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  1. Psych NP role
    Unfortunately, although PMHNP are trained in some therapy skills, most jobs are just for med management, diagnosing, triage, and hospital consults.. sorry.which may not be fullfilling for people who...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. ACNP salaries
    It is not accurate at all... from what I see. I plug in for salary of areas that I know that pay much more then I plug in the salary for the low-paying area that I know for sure. The salary does not...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Accepted!  Need selection help!  Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Programs
    General rule --the cheapest school with "guaranteed" help with clinical placement, not the program that you have to struggle to find preceptors yourself. It is not always easy to find the sites...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Starting FNP school in March...Mental Health after graduation?
    Do FNP first. The medical knowledge is valuable. Not all psych programs give you good foundation in the medical parts. I don't know about Vanderbilt but it is too expensive and private. I...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Family PMHNP
    I think Family PMHNP is fine but they should extend the courses and length of the education significantly to cover the necessary contents by requiring all PMHNP programs to be converted to DNP. And...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Pharmacist to PMHNP
    To answer your question above , dgmrph. If you are absolutely certain that you want to do psych only, then PMHNP is the preferred route. It is more specialized and recognized in mental health...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Pharmacist to PMHNP
    I still disagree with zenman. Psychiatry is a profession that you can work far beyond the retirement age. I know psychiatrists who are still working in their 70s so retirement age is quite...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Pharmacist to PMHNP
    FutureeastcoastNP is right. PA can be done easily in 2 years and you already have the pre-requisites for the program as a pharmacist. But I still encourage for NP route in case you want to work in...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. How common is it for a PMHNP to have a job secured prior to graduation?
    It's true.
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Interested in PMHNP, but need advice
    You need psych cert to practice psych. You will need dual certification to practice both unless you are living in a state with restrictive scope of practice with direct supervision- in that case you...
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Interested in PMHNP, but need advice
    FNP-- more flexbility and jobs.
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. How common is it for a PMHNP to have a job secured prior to graduation?
    Be sure to take that into consideration. PTO is $$. This maybe me but I would choose PTO over pay as long as you can get paid for it when you leave.
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. What is your take home?
    What type NP are you? Adult PMHNP Where (state)(rural/urban) do you practice? Urban, Southwest Are you independent or in a group? Group How many years experience? ~1.5 years What is your before...
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. How common is it for a PMHNP to have a job secured prior to graduation?
    Averykat Looks like it is time to resign from my job. I have more than a year of experience I do not even earn that much... grr.. you must be lucky to live in few areas of the country where PMHNP are...
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Recruiters for NP, specifically PMHNP jobs
    Unfortunately, the most accurate resources is the word of mouth from the local applicants.
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Recruiters for NP, specifically PMHNP jobs
    It's fine to use recruiters but know demand / supply and negotiate "fair" salary. Many places PMHNPs or APRNs in psych are already dime-a-dozen but some places are still not. Recruiters are good but...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Pay per patient for Skilled Nursing Psych NP Consults
    I would ask for more. I don't live in New York and one of the jobs offered me more than that amount for per patient rate (not in skilled nursing setting). I accepted it and I found out later that...
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Can an FNP practice in mental health?
    I do not know about ACNP. But I think the same rules applies to FNP. Yes, FNP can "legally" practice in psych in "some states." However, this is limited to certain states- esp. the states with...
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Salary
    I just PMed you.
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Can't Keep Looking at the Bright Side (I just want to cry)
    Sorry to hear about your situation. It is not your false. You are just a victim of the surplus of NPs and excess production of NP grads nationwide. For now, if you can travel / relocate at all, I...
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. New grad, no job, need help.
    Alaska. I just saw a job ad for $150,000/ year minimum + sign-on bonus. Unfortunately, it will the last state I consider moving to. Golden rule. The more rural and the less undesirable the place is...
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Orientation for new grad Psych Nurse Practitioners
    Unfortunately, most place do not provide any orientation. You are expected to be equipped with knowledge / skills since you got your degree. They will give you lighter patient's load at first for a...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Psych NP Programs - When & Where?
    I would not recommend online program (unless they helps you find preceptor) as I have a few ex-co-workers who had trouble finding preceptors. Sometimes a person can agree to precept but the time...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Switching careers and interested in psychiatric NP
    Unlike Texas, AZ, NM and some states, GA is backward in allowing NP to practice outside of their specialty. There is no point in going back for Psych NP cert in GA at all unless she/he wants to move...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Nurse Practitioner Residency Program - will it be necessary?
    I do think residency will be great. Realistically speaking, who will pay for it? Government probably will not. They are already struggling financially enough for residency for other professions...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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