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  1. Changing from Victoza to Bydureon
    Do you have a byderon (sp) drug rep? The last time I talked to one they did have a method, but I can't remember what it was. I do know the blood sugars were a little higher at the beginning of the...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. AANP FNP Certification Exam ---urgent HELP needed pleaseeeee
    I took and passed the AANP in fall 2012. I did the live Fitzgerald course and also found a set of audio CDs from apea to listen to. I listened to these while driving during my last semester, as I...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Looking for a short NP program- less than 2 years
    Trauma is a CNS, not an NP. I have heard that Georgetown has an 18month program, but is very expensive and rigorous. I went through Graceland, which was 3yrs full time, but I feel if it had been...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Anyone attending Graceland??
    For peds, I ended up with an MD, for adult, 2NPs, and for family, a PA. Needless to say I saw a wide range of how things can be done, and decided I much prefer the nursing model. I did clinicals in a...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. AANP FNP Exam on Wed. Failed APEA's Practice Test after taking THEIR review course!!!
    Have you done the practice test on the AANP website? You have to pay like $50, but I thought it gave me a good understanding of the real test and helped me see how I was doing.
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Loan Repayment-National Health Service Corps
    I got the loan repayment program this year. I found out about 10days ago that I had been accepted. About a month before that they asked me for my info for direct deposit into my checking. They told...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Certificate in NP Program at Graceland University
    I graduated from Graceland in Aug 2012. My overall GPA in undergrad between my BS in biology and my BSN was between 3.5-3.7. I had 2 years Medical and inpatient oncology experience at a smaller...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Graceland Certificate NP Program Anyone??
    I graduated from Graceland last year. When I applied, I got in right away, but my good friend who also applied did not. While my educational background was better, she had at least 3-5 years more...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Night shift and school
    Pray that your schedule is consistent, if you have a day off in the middle of your 3 12hr shifts, that's when your sleep gets really screwed up. I agree with the above posters, however.
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Passed ANCC & AANP...and these are the resources that I would recommend
    I thought the FamilyNP Prep site, even though was supposed to be AANP, seemed more like ANCCs test plan. AANP sells a practice test that you can do online , I thought it was much more similar to the...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Board Exams
    Like RN boards-- any day of the week. NP boards have a set #of questions however. Visit AANP or ANCCs website, whichever one you plan to take and read about the tests on those sites.
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Supplies a new grad ER Nurse should carry
    Shoes to wear and keep at hospital. While I never worked ED, the STUFF on the units was bad enough. Definitely did not like to wear my work shoes home, no matter where I left them when I got there.
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. IL NP License Timeframe?
    I got mine in the fall, but it took 7 weeks. Also takes about the same for the prescribing license.
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. AANP website 92% Fitzgerald 75-80% am I ready?
    I did about the same on the AANP practice as I did the test. I felt so much better after the practice than I had after my other practice tests I did. Just relax, you will be fine!!
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. AANP certification question
    I was able to narrow it down to 2 answers on all questions then was able to answer from there. I highly recommend going to the AANP certification website and paying for the practice test, as it...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Project topic-Advanced Nurse Practitioner Student
    I did asthma education for school personnel. I had a hard time coming up with a topic too, but I found this one as my nephew had recently been dx with asthma and had no action plan, and my mom, a...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Time between graduation & NP job
    I have all of my licenses, but am waiting on some credentialing and my NPI number. I am working in a rural health clinic, and since the plan is that I will take over the other NPs place when she...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. AANP FNP exam
    I did however do a live Fitzgerald and then Amelie Hollier's CDs.
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. AANP FNP exam
    I know it will cost more, but you can do the practice test linked to the AANP certification programs website. I did all of the same review type things you did and then the practice test as another...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. CA NP needs help transferring license to IL
    Can't answer your question, but from experience you can finally get ahold of the state of IL by calling multiple times (be prepared, each time I got ahold of someone I dialed like 20 times each time...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. AANP scores weighted?
    I'm pretty sure the AANP is weighted.
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. How did you know your were ready for aanp fnp exam
    I too graduated from an online program. I attended a Fitzgerald review, had several review books with questions and rationales, and listened to Hollier's review CDs. I honestly spent a ton of money...
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. How did you find NP Clinical Sites
    I contacted HR and office managers. Just cold called them telling them what I needed for clinical sites. My hardest one to get was my peds clinical site, as there are very few peds nps in my...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Illinois to join compact?
    Actually, the US is not the only country with a different license in every state. Canada requires that you apply to test and then for licensure in each province, so you can't freely move from...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  25. Illinois license timeframe?
    I'm waiting on my NP license, and just got off the phone and the lady said that department (I'm assuming all of the nursing licensure departments) was processing applications received the week of...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Illinois Nursing


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