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  1. Thinking of leaving being an NP: job market vs. quality of life questions
    I mean I agree, but I haven't met any NP who works less than 60hr/wk anyway. Even primary care NPs are given excessive caseloads with call backs, charting, and follow up. I love the work of an NP,...
    10:43 am
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Thinking of leaving being an NP: job market vs. quality of life questions
    I have, but I own a home and would lose money on renting/can't sell. I have family in the Bay Area which obviously is one of the best markets, but as I've been looking I would still take a...
    9:37 am
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Thinking of leaving being an NP: job market vs. quality of life questions
    I'm a new NP, graduated 1.5yrs ago and have been working in hospice for 6 months. I was applying for positions a few months before graduating and ever since, including across the country when I...
    8:34 am
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. First NP job as hospice
    I was curious how people felt about getting a first job in hospice. The job market is miserable and though I'd love to work in primary care, without moving and a lot of effort those jobs are near...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Baptist Mariner's ER
    Anyone have experience working in the ED of Baptist's Mariners in Tavenier?
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. PHD Rankings vs Job security?
    Thanks you all for the advice, it's helpful and nursing does sound different from the humanities. My true love is teaching. At the same time I would like to do work, but primarily on philosophical,...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. PHD Rankings vs Job security?
    I am most familiar with humanities academia... in the humanities basically if you don't attend one of the top 10 schools and/or publish something phenomenal out of the gate you become essentially...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. Dangerous air conditions?
    I know a patient who told me about a clinic she visits where the whole place smells like chemo, the nurses all appear to have allergies (sneezing, red runny noses, itching, etc), and apparently an...
    Jun 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Job market for new grads
    No florida doesn't allow independent practice, or even prescribing controlled substances. We're pretty backwards. This probably does effect the job market. At the same time the base rates I've seen...
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Job market for new grads
    Wait what!!! Where in Key West? I'd love to trade for that, it's hard to find work in Key West. Wow so many south florida RNs here. Dark days it sounds like. I haven't met any people yet who've gone...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Working as an rn in puerto rico
    I read some of the other threads about pr, and had some questions. I briefly met an rn in passing who was working at presby in san juan.she spoke zero spanish. My impression was that to work in pr...
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  12. Job market for new grads
    I'm in an ANP program in Miami, and have been hearing from new grads that jobs are not forthcoming. Most I know had to work in the hospitals with MD even when they wanted primary care jobs. Others...
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. The Downsides to being an NP?
    I'm in an ANP program and have been hearing things here and there from NPs about some of the negatives. It's hard for me to evaluate since I hear lots of contradictory stuff, so I'm interested to...
    Feb 4, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Being forced to work while sick
    The place I work (oncology nonetheless) threatens people who call out. They don't care if you have documentation of being ill and the MD ordering you not come in. I get a cold a couple times a year,...
    Jan 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. interested in home health care in miami
    does anyone have any experiences with particular agencies? I know fraud is a big deal here, but thought a lot of that was ghost companies with fake patients less than people actually seeing patients....
    Jan 18, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Safe Staffing South Florida- Let's build a movement
    I'm not sure who the we is? Nurses where I live all share the frustrations and trauma that comes with unsafe staffing. Having 3 codes going off on a floor without tele and no extra help, having 7...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. Safe Staffing South Florida- Let's build a movement
    If healthcare workers are united and fight collectively (not just through political lobbying) we would be extremely powerful. California nurses had to fight hard for over a decade to win what they...
    Jan 7, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Transforming nursing to improve healthcare quality: conversation w/ Dr Donna Shalala
    I would be skeptical of anything Dr Shalala says about healthcare and nursing. She was the head of HHS under Clinton, and now runs UM. She is a big advocate of private-public partnerships that...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Multiple Class Actions Against Hospitals for Missed Breaks
    We have to fight for this because the reality is real breaks and lunch would require at least an extra nurse to safely staff it and make it so that you wouldn't just get out 1 hour later and get...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Safe Staffing South Florida- Let's build a movement
    There is a new website for a campaign to bring safe staffing levels to South Florida. We need to build a movement of healthcare workers who are willing to take action to end this tragedy we see...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. Questions about Memorial Healthcare System
    these days, if new grads get scholarships and guaranteed employment it's beyond a blessing. It'd be suicide to pass it up. That said I count the days until my indentured servitude contract is up with...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. South Florida hospitals with weekend programs?
    I'm thinking of switching to weekends only, and am curious if there are places where you work sat & sunday, but get paid for 36hrs of work? Someone told me Kendall Regional (yuck) does that, and...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. ARNP Curricula, details?
    I'm in my first semester of NP school, and am somewhat surprised with the brevity in Patho. We're spending about a week on a topic. I guess I had imagined we'd be responsible for something resembling...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  24. studying for graduate pathophysiology
    I'm in an adult arnp program, and starting my first semester with patho. I know how to study generally, and this is my 3rd degree so I have an idea about school, but only having 2 tests for the grade...
    Aug 29, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. is it possible to work as an NP w/o MD's hours?
    I have applied to NP school, I would love to do preventative primary care, and feel passionate about social medicine. The more NPs I talk to however, the more I get the sense that working conditions...
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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