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  1. Pts want to see a doctor
    As a new NP only 6 months out, i use take this personally. I'm starting to have my own little following and some patients are only requesting me, so it doesn't bother me as much and i don't take...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Primary care NP
    Some hospitals may not make it mandatory for Nps to have an acute care degree to work in those areas. For instance, my degree was for pediatric primary care and one of my job offers was for pediatric...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. passed the certification boards
    Congratulations
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Looking back, would you obtain NP credential??
    By the time I finished my NP program i had 8 years of RN experience. I have only been a NP for 4 months and I know it's early in my career, but I'm loving it so far. I know it was the right choice...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Negotiating the new job
    i love traveling so getting more weeks of vacation in my contract was the most important thing to me after salary.
    May 14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. When to begin looking for job??
    I used indeed and simplyhired.com
    May 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. When to begin looking for job??
    I ended up applying locally. I graduated in Dec 2013, i started looking and interviewing in October. With every offer i got, they were fully aware i was about to graduate and was not certified yet....
    May 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. DEA number
    Mine took about 1.5 months
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. What Job Boards Do You Use
    I found my current job on simplyhired.com
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Barkley Review for Boards
    Yea... I mean i passed the boards on the first try. I listened to the cds and took notes as i listened (thats how i retain info). After all the studying, reviewing, and questions i did in 6 weeks,...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Anyone use the Barkley Review for NP CERT PREP???
    Well I'm a PNP so I did the PNCB exam. My resources probably wouldn't be much help. I used text books, aap and cdc websites for certain things, did case studies, used pediatric ecam study guides,...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. Barkley Review for Boards
    They are the same the CDs are recordings of the live review classes.
    Mar 27
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Dumb Question....Patho class
    I did peds and my patho class was online with the FNPs and the ANPs, so we covered everything. It wasn't focused.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Barkley Review for Boards
    I thought it was a great review. It was the last source I studied from, before i took the boards. I spent 6 weeks using a different online review, books, websites, etc. Then I used Barkley. I...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. What is your take home?
    What type NP are you? Pediatric Primary care Where (state)(rural/urban) do you practice? In PA 5 offices in Suburban areas and 1 office in the urban area, newborn visits at 3 suburban area...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Clinical attire
    Same here. When i did a rotation in the ED i wore scrubs and lab coat, other than that, I wore business causal.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. How many patients are you expected to see daily?
    I'm a new grad and have been working for a little over a month. I am seeing only a partial patient load right now, but i am expected to see about 25 per day in long run. Some of the MDs i work with...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. How did you land your first NP job?
    I'm in PA. I graduated in Dec 2013. I had some job offers before graduation. Some from clinical and one from the place i worked as a RN. The position i ended up with, i found on Simply Hired.com in...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. certification exam
    I think its a great idea to start studying before graduation, if your able to. In my case I couldn't do that because I had to study for finals, 2 major presentations, and had a thesis paper to...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. certification exam
    I started studying 2 weeks after graduation for a total of 6 weeks.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. New Grad NP's - how long to get licensed?
    I'm from PA. I graduated in mid December, took my boards 1/31 and got my state license within 10 days. I found out i got my position around Christmas Eve, I think. So i was very motivated to pass...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Anyone use the Barkley Review for NP CERT PREP???
    I passed the boards on 1/31/14. I used other materials in addition to the Barkley Review. I found it very helpful in passing the boards. I did not do the live review but the home study, which is a...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Mosby's Online FNP Review
    I took the PNP version of that review course. I found a lot of the information outdated.
    Mar 12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Second interview attire
    I agree with the other posters. Don't worry about your outfit. I wore the same interview outfit with different shirts to the 1st, 2nd and third interview for the position I have now. Good luck...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Malpractice Insurance Questions
    I also have a claims made policy in my contract. It is paid by my employer. The practice will only pay for 50% of the tail coverage. I called the insurance company to have this all explained to me...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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