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  1. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    Sign me up for clinical nurse 3 at 300k!
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Why choose FNP (family nurse practitioner)
    This is a topic for another thread, but the short answer is that the quality online schools actually do a good job of monitoring student's clinical progress, though they do put additional...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. Why choose FNP (family nurse practitioner)
    Family Nurse Practitioner is one of many NP specialities. FNPs are educated to treat any age across the lifespan, other types of NPs focus on a specific age range (neonatal, pediatric, adult-geri) or...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Do the CNAs or RNs wipe rear ends
    Everybody wipes a rear end.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Student malpractice insurance
    Always a good idea to have your own personal policy. Both as a student and a practicing NP.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. What are the pros/con's of accelerated MSN programs?
    You will find passionate arguments for both sides of the "non-traditional" debate for NPs. Most of it really depends on the individual: you plans for the future, your financial situation, your...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. I need to vent...politics of private practice
    I can see your frustration and it is understandable, you were doing your best for the patient. I also can see the PCPs frustration. It is not just about financials it's about effectively managing...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. master in nursing?
    To have completed graduate school.
    Jul 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Took FOREVER to get my license!
    Controlled substances takes longer sometimes. Insurance and hospital credentialing can take several months. All in all it's a long process and it sounds like you missed a few tedious steps along...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Positive drug test letter from BON
    The BON, the current employer, future employers, the police, the DEA, patients, patients families, the poster, the posters family, etc. If the OP came to work drunk it would be the same problem.
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. Pls advise! Windows vs Android/iPhone for student NPs
    I would go with iphone.
    Jul 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Nurses are Not Doctors
    That was posted by someone who has neither gone to NP school nor PA school.
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Simmons College FNP On Campus program
    You may be able to work full time (if going part time) until the last two semesters where it becomes nearly impossible. If you go full time you will only be able to work the first two semesters...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  14. Simmons College FNP On Campus program
    As I have posted on several threads, the brick-and-mortar program at Simmons is one of the most respected NP programs in one of the world's most prestigious medical areas. The board pass rate is...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Do future employers look negatively on an online FNP degree?
    Best bet is to call and ask some local employers. Simmons is a well-respected brick-and-mortar school that has expanded. It will likely be better that other online-only programs, but you won't...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Nurses are Not Doctors
    1. At least 600 hours are required for national certification so I doubt there are many 400 hour programs out there.... 2. The difference in medical and APN education means the MDs/DOs have a much...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nurses are Not Doctors
    1. PA's never get in a tizzy about INDEPENDENT practice because their scope of practice is entirely tied to physicians and thery are regulated entirely by the board of medicine. PAs have pushed this...
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. New FNP offers/pay
    There is a very similar thread to this already posted with a number of responses. You may get some more info there.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. ANCC Family NP exam
    Take a live review course. Well Worth the money.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Nurses are Not Doctors
    It was intended as a small joke to lighten an otherwise tense thread; I assume most people would read it that way. You really think I am "equally arrogant" to some of the other posters on this...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    The irony of two people me to "stop being self-righteous" and commenting on NP education and practice who have never worked a day as a nurse let alone completed APN education or functioned in a...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Still don't get the BSN ADN thing...
    Just because you covered once doesn't mean that you don't learn more covering it again. In my academic career I have taken some form of pathophysiology a dozen times and each time I learn more. ...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Still don't get the BSN ADN thing...
    Yes. The dozen studies published in major medical and nursing peer-reviewed journals shouldn't be considered factual because...well because you don't agree.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    There are sick people that need care across the country, in both rural and urban settings, and there are not enough providers to care for them. Keeping people without care so a profession can...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. NP vs PA duties in critical care
    Maybe we could call them "nurse extenders"...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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