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  1. Cardiology NP
    Pitt has a cardiopulmonary track. Really it just means you focus your clinicals in that area.
    May 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. ACNP with M-F daytime hours?
    Just today I saw ACNP jobs for orthopedic inpatient, PM&R, and cardiac cath lab which were all Mon-Fri, no weekends or call.
    May 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. ACNP jobs
    I'm an ACNP. I work inpatient cardiothoracic surgery/transplant. I don't go to the OR, I admit pre-transplant and VAD patients and then care for them postop through to discharge. I work 4 x 10hr...
    May 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. BSN + MPH + RN = H1B?
    H1b is for specialized professionals, but there is no requirement to be an APRN.
    Mar 18
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  5. work visa
    On what visa basis are you living in the US now?
    Mar 7
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. Help? I regret this career choice?
    Complaining about how nursing is a horrible profession probably isn't the way to get the best advice when you come to a bunch of nurses. It's probably easiest if you use google and search for other...
    Feb 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. NP boot camp in PA, reviews?
    No, you don't - it's a giant PITA to get NP status there, and the scope of practice is VERY limited compared to the US.
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I'm new and lacking information.
    You would need a US RN license, a Visa Screen Certificate, a valid work/immigration status (visa), and an employer.
    Feb 6
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  9. Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Outlook
    Many states are moving, due to the consensus model, to having ACNPs in the hospital and FNPs as outpatient (as per their education, training, and certification). As you say, though, you need to know...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Acute Care NP
    I work for cardiothoracic surgeons in heart/lung transplant and mechanical circulatory support in a large university hospital. I round on patients postop in the CTICU and on the floor, admit and...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. sponsers for foreign nurses
    Are you on OPT? I would ask your HR department now if they are willing to sponsor you on an ongoing basis after that expires.
    Feb 4
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  12. What you are doing completely wrong
    That's not why people can't find a job. Anyone can find a job. They just can't find the one they want in the area they want. People want different things in a job. If earning the most amount of money...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Any RN'S that did PA?
    You are asking the wrong question. You cannot compare RN and PA. RN is an undergraduate degree which permits you to be a nurse who carries out orders written by a physician, PA or NP. PA is a...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Scheduling/Vacations?
    Heck no. I was barely able to take 2 consecutive weeks to go overseas to get married/honeymoon.
    Jan 29
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Pennsylvania board of nursing
    Call or email. I have always found them very helpful via email.
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  16. Cardiology Nurse Practitioner Outlook
    In my hospital, you'd admit and discharge patients, do H&Ps, round daily on patients and come up with daily plan in consultation with the cardiologists, enter orders, examine patients and write daily...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. ACNP or AGACNP? Help?
    Exactly this - I was so annoyed to finish our course and then be told this. Take the current exam, not the expiring one.
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. More work, no pay increase..
    I bet he is appropriately compensated too. He chose to do medicine and accepted those hours. You did not. However if you are not even being paid what a new NP is you definitely should push it....
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. FNP in a non-clinical position
    Pharm and medical device companies also hire people with MSNs as clinical or sales reps. Unfortunately many of these positions involve a decent amount of travel.
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Visa Screen Certificate
    If employment based visa is needed then you need VSC.
    Jan 12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  21. TN then HB-1? Permenant residency question
    Not realistic. A few things: - You need SSN in order to have FL nursing license issued - If you had a SSN previously it is yours for life. Find out if you have one as that could impact your...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  22. Graduating in July and pregnant...advice deeply appreciated
    It has no bearing on your clinical placements and I wouldn't think it was relevant to discuss with potential preceptors UNLESS the pregnancy will affect your ability to work - such as in oncology or...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Article on Nurse Practitioners
    Why? It's a big bucket of swill.
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. NP's: do you give some patients your cell number?
    Day 1 of maternity leave... 8 texts so far starting at 8am....
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Prescriptive authority question for Penn. NP's
    Coursework hours. It depends what your course outline says. For example, mine says "3 credits theory (45 hours)".
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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