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  1. Why would you be interested in a DNP Degree?
    Not bad at all, real quick and easy.
    10:05 pm
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. NP programs that do not require RN Experience/LOR's?
    Are you serious!??!
    Sep 11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. FNP Exam review
    I'm doing the FNP Barkley Review and have found it to be helpful so far. I did the Hurst review for the RN-NCLEX as well.
    Sep 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. AANP and ANCC exam review and tips suggestions
    The Barkley Review can be done online or live, I'm doing both because our program makes us do the online one.
    Sep 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Where do you work?
    It sounds like a major player in your decision is work schedule. I can say that most FNPs work clinics which is 8a -5p and ACNPs work 12 hour shifts in hospitals, but they can vary a bit.
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. NP in Specialty
    Here is a new article on specialty transitioning, hope it helps: Making a Switch on ADVANCE for NPs & PAs
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. The current state of advanced practice nursing education - thoughts
    future, that is true you may discuss but your opinions hold very little weight with no experience in the matter, we all know you are very passionate about this topic.
    Sep 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Thinking about pursuing a career as a Nurse Practitioner.
    I would say shadow a nurse and an NP to see if you could see yourself enjoying nursing. If you are interested in pursing advanced practice nursing then you should get your bachelors degree. Although...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. AANP and ANCC exam review and tips suggestions
    I think you mean ANCC, the AANC is different. I will be doing the Barkley live course in November prior to graduation and looking forward to it. I am also doing the online portion right now and it is...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. FNP vs ACNP
    It sounds as though you have already decided ACNP. Once you decide to get out of the hospital you can go to the clinic setting. I have seen ACNPs working in primary care. It is more of a question of...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. FNP program(s)
    University of Alabama at Birmingham has a good program, and out of state students get in-state tuition rates.
    Aug 27
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. NP residency/fellowship
    I will be completing my final semester of clinical hours in an urgent care. I feel that it would help with my confidence in my transition. I have had positive reviews from all my preceptors we shall...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. NP residency/fellowship
    One is emergency medicine and the other is urgent care.
    Aug 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. NP residency/fellowship
    So I am going into my final semester and I am applying for two different fellowship programs. I was wondering if anyone here has any experience with these? If anyone has completed one or is in one?...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Review Course: Barkley or Fitzgerald?
    I have really like the material with Barkley Review, our program is requiring we use it. I've heard other people say the Fitz is good for clinical practice review but not as good for a test review. I...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Why did you become a Nurse Practitioner?
    I would not say they are "completely" different careers. They are different roles but you are a nurse as an NP. I think that working as a nurse for several years gives quality to the NP and well...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. AANP Certification Exam
    I will be taking the AANP in December after I graduate. My program is having us take the Barkley Review and I have the Leik book that I am going to go through and maybe do some practice exams. So you...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    That is one reason I don't like the term either, because of what it implies to all other professionals below the NP/PA.
    Aug 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Online schools and testing...
    More and more schools are requiring proctored exams, I use ProctorFree in my program. I've heard others use ProctorU. It gains programs more credibility I think. I don't mind the proctored exams, its...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Steps into becoming a NP
    Bachelor of RN, thats a new one.
    Aug 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  21. Confused-Which MSN program?
    Once you gain more experience you should have a better idea with which patient population you desire to work with. I'm an FNP student and I have experience treating patients from infant to elder in...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. Anything you wish you would have reviewed before going into an FNP program?
    Check out Clinical pathphysiology made ridicously simple by Dr. Aaron Berkowitz. And this website for assessment : The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School of Medicine You will...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Advanced Assessment - Any tips?
    Here is a great site you could check out with good information. The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School of Medicine I hear you, I know what you mean, you will also be using...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Why choose FNP (family nurse practitioner)
    PsychGuy I agree that the breadth education in NP programs is lacking but we are trained/taught as students (the expectation) to be novices until we gain more experience after graduation. I do not...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. Scholarship info
    Once you get accepted the program you are in should have scholarships you can apply.
    Aug 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


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