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  1. Need advice on salary
    I am not well versed on pay scales in Florida but in an expensive city in California where I live, our range is about 130-170K base pay annually depending on years of experience. I have 20+ years...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. AE-MSN with foreign degree?
    Hi welcome to allnurses. I know that in California, the requirement is that the BA or BS obtained already include all the general education credits such as Languages, Arts and Humanities, Social...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Infusing in the Yellow PA Port on A swan
    Why was the patient on Dobutamine infusion? Sounds very unconventional and even unsafe since we know that vasoactive medications were tested for their effects using intravenous administration and not...
    Nov 14
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Acute care NP programs
    I've been an ACNP since 2003 and have been working in an intensivst role since 2004. I attended a state university in Michigan that is lesser known nationally but well respected in the state if not...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Help regarding regulated collaborative agreement
    You're welcome. I always look at this issue on a case to case basis as an individual provider. I applaud AANP as they forge ahead with pushing for legislation across the US that would make NP's...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. International, non-nursing bachelor's
    OP, it does get confusing when you look at various entry options for a nursing career here in California. Basically, there are three degree options for pre-licensure nursing programs. Just to...
    Nov 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Henry Ford Hospital?
    I worked in the ED at Henry Ford Main approximately 10 years ago. Very busy Level I Trauma ED with large volumes of patient visits for all types of ED presentations. You'll see trauma and ICU...
    Nov 9
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  8. What to do if the time frame to take the NCLEX has expired?
    What options does your state give you? Typically, in your situation (i.e., long time frame has elapsed between graduation and taking the NCLEX), a remedial course is required. If that's the case,...
    Nov 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Post-baccalaureate Accelerated BSN Help
    They can be very competitive depending on where you are applying. The individual schools should be able to direct you to their admission stats. You should also ask about attrition rate as this does...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. Masters & Training?
    Your post is not quite clear and I think that's why you are not getting responses. In trying to understand what you just posted, it seems like you're still a student interested in eventually starting...
    Nov 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  11. ER and ICU NPs, what is your day like?
    I am part of a group of ACNP's working within our Adult Critical Care Medicine division. We have recently expanded and will be up to 20+ ACNP's after all the hiring is completed. We will be covering...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Men's Health NP Specialty
    The Consensus Model is the authoritative document in deciding which NP specializations exist. The document was last updated in 2008 and the plan is for full implementation of its provisions by 2015....
    Nov 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Help regarding regulated collaborative agreement
    These are all semantics states use to keep NP's "dependent" on physicians to practice. It comes in many forms as you go from state to state with the exception of independent practice states. Maryland...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. CA Paramedic to BSN
    Hi, welcome to allnurses. Before I proceed, I would like to divulge that I am also in California (SF Bay Area not SoCal) and although I am a Nurse Practitioner, I feel that I still have a grasp of...
    Nov 1
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  15. Foreign BSN Undergraduate Seeking A Career In Advanced Practice Nursing
    All NP programs I know of have specific requirements for applicants who received their undergraduate degree from a country other than the US. In a nutshell, the school would want to make sure that...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. The Professional Statement
    I don't think there's a right or wrong answer here because for one, we don't know what the faculty doing the admissions screening is looking for. But the way I would look at this in terms of goals...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  17. Physician supervisors for California NPs?
    Can you explain the scenario a bit clearer? Does the standardized procedure allow the PMHNP to perform FP roles since this is the physician's specialty or does the standardized procedure state that...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. California furnishing number
    You should be able to send applications for both NP and NPF. In order to prescribe schedule II and above in California, you have to also send a copy of your DEA certificate and proof of having...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Recommendation letter
    Hi and welcome to AN. Have you worked with NP's in your nursing career? What might help is if you could have practicing NP's give you some of the recommendation letters. I think programs give some...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. California NP's
    There are many types of NP's in California just like in any other state but majority of institutions across the state only offer FNP. However, the large universities in urban areas have other NP...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Foreign nurse who wishes to get MSN degree in the US
    I am assuming you are interested in NY programs since you have a license there. Schools vary in terms of being selective - there are well known programs that have numerous applicants each year and...
    Sep 29
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. can I be a cns at sjsu?
    I agree that it's not clear what that SJSU Master's program could lead to. I would ask the school directly as the website isn't very specific about the program goals. In California, you have to...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  23. Heart failure/VAD/heart transplant NPs
    We have NP's (and PA's) in our Adult Mechanical Circulatory Support Service. They are a separate consulting service closely working with Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologists (for all destination...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. NPs working with chiropractors
    You crack me up Zen! OP, does your state allow collaboration with non-physicians such as chiropractors?
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    Not to drive a superfluous issue to death as I'm really preaching to the choir here but what annoys me is that I thought the Consensus Model sealed the deal in legitimizing the CNS role as an APN...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)


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