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  1. Happy to be an NP
    Hi Christine, Congratulations on your accomplishments. I graduated with my BSN in 2005 as well and my MSN as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2009 as well. I work both as an RN on a Med/Surg/Tele...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. NP Salary in FL.
    Oh, ok, thank you soooo much. That gives me a ball park. I will definitely keep you posted. Again, thank you.
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. NP Salary in FL.
    Hello MC1906, Ocala, in a Family practice with 2 other MDs, I will be the only NP.
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. NP Salary in FL.
    Hi guys, I need your help. Does anyone know what the salary range for FNPs in FL is? I have a second interview coming up and they are asking me what my salary range is. I've only worked in NYC so...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. FNP relocating to Tampa Bay Area, any advice?
    Wow, really? They treat us like that? That's not right. That's a very good idea though, I will go and check out the area especially in person. I have a 2 wks vacation coming up in 5 weeks. Thank...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. FNP relocating to Tampa Bay Area, any advice?
    Hello everyone, I'm thinking about moving from NYC to FL because I want to slow down and enjoy life for a change while working in a field that I love and admire. I have been working as a Med/...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hi NurseRivera, Read post #38, it has the info I found about it.
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Yes, I read your story, that was very scary. I try not to get the "cocky" attitude, lol. yeah! I will never ever make a mistake like that again and hopefully no other mistakes. I know now that...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hahahahaha, yah, I don't think you would want the patient staring at you while you are pushing a tube down their throat. Well, I guess that would explain why he was awake, talking and walking...
    Jul 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Stressed =(
    I agree with mividaloca, do not leave the profession entirely. Try another unit or setting. Bedside is tough. I've been a Med/Surge/Tele Nurse now for almost 6 yrs straight out of nursing school...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hello guys, I just got home. So, the name of the med is "dexmedetomidine" brand name is "Precedex". I googled it :) It is not a paralytic like she said. Here's the site for it...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    She probably did give me the wrong info, she has given us wrong info before. Like I said, I wrote down the name on my notes because I was planning to look it up. I will tell you guys what is Friday...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    :lol2: Your right, its a learning experience. Its all good, like one person said before, "this too shall pass". You know what? I haven't had a mani or a pedi in a really long time so I'm going to...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Aaaaawwwww, thank you rnsrgr8t for the words of encoragement and great tips. I'm going to practice talking out everything I'm doing when I start getting overwhelmed or dealing with something...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    I'm going to look at my notes when I go back to work this Friday and tell you guys. I don't remember it now because it was the first time I saw the name.
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    It's better to give the med late to look it up (or you could've asked the pharmacist or even called them back to ask). It wasn't a matter of giving the med late or not. I was administering...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    By the way, epocrates is free.[/QUOTE] I believe the MPR app on Blackberry is free as well. I don't remember if I paid for it or not. I've been using it for yrs . I'll look into epocrates as...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Thanks for your reply, I always check vitals before giving meds that can lower B/P and P, that is not even a second thought. As a matter of fact, 2 of my patients yesterday were running low B/Ps...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    :d thank you very much, esp for the quote. i'll remember to tell them that at the review if i'm invited.
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Thank you very much for your reply. I don't know why I was blaming myself so much, I didn't even want to think about the other people, I was just thinking about myself. I am too hard on myself...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hahahaha "lawyer'. Yes, this is definitey a really big lesson that I'm learning and I'm heeding to it and will never ever administer any drug that I am not familiar with no matter how busy I am....
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Thank you so much. You guys are really helping me to feel better. :redbeathe
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Absolutely no effects. He is a 31 yr old Sickle Cell Anemia and CRF on HD patient who came in with C/P and dyspnea and later diiagnosed with RLL PNA and being treated with Zosyn and Vanco IV.
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hello :) I have MPR on my blackberry. It is what it is, I messed up :uhoh3:
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I Feel Like The Most Incompetent Nurse Ever!
    Hi tyvin, I haven't spoken to the union rep as yet. This just happened this am and I do not go back to work until Friday. I will call the Rep if the Nurse Mgr wants to discipline me. I don't...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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