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  1. First NP Job and unhappy...What to do?
    TCUgirl,your experience is very similar to mine. I am 6 months into my new position and I just started getting 13pts a day. Not to any fault of mine but pt never show up for appts due to the remote...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Name some part time work for NP's
    There are several part time jobs I have noticed. One doing Locum shift where you work 12-16 weeks at a time and you can fix your schedule. I have seen part time ED (I think that pays the most) and...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Job market for new grads
    Greygoose, although I am not actively searching for jobs I know I will relocate soon. What I have done is checked on indeed, simplyhired and I also do a blind search in Google about clinics in the...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. DOT focused clinic
    And I was informed Medicaid do not reimburse much for those DOT physicals as they do PEs. We've been trying to get my employer to be on board
    Jan 30
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. FNP preceptor for Primary Care
    Frontier provides a list of preceptors used by past students. I will advise you to ask the school for the site and go over it with a fine tooth comb. If you do t find anything there, you will have to...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. New grad NP employment search
    I got job offers from all my clinical sites before graduation or even applying. Both Primary care and Urgent Care. I chose a different site because it was closer to work. I graduated in July. Started...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. NHSC program 2015 comparing the 2 programs and tax break
    I will say to look at the contract really well before you sign anything. Although I am not aware of NHSC, I know the IHS loans are taxable income. For example if you receive 20k in loan, taxes...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Completely theoretical question
    When I first considered going back to school, it was more to get my masters and maybe some increase in pay. Now I have better job satisfaction than when I was an RN. I didn't know I would like it...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Should and do fnp's room their pt's
    Well if I had to do vitals, immunization a, get UA, run it to lab and then do all the other stuff I don't think I will be able to see more than 12 a day. If the MDs are given a nurse then I expect to...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. online F.N.P. programs??
    I graduated from frontier this past July. They prepare you well for boards and well as can be for practice. Had trouble with clinical as I live in a remote area, and even though there were some kinks...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Best prep specialty for FNP
    I worked as a case manager in a primary care clinic. Calling patients back with lab results, some diagnosis and ordering medications when patients were discharged from other facilities. This allowed...
    Dec 27, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Where to purchase practice tests...
    i bought the FamilyNPPrep/ Exam edge. They had the 10, 20 and 30 set exam questions. You could also get coupon codes for 10% off. there were some repeated questions but not that many in my 10 set.
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Arizona NPs
    you may prescribed schedule 2-5 drugs and pretty much independent practice in the state within your scope of practice. For more info, you may go to www.azbn.gov
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Not working as an np
    Have a friend/NP who works as a nurse informatic. I think she just had a bad experience as an NP. Never really asked why
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Time gap between school and starting work??
    Yes you can continue working and if you take the AANP you can take the boards sooner after graduation. I took my boards 10days after graduation and passed. I sent in AANP application 2 weeks before...
    Dec 3, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Prn/part time pay
    Hmmm, I think 45 is too low as you will not be paid any benefits. As an RN part-timers are paid more. I know an NP in a rural ER who makes 70part time. So I say go for 60.
    Dec 2, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Do I need to keep RN license active?
    Well Alicia, I don't know what state you are in, but in Az after you pay for your NP license once you don't have to pay again. When it's time to renew, you renew just your RN license and your NP...
    Dec 2, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. quick question re: patho
    I grasped more of patho when I started my primary care courses. As you go through the program and build on your knowledge it will click. During patho, I felt a lot of the information was too advanced...
    Dec 2, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Maximum Lantus & NPH doses?
    I do understand that there is no max dose for lantus and levemir but my rotation in DM education states that sometimes there is only so much absorption that could occur from a site. So giving a pt...
    Nov 29, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Agency offer New Grad position if I pay $4000
    What I can't understand is , if you already paid one agency for training, why would you want to pay another double or triple the amount for the same thing? What if this second agency is just the...
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  21. Which is better Pediatric NP or Family NP?
    I did family so I wasn't stuck in a rot for too long. In my practice I currently will get 4hrs I peds a week once my adult probation is over with more time if I wanted
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Working 5-8 hr days during NP school...
    I lai worked full time till the last 2-3 semesters of school. I changed from 3 12hrs to 5 8hrs. It was a desk job for RN so I wasn't so tired to go home and study. I wanted to work part time (I am...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Soon to be NP. Nervous.
    Anh06005, I feel the same way. I am a new NP just 5weeks in my position. What everyone said here is so true, I still feel like I don't know anything and I second guess myself a lot. Right now I have...
    Nov 22, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. need advice again...please give input
    My thought was bone disease (was a GGT done?). Was liver u/s done. What also caused her drop in RBC (ACD)? Too many options here.
    Nov 20, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Names patients call you other than your own name
    Since my last name is hard to pronounce, I tell them to call me by my first name since I was not a physician and I did not have my doctorate yet. I jokingly tell them calling me Dr might give me...
    Nov 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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