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  1. BSN to ACNP
    AGACNP training only covers ages 13 and up (this is per ANCC competencies). It will be out of scope for an AGACNP trained NP to care for patients outside of their designated age group. You'll find...
    Dec 17
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  2. BSN to ACNP
    What skills are ACNPs typically allowed to do in an ED setting? This will vary by institution and is less affected by state mandates. Be aware that Acute Care NP programs are divided into two...
    Dec 17
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  3. Any Strategies for leaving when you're suppose to?
    You could stress to nurses that the time to sign out should be respected and unnecessary interruptions for non-emergency calls can wait until after sign out is over and the oncoming provider can...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Did you keep your RN certifications?
    Our Critical Care NP openings always say ACNP required and CCRN preferred. I imagine the CCRN criteria would carry weight for applicants who have no ICU NP experience. We would certainly bump up an...
    Dec 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Male in WHNP/CNM
    more example: Male nurse-midwives blaze new career trail - Chicago Tribune
    Dec 4
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Male in WHNP/CNM
    one example: News Archive - College of Nursing - Wayne State University
    Dec 4
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. ANCC vs AANP?
    That's been a reality for the NP profession for years - the fact that we have multiple certification boards, not just AANP and ANCC. I support the fact that specialty boards for some of the NP tracks...
    Dec 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Do I need to keep RN license active?
    California is the same way as Arizona. Once you're an NP, you only renew with a one time fee which includes both RN and NP licensing renewal fees rolled into one application. Nebraska has a...
    Dec 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Maximum Lantus & NPH doses?
    There is no maximum Lantus dose in the literature although a subset of patients appear to benefit from BID dosing instead of daily. I work in Critical Care and with hard to control diabetics, we add...
    Nov 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Thinking of leaving being an NP: job market vs. quality of life questions
    OP, I would leave that position if I were in your shoes. First, you are working in a specialized field (Hospice) with no real provider role. That alone will make you less attractive as a candidate...
    Nov 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. APN logs in under Doctor's name and charts. What do I do?
    In the context of the medical record being a legal document and this discussion being about an APRN documenting a note, there will be legal repercussions including fraud which has happened. You may...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. APN logs in under Doctor's name and charts. What do I do?
    Let me just start by saying that sharing log-in passwords with any co-worker is illegal in our current EMR system under any circumstances where I work. However, there are insurance billing...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. 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)
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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)
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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)


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