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  1. Patient complaint
    This is a new one. Yesterday a patient complained that my breasts are too big. I am seriously not making this up. I was called into the office and told about it. I am not a little woman. Yes, I...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. NP Maternity leave
    IMO you would be fine to wait a year before securing a NP job. I worked as a travel nurse prior to my new NP gig. Oh, and now I have the perfect gig for myself. My reasoning was different. I...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Food Insecurity and Child Malnutrition in the United States
    You can cook beans in a crock pot and it is very good.
    Jan 4
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. Bedside Nurse Practitioners
    And I called the hospitalist the other day to get an order for tylenol for a patient headache. I was told NO, GIVE a percocet, I already ordered that!
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Bedside Nurse Practitioners
    I am a NP that practices as a prn Rn because I still enjoy it. There is no way the hospital would allow me to prescribe!
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. do i have a right to be upset / concerned?
    He has probably also run a credit report on you.
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  7. What is your take home?
    You can purchase a beautiful home in Georgia for 150k but you cannot make 100k. Well, you could but you would kill yourself working 2 full time jobs! Plus nobody here will pay overtime anymore that...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Hanging It Up
    Nursing is rapidly changing and many of us do not like what we are seeing!
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  9. Leaving the nursing field after 3 years
    I totally agree and thus why I am leaving it behind! I especially loved your comment "we do not save a life, we extend it". Sadly, very true! Compassion in nursing is gone. We leave old people...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Non-nursing major graduate wants DNP!
    Be very careful. I am working with nurses who are over 100k in student loan debt. Very difficult to get out of. I see a lot of depression with these nurses. They cannot buy homes, cars or have...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  11. Do you need all those degrees?
    In a free country it should not matter how one chooses to spend their money! Some may want a bigger house and some may choose to go for their dream of a MBA.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  12. Applying for FNP too soon?
    Yes go ahead and do it. I am a NP but wanted the added knowledge to help me at the bedside for a few years.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Why did you decide to be a nurse?
    I was very good at sales. I have an outgoing personality and I was too old to go to med school. Now I am a NP.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What are you looking forward the most on Thanksgiving?
    Trying out new recipes for my family who will be home.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What do you do to relax?
    Sleep.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. Multiple jobs
    I should also state that this will only apply to those employers who have greater than 50 employees on their payroll.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Multiple jobs
    Starting in 2015 this will be the norm for everyone working and not just nursing. Employers will be federally mandated to pay for medical benefits if you are working greater than 30 hours per week. ...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Shortage of Nurse Practitioner Preceptors
    Our university set up our clinical rotations. There is no way I would pay good money for a program and not have them set this up for me. Let me also forewarn you that even after you pass your...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Where are the NP jobs?
    Simply put, where are they? I graduated and passed the AANP first try. I had excellent clinical preceptors. Yet no one is hiring here in Georgia. Many of my friends are still working on a...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    Our market is so bad that NP's cannot find work. I do not know what the answer is.
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Hate being an RN
    Think of it this way--at least you are not the poor wife. I cannot imagine being married to one of these guys!
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Just Another Day in Paradise
    I love it when I am in an environment like this. Life is too short for a nasty place to work!!!
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Failed the AANP and ANCC
    And I thought the Fitzgerald book and questions were good. Also I attended the seminar, though I hear the CD's are the same material. We had a study group for the test and quizzed each other. We...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Failed the AANP and ANCC
    It is possible to have test anxiety and not be able to pass. A friend of mine had her doc prescribe a med for her to take on test day--she passed.
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Sorry, but no..:
    Also I cannot stand being called a guest in a retail store. I am not a guest, but rather a paying customer. I am a guest if I am invited over to your house. Target did not call me up and invite me...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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