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  1. Florida ARNP License
    Hello, Can anyone tell me how long it took to get your Florida NP license by endorsement from another state? Thanks and Happy Nurse Practitioner week! :yeah:
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. No nursing shortage: roll call!
    If anymore people tell me about a "nursing shortage", I have some swamp land in Florida to sell to them. :smokin:
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. An odd staff member
    If this nurse has no boundaries discussing these personal issues with co-workers, I am concerned that this may occur with patients as well. Some persons with a history of abuse (especially sexual)...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nightmare New Grad NP Position
    Sorry. Forgot to add. I found an NP position without a third party involved. WINNING!!!! :yelclap:
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Nightmare New Grad NP Position
    Update: I stayed there for 2 days. The agency tried to convince me to be patient and give them time to learn what the role of an NP is. I showed them in writing what our scope of practice is and set...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Beware of "Bait and Switch" Government Contract Job Openings
    @xtxrn, I think Charlie Sheen is a genius :) Staying away from ALL agencies in the future, especially the ones advertising govt positions. They've made enough money off nurse's hard work and the...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Beware of "Bait and Switch" Government Contract Job Openings
    All Job Seekers, I want to warn everyone about shady agencies taking advantage of nurses and nurse practitioners looking for a job in this tough economy. These agencies post deceptive ads with...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Nightmare New Grad NP Position
    I suggested this to the doctor. She did not want me to sit in. I had a long discussion with my agency about several issues like professional boundaries with staff. They are calling the company to...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Terrible first NP job
    I'm going through that now...I can tell it's territorial thing since I am the only NP :(
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Nightmare New Grad NP Position
    Hello Everyone, I started my new job as a Psych NP at an outpatient clinic and do not think it is a good place to work. This is my first Psych NP job and a locus tenems position. During the...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. I REALLY need some direction from Mi RN's!
    Muddamia (I like your name by the way :) Congratulations on your move and new position!!!!! :) I wish you the best. You sound like an adventurous person and I respect that. Since my last...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  12. Any Advice For New Psych NP Job
    Hi Everyone, Passed my ANCC exam and finally received my NP license. :) Accepted an offer to work on an inpatient unit. Does any experienced NPs have any advice or suggestions for a new Psych...
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. I REALLY need some direction from Mi RN's!
    I've lived in over half the states in the U.S. and have traveled extensively my entire life. I believe that SE Michigan has one of the worst economies in the U.S. I know many people with degrees...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  14. What are the Pros and Cons of Being an Independent Contractor as an NP
    Hi TravelGtr, Yes, I am a fellow gator :) Thanks for sharing your experiences. I think the flexibility and autonomy of being an independent contractor will be truly liberating. As yourself, I...
    Jul 1, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. What are the Pros and Cons of Being an Independent Contractor as an NP
    Hello, I was wondering if any nurse practitioners could give some advice and tell me the pros/cons of being an Independent Contractor ? I've been offered a position but have some reservations...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. How to Handle Student Incivility
    Meriwhen, those are all good points that I did not mention. The school has a dress code policy and I have sent a couple students home that were dressed inappropriately for clinical. For example, I...
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. How to Handle Student Incivility
    At the beginning of the semester, we go over the clinical course syllabus and I give the students a list of written rules/expectations for the course. Among them are: 1. No cell phones, texting,...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Jobs
    I've had calls/e-mails from employers using AdvancedPracticeJobs.com and posting my resume on Careerbuilder. Good Luck with your job search!
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Would you take a non NP job if you couldn't find one you liked/wanted?
    I'm a new Psych NP. I have had several job offers and weighed my options regarding which position to take. I did teaching before and after graduation as well before my certification. However, I...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Patient rights v. Clinical instructor?
    The patient has the right to refuse care, medications, ect. You can highly encourage someone to bathe by explaining the rationale for good hygiene to the patient but your instructor is not correct in...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Questions About New Psych NP Position
    Hi Everyone, I received a job offer for a Psych NP position going to LTC facilities to do consultations. It sounds good....regular working hours M-F, no call, no weekends. Training by a more...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Is this legal? What are the nurse's rights on privacy in the workplace?
    I know for sure that it is illegal to record or videotape anyone on a psychiatric unit due to the Mental Health Code laws in my state. Visitors and patients are not allowed to use cell phones on the...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I REALLY need some direction from Mi RN's!
    I highly recommend that you stay where you're at if you're making good money and have a job. PRN jobs are not very plentiful right now. Michigan has one of the worst economies in the country. Driving...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  24. New Grad RN moving to Michigan, ANY JOBS?????
    Doctor's Hospital in Pontiac and DMC are hiring new grads. You just may have to work midnight shifts ....I know several people that just graduated in May and are working there now as nurse techs...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  25. Nursing Faculty Shortage and Salaries
    choco80, You are correct. Many of the professors and clinical instructors have to work a second job to supplement their teaching pay.
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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