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  1. Hospitalist "midlevel" service
    Yes I know that the term "midlevel" bothers many people. A CNM friend was once at a social gathering and introduced by a doc (that she felt she had a very good, respectful relationship with ) as a...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Hospitalist "midlevel" service
    CharmedJ7, Thanks for the response. It looks as if we are going to have a service where we will be given between 4 and 6 pts to be responsible for. We will still do rounds for some of the other pts...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. How do you prescribe ABX in a retail clinic?
    "I suppose one could refund their money if they do not Rx an ABX. This would satisfy the customer monetarily and increase trust in the clinic, but then the NP is not making the clinic money, and less...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Hospitalist "midlevel" service
    Hi, I am currently working in an in patient psych unit and we are looking at creating a "midlevel service". I work with another NP and a PA. We have a hospitalist psychiatrist and the...
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. ER's Turn Non-Emergencies Away?
    As mentioned in a post above, people are TRAINED to use the ED for primary care. I used to do ED and loved it and saw the same thing. If EDs used EMTALA the way it was designed it would eventually...
    May 12, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Where are the "normal" births?
    yelnikmcwawa, Thanks for your response. I just donít know if I buy it. I agree that all women should be given all options to them, but in my limited experience I just see our nation has become a...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. Which NP is non-limiting to specialize in?
    This is somewhat dependant on the state you live in. A FNP has a very broad scope of practice, birth to death and in my state an FNP can practice in specialty areas (I have FNP friends that work...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Where are the "normal" births?
    I was an RN at a very small hospital that did not do high risk OB, so the two docs that did OB really tried to keep things as low risk as possible. They DID NOT do elective inductions and God forbid...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  9. Better psych education for FNPs?
    Thanks for the input BCGradnurse. I think that one of the things I hope to put into the program is simple tips and pearls. I have read someplace (don't remember where) that about 70% of anxiety and...
    Nov 6, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. how far do you drive
    I drive 75 miles one way. If I am lucky and there is no snow or ice and the deer stay off the road I can do it in an hour and 20 minutes. If not it takes longer. I left a job that I could...
    Nov 6, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Better psych education for FNPs?
    Thanks for the response Zenman. I do think that more indepth psychological disorder education as well as psychopharm. I feel evidenced based medicine is so important and so many non-psych providers...
    Nov 6, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Better psych education for FNPs?
    I was not sure how to name this topic. I am an FNP and just recently a psych mental health NP. I have been approached by the state university where I live to help consult on improving the mental...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Independent practice resources
    I looked for info on the NP section but found nothing so thought I would post here. I am an FNP and recently graduated with post masters psych NP. I have a great job that allows me two 5 day...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  14. Psych nurse practitioner
    I recently graduated as an FNP in 2006 and just last week finished my post masters as a psych NP. I have had way more interest in me as a psych NP than an FNP. I wanted to work in out patient...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Any Nurse Practitioners work at a Medical Marijuana Referal Clinic?
    We have it in MT and NPs can sign for the "Green card" (as it is known here). http://www.flatheadbeacon.com/articles/article/whitefish_doctor_fined_over_medical_marijuana_clinic/17859/
    May 26, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Medical Marijuana Opinions
    A doc in Montana getting in trouble for prescribing practices in relation to MMJ (AKA the "Green card" here). ...
    May 26, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. Salary, days off and hours
    coreo, thanks for taking the time to respond. the time off is as you explain it. if i work 2 hours i get paid for the whole day but if i need a whole day off i have to take pto. as far as 8s or...
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Salary, days off and hours
    For those that are on salary...if you need a whole day off for whatever, do you have to take PTO (or wathever it is called in your organization) or do you just take the day off and you still get your...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. How to contact NPs for shadowing
    when i was looking for preceptors i would find someone through advertisements (yellow pages, google the area for nps, etc.) and send them a nice letter introducing myself (resume, some personal info,...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Medical Marijuana Opinions
    "By placing marijuana on another scheduled medication list, doctors could more easily prescribe the potentially useful substance". But then insurance companies, and taxpayers (you and I) will be...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  21. Medical Marijuana Opinions
    Would we save money? It would be taxed and expensive we know that. And most of the folks that would "need" it would be chronic pain, cancer what have you and they would probably be on Medicaid,...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  22. Straight cath vs indwelling question
    not sure how i made two posts, but this one has been spell-checked! the other piece (after thinking a bit more on this) is that the way the new guidelines are, if a person does not have a uti...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Straight cath vs indwelling question
    ooops
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Straight cath vs indwelling question
    There is research out there (don't have a reference right now) that periodic strait cathing is less likly to cause infection than an indwelling catheter. This is a big thing in OB as some docs want...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nurse Practitioner and Image Interpretation
    This is so true. The PA I work with (in a small rural clinic that has an MD come a couple times per month) x-rayed a guy with suspected pneumonia. The radiologist read it as having a "rounded...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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