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  1. Family NP vs Psychiatric NP..whose more favorable / marketable
    Ultimately you need to decide what area you are most passionate about. I am in a PMHNP program. Marketability is, in part, due to your location. Are you able to relocate after graduation? Do you feel...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. Help me not be cynical
    Trust me, there are a LOT of these types out there. I work in a detention center and it's a growing problem. They doctor shop, pharmacy hop, "lose their scripts," leave them in their vehicle back in...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Deferred enrollment twice, considering deffering again
    I deferred two years ago. It was a good decision. I am now enrolled in an online program and I'm happy I decided to attend. However, based on your post it sounds like you need time to just enjoy life...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Changing NP certification
    Once you have your MSN you can add a post cert. in psych or any other area of interest.
    Jun 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. E-books vs paper?
    I don't care for ebooks...I like the real thing...highlighters, pencils, real pages. But I'm an older student so that's something that stuck with me. The world is digital now but I'll stick with...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Where have you applied? Gotten your acceptance/rejection letter yet?
    Ashleigh, where is UNCNP?
    Jun 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. flexibility
    Following...this is what I want as PMHNP.
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I dislike nursing but love therapy--PMHNP or LMHC?
    PMHNPs can bill for therapy. You can definitely carve a niche for yourself as well as manage meds. I think the ER is one of the more dangerous environments in health care. Go for what you're...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Let me ask sort of a blunt question
    I get where you're coming from...completely. I left the hospital scene because I was spoiled by a wonderful hospital in another state. When I moved I was shocked by exactly what you're referring to...
    May 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Give me advanced patho advice!
    ella86rn, tried to send a PM...your box is full. :yuck:
    May 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Suggestions for online Psych NP Program
    EKU is $590/credit hour. No residency, find your own preceptors.
    May 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Suggestions for online Psych NP Program
    Not heard of it until now. It looks good! There is a residential component so just be aware of that.
    May 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. A little Afraid
    If you can share more about your situation I'm sure you'll find support and suggestions here. :yes:
    May 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Give me advanced patho advice!
    Amen! I'm hoping boards are more application type questions than raw info. I'm stressed too...about starting grad school in general!
    May 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Suggestions for online Psych NP Program
    xmas16, I sent you a PM. :) Let's connect!
    May 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Give me advanced patho advice!
    Hopefully the 18th then! I will need all the time I can muster!
    May 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Give me advanced patho advice!
    ella86, I'm in class with you! Hoping the modules are thorough. Each chapter has a summary. I'm skimming over those first 14. Do the Blackboard classes ever become available before the morning of the...
    May 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. P/MHNP
    Interested also
    May 7
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Anyone in Advanced Patho?
    I agree...I'm reviewing whatever I can and the mix only benefits my retention of information. Kahn Academy has some great beginner type videos for a refresher.
    May 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    ADN age 38; BSN 52; MSN/PMHNP 55 :up:
    May 5
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    Yes, EKU is Eastern KY Univ. And we arrange our own clinical sites/preceptors.
    May 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    PMHNP online at EKU beginning 2 weeks from today!
    May 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. CRNA vs PMHNP
    I live in a small community and have had no problem shadowing PMHNPs. The provider asks permission of the client, they sign something, I sign something and it's all good.
    May 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  24. Preparing for NP School
    Great suggestion by zmansc. I'm reading some basic "Incredibly Easy" books to brush up on very rusty topics like pathophys. It's been a lotta years for me and I'm nervous about jumping back in. I'm...
    May 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. Where have you applied? Gotten your acceptance/rejection letter yet?
    Accepted EKU PMHNP online program starting summer 2014 No GRE required if GPA meets criteria GPA 3.8 :wavey:
    Apr 21
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


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