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  1. Frontier's Physical Assessment class
    So if I'm understanding your query correctly you need to take the PA class in the winter term, Jan 5th - March 20th. And you want to apply to a class that takes applicants until Mar 13th, but someone...
    11:51 am
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Which is better Pediatric NP or Family NP?
    As the others have said, shadow both and get a feel for them. I would not let the job market dictate that choice though. There may be more jobs for one vs the other, but once you have your first...
    11:42 am
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. NP clinically
    As BostonFNP mentioned it is very difficult to do so. First, it is hard to find preceptors to begin with if you are available during the days. But if you work M-F you will be limiting your pool of...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Joining a private practice as a Psych APN, need advice
    So reimbursements would be prior to any expenses taken out, correct? And the practice would be paying all the costs of operating the business, like rent, salaries, utilities, insurance, etc out of...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Accepted...have concerns
    I wouldn't want to be a guinea pig while they flush out their curriculum, but more importantly how they deal with preceptors and clinicals. I wouldn't go to a program that wasn't at least 4-5 years...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Need some advice badly??
    First, remember the old adage, the past is the past, it cannot be changed, but the future is in your control. In other words, you can't change the hole you have dug yourself into, but you can work...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Joining a private practice as a Psych APN, need advice
    70/30 on gross or net? In many industries net is often less than 50%, so I'm curious what the typical % range is for these businesses?
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. FNP nurse program
    I would question any program that requires no campus visits, but that is just me. My question to said program would be how do they have you prove certain skills that you should have prior to starting...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Grad School Requirements
    Since each program has a different set of requirements I don't believe one can say that any particular GPA is what is required. Some programs weight the applicant's GPA differently. That being said,...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. NP programs, online vs. in-class - opinions?
    Online vs classroom settings is a hotly debated subject. I think a big reason it is hotly debated is that there are pros and cons to each, and each individual needs to weigh the benefits for...
    Nov 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-FNP Program
    Some sessions are recorded for viewing at the students convenience, others are live sessions that are also recorded and posted for the later viewing by students who were unable to attend. Each...
    Nov 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Discouraged from becoming and NP because I hate critical care
    Not liking doing critical care does not disqualify you for becoming an NP in the least. I would suggest shadowing and working with some providers (NPs and others) who deal with the population you...
    Nov 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. need to brush up on flow during trauma cases
    Good to hear things are going well for you OP, seems like you are enjoying your decision to transition to the ED. I hope it has been better than you feared! TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) is the...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Considering GWU online FNP program
    First, thank you and your husband for your service. I don't know any particulars about GWU's program, or know what an ACM is, so I'll give a more general answer. In a situation like yours, I would...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Bio Degree, then Nursing School?
    Like many of these questions there are alot of factors that must be taken into consideration. Finances, student loans, family situation, location and programs available there, etc. Each of those...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Drama w/ Preceptor
    What kind of support does your school offer for these types of situations? Have you kept your faculty apprised of the situation? Is there a process in place for poor placements and how they are dealt...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Adjusting to Nights in the ER
    Never figured it out, switched to day shift, never going back! lol
    Nov 11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Is there such programs?
    I'm not totally sure what your asking. Do you need to get your RN at some point in your education? Yes. Absolutely. There are programs that provide both your RN education and your NP education in...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Recent DNP-FNP graduate, interviews approaching and pregnant. Advice?
    Typically, when you hire someone, you make plans for them to work and you expect that if they were going to be taking alot of time off fairly soon, that they would tell you about those plans. If they...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Conscious Sedation in ED
    Are you trying to say that giving a certain drug combination = conscious sedation and any other drug combination does not? I don't think it is that simple at all. I have given Valium & opioid to do...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Starting from scratch desperately NEED direction advice
    OP - You have touched on a subject that is often hotly debated, and rarely are facts of importance in that debate, online vs b&m. This discussion often unravels into needless crap about various types...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing-FNP Program
    Frontier has an excellent program, and yes they still have the dual program you are interested in. I think "best place" is a personal decision as it has to take into account many personal issues that...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. UNM acnp program
    I don't have first hand experience with it, but I know of three recent graduates and all seem very happy with it. Two went from my town (about 4 hr by car) to UNM, and are now back living here...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Pmhnp online programs
    Fairly accurate description of Frontier, current offerings are CNM (which they call CNEP I think), WHNP, and FNP. I know when I was last on campus, four months ago, I talked with the Dean of Nursing...
    Nov 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. NC FNP Online students
    Frontier Nursing University does.
    Nov 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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