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  1. NP to MD bridge program
    I personally don't think it's an extremely far out concept. Nor do I feel it's an impossibility for the future. Now, how far in the future this could possibly happen is the true question into...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    In my RN to BSN program there is no individual patho/pharm course required as a prerequisite. There is no pharm/Patho course in the curriculum, this seems to be the case with many RN to BSN programs....
    Apr 5
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    Exactly. We had separate Pharm coursework in my ADN course and patho integrated into each separate course and specific pharm content according to the area of nursing we were studying too. Now is...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. I have the time (to pee)
    I agree with the sentiment that it's more so about MAKING the time to use the bathroom. I must admit that Sometimes, though, I just get so caught up in what I'm doing I don't ever feel the urge to...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    COO isn't a clinical role, it's an administrative one. Anyone with any licensure, or lack there of, can delegate administrative/business-related tasks. For ex. A CNA who is a COO can tell the MD when...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. NC and Distance/Out-of-State NP Programs
    Thanks zmansc! FNU is my first choice school for when I go to pursue my FNP. I agree that this whole "approval" deal isn't entirely "fair" for a well established and well-known school such as FNU...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    According to the NC Nursing practice act, it is beyond the scope of practice for a LPN to assign nursing activities to a RN. However, the LPN act in non-clinical supervisory role. ...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. NC and Distance/Out-of-State NP Programs
    Apparently if they aren't on the list, the no. I'm not sure though. The list hasn't changed in over a year. I am wondering of any school will ever be approved. I talked to Frontier and they said they...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Am I too young to get my Masters?
    I started nursing school at 18 and became a RN at 20. I got my first choice job on a CVICU and I love it!!! I wanted to get a year experience because I felt I needed it. It's all about what you are...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Am I too young to go straight to get my Masters degree
    I became a nurse (ADN) at 20 (about 4 months before turning 21) and hope to start grad school in the next year, before I turn 23. I will have been a nurse a little over a year if I start in August of...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Part-Time NP Programs: Opinions?
    Can the church say Amen???? Praise!!! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses
    Mar 17
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. new NP cant find a job
    Futures right. Frontier is usually cited as one if the better online programs. I've never in my 4 years on this board seen someone say that had a major issue with Frontier. It was actually my first...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. CT APRN Advocacy support legislation NP to work independent of doctors
    No. CNS do not prescribe here. I'm not sure if they can even make a diagnosis. From what the NPA says they work solely in a role of a educator/expert clinician in their particular population focus....
    Mar 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Any North Carolina Western Governors MSN student?
    Southeast NC. I think I will have completed 15 units, or 6 classes by the term end. I'm just doing the BSN for now. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 9
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  15. CT APRN Advocacy support legislation NP to work independent of doctors
    We do recognize CNS, but it's not mandatory for a CNS to have recognition and a license number on the NC BON website. If one does decide to voluntarily be recognized then they can apply for that and...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Any North Carolina Western Governors MSN student?
    I am about to finish my first term in 2 weeks!!! I really like it thus far!!!! Let me know if you have any questions. I am in SE NC! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 9
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. CT APRN Advocacy support legislation NP to work independent of doctors
    Sounds awesome! At least some progress is being made. Now I'd only NC would hurry up and jump on the bandwagon. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Requiring Bedside Experience for NP
    I agree. I think experience can be more beneficial than not in most cases. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Walden University BEWARE
    Proactive! Congrats again! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 7
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  20. Walden University BEWARE
    Wow that was fast. I aka ways hear of people having to wait 3 or 4 weeks to test. Congrats Mark! Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 6
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  21. Unifying the Advanced Practice Roles
    Exactly! I can kind of understand why there may be a splitting of Neonatal and the rest of Pediatrics, but I still feel that it could be a specialty option for a acute and primary care educated...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Unifying the Advanced Practice Roles
    Yea. My issue is more with those who want to specialize in one particular age population, Peds or Adult. Sent from my iPhone using allnurses.com
    Mar 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Unifying the Advanced Practice Roles
    True. I think that could be addressed though. If it caused in increase in the required minimal clinical hours for those particular programs that wouldn't be a bad thing. There are clinical principles...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Unifying the Advanced Practice Roles
    What I think is fragmented is the required separate education and certification for acute and primary care populations. I guess what in trying to say is that it seems that if one want to...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. FNPs in the Hospital?
    Many of the APNs I know personally don't care for the consensus model very much, for varying reasons. I know one of the nurses on the CVICU where I work, just passed his FNP boards and is being...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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