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  1. Fecal transplants for CDiff
    Haven't been involved in many but the ones we've done have been successful. We will only do it in cases of repeated failure of standard treatment as you describe. It is really simple. We ask for...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  2. stroke neurology
    Check out the stroke certificate at University of Southern Indiana College of Nursing and Health Professions • Stroke Certificate Program
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. stroke neurology
    If you are truly interested in stroke neurology this info may be helpful. I believe the Net Stroke program at learnstroke.net was originally affiliated with UAB's stroke program, but it provides...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP in surgery dept
    Check out NIFA's website...lots of good OR education and they have basically a half-price sale on the RNFA cert for NP's through the end of the month. Probably worth talking to them as I have never...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Reprimanded for reporting medication errors and so much more
    OP, please don't make the mistake of suffering from an overly developed sense of righteousness. If you find that "others" are always making mistakes and making things difficult for you, it may be...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. NP doing colonoscopy or endoscopy
    Anyone work in a setting where NP's or PA's do endoscopy or colonoscopy? My new collaborating physician has expressed that he and the other MD's are interested in training a NP or PA to do these...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  7. Colonscopy...won't say "never again" but..probably never again
    Outstanding post JRN72! Just got hired as NP for GI practice and this post is just what I needed to read. Best wishes and thanks a million!!
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  8. What is your take home?
    Awesome thread! This is the kind of thing we need to see what is really out there and what we should be aiming for (at least down the road). Can anyone recommend any good resources for the...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. NP job interview in specialty ADVICE needed!
    Maybe you could emphasize that you have ENOUGH experience and exposure to be good at the job but without the baggage of bad habits that sometimes comes with MORE experience. Also emphasize your...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. Passed ANCC & AANP...and these are the resources that I would recommend
    Go to ANCC website, choose "knowledge center", then "education", then "online courses" then "certification/online learning". Not the easiest site to navigate but good info.
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. I keep failing the FNP boards, please help with advice
    Sorry to hear about the troubles. It really sounds like a test taking issue and just plain overload. I had to finally stop with all the sources and just choose one. I chose Hollier over...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Passed ANCC & AANP...and these are the resources that I would recommend
    Just passed ANCC. Very interesting test. Found the ANCC test bank, ANCC test tips very helpful. Did Fitzgerald CD's and found them to be good, but too much extraneous information that is better...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Passed ANCC & AANP...and these are the resources that I would recommend
    This was a great help to me. ANCC See the Test Taking strategies course; it includes tips and 50 test questions that show rationale & application of the test taking strategies.
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Non-NP Review course
    Has anyone done a non-NP review course in addition to Fitzgerald or the others? Fitzgerald is great, but considering an online PANCE review package also.
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Nursing strikes again!
    Not surprised to hear that. CRNA's do have it together with regard to their certifying body and how they regulate themselves. They also do a better job of focusing on the hard science and what...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Nursing strikes again!
    Just graduated AGNP program AND have several offers. What's the problem? I can't even get a test date. Why must my program be accredited, then I must submit an app to the certifying body detailing...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. FNP new grad -- offered a GI job -- should I take it?
    I too have been offered GI position. I've just graduated and a couple of orthos have mentioned interviews. I love ortho but don't love the hours they put in....my family situation just won't allow...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. New job offer
    The supervising physician split sounds fishy. Is the supervising physician splitting their bonus with you?
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Sick of the Certs!!!!!  Just let 'em be an NP!
    My original frustration stems from the ridiculous maze we must all navigate to get our piece of cheese. This is difficult enough without all the other mice crying "foul." We must revise our...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Sick of the Certs!!!!!  Just let 'em be an NP!
    I am amazed that the academic leadership does not recognize how the creation and insistence upon all of these certs marginalizes NP's and limits our practice. The DNP is a missed opportunity to say...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Sick of the Certs!!!!!  Just let 'em be an NP!
    Below is my response to the posts of others in another APN forum where a job was posted requiring ACNP and FNP certs. Some were quick to point out the wrongness of this job post. Is anyone else...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. ACNP/RNFA salary negotiations
    Remember, you are now an Advance Practice Professional. Forget the small ball thinking. The offer needs to be fair, but remember that they can bill at 85% of physician pay for what you do. They...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. cardiac nurse practitioner
    Sounds frustrating. In addition to answering Juan's questions, I would suggest that you find some like-minded providers in the practice and develop your own "team" with them. Everyone may never get...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Oncology & blood transfusions
    Thanks for your reply!
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  25. Oncology & blood transfusions
    Just a question for oncology experts. Our ortho floor has recently had a few oncology patients. Just wondering......Do oncology patients usually get a lot of transfusions of blood or components?
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Oncology Nursing


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