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  1. Wanting to leave the hospital & work in primary care. Will I be penalized once a FNP?
    I just wanted to follow up and say that I accepted a full time rn position at my dream job in allergies and asthma!!!!!!!!! Right now I am on cloud 9 and couldn't be happier! :) and getr this ill...
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. university of southern alabama
    How is the university of southern alabama? They have a msn to dnp program that I think would be beneficial but apparently its an er specialty fnp program. Ill have to double check that. But has...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Ball State University, FNP Program, someone pleaaasssee answer! S.O.S.
    People have been posting questions about Ball State, but no one answers! I have read up on their curriculum and I like that they also have a DNP program. Is this a good program, where you feel that...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP vs. RN job satisfaction
    I can understand what you are asking. As I can relate. Right now I have been an ICU nurse for 2 years. While I enjoy taking care of sick pts (love multiple gtts, vented pts, crashings pts, and...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Are online NP programs good for the profession??
    PsychRN, I knew somebody who take that statement too literally. What I mean is that I am most certainly not the ICU nurse I am now versus what I was 2 years ago as an RN, and I most certainly will...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Are online NP programs good for the profession??
    I agree with the above post. I am comparing on campus programs close to home, to online programs backed by a university far from home. The problem is I want to work full time and the on campus...
    May 5, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Wanting to leave the hospital & work in primary care. Will I be penalized once a FNP?
    I am thinking that if I can not find a job in allergies and asthma as a RN, I am going to go look into Mother Baby! I am considering shadowing! I hope it all works out!:redpinkhe
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Indiana State University
    Brenda, Thank you so much for all the feedback! You have really been helpful! I think I am going to go ahead and apply for the program and hopefully start in Jan! The program sounds perfect!...
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Indiana State University
    How long does it take to complete the program if you go part time? I would like to be done with program no longer than 3years and ideally 2 years. The weekly posts where they questions that you had...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Indiana State University
    What would a typical school week consist of assignment and test wise? I know they use blackboard but do they give you powerpoints and lectures on the computer? What type of assignments do you have to...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. Wanting to leave the hospital & work in primary care. Will I be penalized once a FNP?
    Thank you that does help! I think I will start looking at places and asking different FNPs questions on how they got started. Also can I ask you; you are a WHNP, would I be able to work in womens...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Job availability for nurse educators
    I guess Im just a little disappointed because I was under the impression that we are in dire needs for nursing instructors! There is so much advertisement here in the state of VA on how nursing...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Does not want to work in the hospital as a FNP, only wants to work in the office
    In my area FNPs can work in the hospitals and in the office. Other states will only allow ACNPs to work in the hospitals and FNPs to work in primary care. I however, only want primary care. I like...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Wanting to leave the hospital & work in primary care. Will I be penalized once a FNP?
    I have 2 years of critical care experience. I am thinking of working in a primary care setting while I am in FNP school. When I go to apply for a job as a FNP, will I be penalized for only having 2...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Indiana State University
    I have heard great things about Indiana State University's FNP online program. I was wondering if anyone on here has heard anything or has gone through their program? Did you work full time during...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  16. Does not want to work in the hospital as a FNP, only wants to work in the office
    Thank you for the encouragement :) I guess I am so use to seeing FNPs in the hospital that I thought it would be taboo if I said I did not want to work in the hospitals and only work in the office. I...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Does not want to work in the hospital as a FNP, only wants to work in the office
    I am considering FNP, but I do not want to work in the hospital! If I pursue my FNP, I would only want to work in an office. My actual dream is to speacialize in allergies and asthma. But because...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Job availability for nurse educators
    Oh no!! I was prepared to take a pay cut, but to not be able to find a full time teaching job??!! :crying2: Whats the point of spending big time money for a MSN in nurse education if I cant find a...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Job availability for nurse educators
    I am going to go to Walden University this Jan. for my MSN in nurse education. I just want to make sure that once I graduate I will have no difficulties in finding a teaching job, where Ill be...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Charting
    Just curious as to how much time and effort each nurse puts into charting. Last year our facility took our beloved flowsheets away and gave us computerized charting, which in my opinion takes up more...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. My patient caused her own code.
    Do I agree that fentanyl is an analgesic and not a sedative? Yes. Do I stick to my physician orders of ramsey of 2-3 and make sure my pts are not in any distress and titrate when needed? Yes. Do I...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. My patient caused her own code.
    I don't think this nurse purposefully tried to be cruel or not fully sedate her pt. It sounded like a very busy busy day, and it was unfortunate that this pt had to code bc of biting her ETT. And I...
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  23. Maternal Intensive Care Unite***???
    Wow that sounds amazing!! I have always been interested in L&D, but I'm a critical care nurse now and love it. That sounds like the best of both worlds! Where do I find this type of job?? lol
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. What is your routine to clean-up and decompress after your shift?
    I come home, leave my shoes by the door, go in the kitchen to see whats for dinner, and then go upstairs wash my arms, hands, face. Put on my PJs and eat dinner, watch some TV, and have a little wine...
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Inappropriate ICU admissions
    I am so happy that there is a post on this ongoing issue. I work in 310 bed community based hospital. We have two ICU floors and I would say 8 out of the 14 pts on our floor DO NOT NEED ICU! We have...
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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