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  1. A Day In The Life Of A NP?
    Hi Goofeegirl, when you say physical medicine do you mean osteopathy / manipulation / injection / pain stuff? And CAM? I'm very interested in that field - do you find you are not able to...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. What is Johns Hopkins direct entry MSN like?
    Hi all, Here's my situation: Last Feb I was accepted into JHU's accelerated BS and MSN FNP program. At the time of acceptance I was seriously debating whether or not I wanted to do the NP degree...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. NP learning OMM?
    NPA, SOP? I'm not practicing yet - I'm applying to DE programs this fall, but I know that I would like to integrate OMM into my practice so I'm just trying to find out what hte options are. ...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP learning OMM?
    Thanks for the response! Quick follow up: If out of school I were to practice with a DO who taught me OMM - would it be ethical for me to then offer it as part of my own independent practice...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. NP learning OMM?
    Still curious about this if anyone has any more information. Basically - is there an official certification process to be able to bill legally for OMM? Or can I just study with an osteopathic...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. NP Independent Practice States
    This is great to hear. Does this supervised practice (which should absolutely happen anyway, legislation or not) have to happen in vermont? or could you have done 2 years in another state and move...
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Where to take an online Pre Req? Devel. Psych
    So I need to take a pre req this summer - developmental psych. Where should I do it online? I've taken my other pre reqs at UC Berkeley - and they have the Stats course I need, but not Developmental...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Samuel Merritt University FNP Insight
    Skibum - regarding your comment: I have to say i never said to my self, "this is difficult". I worked hard, and some weeks were harder than others. I worked that hardest during the last two...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Considering career as NP
    I think, more probably, Geriatric will dissapear and be consumed within Adult. At least that's what is happening at UCSF - there getting rid of their geriatric degree and lumping it into the Adult...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Samuel Merritt University FNP Insight
    I'd love to know what you thought of the program in general - especially in comparison to any others you might have looked at? How rigorous did you find the education? How much fo the supposed...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Any male NP's out there?
    That's a valuable point. Since NPs function as providers instead of support it is true that their role is fairly similar to doctors, etc. Certainly in many settings. I guess the question is: is...
    Apr 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Any male NP's out there?
    As a male who is looking into either an md/do program or FNP (want to do primary care), I have thought about this a lot. I think one of the biggest things males (read: me, at least) will face is...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. To Current NPs and Students - Diagnostic Ability?
    I would actually offer an alternative viewpoint on the nursing model. I'm not a student yet, but am hoping to do a direct entry FNP program soon so this is based on my shadowing and research. ...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. NP learning OMM?
    Well I don't have a state yet - I haven't even applied for programs yet. I'm looking to find out where an NP might go to get this training and then, as you said, where is it practice-able.
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. NP learning OMM?
    Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, a hands-on technique-set that works in ways similar to chiropractors and cranial-sacral therapists. And more.
    Mar 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. NP learning OMM?
    So today I shadowed an amazing DO in NH. She has her own practice and is VERY alternative while also fully working with pharmas and traditional patients. Anyway, she uses OMM all the time (i saw...
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. EVERYONE is going for NP these days
    Anyone know how the Northwest and the Northeast are? Portland / Seatle area and also New Hampshire, Vermont, Conneticut, Rhode Island, etc.
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. EVERYONE is going for NP these days
    Wow this is pretty worrisome to hear as a prospective NP student (id be applying this summer for 2012 start). Think we can list what areas of the country are glutted and which have opportunities?
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. NP or MD, Need some advice.
    OP - I have been on the exact same soul-search. I graduated with a BA in 2007 in a completely non-applicable liberal arts field (though very interesting), and have done LOTS of stuff since then. One...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. These classes are nonsense
    Would anyone mind actually listing these programs? I'm not sure what the 1st tier schools are for NP. I'm also particularly interested in the direct entry NP programs that are not fluff. - would...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Scary reading doctor forums about NPs...
    Thank you Kanzi, that was very encouraging. What track did you take, working surgery? I'll be doing FNP with the goal of working primary care.
    Jan 23, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. FNP vs Acute care NP vs CRNA
    I'm confused...i thought compensation for NPs was pretty good? And that it was certainly on par with PA's (with regional fluctuation)? I'm also surprised to hear comments about NPS just being...
    Jan 22, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  23. Any school rankings or reviews for DE NP programs?
    I'm looking at direct entry NP programs for FNP (with the slight possibility of psych NP....but probably family). I know that for DE NP programs there are only about 50 in the country, and I...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Scary reading doctor forums about NPs...
    Well this is good to hear. I guess, if anything, the responses that I read make me realize the very real limitations in the education of NP programs (DE NP, specifically). I'm still excited...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Scary reading doctor forums about NPs...
    Thanks for the responses, everyone. Question - do you think this negativity is directed more at DE NP programs and not the NP field in general? I'm considering a DE program - I have no prior...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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