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  1. Patient complaint
    Now, this takes the cake of patient complaints I've heard
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Locum Tenens - all input welcome!
    I had a co-worker who travelled (she was RN though) with her mom. The other tenants in the shared housing did not like it and she had to look for separate housing. This area was not really conducive...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. FamilyNPPrep Test Scores
    fmAtoZandbackagain, it is doable. The AANP let's you start your application 6months before you graduate. I actually submitted my paperwork 2weeks before the end of school. In my last semester I...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. FamilyNPPrep Test Scores
    To anyone willing to know now...I bought 10 exam questions and I will say they were very helpful and I passed AANP 10days after completing school without taking a review course. Everyone has their...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Passed AANP yesterday
    I went to frontier nursing university
    Jul 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Passed AANP yesterday
    So I passed AANP 10days after finishing from school. I am so excited. I can take a breather. I went to Frontier and I know there are different studying patterns but here's what I did: Frontier has...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Any Advice on finding clinicals??
    Like froggg123 said go in person. I did this and even though they said no they gave me somewhere else to go and their names opened doors. Also go with a packet with your school requirements and a...
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Haven't seen this topic recently...let's talk about phone calls to patients!
    I currently work as a Case manager which includes calling pt's with results. I do know your frustrations but I have learnt to tell them it's nothing to worry about (if it isnt) and if it is I tell...
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. How much debt would you go into for NP school?
    I never took loans for school and I am currently paying my way through college. Started out ADN, BSN and now going MSN. Although I believe I should have done the BSN-MSN route and I could have saved...
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. You might want to avoid this recruiting company
    I do believe it's either you don't speak english or you find it hard to grasp. If this was the way you replied the recruiter, I do believe he responded in kind. this post in particular "Your post...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. You might want to avoid this recruiting company
    Nomadcrna, NP's with masters degree are not called Dr. at all. Some facilities actually put it in signing that for no reason would you call yourself a physician or Dr. without the degree. Because you...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. FNP students
    Before you go, I would like you to consider if that would affect your retirement package with the government. Would you be able to keep the package and return to work for the governement if you...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Ooops, I told off a doctor
    I think correcting over the antibiotics choice is good for your pt, but then in front of the pt is just worng. First of all, it uestions the docs expertise and could bring a whole lot of headache to...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. FNP preceptors
    I did exactly the same thing. I called this lady on the phone and she was willing. After talking with her she directed me to a hospital with clinics. I went there that day, spoke with their manager...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. New RN, 3 weeks into orientation, total screw up.
    Maybe my story might make you feel better (5years in nursing). Just recently had a pt that admitted for abd pain, dilaudid ordered q2 and give with ativan. Pt was doing fine and only needed q4. Pt...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Frontier Nursing University
    Turn around is great. at least once a day. If the teacher has checked his/her email then you would not get a response. And you have to be pt with them cos i think these teachers also have other jobs....
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Frontier Nursing University
    Not the orientation. There are actual lectures you could attend that are recorded for later viewing and depends on the instructor. But the greatest part is that the instructors are available to...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Frontier Nursing University
    I dont have kids at all. I tend to myself and hubby only. But you should be able to do it as I have classmates with kids and not much complain except the level of reading. There's powerpoint and...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Frontier Nursing University
    Oh no thats not what i meant but most days i spend 8hrs studying. I dont come out but to eat and use the rest room. But that's because i work full time and i have to make use of my days off; (2days...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Frontier Nursing University
    I just started and so far so good. It is a lot of reading although you have class sessions from time to time. I do know they frown upon full time work with kids and school. I have had to stay on top...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Frontier recommendations
    I dont believe they need recommendations from NP's. I got my recommendation from a coworker and two supervisors (my preceptor and Lead clinical) and i still got in
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. What does it take to get into a FNP program?
    I did not do Gre. 3.3 ADN, 3.7 BSN. Live in rural area. Worked home health 2yrs and med surg past 10 months. Volunteered with non profit org for 5-6 yrs (2diff orgs). Killer essay. Applied to...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  23. Should I stay in the unit I'm currently working in or transfer to different one?
    Oh my thanks for this message in disguise. I was considering the same thing. I work in a small hospital and sometimes its repetitive and i was thinking of moving to ER or ICU to gian more experience....
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Is anyone looking at IHS?
    I currently work with a tribal IHS as a nurse. We have NP's working in the clinics. They love it. Theres a lot of turn over right now although I heard my current hospital needs 2-5yrs experience...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Eating a new nurse for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  Or is it?
    Very nice and educative story. People always act like mind readers and assume things up in their heads. I have always said "ASK". A lot of things could be avoided if we just talk things through ...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations