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  1. passed ANCC AGPCNP today!!
    Congratulations! Now you can take a few moments for yourself...you deserve it.
    7:05 am
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Student malpractice insurance
    I got mine through NSO...$277.34
    Jul 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Anyone working as an Independent Contractor?
    Hopefully having those numbers does not dampen your view on your "raise", but typically this is a short-sighted attempt to make it appear as if the employee is making more money while still keeping...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Anyone working as an Independent Contractor?
    As an independent contractor, YOU are responsible for all the taxes, license fees, insurance, etc. Basically you are your own "business" and you are "working" for this physician at an agreed upon...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Hospice Nurse Practitiones
    mcmetauten, you are most welcome. Sometimes a new set of eyes can help find the path among the trees...as they say :laugh:
    Jul 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Hospice Nurse Practitiones
    I think you need to ask yourself where you want to work when you complete your studies. If you plan on working in an acute care setting(hospital or private practice), then you should stay in the...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. First clinical day as an NP student tomorrow :)
    Perfect advise. The one thing that got drilled during assessment was to focus on differentiating abnormal from normal. As we were told, write what you see. It helps when you move on and have to...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Passed AANP yesterday
    Congratulations! I will be done in December and have already started going through Leik's book. I really like the front section where she discusses many of the problems one can get tripped up...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Failed AGACNP EXAM
    <<HUGS>> I am so sorry to hear this. What is most frustrating is you have to wait 3 months to retake. Can you do it through another testing agency? I don't know which one you took it through, but...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Did your school's reputation affect getting hired?
    Still in school until December but, locally, the docs look at what clinical experience through rotations the student underwent and how much time was actually spent face to face with patients. Some...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. started clinicals, need advice
    You can also use programs through Walmart, Publix, etc. that provide certain HTN meds at little to no cost.
    Jun 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. How do schools know if the student is getting good clinical experience
    As zmansc states, my program is very similar. My instructor and clinical coordinators have been in touch with my preceptor several times during my clinical rotations. We also have to submit our...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. Passed Adult AANP Certification Exam
    Chris_Tea, thank you for sharing this information with us. I will definitely save this information for when it becomes my time. Thanks again!
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Midnight shift is killing me, literally.
    You stuck it a lot longer than I did. I tried nights for 4 months and just couldn't do for many of the same reasons. I would fall asleep on the way home (45 minute drive), and the straw that broke...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Software
    You might want to check out 5 Minute Consult. You can try it for 30 days free then you can pay $99.00 for a year.
    May 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. South University FNP MSN program???
    Queenbeenurse, I will be done this December. This program relies heavily on discussion forum postings and interactions and weekly papers. There have been a few tests but nothing one can't handle...
    May 27
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. New NP with prescribing question
    This may seem like a trite answer, but didn't you discuss this with any of your preceptors? Did not the school prepare you?
    May 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. South University FNP MSN program???
    Queenbeenurse, I think you posted this in the wrong place? USI????? This is for South University.
    May 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Apology from a doctor!
    One facility I worked at during nurses week one year did that! Our MDs took one day during that week and worked the floor, not their own patients, and did they have a greater sense of value of the...
    May 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. MSN FNP program that does not require accredited BSN program
    I remember talking to a nursing instructor I know at a school seeking accreditation. I asked her what would happen to the students who wanted to move on to an advanced degree. She told me that...
    May 24
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  21. Apology from a doctor!
    While not an actual apology, I remember one particular doctor with whom I would just cringe when needing to call during the night. When I announced I would be moving away and leaving my job, this...
    May 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Advanced Patho Vs. Pharm
    I did patho first and found it helpful when doing pharm....just my opinion :cat:
    May 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  23. Malpractice for an Active RN, student?
    I got mine through NSO. There is a place for you to identify that you have gone back to school on the application. You can always call them too.
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. NP Likes
    What post?
    May 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Not feeling very confident
    I am so sorry to hear you did not get enough out of your practicum. My advanced assessment preceptor was a NP working in a 1 doctor office. We would see about 20 patients a day, and I had plenty of...
    May 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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