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  1. Geriatric NPs how many patients do u see?
    I see 15-25. It totally depends on the nature of the visit. Is it routine? Is the chart organized? How stable is the patient? Are the family members at the bedside, if so are they CRAZY? Most routine...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Completely lost it today... cool heads needed, please.
    Having an 11month home is probably the biggest part of the challenge. I have an 15 month old, who I leave at *daycare* everyday so I can go to work and deal with many ungrateful a-holes who are...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. NP in LTC, anyone do this?
    Yup, I work in an LTC. I have been doing it for about a year and I find it quite challenging. I am recently graduated, and the medical director has become my unofficial mentor. Pay is pretty good, I...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Is anybody else tired of the nurse practitioner craze?
    From the JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION Primary Care Outcomes in Patients Treated by Nurse Practitioners or Physicians JAMA Network | JAMA | Primary Care Outcomes in Patients...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    God, I gotta just say- yeah, grad school was intense both physically and academically. However, no amount of training from either a piddly online degree mill or fancy prestigious university, could...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Straight from BSN to NP and maturity
    I disagree. Go for it. Your brain is young and pliable now. You will absorb the new information like a sponge. I am a recently graduated NP, with RN experience, and in my early 30s. Trust me, NP work...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. This is how much ER doctors are making
    ER MDs in San Francisco make 205-250,000/yr ER NPs make 60-80/hr (roughly 1/2 the pay)
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Seasoned NPs: How do you switch specialities?
    Do you both have Acute Care NP certification? Have any leads on Bay Area jobs (namely SF?)
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Make more $$ and Work Less.
    Yeah SkiBumNP! That means we can have lunch in the Mission... -Iris P.S maybe you can help me get a job there too after I grow tired of the pay and lack of autonomy at my current entry level job
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Make more $$ and Work Less.
    SkiBumNP- Job openings in ED at Kaiser San Jose and SFGH. Apply!
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Seasoned NPs: How do you switch specialities?
    So, graduated last Dec and got a job as a new grad *phew* in a Long Term Care/Rehab facility. Feeling like Im ready to move on. Unfortunately, most of the job postings I have come across are looking...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Although I would LOVE to work as an RN before finishing my FNP...there are absolutely no jobs anywhere for us. Any suggestions on how to get this RN experience that everyone says is so vital to...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Although I would LOVE to work as an RN before finishing my FNP...there are absolutely no jobs anywhere for us. Any suggestions on how to get this RN experience that everyone says is so vital to...
    Mar 20, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Nurse Practitioner student
    Second thought: Im in my second semester of NP school, taking Primary Care I and Pharm + over 170 hours of clinic. Just found out Im pregnant. Not really sure how to handle this one. Any mothers...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Nurse Practitioner student
    Im trying to get through Pharm myself. The classes of antibiotics are giving me the most trouble for some reason. Epocrates has been helping me enormously in clinicals
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Samuel Merritt the ELMSN program interview?
    Hi all- Yipee...I got a an acceptance phone call this morning for the CM track. Now all I have to figure out budgeting and financial aid for the next couple of years Anyone else?
    Feb 22, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    Hey Blue! I live in Noe...we should meet up regardless of MEPN status
    Dec 21, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  18. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    [QUOTE=teenyjo;2554066]I do agree that the faculty members I spoke with were more than helpful - I was having trouble figuring out which specialty to choose given my goals and they really did answer...
    Dec 18, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    I have to hand to you my dear....you are pretty dynamic!
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  20. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    Nice to hear from you Karla- Im Iris, I have been lurking around these postings too with the occasional comment, but lately I feel that the vibe on this thread has gone south. I understand that...
    Dec 4, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  21. Gre/mepn/ucsf
    Hey rinnop- my gres: Verbal 580 Math-650 Writing 5.5 It falls in an acceptable range, but nothing eye popping I dont believe that GREs are really going to tip the scales one way or another. I...
    Dec 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Gre/mepn/ucsf
    Hey Elizabells, Can I ask you a very honest question? So I have quite a bit of patient care experiene, I am an RT in the NICU and PICU. I went to school for 2 years to get my credentials, but this...
    Dec 3, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    This question is for Teenyjo: I just read part of your blog....and congrats on putting something together like that. In regards to city living, I live in Noe valley SF, which is about 6 blocks away...
    Nov 28, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  24. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    Amen my dear....we are all freaking out hoping that by some strange luck, we get interviews. We all have completely different backgrounds/education/life experience and who is too say what the common...
    Nov 28, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  25. Any UCSF Mepn Applicants?
    I think that you are overlooking a very important aspect of the profession... teamwork. You will not last a minute in any unit if you dont how to help and work with your fellow collegues. This is not...
    Nov 27, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD


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