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  1. Here's Why the Student Loan Market Is Completely Insane
    Another issue I find is that colleges have no real incentive to be accountable with OUR money. We found out in the last semester of nursing school that we were paying a "student activity" fee that...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. New York City Loses Another Great Institution, Long Island College Hospital
    I live in Brooklyn. It is quickly becoming a city for the rich. I can't afford to live in my own neighborhood anymore.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Mother who documented child's illness on blog charged with murder;_ylt=AwrBJSB0vaNT9jcAj2fQtDMD This story seriously makes me want to scream.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Am I really a NP if I do laser hair removal?
    I think it's telling that they hired an NP for the position and are paying you well for it. It must mean they want your skill and knowledge level for the job. As long as the job is giving you...
    May 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Adult-Gerontology NP versus Family NP
    I don't see any real advantage in doing AGNP over FNP, as I think the length of training is similar, maybe 1-2 extra semesters for FNP. I did PNP and I really am only interested in working with...
    May 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Which specialty compensated the most financially?
    I think you are missing the point. You can choose any NP specialty and make a decent wage, provided that there are jobs available where you live and/or you are willing to move. I am a pediatric...
    May 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Which specialty compensated the most financially?
    If a person is headed for foreclosure it's more a sign of poor money management than a failure to choose the right NP track. If you live above your means you will be headed for foreclosure regardless...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Am I too old?
    I finished my NP a year ago and I'm 40 now... I found a job within 3 months of graduation. People say I look younger than my age but I don't think it was a factor one way or the other. The doctor who...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Teen to remain in state custody, in Boston Children's Hospital
    It seems there's evidence that Justina's parents were PITA's and didn't exactly endear themselves to the healthcare team caring for their daughter. However, I don't see that as grounds for...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. Best Stethoscope
    I work in pulmonology and I went ahead and bought the cardiology II to make sure I didn't miss any lung sounds. Honestly I haven't noticed a huge difference. It's not the stethoscope. Careful...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Nurse practitioner job market in Detroit area?
    Thanks, I did look up hospital websites but there were very few listings for NP, let alone pediatric NP. I would even consider doing bedside nursing but I'd probably have to take a 40% pay cut...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  12. How many ARNPs get administrative time?
    In the beginning when I started this job my patient load was lighter and I had plenty of time to catch up on charting. Now my load has gotten heavier so I am perpetually behind. Also on of the main...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Nurse practitioner job market in Detroit area?
    I am originally from MI and I would like to move back to the area (being able to buy a house for <$200K is mighty attractive). However, the job listings I see for NP's seem slim compared to other...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  14. What Job Boards Do You Use
    I also found my job through I have also found that they give the most relevant search results. If I put "pediatric nurse practitioner" in quotes I only get job listings for PNP's, while...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    If you'd like to see NP education more similar to MD education, then where do you draw the line? What should be included, what shouldn't be included? All the premed requirements? All the med school...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    It's a fine line here. What level of training or education do you need to provide quality healthcare? What should be the scope of practice for an NP vs PA vs MD? Can anyone learn to do anything...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Study ties home births to higher infant death rates
    I'd like to see a study that actually compares apples to apples. Low-risk, planned homebirths with a licensed midwife vs low-risk, planned hospital births with a licensed midwife.
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    This. I have worked my way through embryology, histology and biochemistry textbooks on my own -- not because they were a requirement for my program but because I felt I needed this to broaden and...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. The coveted Monday thru Friday job
    I work 6 days a week and it is insane. 4 hours Sunday (but I never get out after 4 hours -- more like 5 or 6), 8 hours monday, 6 hours Tues, 10 hours wed, 6 hours Thurs, 4-5 hours Friday. Not only...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How did you land your first NP job?
    My employer contacted me through and asked me to come for an interview. I started out part time and went to full time after 6 months. Now I run my own office! (We just opened a satellite...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. what am I worth? negotiating…
    Start by keeping a spreadsheet of all your billing codes each day. Then do research to find out how much insurances pay for those codes. Then you have a sense of how much revenue you are generating.
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. How many patients are you expected to see daily?
    How do you fit charting into your day if you're seeing 4-5 patients an hour? I see far fewer than that and I'm always playing catch-up.
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Honor Societies
    I was invited to join sigma theta tau in nursing school. I paid dues the first year as a student. I didn't find it made a difference one way or the other during my job search, and didn't feel the...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Requiring Bedside Experience for NP
    Now that you got us curious.... What did the echo show?
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Faces of the Boom: Nurses from Philippines give boost to Oil Patch health care
    That would be a concern for the international nurses's association. However, I think the national advocacy groups for nurses such as ANA, etc., are primarily concerned about legislation that affects...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nursing News