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  1. new NP cant find a job
    Hi OP, I was offered a FT nursing home position M-F with on/call between 4 ARNPs and 4 MDs for 83,000. 2 weeks PTO, medical, dental, ST and LT disability. With various other discounts from local...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. new NP cant find a job
    Don't give up! Even though I found a career in a community health center making little salary and there is no way my student loans will be paid because of my HRSA score being 13. I interviewed last...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. FNP in K-12?
    Hate to be blunt but we do absolutely nothing. I'm currently looking to get out so I don't loose my skills. Right now since we are on summer vacation, I get to work in one of the main clinics that's...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    I see what you are saying. That's why I hate texting/typing because some statements come across or can be perceived differently but I will say that I agree with what you are posting and the prices...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    Ok I will have to sign off this thread because clearly the OP asked which inhaler comes first and certainly I am not blaming the affordable care act if anything. Frankly, all insurances suck when it...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    Bottom line the answer is: the Albuterol or SABA goes first. That's an NCLEX question I believe in management of patient care and also basic pharmacology. It is also proven in Evidenced Based...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    Look, I just gave examples of which meds to use and I'm sure epocrates, the GOLD guidelines, or MPR won't steer us wrong as far as reference goes. I always start the patient off on the cheapest SABA...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    There are guidelines for COPD management. You can use a SABA prn for mild cases, for moderate you can do a combination inhaler such as Combivent, and for end-stage or severe we use the SABA...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    Also Ventolin HFA is not given routinely. It is suppose to be ordered or given prn. If the patient is using that MDI more than twice a week then they need intervention. That means that their asthma...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Which inhaler needs to be given first?
    The patient is right. You give the SABA first then the LABA or steroid last. Remember they must wash out their mouth after the steroids. The SABA or Albuterol is what keeps them open and the other...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Clinical Placement Opportunity FLORIDA KEYS
    Community Health Centers of South Florida has a Tavanier and Marathon site. Good luck
    Jul 1
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Interview at a nursing home next week
    Since this was the first interview they did not bring up salary in the first one but the second one they offered 83-84 K to start.
    Jul 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. NHSC Scholarship 2014-2015
    I didn't even try since the community health organization changed our tier and put our schools at the bottom of the lowest group.
    Jul 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Did your school's reputation affect getting hired?
    I think you will be fine. I have a colleague that is a graduate of Frontier and her job recommended that school to her. She's a WHNP.
    Jun 28
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Interview at a nursing home next week
    To all the fellow NPs that work for a NH, what should be the salary requirement I should ask for and should I even waste my time interviewing because of the pay scale? I live in Miami, Fl and I have...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. NP to DNP - trying to decide
    I am almost finished the tedious application process to the nursing CAS and I take my GRE on Saturday which is only worth 1 point towards the application process. I'm still feeling hesitant to go...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  17. NP to DNP - trying to decide
    I too have applied to a local state university here in South Florida for the DNP program but I'm having second thoughts. I'm not so sure if I want to pursue that degree anymore well at least for...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. Disappointment trying not to be discouraged (very long post)
    67K?!!!! No way! Even 70K is way too low and not to mention student loan repayments! I make 80k and that's not even enough and I'm in Miami but drive an hour away to get to work! This is very...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Fnp certification review course
    Both helped me remember important details. I took the AANP
    May 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Fnp certification review course
    I did Barkley face to face here in Miami and APEA audio CDs
    May 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Combined DNP and WHNP?
    I think Frontier Uinversity would be your best best.
    May 27
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. AANP FNP Certification Exam ---urgent HELP needed pleaseeeee
    I did the Barkley Review when he came down to Miami in 2012 plus I also downloaded Fitzgerald audio which put me to sleep every single time. APEA CDs were awesome and she gave fantastic ways to...
    May 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Aspiring NP, but scheduled for a 2016 BSN graduation
    The DNP is a recommendation for all four APN categories which mean that if you obtain an MSN by the time it is a requirement, you will be grandfathered in and can still practice with that degree. I...
    May 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. new grad NP passed ANCC, & just learned program did not receive accreditation
    Looks like you need to be speaking with a lawyer about this and in the meantime, start back from scratch with an accredited program. I honestly feel sorry for you but never give up until you see...
    May 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. need advice again...please give input
    Ohhhh her Alk phos is up too! That's not good either! I'd be definitely chatting away with the Collaborating MD. Keep us posted!
    May 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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