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  1. Should I do Nursing?
    Have you thought about doing a physical therapy assistant program? Based on what you're saying, nursing is really not for you... after 3 years of school, you have another 2 or 3 years at least until...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  2. PMHNP entering student loan repayment! What to do?
    You can also apply for a 6 month deferment if you're not yet employed, or the income based repayment program if you're employed but poor.
    Nov 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. MSN-PMHNP Program Recommendations?
    UTArlington's PMHNP is not online. They do have an online FNP program through the academic partnership people.. and I haven't talked to a single person who is really happy with the quality of...
    Nov 3
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. CNM or OB-GYN?
    I am going to sound so negative - it is not my intent - and I promise to answer something to your question at the end. If you have a 3.1 now, unless you've already got bioethics and organic...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. UTA NURS 5327
    Skimtnrn, I am very much enjoying the UTA MSN NP program - but it is a lot of work. Everyone else, with regard to your SA reports - make sure you're NOT attaching the title page or the reference...
    Jul 21
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  6. Twu FNP fall 2014
    Congratulations, y'all.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. UTA NURS 5327
    The way the brick and mortar MSN works, a C in a didactic class is technically passing. It's an 83% minimum for a clinical class. If you drop below a 3.0 at any time, you are on probation for the...
    Jul 21
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  8. UTA FNP Academic Partnership Program June 30th 2014 Session
    Pay attention as to whether or not the facility that your prospective preceptor is at requires a contract with a school for clinical credit. IF they do, it can take a couple of months to get that...
    Jun 21
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  9. UTA NURS 5327
    The theory book you need depends on the professor you get - Mintz Binder only used the little blue book; the rest was looking stuff up online.
    Jun 21
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  10. Time
    I think it's reasonable in urgent / walk in care to be seen for the problem that brought you in.. but when my insurance is being billed $574 for my annual physical, I think we can talk blood pressure...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Nurse Corps Loan Repayment 2014!
    The wording is a little different in both contracts, but if you lose your position involuntarily (or voluntarily, but who would go through the headache), you have a set amount of time (maybe 60...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Antagonizing patients--just a vent
    I, too, work in a state hospital - but my experience is nothing like what you're describing. Trauma informed care, social learning programs - those are the reigning powers at our hospital. That's...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Which NP program did you/are you going to choose?
    I chose UT Arlington because it was close, reasonably priced, and has my specialty and a good reputation. I originally chose Midwestern because it was closer and cheaper - but, at least among...
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. UTArlington students
    I am. I'm not full time - it will take me 2.5 years; Spring 2013, Fall, Spring, Summer, Fall, Spring, Summer 2015. Patho - all lecture was online, tests in class. Nursing theory - went to class...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. What type of gross things do registered nurses have to do?
    Yes. Especially as a nursing student... you will absolutely assist patients with personal hygeine. Once you graduate, you may be able to find employment that is more paperwork (insurance) or psych....
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. UTArlington students
    I am currently in UTA's PMHNP program. It is definitely not 100% online. There are some courses that have hybrid sections available, but there is no guarantee of getting into the hybrid section...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Respiratory Acidosis Question. Help please.
    Respiratory Acidosis is a condition - it's defined by low blood pH and high CO2. CO2 buildup secondary to poor ventilation (for whatever reason) is the cause of the low blood pH. I'm going to...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Accredited online NP programs for Texas
    I'm at UT Arlington. I feel, so far, like this is the best of both worlds - in class and online. Most of the classes are offered in a once a month (Thursday, 11 to 4 this semester) or less in...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Thinking about becoming a FNP; Help!!!
    HNT, I'm answering your question to the best of my ability. RN school was ridiculously easy for me. I worked a full time job, managed four kids and a husband, and other than the time that...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Nights and weekends as neede
    I work straight nights and every weekend - I occasionally get pulled in to cover an afternoon shift, but the day I have to work at 8 am is my last day. I can't imagine completely switching my sleep...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Tips for condensing reading workload?
    Three tips: 1. Preread, outline, go to lecture, reread 2. Scaffold - take your prior knowledge of the anatomy + add on what you learn in patho, then consider your drug classes in pharm 3. ...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What would you do?  Advice Needed
    You might keep in mind, too, the add on certifications available after finishing your FNP - if, in 10 years, you wanted to go ICU, you could do an ACNP add on in about a year - update with current...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Time Management for the Not So New Grad
    Brandon, I've never worked at a hospital WITH a 24 hour pharmacy. There's a pyxis, and an overnight pharmacy, but not a room with medications and a pharmacist - they're on call, but about 45...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  24. I understand why people go the LPN route
    I'm a (straight to) RN - I was a career changer. My 17 year old just finished his CNA, and I've offered to pay for LVN school for him, but refuse to contribute to RN school. I use the same...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Family NP vs Pediatric NP vs Acute Care Pediatric NP
    In the program that I attend (UT@Arlington), adding PNP to Acute Pedi is only one more class - I would absolutely take that extra class, just in case there are no hospital jobs available when/where...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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