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  1. Independent Practice vs Scope of Practice
    I disagree. I have a scope of practice that allows me to manage ICU patients as well as perform numerous procedures, but that doesn't put me on the same level as a physician
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Nurses join International push
    Yet another waste of union member's dues....:D:D:D That idiot Boss Rose is just trying to move up in the world.I guess that all of the money she pockets from her vast union membership, 165,000 out of...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. Haven't even graduated and already burned out...
    More fabulous reasons for doing in patient peds! No drug seekers!! There is no way I could bring myself to do some of what you are talking about...
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Preceptors?? Anyone??
    Where are you located?
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. MSN or DNP?
    DNP is NOT required. It is only a suggestion. Unless you just want to get a doctorate, the MSN will serve fine for a NP. The DNP adds ZERO to your competence as a provider but does add to those who...
    May 21, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  6. Staff meeting
    We had an intensivist quit when the new medical director demanded that everyone in the PICU address each other by first name! Cya!
    May 21, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Terms used to describe APNs - what do people call you?
    We are designated mid level providers. I have no issue with the term. We also have NPs and PAs in our facility. Also, I refer to myself by first name when addressing the patients and families. Its a...
    May 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Would you ever be a scab?
    How's the cost of living out there compared to what you make an hour??
    May 7, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Would you ever be a scab?
    How's the cost of living out there compared to what you make an hour??
    May 7, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Strike at Children Hospital
    Great! So now nurses are walking out of a children's hospital over insurance contributions? I thought unions didn't like to strike? You seem very happy about your fellow nurses striking, why is...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. Hiring for strike
    :uhoh3:
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. differences between PA and NP?
    That's another huge debate in itself. I am a NP and can tell you that my nursing experience has little to do with my day-to-day job function. I examine, diagnose, and treat patients and none of my...
    Apr 30, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. differences between PA and NP?
    Np's fall under the board of nursing. PA's under the board of Medicine. PA's , in most cases, have significant healthcare experience prior to entering school. Their education is patterned after med...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Hiring for strike
    Would you like to see my pay stub?? Additionally, you should stick to what you know....there are very few, less than 10 hospitals that are unionized. You have such great information. Where did I say...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  15. Will DNPs be chosen over MSNs?
    originally posted by llg http://img.an-file.info/buttons/viewpost.gif i'm old enough to remember when it became a requirement for np's to have master's degrees. at first people disagreed, saying...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  16. Hiring for strike
    Do you work in the "South"? If you don't, then please save me the union rhetoric and dispariging comments about nurses from the "South"! Few unions, yes. Low wages, NOT! We, southern nurses, are just...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  17. Patients Are Not Consumers
    Healthcare is a business and the patients are consumers of the product offered. Mr Krugman wants to take us back to days of old where nurses gave the doctor their chair or brought them a cup of...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. TWU in Denton NP Program OR UTA NP Program
    I,too, would suggest whatever is closer but please don't rule out private schools. I practice in Ft Worth and went to a distance program through University of Pennsylvania. It was worth every penny!...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Will DNPs be chosen over MSNs?
    Being a current MSN-NP, I can't imagine that dnp's will be choosen over msn's. There is nothing in their educational framework that lends to them being able to do any more than current NP's can. From...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  20. Strike nursing
    I might get a scab if I trip, owwwchee!!!!
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  21. Right To Work States, hospitals are unionizing
    In fairness to the unions, nurses in RTW states who opt to not pay dues should not be afforded union respresentation, period. Dues and union participation should not be mandatory, but those who don't...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. Strike nursing
    I sincerely respect my fellow nurses, but I could never respect a nursing strike. You may think you have the best pay and benefits in the world but I also feel the same way, and there's not a...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. Strike nursing
    THere are several agencies that hire nurses to work strikes. US Nursing is one of them. Just google it! I have a friend who does this and makes incredible money. Unions lost their effectiveness years...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  24. Right To Work States, hospitals are unionizing
    RTW states are diff to organize due to no closed shop. Its hard to stay in business when there isn't a captive audience to pay dues.
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. What do your patients call you?
    I have always gone by my first name and always will. I intro my self as first name and i am the NP today. The hospital where i work is very anti-hierarchy and we are on first name basis with...
    Apr 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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