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  1. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    As a heads up it usually takes them weeks more than they say it will.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. ANP change to FNP
    I have heard of this, although may be difficult because most FNP tracks are popular. I would look at why you would like to change?
    Mar 23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. In process FNP need help with job now
    I have been pleased with the flexibility of my online FNP program at UAB. I only have to be there on campus about 5 times total for my program.
    Mar 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Weight loss clinic
    I am currently doing FNP clinicals at a rural medical clinic with an MD, and they have their own weight loss program. They typically prescribe phentermine for weight loss and patient must have a...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. ANCC and AANP Board Exam
    My school is requiring us to take the Barkley review, did you find it helpful? I found what seems to be the same program on the elsevier website and it is $196 instead of $275....
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Nurse practitioner Salary
    Advance Healthcare network for NPs & PAs has a good break down of 2013 National salary survey 2013 National Salary Survey Results on ADVANCE for NPs & PAs I would like to hear how these compare...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. ANCC and AANP Board Exam
    What was the exact name of the course on their website that you took? Was it Mosby's?
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. NP residency/fellowship
    Thanks everyone for the feedback, I agree there needs to be more of these programs set in place. After looking in to the different programs across the country and the ones I would be able to get in...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Anyone use the Barkley Review for NP CERT PREP???
    Has anyone lately had success with the Barkley review, was the live course worth the $$?
    Mar 7
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. NP residency/fellowship
    I am a FNP student and set to graduate this December, I am looking into NP residency/fellowships. Has anyone here had any experience with them or would be willing to share information about such...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    The process can be difficult depending on your area and how many sites there are compared to how many NP students there are. As long as you stick with the criteria they tell you for your specialty,...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    I find that the program does allow for some time to work and to some degree work at your own pace. And you get out of the program what you put in to it but overall I think it does prepare you. There...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. FNP online programs: UAB, Ball State, OSU
    Time spent studying may vary but it's probably around 9 to 10 hrs per week. But that my fluctuate depending on an exam or projects due dates.
    Mar 3
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  14. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    SaraM,RN, yes we have to find our own clinical sites and it is in your best interest to start looking early, a year possibly in advance. I worked full time up until I started clinicals this semester...
    Mar 3
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Any UAB FNP students/grads?!
    From what I have heard, taking the GRE can only improve your chances I think, even if you can waive it. I took it because I had a low GPA. And this is graduate education, so you should be able to...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Any UAB FNP students/grads?!
    Most of the lectures are through Collaborate, which are recorded and can be accessed any time after. As far as books Pathphysiology by McCance, Pharmacology by Lehne, Bates' Physical exam by Bickley.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Any UAB FNP students/grads?!
    I am a current UAB FNP student and I am in my first clinical semester. I have been really pleased with the program, the instructors go out of their way to help with understanding and becoming a nurse...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    Its an online program, so you should be able to check your messages and discussions daily. Assignments are due from time to time and just keep up with deadlines. You know ahead of time what the...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  19. Truth about UAB NP-FNP program
    I am in the FNP program at UAB and I have started clinicals this semester. I can say that UAB's program is a good one. Its not easy as no graduate program should be, especially an NP program. This...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. UAB Fall 2014 NP Programs
    I am in my second year of UAB FNP program, I started clinicals last month. I have enjoyed the program and have been impressed with my faculty. I have been able to work full time up until now and made...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  21. Anyone Drop out of Online Program d/t lack of Preceptor?
    One can get connected with local NP associations and can also try the eNP network, it helped me.
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Affordable Care Act- How it affects NPs
    This is a trend that I have also seen in southern states like AL, GA, MS and FL.
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Tips for new grad looking to be hired into CICU
    It all depends on when and where you apply. The CICU I work at is in a large university hospital and we have a high RN turn over rate, meaning either people are in NP school, going to CRNA school or...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  24. What supplies needed for FNP school :)
    Your program will let you know what you will need when you need it but I found the Sanford Antimicrobial guide and Tarascon Pharmacopeia useful.
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. NP student needing clinicals in the Charlotte, NC area
    Try using the eNP network, it helped me to network and I received several clinical preceptors from using the preceptor directory and the access pass. It cost $20 but was worth it....
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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