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  1. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Hello all, so I finally found a new job with a community health center that serves the indigent population. The pay isn't that great but it's definitely a learning opportunity since they have a very...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Hi Sonia, Thanks for your response. I definitely hear you. I too have considered that fact and have gone over and over what I.can do differently but nothing really sticks out. Since May I would...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Hi Sonia, Thanks for your response. I definitely hear you. I too have considered that fact and have gone over and over what I.can do differently but nothing really sticks out. Since May I would...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Also I did my clinical rotation at two internal medicine offices. One on/gyn office affiliated with a large teaching hospital. A pediatric office that served a high concentration of indigent...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    BostonFNP, believe me, I asked myself the same question. The problem is sometimes before I even get to the question portion, I'm getting blocked and receiving the cold shoulder. For example, I was...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Zmansc, it is interesting that you asked that. No I did not do most of my clinicals in NE. I spent one semester at MinuteClinic and it was awful. I learned absolutely nothing other than how to do an...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    I should also add that I can understand people wanting to go with practitioners they feel most comfortable with. I mean some women will only go to other women for ob/gyn purposes, and many people...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Taking ANCC exam tomorrow
    No, you will never feel "completely ready". In fact, I didn't even think I passed the AANP exam after I took it so I was really surprised when it said I passed :smug:. If you have been studying for 8...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    So this thread is really just a vent. I graduated May 3rd and immediately took the boards nearly a week later. I passed, and then I immediately started applying to NP jobs. I was pessimistic in the...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Certification scores
    I took the AANP. We were given 150 questions and 15 of those questions did not count. Everyone has told me the same thing ....your actual score doesn't matter yet they still send you your actual...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Certification scores
    So I took my boards May 12 and I passed. Yesterday I received my actual scores in the mail. Once I looked at my actual score I kept wondering how did this fare compared to other NPs who took the test...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    I feel you Jessica. I actually had to move back to Florida for clinicals from Connecticut to find decent clinicals. CT has so many schools ( Yale, Fairfeild, Quinnipiac, UConn etc) that finding...
    May 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    I think minute clinic was only good for health assessment. Beyond that, you will not get a good clinical experience with minute clinic. This is just my opinion though.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    Georgetown does have an online MSN-FNP program. After the completion of the program you can sit for the boards and will be licensed as a nurse practitioner.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Night Shift and workouts?
    Only if I didn't get enough sleep. Sometimes if I woke up early worked out and went to work. I would be exhausted and then when I came home to go to sleep the next morning my muscles would be...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. I accidentally took home a narcotic!
    yeah hopefully.... like I said I have never done it be4 but there is a first for everything. If they give me a slap on the wrist for this one, I promise I wont even put my hands in my pocket while...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. I accidentally took home a narcotic!
    So I guess there is a first for everything. I am a Resource Nurse who works in the critical care and med/surg float pool, so of course I get the crappiest patient loads and some of the worst patients...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Night Shift and workouts?
    I always worked out before my shift started. I started doing insanity so I would wake up at 4 or 5pm , workout for about an hour get ready for work and be there from 7pm to 7am. By the time I got...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    Not really. I just recently moved to the CT area and work as a resource RN so I work everywhere and don't see the same physicians or providers consistently. Also, CT does not seem to have a whole lot...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    Yeah you're right Christine. A lot of the students thats go to ISU and are located in Indiana have no problems finding their preceptors. I also find that some states use NPs less than others and PAs...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    Do you know why? is it bc they found online students to be less informed? thats weird. ..there are some really good online fnp programs (I.e Georgetown). My school is ranked in thw top 75 nationally...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    I am a NP student at Indiana Statte University. I recently started my clinicals for Health Assessment in CT. It took me forever to find someone who would take me but eventually I found a...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Hospital Bans Black Nurses From Caring for White Baby at Father's Request
    What's sad to me is that people do not see the injustice done. I'm sure that sick baby would have been taken care of well by the black nurse who was assigned to her. She has, as a matter of fact,...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Has anyone actually tried preceptorconnect.com ?
    Funny thing is after I called that number and sent a follow up email, preceptorconnect sent me an email back saying that my money had been refunded into my paypal account and should appear within 14...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Has anyone actually tried preceptorconnect.com ?
    I also found the person that supposedly runs this company Administrative Contact: Preceptor Connect *********(http://who.is/dimages/text/6ccaf5e96339bad.png@msn.com) 66 Titus...
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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