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  1. On Negative Feedback
    Just throwing a thought out here, but if a new nurse has learned a skill or was exposed to some really good EBP, is their feedback listened too or even considered by experienced nurses? I am asking...
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anyone else feeling overwhelmed?
    My brick and mortar first semester has Pathophysiology, Health assessment (with a 3 hour lab additional) quantitative analysis and a community health systems. Am I stressed? Yup.
    Aug 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Medical Mash-Up
    Okay, the spelling thread got me thinking. My kids and husband and daughters are great hypochondriacs and have heard enough terminology to make them dangerous. My daughter, "Mom, is this...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Still Reeling From This
    I read a quote once...."Life is good, Death is not bad" It resonates with me to this day, having seen bad deaths and good deaths. I strongly feel that every person should have the right to...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    Summer classes are very difficult to do well in (in general) in my experience and that is at the undergrad level. I did my first graduate class during this summer and I was hammered, and it wasn't...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    KansaFNP, I would "like" your above post a hundred times if I could, great sense of humor.
    Aug 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Busy Lamentation
    psychguy, I think I remember you have a year left of school? I am getting ready to start in a week at my Brick and mortar for my pmhnp and I am savoring every last drop of free time because I...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. My poor husband
    I just spit my coffee all over the keyboard....hope the exam goes well.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Props to Esme12
    tyvin, you put it very well, and that's exactly why I wrote about her, she is a mentor to many. Aren't nurses supposed to teach? Not just teach the new nurses/patients who fit their ideal of...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. asn program and working full time
    Yes, it's possible but much depends on your work schedule and clinical schedule. If you haven't already, talk to the nurse faculty and see what the schedules are like. I know my ASN program was the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Props to Esme12
    I don't post often compared to some but I do read AN extensively. I stay out of the flame wars but it gets really old seeing the same garbage over and over again, from both old and new nurses. With...
    Aug 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. TMI at Dinner
    Trauma stuff doesn't faze my gang, but heaven forbid I mention a c-dif code brown or draining abscess.....
    Jul 9
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  13. First clinical day as an NP student tomorrow :)
    No advice really, I have yet to start my clinicals, although I am doing classes right now. Relax, and maybe carry something on which to take notes on things to ask or look up after clinical? Good...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    "I think a lot of people here have issues with reading comprehension. Most of us on here have agreed that online schools do not hurt the profession. Online programs from REPUTABLE, RESPECTED,...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Biting Your Tongue
    "Things I’d like to say to patients (or their families) and get away with:" Stop Talking! When you ask me a question please listen to my answer instead of continuing to talk louder and over me. ...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Wow....just...wow. Can't top that but I do remember the boyfriend who brought his post cath (4th one), morbidly obese girlfriend a bag of burger king food (supersized with fries of course) and a box...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. How did you change?
    I planned on becoming a nurse to pursue Pediatric NP and then FNP down the road. Fast forward through ICU, Psych, skilled and rehab and I am starting my psych NP this summer. I think I would not be...
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Just a bad shift...
    Every day is like that in my old facility.....it's why I left. I'm with the Commuter, it's not for me.
    Jun 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Petition to Force NP Programs to Provide Preceptors
    USSTusk..........Exactly! I have been doing the same, my school provides preceptors but I have networked for this very reason as I also had some nightmare RN preceptors. I am paying for a masters...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  20. PMHNP Role Delineation Study
    Hi all, I came across this study and I thought it was very informative, especially for students and new practitioners. ...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. NP clinicals vs PA clinicals
    CINAHL, PUBMED would be where I would look for studies that have been done on the topic, plus just googling it.. As a FNP student I imagine you have already checked out those sources though. To...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. R.N first or straight to N.P?
    My 2 cents....I entered nursing with the desire to culminate as an APRN. I did my prereqs while running my own business, attended an associates program while working, obtained my RN license, got a...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  23. PMHNP and violent patients
    "I think psychiatry can be an amazing field if you like to listen and observe people, you have a sense of optimism about individuals, and you're open-minded and accepting of diversity in all its...
    May 31
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Magnet Status
    My 2 cents.... I have worked in 2 hospitals in my area that are non magnet (one is also a teaching hospital and seeking magnet to "compete") and currently work in one that is/was magnet and is also a...
    May 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Just received a A D+ in psychology
    Although a doctor has a great deal of knowledge which I will learn from (no matter his/her personality), he is not a paid faculty who is expected to provide me with a learning experience. I have...
    May 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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