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  1. Nursing Unions
    Yeah, good luck with that...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  2. new NP cant find a job
    I got a job at Minute Clinic one week out of school, in their #1 ranked market. They are looking for a very particular kind of NP. The projected growth in primary care with the impending Affordable...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Here's how I passed the ANCC FNP Exam
    I studied classes of medications, not specific medications. Know safety concerns per class. HTN meds and DM meds appeared on my exam. I studied over one month, but several hours a day.
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Anyone in GCU ACNP program ?
    I definitely would not recommend working fulltime. I completed GCU's FNP program, it was a hybrid online/in class program. It requires a lot of clinical hours (600) plus the coursework time. I...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. Best FNP review CDs???
    FHEA are best for all specialties, from what i hear.
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Retail NP
    I start this month as a new grad in retail. I can't think of anything I would rather do. I don't want stress and interoffice drama, although I can handle those things. I think people feel that...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Retail NP
    What are your opinions regarding NPs working in the retail environment? Do you think that this would be a good "lifestyle" job, as it has no call, good benefits, and favorable scheduling? This...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Failed AANP
    Everyone I know that passed, no exception from those I know--they ALL USED Fitzgerald. It's worth it. In the car, before bed, a section a day. Flash cards of the...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Failed AANP
    Fitz workbook and accompanying c.d.s is how I passed the ANCC. I also spent a lot of time on the ANA website and the free FHEA pages regarding test taking tips, study plans, cranial nerves, and...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. The raw truth about what NPs really do
    Get into a NP program as soon as possible. Life will improve, and I think a big part of the improvement is feeling you have options. The expanded scope and autonomy (and being outside of the...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Here's how I passed the ANCC FNP Exam
    When I was preparing for this test, I spent a lot of time googling and researching what people said about it on here and various other places. I took the exam yesterday. I spent about three weeks...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Grad School - Sierra Vista/Tucson Area
    no no no, call the phoenix GCU and ask about the MSN FNP program in tucson. Im in the program now. There are new classes starting in this program like 2-3 times a year
    Aug 26, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. Which certification, AANP or ANCC
    I was told to study the PA review books by my pharm instructor to pass the FNP boards. Who knew?
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Grad School - Sierra Vista/Tucson Area
    There is nothing in Sierra Vista, however, there is a FNP MSN program through Grand Canyon University once a week in Tucson. I'm in the program and like it. Also, U of A has a DNP program. U of P...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  15. This might make you think twice about which nursing school to go to
    I went to EBSN and was in the second graduating class. I am a PICC nurse at a well respected hospital, live in Tucson and have worked at the Mayo clinic (actually where I started as a new nurse). I...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. NP jobs in AZ?
    i'm currently in np school and have been told to not accept a job as a new grad np for less than 90k. that's coming from the dean of the np program. so, there you go. also, there are many...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. Port-a-cath issues!!!!
    Seriously? NO WAY. it's a really, really bad idea. At a hospital in my state a nurse accessed a patient's portacath without blood return and hung chemo (a vesicant, mind you) and the woman had the...
    Feb 19, '10
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  18. Changing Careers to Nursing.  Advice needed
    well, i did it the way you are speaking of--went back and got my RN after i had a bachelor's in psych. it is hard to work fulltime and get bsn. even online. plus, another thing to consider--if you...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How you make yourself immune while you work as a nurse? Any ideas?
    we get little exposures all day long. our immune systems are strong because of these exposures on a regular basis. every time we are exposed, our bodies create antibodies to these antigens. and...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I am tired of this attitude
    maybe they think that part is implied...? i kinda hope so too.
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Changing Careers to Nursing.  Advice needed
    basically, what she is saying is this "nursing can really, really suck." you will be absolutely exhausted in every sense of the word. emotionally, physically, spiritually, etc. it is NOT easy...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I am tired of this attitude
    well, think of it this way.... after the first clinicals in nursing school and cleaning up poop marbles from an old, aggressive and confused man, the people in it for the money will realize how...
    Nov 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. High-Tech Pump Does What Her Heart Can't
    As a former HMII nurse at said establishment, often device patients can add quantity to their lives...at what cost? I hate to pee in the cheerios on this one, but I predict VADS are the next vents. ...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Was I wrong? Needle question
    As an infusion nurse, i can tell you this is a really bad idea. The needle isn't even sharp after using it once, therefor doing more damage to the lumen of the vein. All IV needles are designed for...
    Nov 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What is this job like?
    Sounds great Jamonit! Did you go into infusion nursing because you felt like you had exceptional IV insertion skills, or did you train after you decided upon the specialty? How do you train to get...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing


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