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  1. Need a medication convertion app.
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  2. CE for emergency department NPs
    ACEP/SEMPA - APP (Advanced Practice Provider Academy see you there!
    Aug 18, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. NP Salary
    Just to piggyback, it does depend on where/how you work AND if you are a senior RN. In my case, there was very little salary increase, I'm figuring a few grand. Granted, my situation is a bit...
    Aug 14, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. 4th week at ED.. it's hell, we should be called gods of labor
    You will learn WHAT is important now, in 5" and in 15". Disgusting as it sounds, feces is not emergent, nor is charting and certainly not stewardess type services. Give it a few more weeks and...
    Aug 2, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. How do you figure out which imaging type is best?
    This will help you: I find it most helpful, the articles are very interesting reading! And, who better to trust than radiologists?
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Experienced NP desiring VA job
    Make sure your peers respond quickly thru Vetpro
    May 9, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Working for the VA
    And it may take three to six months before fully on board. Be patient, good things come...
    Apr 19, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. VA NPs malpractice coverage question
    I do not have coverage. I have been named in three suits and never asked for a deposition. I am threatened for liable several times per year, usually over narcotics or antibiotics. Oh how I LOVE...
    Apr 15, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Experienced NP desiring VA job
    Lubbock, I think you'll be fine. As a VA NP myself, it really depends upon the market and you appear to have plenty of experience. I recently interviewed six NPs, 4 with tons of experience, 1...
    Mar 25, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. What's your "must have" app?
    First Consult very handy as Medscape
    Jan 31, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Advanced Pathophys Textbook
    Checkout, esp if you have a tablet or don't want to spend a ton.
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Straight to FNP or work full-time first?
    This article was handed out to us during my first semester during grad school (VU) Rich ER. Does RN experience relate to NP clinical skills?Nurse Pract. 2005 Dec;30(12):53-6. After studying,...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Would you do it over again?
    Either are fine, I've worked alongside a PA my entire NP career. I believe (my opinion only) that PAs are more surgically and broadly prepared for just about any job out of school. As Ivan...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Can anyone recommend a good procedures book?
    Essential-Orthopaedics-Expert-Consult My FAVORITE currently reading on the bookshelf. The color images and expert information cannot be beat.
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. current Adult NP considering FNP??
    Another ANP here. I thought about the same thing! Took me ~6 months to even find a job. They even offered to pay to send me back to school, but i declined as I did not plan on staying with that...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. ANP scope of practice (or ANP/WHNPs out there practicing)
    Another ANP here. Your correct, GYN care is very limited in the ANP world and I think its so for a purpose. We covered the PAP, STDs and BCPs and that's about it. This is why we have WHNP! ...
    May 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Out of state RX
    Actually, your DEA is "practice" setting. If you work for three different employers, you should have three different DEA numbers. If you work for ONE employer at three different hospitals, then you...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Out of state RX
    It doesn't matter where you call from. Your office, home, Russia, as long as you treat/Rx folks in your state of licensure. The exception is federal practice (e.g. VA, military, PHS, IHS) While...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Can NPs prescribe meds for off label purposes?
    Don't sweat this too much. You will find all kinds of usages for drugs, "off label" doesn't mean unsafe. A few examples from my daily experience: Droperidol, Reglan, Benedryl, Magnesium for...
    Feb 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. VA Nurses!  Have a question for you!
    Curious, why are you going from ICU to Tele? I figure you'd be a snap for an ICU job. I'm on my third hop in the VA over 12 years. Get to know the managers and keep a great attendance record,...
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. I feel like I'm wasting my time :(
    yes ma'am! I had a 2.97, had been out 15 years. But... I believe I blew them away on my essay(s) and had taken three courses as a "pre" student thru the hospital, so had a 4.0 in those classes. ...
    Jan 29, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. ER/ED Nurse Practitioner
    Your are most welcome, ask away!
    Jan 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. iPad almost 2 years later
    I too still am enamored with my Pad. Only concern is the weight with extended use. Kinda painful if I'm reading a lot and I have to position myself in the recliner to just simply rest my hands....
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  24. Pharmacy Guide for phone???
    Medscape <- the bomb
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  25. What would you do?? ugh!
    MSN, wisest choice, most options, quickest
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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