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  1. Cruel Summer
    Don't be hard on yourself. I never understood why my patients said living is hard and dying is easy. You have a lot on your plate right now so much that you find yourself lost in the midst of it all....
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Failed AANP
    Congratulations Yasmin! Cheers on your success and remember the best is yet to come! Lexi ;):cool:
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Failed AANP
    I passed my exam- 3rd time is a charm they say. It was hard! But I pressed through and took 3 breaks which gave me the strength to keep pushing through. Big Dreamer than you for your prayers,...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Nurse to Patient Ratio in a SNF
    I agree with goldenmom. Always cover yourself. I worked prn in a SNF and we the nurses had 20 pts a piece. When we started having frequent call outs, we started making copies of the assignment and...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Does anyone else plan to stay in bedside?
    I can relate to you because working 12's going up and down long hallways with no sort of cushion on the floors do take a toll on your feet no matter how fit one is. I am addicted to running and do a...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Education - What's next?
    Give yourself more credit being a military nurse and what you've accomplished so far- this is something I downplay a great deal. Like the plan you made to move forward with your education. You can...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. RNs who work in Long Term Facilities
    Networking is a good idea if you find you don't want to work in LTAC. I am grateful for all my beginnings because they lead to bigger things. Try volunteering in local events or services in your...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Does anyone else plan to stay in bedside?
    Nursing is my life however, in my role as a bedside nurse, I promised myself that I will always learn something more. So going back to school for each degree was a must for me. I will probably...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. interview weakness
    You have lots of great ideas that you can use to ace the interview. Don't doubt yourself because you can ace it. One of the things that worked for me was that I found out through small talk that...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  10. Failed AANP
    I noticed that too Aussierules.
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Switching careers and interested in psychiatric NP
    For Georgia, the salary is within the VA hospital not on the outside in clinics or pvt places. There are very few positions on the outside but you can go to any state with the VA hospitals. With...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. passing the AANP or ANCC exam
    Anytime. You WILL pass!!
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Is ANCC easier than AANP?
    Well stated and thoroughly explained Sierra117. You are an excellent resource with regards to lifting one's spirit and focusing on solutions instead of knocking one down. Hats off to you! Lexi
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Failed the AANP and ANCC
    Well stated! I loved # 7 I found out I am not an auditory learner too. You got exhausted at question 75 and I had narcolepsy (even my brain was protesting) -smile I didn't take any breaks but I...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. passing the AANP or ANCC exam
    Don't look at it as a setback. Look at it as a tough practice exam. You can do it. You studied and worked hard so congratulate yourself on getting over another hurdle. Next time you will clear it.....
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Failed AANP
    A solid foundation in the concepts/disease process/patho/treatment/etc is a must. Once you have this and can tell me about the different processes etc. You can handle any exam. If you just do...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Passed Adult AANP Certification Exam
    Casias12 is right about the boards. A good deal of the questions I have yet to see at the clinic. I was thinking more along the lines of the most common diagnoses that are usually seen in outpatient...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Switching careers and interested in psychiatric NP
    The FNPs here in GA on the psychiatric unit are making 98,000. My friend is going for her Psych NP cert. I guess location and demand has a lot to do with it. I know about the psychotherapy salary. ...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. I passed my first year of nusring school
    My pleasure! We are here to encourage and support you through your journey so when you hit a snag in the road or have questions post them here. Lexi
    May 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Failed boards 5 times?
    Well states. You covered everything well in your response. Remember you cannot memorize your way in the NCLEX. You need an understanding of the concepts plus everything else listed above in the post...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. I passed my first year of nusring school
    Huge congratulations are in order!!!!!!! The world is yours for the taking. SO go ahead and make your mark. Lexi
    May 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. "For-profit" schools... As bad as they say?
    You get what "you" put into it. I did University of Phoenix and Walden and gained not only essential real world know how in terms of workplace success but also colleagues from all around the world. I...
    May 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Why do nurses constantly say they don't hire ASN?
    dance4life. Where do these nurses get to look down on other nurses? I thought our profession embodied compassion? You mean this only relates to our patients and not our colleagues. I would take an...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Smarten me up please! I come to you humble.
    The resources posted are great. You may find it beneficial to join a professional association - yearly meetings, workshops, and a great venue to network with others across the globe. There are also...
    May 8, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. I'm BACK
    Congratulations are in order for a job well done!
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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