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  1. neonatal/ NNP
    Hello there, I am a NNP. If you can work in a Level 3 NICU that would be great experience. It is required that you have 2 years experience to enter a Masters NNP program. You can private...
    Jan 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    i forgot to answer this question. I remember when I was completing my NNP program, the NCC made it a requirement for people to have 2 years experience in a Level 3 NICU before starting a NNP masters...
    Dec 20, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    Depending on the institution you may be required to do some transport as an NNP. Also, no one says that once you become an NNP you cannot do agency as an RN to get in some bedside care if that is...
    Dec 20, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  4. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    lol, I will be pushing in Feb or late Jan :-) No birth plan just simple request just my hubby, doc adn nurse in room. no need for a large peanut gallery. :-) bayouchick i hope i answered all of...
    Dec 19, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  5. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    Thanks, I am working on birthing a baby :)
    Dec 19, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    Hello there, Sorry I have not been around for awhile. I work 12 hours shifts/3 x a week where I work (The day usually runs longer with sign out etc to 13+ some days). I also know of NNPs who...
    Dec 18, '07
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    I am a new NP and had a couple of students in my class who had no nursing experience and one with nursing experience but not in our specialty. They both have had a difficult time getting jobs,...
    Dec 31, '06
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    I am a new NP and had a couple of students in my class who had no nursing experience and one with nursing experience but not in our specialty. They both have had a difficult time getting jobs,...
    Dec 31, '06
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. I'm starting my NNP, need some advice from y'all!
    Hi there, I am a new NNP and would be happy to answer any questions you have & share my experiences with you. You can send me a private message. Hope to hear from you soon. Brownbetty btw -...
    Dec 6, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  10. Moving to Baltimore--quiet/safe areas to live?
    i don't work at jhh but the metro's first stop is owings mills and last stop is jhh. :-)
    May 18, '06
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  11. Moving to Baltimore--quiet/safe areas to live?
    I just moved from Owings Mills, loved the area. The Metro to hopkins is a plus living there. Towson, Parkville, Perry Hall all nice areas.
    May 13, '06
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  12. Pay Rates for new Grads (Updates are appreciated)
    remember to look at the whole package, ie: healthcare insurance, education benefits etc when also looking at the salary. just an fyi.
    May 13, '06
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  13. Would you consider a home birth?
    I am a NICU nurse so my answer is NO!!!! No matter how skewed my view is because of my NICU experience, I would be petrified.
    Apr 23, '06
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Taking an infant's temp.
    Initial temp rectal. Temp underarm after that. If the infant seems to be hypothermic or hyperthermic via an axillary temp we double check with a rectal especially if the infant has other symptoms...
    Feb 10, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Younger Nurses: Do you find people dont take you seriously? (semi-rant)
    i graduated from college in '98 (first bachelors)...went back to nursing school 2001 & graduated in 2002...started working as an RN in 2002...worked and went to graduate school (NP) starting in 2003...
    Jan 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Younger Nurses: Do you find people dont take you seriously? (semi-rant)
    I guess I will get it. I just got my MSN and will start my NP job soon. I am 28 but people always tell me they think I am 19 or 20. Wish me luck, I understand.
    Jan 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Work while in school for NP?? Possible??
    I worked while in NP school...actually I have less than a month until I have completed my NNP program. It was very hard but it can be done. Also, you will not have a social life, it is something u...
    Nov 27, '05
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. You know you've been a nurse for way too long when...
    That's me!!
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. You know you've been a nurse for way too long when...
    That's me!!
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Online sites for NP jobs?
    what do you click on the find salary info? Couldn't find anything.
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Non-viable baby, born alive -parent won't hold him, what do you do?
    ditto Premnrs post - we do the same thing in our NICU
    Sep 20, '05
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. A question re: Albumin Transfusion
    When we draw up the albumin it gets filtered via special tubing that comes up with the albumin from pharmacy.
    Aug 4, '05
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. I'm not allowed to buy a Littmann??!
    I love my Littman, I wish we had them in the Neonatal ICU where I work. We have cheap plastic ones and they are awful!!
    Jul 8, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. 75?'s for NCLEX, Don't know if I passed
    I was as nervous as you are....I passed the NCLEX with exactly 75 questions!
    Jul 1, '05
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. GRE-Are my scores good enough? HELP!
    depends on the school. call the admissions office of the school you are interested in and ask what are there requirements. You can get into a school with the scores you have. If it is a ivy...
    Jul 1, '05
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student


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