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  1. Critical Care ACNPs
    Actually, if you prefer to do straight nights in a group like ours, the team will like you. Nights is when you actually do work on your own so you must be well prepared as far as placing lines on...
    May 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. New Grad NP Salary vs Hourly Pay California
    Do you have critical care experience as a nurse practitioner? That sometimes helps especially since the competition here can be tough. Also, are you an ACNP? I know many of the NP teams here usually...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Critical Care ACNPs
    I've worked as an ACNP in Critical Care since 2005. My schedule has always been three 12-hours shifts a week similar to what it is for many RN's who work in the hospital. For a schedule like this to...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Lateral violence. How did you handle it?
    I've only worked in hospital settings as an NP and a big part of my job is dealing with nursing, allied health, and ancillary staff as a consequence of my provider status. You deal with diverse...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Detroit Area Nurses Wages Class action suit
    Got two letters again (assuming because I was on the employee roster of the 2 hospitals named)...thinking now I'm still on the pay-out list.
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. California NP's - Scope of Practice Advice
    Hi there, fellow California NP here. I hear you, it must be hard navigating the logistics of your practice as a new NP and as the sole non-physician provider in the clinic. California as a state is...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Can a person with dementia consent to sex?
    Good question to ponder on an issue that surely happens more than we think... Can A Person With Dementia Consent To Sex? : Shots - Health News : NPR
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Muses of a Male Nurse
    Hmm, it's giving me a visual of full-on pajamas, and the current look of scrubs already hark back to that.
    Apr 22
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Direct Entry MSN Programs in California
    Hello and welcome to AN. There are many threads already posted on Direct Entry programs and they are located in the Student Nurse Practitioner Forum and the Post-Graduate Nursing Student Forum....
    Apr 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. ABSN or ELMSN Program? SO MANY QUESTIONS ):
    The difference here is the length of education and degree you receive at the end. BSN vs MSN and shorter vs longer. Not with an ELMSN alone. Entry-level MSN's are exactly what the name...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Detroit Area Nurses Wages Class action suit
    Now I'm banging my head on the wall for ignoring that letter. I was an employee of at least 2 of the named health systems during that period. I'm not in Michigan anymore, however.
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. Doctors vs. Nurses
    Not knowing how the OP's hospital is set-up, it's really hard to tease out the issues other than the reality of the OP's preception of lack of respect towards nursing in her workplace which is a...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Need some help from my fellow APNs - interviewing for hospitalist position....
    I would ask how that call works. As it sounds, the hospital-employed hospitalist is your collaborating physician. The other hospitalists who are outside contractors should have their own panel of...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Direct Entry MSN
    Hi and welcome to AN. A few clarifications: - I have not seen or heard a Nurse Anesthetist program that is Direct Entry. CRNA programs require experience as an ICU RN. For that reason, you must...
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. DNPs and practicing independently
    FWIW DNP does not always equal NP, anyway.
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Understanding Insurance as New Grad
    Hi and welcome to AN and congrats on your impending graduation. In my years as a bedside RN, I never really gave much thought about patient insurance and what they covered. I felt that for the...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. MSN or DNP? Thinking about next step.
    So, you're asking about three different specializations and two different degrees. You have the option to pursue various specializations in nursing by attending graduate school. Nursing...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. Need some help from my fellow APNs - interviewing for hospitalist position....
    What is "supervised" billing? I haven't heard of that term before. I always thought that in the in-patient setting billing can occur in one of two ways: (1) Shared/Split as explained above (100%...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. CEs for CCRN
    Agree with meanmaryjean, AACN uses CERP's (Continuing Education Recognition Points). There is a corresponding value to every activity that you can involve yourself in, not just attending or...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  20. Need some help from my fellow APNs - interviewing for hospitalist position....
    Looks like you're ready to move on from Nephrology? actually, this sounds exciting. I have no experience working in rural hospitals (both as a bedside RN or NP). I'd be wondering about what cases are...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. University of San Francisco DNP FNP Fall 2015
    San Francisco is a relatively small but a densely packed city so there are a lot of hospitals within the city itself. I suggest you start looking for a job now because the competition is stiff here...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. Doctors vs. Nurses
    How appalling. Actually, the rule about not having beverages or any other food items at work areas is an OSHA regulation that TJC (JCAHO) enforces. Nevertheless, nobody should be exempt from...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. University of San Francisco DNP FNP Fall 2015
    I did not attend USF. Are you going to be working in the area as well? Just a caution to be prepared for the high cost of housing in San Francisco. The best way to look for a place to live is...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  24. 50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers
    kgoode0919 We've raised it as an issue. Blood gas results automatically print at the nurses station and are available on the EMR in less than 20 minutes time. That's within the window for a...
    Apr 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. 50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers
    We've raised it as an issue. Blood gas results automatically print at the nurses station and are available on the EMR in less than 20 minutes. That's within the window for a critical care nurse to...
    Apr 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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