would say, if I were you, it will be the best $1500 you ever spent. You will have someone there to encourage you and you will feel much more confident. I am just so surprised with the nursing...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    In the list of refresher courses listed in NY state, the one for Central NY came back with no longer available.....so I will keep looking...NY has been really responsive. I just heard from a very...
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Very helpful link, thanks. I am realizing that until I actually speak to the folk in NY , I won't be sure the exact course I must take. My two issues breakdown like this: 1. Expired licence 2....
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    I guess that is what I have to figure out. NY state will be the final word I guess. I also live in Hong Kong at the moment 'so the time thing is a pain. I want to call people but no one is up yet,...
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Today I have started tackling the very large job of tracing my nursing license from TN, GA, CT and all that entails. My license actually expired 10 years ago in CT, but I wont be living there, I...
    Feb 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    You are so right....NEVER LOOSE THAT LICENSE.....I have just downloaded and printed the 40 page NY state Licensing application packet...will let you know how it goes....looks like I need.. 1. 2 CE,...
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Nice to know I am not alone. How are you doing with your efforts to get reinstated? I know I just have to decide to bite the bullet...and all this encouragement really helps.
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Refresher programs: My licence has lapsed, ugh, retesting sounds challenging, advice?
    Such great information, thank you...I will be repatriating in 18 months or so...so I have lots of time. I will be in NY so I have already glanced over the requirements. Your list will be most...
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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