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  1. Life after CRNA school dismissal/withdrawal
    I never tried to go back to NA school after I left. I just transferred over to the University's FNP program. All of my classes transferred. My anesthesia clinical hours didn't transfer but that was...
    Oct 28
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Life after CRNA school dismissal/withdrawal
    I left anesthesia school more than halfway through the program. I just couldn't stand the OR environment. Made great grades, great performance reviews but just hated anesthesia. I should mention...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. What's it like? Home Health Nurse Practitioner
    I work full time doing house calls. My patients for whatever reason can not make into a clinic. Most have mobility issues. It is the best job I've ever had. I work with two other internal...
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. FIU interview...Any advice??
    It's been a few years since I interviewed there but since I got accepted I figured I've give you my 2 cents. You will meet with Dr. Groom, Dr. Gonzalez, Dr. Wunder , perhaps another CRNA and a few...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. What is your take home?
    What type NP are you? Family but currently do geriatrics/house calls Where (state)(rural/urban) do you practice? San Diego, California Are you independent or in a group?independent contractor...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. California NP's
    Makes me sick that NNU/CNA opposes this legislation. What do RNs have to lose by having NP's gain more autonomy? I've never been a fan of NNU/CNA and this just reinforces my beliefs. I hope this...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. SRNA to FNP
    I work in geriatrics doing home visits for Medicare patients. They are the type of patients that belong in an ICU for the most part but come home for whatever reason so I take care of them. I see 10...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. SRNA to FNP
    When you leave school you can defer your loans for a year. I finished with my FNP and didn't make any payments for 12 months. At the end of 12 months you can apply to repay your loans via the...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. New Nurse Practitioner in Alabama - Licensing Questions
    My understanding is that you must first have a job in Alabama as a NP before the state will license you. I am in the same boat as you. I'm a native of Alabama but went to NP school in Florida. ...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Do you think psychiatric care is inadequate in the US?
    As a NP who sees numerous patients with severe mental illness, I am all for more institutionalizing of the severely ill patients. I can prescribe all the typical, atypicals and lithium I want but if...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. These two idiots need to have their nursing licenses revoked WARNING: Some of the images featured in the above video are graphic. SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The District...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. In-home NP Medicare Assessments
    I do this and get paid $80 per visit for just the physical assessment. If I get labs ie blood or urine they pay an extra $20 so I try to get labs on all of my patients. $100 per visit with 10...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Obamacare, what could go wrong?
    just last week, california medical association filed a petition with cms asking that corrective action be taken to address current reimbursement rates and access standards. “what we’re seeing...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Obamacare, what could go wrong?
    It is low. California has one of the lowest Medicaid reimbursement rates in the country. The majority of Medicaid patients are illegal immigrants. How they get Medicaid I will never know. $15 is...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. An RN's thoughts on the health care law
    What you fail to realize that it really doesn't matter if you have insurance if nobody accepts it. I rarely see Medicaid patients because of the low reimbursement. Just because you add millions to...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Obamacare, what could go wrong?
    What can go wrong is providers like me will quit seeing all Medicaid patients. I work in California. If I have a patient who is straight Med-Cal which is Medicaid for California I get paid $15 for...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Help! My 1st NP job sucks!
    The first time a patient goes apnic after you push too much fentanyl you're toast. I wouldn't think twice about leaving. You don't want to be on the witness stand testifying about how "you were...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. How much does a CRNA really make? Salaries are coming down. Latest...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  19. Antibiotic help, please! You can download it to your smart phone. I love it. Much easier to use and almost idiot proof compared to the book
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Dictating notes to be transcribed....HIPAA Violation?
    Friend of mine is a home health RN. She sees 30 patients a day on average and to save some time dictates her notes to be transcribed for a portion of her patients. For some of her patients she...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Average CRNA Salary
    My friends who are expected to graduate in December from CRNA school have told me that they have been exposed to sub $100,000 job offers for full time work. There is currently an oversupply of new...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  22. APEA - Exam Review?
    I used it and found it fairly worthless. I passed and believe Fitzgerald will give you everything you need to pass. I wouldn't waste my money...but the way, I passed AANP.
    Aug 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    Don't believe what everybody tells you about low wages for NPs. It isn't true. I will graduate from my FNP program in two weeks and have accepted an independent contractor NP job where my first...
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. 520 supervised furnishing hours in CA
    I just had a potential employer, MD in California tell me as a NP I will not be able to prescribe Schedule II drugs. I looked at the CA BON practice act and it says that we can. Has something...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. University of South Alabama vs St Joseph's College of Maine
    I wouldn't recommend USA to anybody. Got my BSN there and thought the program was horrible. Moved out of state to get my FNP even though I had to pay out of state tuition.
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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