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  1. FNP online options
    My only comment is that while online programs are probably a best alternative due to traveling around, the main problem will be obtaining sites for your clinicals unless the school can provide. It...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  2. Do you use an iPad, phone or lap top for school?
    I use a laptop and my smartphone. I tried an ipad but had some trouble with a few of the assignments and videos.
    Nov 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. got accepted both MSN FNP and Post-BSN DNP. Which way to go?!
    This is incorrect. There is no mandatory DNP requirement. By now, nurses pursing advanced degrees should know this.
    Nov 8
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. Road to FNP (nontraditional route)
    The first part of many NP programs include the basic MSN classes that all advanced practice nurses must take regardless of the final track. You will have future educators, researchers, NPs, etc. in...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. South University FNP MSN program???
    digazz711, you have managed to catch me at home "sick as a dog", so I dropped in to AN to see what was up. Yes, I am in the final throws...December 10!!!! The clinical courses, as with other...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Houston NP student seeking preceptor
    Your clinical rotations will directly correspond to the classes you are taking: pediatrics, women's health, adult & gerontology, primary care. Some students find a "fit" in multi practice groups...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. I am a newbee and need advice!
    You need to familiarize yourself with APA writing. There are several good sites on APA style. Here are a couple that are invaluable: APA Style
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I NEED HELP!!! College Network is taking money!
    I believe TCN offers a "pay for service" for providing education materials to allow one to take CLEP and other testing to opt out of actual courses towards their advancement and degree...statistics,...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Physician Extender ???
    medic97RN09, I have to really got me chuckling with your expressive, yet absolutely accurate, name for NOT filling the narcotic. I see it just about everyday :saint:. Patient's do not so...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Review Course: Barkley or Fitzgerald?
    My program encourages Leik and the APEA reviews.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Let's make a list of all online FNP programs
    nursebunney, many of us do not have the luxury of choosing a non-for-profit school. The key is that the school we do choose is accredited and can provide us with the tools to achieve our goals. One...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Physician Extender ???
    I can definitely see the term "extender" utilized for describing a PA...that is what they are...a physician's ASSISTANT!!!!! As the the NP, we are a unique holistic provider incorporating a more...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. AANP examination changes
    With you both! I am planning on taking the exam in January. Already told the family they are on their own for the holidays this year...just tell me when and where to show up :roflmao:
    Sep 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Terrible day at clinicals
    Having the student do a preceptor and site evaluation is really important as you say. It is often times the only way the school gets "real time" feedback. A preceptor and/or site can look great on...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Professional Journals
    As others have noted, your school school may provide access to most of these peer reviewed journals. If you access it online, check with the librarian how best to enter the information. For me, I...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Boycott schools that make you find your own preceptors
    Schools send a faculty representative to evaluate the student in the field. They follow you around and observe your performance. They also talk to your preceptor and at times the staff. They will...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Let's make a list of all online FNP programs
    Your distaste for non-profit schools is well known in these forums, however your comment "most of these are for profit programs" is incorrect. Kaplan and Chamberlain are, I could not find out...
    Sep 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Women's Health Preceptor
    Have you considered the health department? Many offer women's health as far as exams, STDs, contraception, pregnancy, etc. I was going to do mine through the health department, but the NP retired...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Undergrad books used in grad school?
    My bad...I do NOT use my BSN books other than the 3 I listed. All the required books from pathology, pharmacology, etc are all MD books and much more in depth than what you will find in nursing...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Undergrad books used in grad school?
    I kept very few of my undergrad books, and have found that I have referenced them much in grad school. I do use my research, health promotion, and education books but that's about it. I loved my...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. AANP and ANCC exam review and tips suggestions
    saracarver3, thank you for information. I have already started the Leik review, but have heard good things about Barkely and will probably add that to my program.
    Sep 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. South University FNP MSN program???
    MeloRN96, if you take 1 class per term as they have set up, it takes 27 months. Most students double their terms or so the splits (start a class then about 3-4 weeks in start another, and are done...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. finding preceptors
    I had a cover letter, information on the school, the course objective and rotation requirements for the specific rotation, and my resume. I put everything in a nice little "binder" and would try to...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    As with all things...they will come to you as you can take them. Just remember to have some "me" time so you don't burn out completely.
    Aug 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Anyone else feeling overwhelmed?
    Ouch! I would be overwhelmed!!!!! All three are VERY intense subjects. I took Pharm with Research Methods and barely survived, can't imagine adding Statistics (gave me the shingles). Good...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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