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  1. Looking back.. any regrets as NP instead of PA?
    Are you working as an RN in the ER currently or have you previously? I had ER and urgent care experience as an RN, and I had an offer to work in the ER right after graduation because of this. Also,...
    Dec 22, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Looking back.. any regrets as NP instead of PA?
    Honestly no, I would not choose to be a PA. I have more autonomy in my state as an NP. Several of my colleagues own their own clinics. I would however look into your choice of NP or PA programs...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. New Grad Nurse Seeking for New Grad FNP Program
    I highly suggest a) re-thinking your views on programs that do not require experience b) actually getting experience. It will be much easier to find an NP position with experience. I had several...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP unable to find job...looking for RN job but having interview difficulty!
    I have heard of different places starting some NPs out as RNs and transitioning them after a certain amount of time/experience. Maybe you could suggest something like that.
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Looking for FNP/MD/DO preceptor in San Antonio
    I am not in your state, but I would contact your local or state NP organization. I suggest joining as a student NP. Our local organization lists all of us on their site, and lists if we are willing...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. What kind of salary should I ask for?
    Most of the hospital based part time positions where I am are either hourly or based on RVUs. I am assuming you have a great deal of experience, and you will be in an independent position in the...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Going for a MD program from FNP
    I did my homework and spoke with several NPs before I decided on a program. It has nothing to do with "luck." I agree that there should be standardization regarding admission criteria and clinical...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Going for a MD program from FNP
    I worked with a graduate of a Caribbean medical school. She worked as a medical assistant for several years, trying to get a residency. So, I agree with the previous poster on these medical schools....
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. BSN as entry into practice; why we decided against it.
    The NCLEX tests at the Minimal level for entry into practice. So, comparing the scores is a moot point. My argument for a push for a BSN for entry into practice has nothing to do with whether or not...
    Nov 18, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. Paid on Productivity NPs
    Thanks for the stats and advice. I am part time as well, so I am a little concerned about numbers. I will see if I can find David and some contract negotiation advice. I did enjoy the simplicity of a...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Paid on Productivity NPs
    Thanks for the responses. The proposal is 50% of the profits of billed services, and they want me to come up with an amount for base payment each month (what I think I should get). I am used to a...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Best path towards DNP in geriatric medicine
    If you're wanting a position in an office setting after graduation, then I suggest more experience in that setting.
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  13. Paid on Productivity NPs
    Are any of you paid on productivity. If so, what is your percentage? Do you also have a base pay amount?
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. College based health center FNP pay
    That sounds ridiculously low. I made more than that as an RN. I guess it depends on where you live.
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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