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  1. ACNP Programs?
    Vanderbilt is really the only program that advertises an "intensivist" track as a subspecialty within the AGACNP program. Realize that all graduates of AGACNP programs must take boards that test for...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. I need to vent...politics of private practice
    I work in an academic setting with a closed medical group model. But even here, I would have been pulled aside and given a friendly lecture on why the primary team should be addressing all referrals...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. L&D RN considering BSN-PhD program
    I don't have a PhD but my understanding is that a PhD in Nursing takes between 4-6 years to complete. Some states require nursing faculty to also have an MSN with a specialty in order to teach.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. I need to vent...politics of private practice
    My take on this is that specialty referrals for whatever reason should be initiated by the PCP. The PCP referred this patient to you for management of his ID issues. As a courtesy, you would call or...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. First job woes!
    OP, I always kept my options open and never stayed in a job that doesn't do it for me. My first NP job was in a role that involves Mondays to Fridays 8 AM to 4 PM in an in-patient acute rehab setting...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. NP vs PA duties in critical care
    It's a Midwest thing MowbrayRN and I forgive you for that...Check your PM man. PS - I never hear that term used here in California actually
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. NP vs PA duties in critical care
    Where in Michigan is this? I am an ACNP (trained at an urban state university there) and worked as a Critical Care NP at a large tertiary medical center in Detroit (there are 3 major hospitals in...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. What type of NP is marketable in Hawaii?
    The Cardiology position was in Maui and was proposed to me from NP's I knew from when I worked in Michigan. The hospital was expanding their Cardiology program and was interested in hiring NP's. My...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. What type of NP is marketable in Hawaii?
    Do you live in Hawaii? I don't live there but know a few NP's who work there as ACNP's in Neuro ICU and Cardiology. I had an offer to work there actually in both those specialties. However, I've...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Looking for a Direct Entry Nurse Practitioner Program
    Start with this list: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/leading-initiatives/research-data/GENMAS.pdf, but be aware that not all programs in that list are direct entry NP programs. Direct entry NP programs...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Use fake transcripts and go to jail!
    Regarding that question on how such individuals could pass the NCLEX-RN, I've heard of "gossip" within the Filipino community about a number of physicians "fast-tracking" through nursing school in...
    Jul 10
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. The Scrubs Issue...
    I have the same problem buying scrubs online and finding that they don't fit. The styles of scrubs these days are so different and some are made for really husky guys which I am not. I don't buy...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Finding a job in NE area as an AA
    I've visited many parts of the Northeast but I've never been anywhere in CT, I've only heard from people who lived there so that's not enough to form a conclusion. I do notice that to some degree,...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Not working for my petitioner
    OP, looks like you are in California now? I am also in California (SF). If you like it here in California, unfortunately, you can't compare this environment to Albuquerque as the two are very...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. Not working for my petitioner
    Sorry, I didn't live in Albuquerque nor Las Vegas but spent vacation in both places. Albuquerque to me is cleaner with a nice downtown with a lot of intact historic buildings. Housing is...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  16. Not working for my petitioner
    I guess it's a matter of preference and opinion. I've been in many parts of the US and have spent time in Las Vegas and Albuquerque. To me, Albuquerque is so much more attractive and livable than Las...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  17. Not working for my petitioner
    Why not try to find work in New Mexico since you already have a license there?
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  18. Insurance credentialing for CNS
    As a general rule, commercial indemnity insurers (or private health insurance companies) have a list of empaneled providers (typically only physicians) that insured members choose within their health...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Should I get my DNP or go PhD in Nursing
    I would look at your long term goals as well. You said you "only" have an MSN (in Administration). Are you in a leadership role now? I ask this because I've worked in different hospitals and I don't...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  20. guidance to an lvn student
    Also, I think there are business laws in California that might prevent NP's from owning a health-related business without a physician owner.
    Jun 29
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  21. guidance to an lvn student
    It's going to be tough to say exactly how long it will take you to finish a DNP and practice as an FNP. What you would need to have to qualify to be admitted to a DNP program is an RN license and a...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. NP working as an RN?
    OP, noticed that you are in Berkeley. Northern California NP here. There are NP's working as RN's in area hospitals here and I know that for a fact. In some hospitals, their presence is even flaunted...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  23. Direct primary care/Concierge care
    I have experienced being a consumer/patient in a concierge primary care practice model. There is a group of clinics locally that is part of a national chain of concierge clinics with locations in NY,...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Do you think Working as an Adjunct Professor is a good second job gig?
    I don't know the requirements for teaching in an RT program but what I know about nursing programs (whether ADN or BSN) is that the faculty teaching any nursing courses including Anatomy and...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Using an MSN to obtain a PHD in Chemistry
    It's true that you could always get a PhD in something else other than nursing (in fact, you can even do that by bypassing a master's degree in some cases). However, a doctorate in Chemistry as a...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD


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