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  1. When the doctor doesn't respond to their page...
    Advise charge, call RR and/or send pt back to ED if the pt is deteriorating and provider is non-responsive. Remember that the nurse's primary obligation is to the patient, not anyone else.in this...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Throwing the computer out the window!!!
    Never trust a computer you can't throw out the window.... Wozniak
    May 12, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  3. FNP in a non-clinical position
    I am an FNP and DoN for the hospital I work in, I know that a hospital CEO in the valley is also an RN so there are definitely options out there
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. He Says/ She says, Who's in Charge?
    Strongly recommend you seek a place to practice elsewhere. If policy says x and practice does y then you are in a very bad position should there be a negative outcome, audit, or legal action taken....
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. NPs... Who is your boss?
    My immediate supervisor is the CEO and not an MD. I am in an interesting position in that I am the DoN and an FNP. With the FNP hat I am , I join the outpatient psych medical director and inpatient...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Questions about DNP's
    I'm done with the troll. As is common with trolls - no cogent argument is presented, no evidence supplied, no counter-point to any argument raised. The troll merely acts to raise emotional tension.
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  7. Questions about DNP's
    the DNP is a doctor. i will say that claiming a professional credential (physician) that one does not posses is unprofessional and i find it hard to believe that the DNP actually said that. As i...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  8. Questions about DNP's
    i'll answer with a bit less vitriol than was originally posted - first, if i wanted to go to med school and be a physician, that's what i would have done. i am in fact a nurse and very proud of...
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  9. ? about DNP accreditation
    short answer is that attending a program that is not accredited by a recognized agency is a risk that you must weigh. most schools have several accrediting bodies - one for the college or university...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  10. Online FNP/ACNP Programs
    ASU has a hybrid program, UofA has a program with local clinicals and two weeks every year, UofP has a hybrid program.
    Jul 30, '09
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Palm Pilot vs Phone downloads
    hands down - palm - blackberry is not a supported platform for the entire epocrates package
    Jul 30, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  12. How did NP school compare to receiving your BSN
    BSN was a cakewalk as it was mostly a rehash of the ADN with a couple of extras - half the MSN was that way as well (ie "nursing theory", research, ethics). The tough part of the MSN was the patho,...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. NP NEED MD?
    Arizona is like that - you can check the Pearson report at: http://www.webnp.net/ajnp08.html for a comparison of practice environments from state to state.
    Apr 11, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Integrated medicine?
    The University of Arizona has an interdisciplinary (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician's assistants) fellowship in integrative medicine directed by Dr Weil
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Is a NP also a " Physician?"
    maybe in any state law - but federal law, specifically the social security act (and medicare by extension), defines "physician" a bit more broadly to include dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, and...
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Help with a 3 question research paper
    sure, i'll participate.
    Apr 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. DNP's failing the test????
    i'm not insunuating as much as saying outright that DNPs (and frankly all new NPs) should be able to participate in federally funded and closely mentorred experiences after graduation and before...
    Mar 29, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. Differences (Educative/Clinical) between NP & PA
    my program has computer log system that tracks this info - what isn't included includes orientation, drive time, meetings, lectures, condition/disease discussions, etc. in a given 8 hour day...
    Mar 29, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. DNP's failing the test????
    It is this very steep learning cutrve that physicians are helped through via residencies. unfortunately those with an economic agenda, instead of a patient agenda, block the inclusion of DNPs in...
    Mar 29, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  20. DNP's failing the test????
    This is a poor comparison as noted, no one is eligible to sit for the NCLEX if they did not attend nursing school. A similar pattern is a point of critisism of the current medical license exams...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  21. Differences (Educative/Clinical) between NP & PA
    that's interesting because my clinical time only counts actual patient care time. If a patient no shows, i can't count that time, can't count lunch, can't count drive time from site-to-site. the...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. DNP's failing the test????
    I think one of the reasons we are in this position is the "turf war" that continues. the arguement that procedure X (IV start / suturing) can only be done by profession Y (nursing / medicine) has...
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  23. Differences (Educative/Clinical) between NP & PA
    :yeah:
    Mar 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. DNP's failing the test????
    surely you aren't saying that a physician who starts an IV is practing nursing? or are you saying sedation provided by a dentist is medicine? or a nurse who does diabetic foot checks is practicing...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  25. DNP's failing the test????
    newsflash: nurses have been providing primary care to the poor and undeserved for almost a century - it is only when they become an economic threat that medicine gets its ire up. as long as nurses...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


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