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  1. Cut my losses or see it through?
    Have you thought of getting some career counseling? There are tests you can take to help you narrow down your interests. That school sounded too fast paced. As far as multitasking, it takes practice.
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Is a FNP working for a Psychiatrist legal ??
    Get some psych CME's- there is a new DSM-the DSM 5, there is new medicare billing documentation the last couple of years- your doc may be on top of all this. Massachusetts General Hospital Academy...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Thoughts on ADD/ADHD Medication
    Not everyone has side effects. I suggest working with your psychiatrist to figure out the best treatment for your symptoms. The pharmacist should not be disrupting your relationship with your...
    Oct 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. hated by medical director.
    Agree with the two posters above. Start looking for a better work environment.
    Oct 4
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. can I be a cns at sjsu?
    If you go psych you want a psych np. The psych CNS exams are being retired..
    Sep 28
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  6. Has anyone gone from CNS to NP
    Trauma. Are you worried about not being able to find work with a CNS. I have the same issue. I understand that as long as I keep up the CNS and the state laws allow it I can practice.
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. NP working in a non-provider role
    If they are looking for an NP to do front desk work and a little extra ( administer vaccine, provide minimal education). They don't know what they are doing. I go back to they need an office nurse. ...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. NP working in a non-provider role
    The poster who says it could be a CNS role is correct. Since it is a new program you may need to write a job description. Also will you supervising office nurses, front desk people? Are you...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Is reentering nursing even possible for me?
    Take the refresher course and other suggestions people have given you. Put together a résumé and start job hunting. Best wishes
    Sep 19
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  10. Retiring In Your 70s
    I plan to work till at least mid 70's. I do locum tenens psych. APRN. I love my profession and doing it in 2-3 month contracts I do not burn out. I worked one place with a psychiatrist who was 82.
    Sep 19
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  11. NP working in a non-provider role
    It sounds like an office nurse job. They don't need a provider for that role.
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Afghani MD now a PA and NP
    I would list your md degree and would emphasize your interest and passion for nursing and health care. I wouldn't say anything about planning to be an np because they might not want to hire you for...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. WHAT if I cannot find my own housing??
    I generally do find people to hang out with but not always. When i don't, I chat with hotel staff about tourist things, I talk with friends on the phone, I swim, meditate, read, pursue interests,...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. Job offer
    Ask! If you have the offer this is the time to ask.
    Aug 28
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Psych NP burnout
    For the drug seekers you may want to have your own rules, ie only give benzos for pts in therapy and try everything else first- ssris, visteral, trazadone etc. For the burnout. I like swimming-...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. I am Humiliated
    I read that writing a "summary of qualifications", Three sentences tailored to the job and why they should hire you is preferred to "objective" They also supposedly like you to talk about...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. I am Humiliated
    I read that summary of qualifications- three sentences tailered t
    Aug 20
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Patient shoots Case Worker + Doctor who pulls out own weapon, prevents masacre
    I think part of responsible gun ownership is being able to use it under pressure like this psychiatrist did. I would think this would take a lot of practice. A commitment. More than a gun safety...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Fed up with this RN
    "Better not get your BSN? Who knows what else you'll forget?" (Of course, you are better off taking the high road, I guess. It is pathetic, really that she acts like this.)
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Locum Tenens - all input welcome!
    If you do a search for "locum tenens" for all nurses there are a few posts. When I traveled as a NP, they provided corporate housing. When I traveled as a staff nurse I took the stipend and found my...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. NPs in 10 years
    Staff nurse and NP are different jobs. I think working off shifts short staffed managing providers and other staff and taking care of patients should be well compensated. NP's autonomy and...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Recent CNS Graduate ?????
    I am still hoping that as we get closer to 2015, the remaining states will recognize CNS as APRN. I think that is the most direct way we can transfer from state to state and retain prescriptive...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Admin NP
    I do locum tenens as a psych np. I have an outpatient and an inpatient placement I return to. The outpatient is quite draining though i really like the staff and the patient population. The...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. What is your opinion of OTs?
    I like OT's for their evaluation skills- I think there is a test for independent living, and I am glad to hear OT's input on these kinds of things. I am in psych. Also in psych the OT run skills...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice