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  1. Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certification
    So will this exam be for people graduating from ENP programs? For those FNPs working in ED will it be experience based only or experience plus exam?
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Dankso/Sanita Break in period?
    So after several years, I finally decided to spend some $$ and buy some Dansko clogs. None of the stores in my area had the color I wanted so I ordered online. After waiting 1 month due to backorder,...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Primary Care Track clinicals with Emergency doc?
    I cannot speak for the adult/gero primary care but I did graduate from the USA FNP program in Dec 2010. We were only allowed to do ED as an elective area during our last semester. This was limited to...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Emergency NP References
    Hello, I am about to begin my first NP position. I will be in the ED. Curious as to what are some easy to navigate and thorough electronic references. My epocrates is soon to expire so before I...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Need info PLEASE!: Least competitive NP schools
    I live in VA and did the USA (University of South AL) program (FNP) as mentioned above. I live in the Hampton Roads area. Sometimes finding a clinical rotation was a bit difficult as there are...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. University of South Alabama NP program
    I wouldn't let the posts here scare you away. As another poster said a lot of forums have negative reviews. Just like other scenarios, a lot of people complain when they are unhappy but don't...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  7. NP salary too low?
    I just graduated in Dec and am still job hunting. Here in Hampton Roads, VA, the best offer I've gotten so far is 53k, only 2 weeks PTO, CME (one conference/year), malpractice and a phone. This is...
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Lab Interpretation
    I am a new FNP as well and feeling the same way. Here are a couple of links to look at... CBC http://www.ceufast.com/courses/viewcourse.asp?id=158 Electrolytes etc...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. VA Medical Center NPs
    Just curious if there are any VA Medical Center NPs out there. I am a new FNP looking for my first NP position. I have applied to my local VA and found out I am only 1 of 2 applicants. I am told they...
    Feb 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. NP autonomy in the ED setting
    I am a new FNP graduate and have been paying more attention over the last year to the PAs in the ED I work in. I am interested in the ED/urgent care setting too. Like the OP, I see that the doc's...
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. University of South Alabama NP program
    Having graduated from USAs NP program, I can probably tell you who wrote the above statement regarding powerpoints LOL Anyways, compared to what appeared to be available to watch/listen to on...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  12. Selecting Fitzgerald studying guide
    In my above post when I mentioned the workbook that comes with the CDs, that is a different book than what you can buy in the bookstore/Amazon etc. There is one specific to the CDs and live review...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Selecting Fitzgerald studying guide
    I used CDs and books...I liked them both. As for the CDs, if you choose to purchase them, check ebay and amazon. I bought a Hollier set of CDs off of ebay for $100 less than the APEA website and...
    Jan 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Dual Certification~AANP & ANCC~Worth it?
    Hello all, I will be taking the FNP exam through AANP this month. Assuming I pass the AANP, I have considered taking advantage of the ANCC certification via reciprocity which will no longer be...
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Didn't pass aanp...
    verysadmsn When you say go back to basics...would you say it's best to start by reviewing our assessments books or a general medical dx and treatment book? (We used Mcphee Current Medical Dx and...
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. UAB vs USA
    I really don't know much about the DNP. No desire to go that route right now. I can tell you 2 of our instructors started and dropped out the first semester because they wanted a more clinical based...
    Dec 3, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  17. Didn't pass aanp...
    Just curious, I see if you fail the AANP you have to take 15 CEUs applicable to area of weakness, but I've seen posts that say start them ASAP. How do you know what kind to take or what is accepted...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. UAB vs USA
    I am finishing up the FNP program at USA. When I applied in Fall 2008 (to start spring 2009 then changed to summer 09), I found the process easy and when I had questions, I usually had prompt...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. NP employed as nurse educators?
    I'm about to graduate with my FNP so I'm looking for jobs too :) Anyways, one thing that comes to mind is that to be able to re-certify, don't you have to have a certain number of hours actually...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. RN working in Dermatology or Plastic Surgery Office??
    I have worked in a privately owned plastic surgery office for several years, starting as a medical assistant, then RN, interim clinical coordinator, and now PRN as I'm in FNP school. It is an office...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  21. USA FNP grads?
    niudou, Hopefully, in 48 days, I willl be a graduate of the USA FNP program!! I think if you do a search you will find many comments (lots actually from my classmates and I) about USA FNP...
    Oct 30, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  22. Which review course is the best????
    I have Fitz CDs and APEA (Hollier) CDs. I like them both. I think they complement each other. Some topics I think are covered better (or in ways I comprehend better) by one and then vice versa for...
    Oct 16, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. EKG help
    Spacklehead, I think I'm just not a 'picture' person. I don't like tables and graphs and such. Sometimes I will ask a MD questions, but most of the time we are just too busy. I think it just...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. EKG help
    I am about to graduate from an FNP program. Strongly interested in urgent care. Even with my ED background, I feel one of my weaknesses is reading 12 lead EKGs. I've taken classes, got the books, and...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Any info on University of South Alabama
    jkpowell23, To correct a statement in my last post, it was my clinical inst that did not like me so actively pursuing preceptors (not my preceptor at the time). I found that first clinical...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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