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  1. PNP interview process?
    This was similar to my most recent interviewing experience. I interviewed for an inpatient position and it was a two day long experience. I interviewed with physicians, NPs and PAs within the medical...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Did your school's reputation affect getting hired?
    I have a couple of different thoughts about this. After I graduated from my NP program (outside of my home state), I already had several jobs waiting for me (in my home state), so I can't say whether...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Should I get my DNP or go PhD in Nursing
    You might take a look at University of New Mexico's DNP program. They have developed their DNP program for Nurse Executives and it is completed entirely online. In fact, it is not open to advance...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  4. PMHNP and violent patients
    I currently practice in a number of different settings: acute inpatient, correctional, emergency department and have a small outpatient private practice. The environment that I feel safest in is...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Starting my own practice...
    I echo what zenman has said - make it clear to your patients what you are comfortable doing/prescribing from the onset and don't waiver. My website makes it very clear what my policies and practices...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. PMHNPs: where are you working?
    I am a PMHNP and am practicing in a number of different environments. I am an attending provider on an acute inpatient unit, have a contract with several correctional facilities, provide services in...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Becoming a new grad NP at my current RN job?
    I would say that it largely depends. I started working on an inpatient psychiatric unit as a clinical social worker and continued to work on the unit as social worker while in nursing school. I took...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Psychiatric NP Questions
    Hi priorities2 - I have some friends who I graduated with who were interested in doing some psychotherapy and they were able to negotiate the opportunity to have a few patients that they saw for both...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Psychiatric NP Questions
    Hi luckylady5 - I can't speak to the market in the Boston area...but I am both a PMHNP and an LCSW. I never had an issue with employment as an LCSW - there was always work, of course, I have found...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Orientation for new grad Psych Nurse Practitioners
    I have found that this varies significantly from place to place, but overall, most facilities will offer a very minimal orientation (a few hours). I have several part-time jobs and work in two...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. UMass Boston- is there smething I'm missing??
    I looked into the FNP program at UMass Boston as a post-masters certificate student. Having earned both my MSN (PMHNP) and DNP predominately online, I am pretty familiar with how online programs...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Getting the DEA License
    Sailornurse - below this is taken directly from the DEA website, may want to have those physicians and NPs that you work with take a look at this to ensure they are in compliance. It also does appear...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Getting the DEA License
    I have looked into this, because I didn't want to spend the extra $731 unnecessarily. According to the DEA (and the credentialing offices of the hospitals that I work in) you are required to maintain...
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Getting the DEA License
    I have a DEA number in two states. In both states I received my DEA number within a week after applying (around 5-7 days - I remember because I was surprised at the quick turnaround time). I...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. MDs dont own the physician title
    I practice as an NP in New Mexico, while we do have completely independent practice in our state, we do not use the title of "physician." There are no restrictions in our state on the use of the...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  16. MDs dont own the physician title
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    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  17. Billing Service
    I am a psychiatric nurse practitioner and am starting a private practice. Does anyone have any recommendations for a good billing service?
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. NPs... Who is your boss?
    Hi NurseKJ - I work in a couple of different hospitals and don't find that I encounter issues with nursing administration. I work in an independent practice state, so we are generally afforded the...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Switching careers and interested in psychiatric NP
    Hi Mkim680 - I was (still am) an LCSW prior to going to nursing school and eventually becoming a PMHNP. In terms of having an LMHC license, these will not have an impact on nursing education or...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Using MDs for clinical rotation preceptors?
    I did my PMHNP program through a blended (online and face-to-face) program that was outside of the state that I reside in. The program would approve contracts for clinical placements with MDs or NPs....
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. NPs ever have to take call?
    I work in psychiatry and the call issue always seems to come up. I am curious how others have negotiated this? Because I am not salaried anywhere that I work, I am always compensated additionally for...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Independent Contractor vs. Regular Employee?
    Hi Reeya - I have both contract and employee relationships in my current work settings. My accountant has recommended that I negotiate at least 20% above my typical hourly employed (W2) rate for...
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Psychiatric NP's on consult service?
    Hi ivyleaf - Im sorry that I neglected to come back to this post and reply. I work in a private, for-profit health system. We do not have residents or fellows in the system, so there are more...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. NP licensure in multiple states?
    Hi Miss PsychNP - your post brought a question to mind. I recently became licensed in a neighboring state in order to work on an as needed basis at another facility. The licensing process was rather...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Drug Rep Hassles
    I have always had positive interactions with the drug reps that call on the clinic that I practice in. My medical assistant is great about serving as a gate keeper, because my schedule is usually...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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