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  1. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    Futureeastcoast I don't know whether to be insulted or just laugh myself half-to-death. You know as much about living in Kansas as you know about being a nurse practitioner which is obviously not...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Why did you become a Nurse Practitioner?
    I became a NP because I love being a nurse. As nurses we are taught to relate to individuals, look at the details, and approach health from a psychosocial model that takes environment and...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    It always interests me to see posts like this on allnurses. I live and practice in rural Kansas at a Federally Qualified Health Center. In this facility, I am one of 6 nurse practitioners. The...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Ancc exam/aanp failure
    I tested just a few months ago and really thought they were great. Use SAVE-ELOSK and get I think 10% off. A friend gave me this code and it worked then. They are WAY cheaper than the practice tests...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Ancc exam/aanp failure
    I have to say that I used Fitzgerald, Barkley, Leik, and AANP-FNP.com. I really felt quite confident and well prepared after using the AANP-FNP practice exams and credit my passing to those practice...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. What would you say to a co-worker, negative about DE programs
    I'm personally torn on this one. I relied heavily on my years as a dually certified emergency room and ICU nurse when completing my advanced education. The 7 years of direct, hands-on experience...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Great prep site for AANP and ANCC
    Hey all. I wanted to share the site I used to help prep with the AANP FNP exam. I took prep tests with AANP-FNP.com They have both AANP and ANCC practice tests. I got a special that gave me 10% off...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    FuturecoastNP you are very vocal about the standards of Nurse Practitioner education in the US and it's implications on patient care and health delivery. You will no doubt be a fierce advocate for...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    Goodness knows I wish I could've received my educational kicking back and drinking beer. If you know of a program that allows this please let me know ASAP!
    Jun 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    You provide some very great anecdotal "facts" based on your experiences in your area of the country. I live in a very rural area in Kansas. There is not a graduate school of nursing for 200 miles in...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    I graduated from an online program, had rotations with some of the best physicians in the area in internal medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN, and geriatrics. I received high marks on all evaluations from...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. Mosby's Online FNP Review
    Hi all. I can't seem to find ANY reviews over Mosby's online FNP test prep. Have any of you taken this? What did you think?
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Mosby's Online FNP Review
    Hi all. I can't seem to find ANY reviews over Mosby's online FNP test prep. Have any of you taken this? What did you think?
    Mar 11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Western Governors University for BSN
    I went to WGU and loved it, but if you're end goal is NP I would suggest doing an RN-MSN route with the school you want to do NP at.
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Credibility of Walden University
    Myelin, I'm not sure if you are aware of how this program works but to even apply, you have to have two years of direct patient care as an RN, submit a CV and once accepted, maintain a B or better in...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Credibility of Walden University
    A. You're not in a position to hire someone. B. Just search indeed.com for the number of open FNP jobs. 17,000. According to the AANP, only 1,000 graduates from FNP programs hit the job market each...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Do you (Active NP's) feel respected by MD's/DO's/PA'S
    Tinabeanrn thanks a million for your words. Very encouraging to hear!
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Is getting an MSN worth it?
    The most important thing to decide is what you want to do with the degree. There are dozens of options regarding the kind of MSN degree you can get (Advanced practice/CNS, education, clinical nurse...
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. CEN review-which one to get
    Jeff Solheim all the way
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Anybody run into problems with preceptors because they are from an online program?
    I've had no problem finding preceptors. I have been a RN for quite some time and just through my working relationship with providers I have been able to find preceptors with no problem. I think this...
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    What Sycamore said.
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. Credibility of Walden University
    Disagree.
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Credibility of Walden University
    To my knowledge, the purpose of a MS Ed program is NOT to "prepare" you for NP school. This individuals my be great educators but not have the knack for the advanced clinical knowledge to be an NP....
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Credibility of Walden University
    It seems a little unfair to say that they received FNP education at a different university and blame waldens program for their shortcomings. Walden has offered a non clinical masters in nursing for...
    Mar 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Do you (Active NP's) feel respected by MD's/DO's/PA'S
    Fluffy, that is too bad. I have heard that some NP's have met resistance from the nursing staff. This is such an oddity. A profession that eats their young and frowns at clinical advancement....
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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