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  1. Starting your own practice
    I assume you are an AANP member? Reach out via the AANP network and you will find some support there. There are a number of active AANP member with franchises practices that I am sure would help you....
    8:05 pm
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. The difference between ADNs and BSNs
    As nurses, regardless of degree or role, do we practice based on the objective evidence or on subjective evidence? Sent from my iPhone.
    8:01 pm
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Suturing
    I suture whenever needed in my primary care office. Sent from my iPhone.
    5:20 pm
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. So Undecided
    I am not sure what your experience is, but NPs can easily change practice areas with ease, both within their boarded speciality and between boarded specialities via a post-masters. Sent from my...
    10:40 am
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. So Undecided
    Really the only one that can tell you what is right for you is you. I can tell you with certainty that none of the jobs you listed are low-stress jobs. None of the education paths are low stress...
    Dec 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. Passed AANP FNP today.  Useful Tips.
    Congrats. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. My favorite med:
    Edrophonium Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How Long to Get License
    Depends on the facility and the state. If you are billing incident-to then you (likely) won't have to wait. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Hazing in school
    It's a tough lesson to learn so soon, but it's a good one. And it's not hazing, at least how you described it. That being said, have you identified what you might be able to do differently...
    Dec 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. NP Licensure process in California
    California is very strict about licensing. Have you checked the CA-BON website and/or called them to find out if your program is accepted in CA for APN licensing? You will probably want your board...
    Dec 11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Collaborative MD agreement and fees
    Being independent as a novice NP is risky, be careful! That's about the price range for independent practice with MD review. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. New Grad NP Help
    For most people, best to wait until you get a job. You really can do it any time but you will need to put in an address and phone number and you don't want that to be your personal info. Sent...
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Tramadol
    Tramadol/opioids and nicotine both act on the VTA system (the so-called "pleasure center" of the brain) and create similar euphoric effects. In essence it is replacing one addiction with another....
    Dec 11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Do you perform the Epley maneuver?
    All the time. Teach patient to do the maneuver at home as well. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. FNP student needs preceptor in MA south shore
    Has your school helped you? Have you joined the Mass Coalition of NPs as a student? They have a placement section. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Direct Entry Psychiatric NP
    Technically, even DE programs are pre-licensure RN programs that transition directly into graduate programs. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Study Material
    There are no state boards, there are national certifying body boards. There are many threads on good prep courses and materials for specific certifying body speciality boards. For FNP you will be...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. working alongside chiropractors
    Seems like almost all of these opportunities benefit the chiro at the expense of the NP, at least around here. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. How Long to Get License
    Licensing and prescriptive authority vary by state. Plan on 3-5 days to get your certification letter. Then 1-2wks or more for licensing. Then another 1-2wks for prescriptive authority. ...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Not working as an np
    Some novice NPs discover they just don't like the role/responsibility or they had an experience that shook their confidence. Others just like the bedside. Or they can't find jobs. ...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Fed Up with Pain Management
    Happens all the time Brit, it's sad. Many providers would rather write a script than argue. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. First year as an FNP??!!
    Your first year in practice is an amazing or horrifying time, depending on how you look at it. You will see things you have never seen before, make decisions you have never made before, and likely...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Nclex exams:  My experience
    I thought I heard that VUE changed their system and the "trick" no longer works? Or maybe that was just hearsay. Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Nclex exams:  My experience
    It's common to think that :) Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. DEA question
    Are you sure they aren't just requiring that an individual be eligible to obtain DEA licensure? That's how most are posted around here... Sent from my iPhone.
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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