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  1. NY post slams NPs
    Quote from NY Post- "One good outcome of last December’s federal budget deal is that doctors’ groups convinced Congress to delay the VA’s plan to substitute nurse practitioners for primary-care...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Do I need to keep RN license active?
    Alicia777 .. which makes me wonder why can't we have a separate licensing board for nurse practitioners? Besides, I see nothing in common between RN and NP professions, and keeping a valid RN...
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Pts want to see a doctor
    On the contrary, I had patients who liked to see only NP instead of MD providers. Let me admit though that these patients had well searched on google, and were very well informed that NPs were...
    Aug 27, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Fwd: Wharton Study - Nurse Practitioners are in
    Hi, all: While surfing through the web, I ran across this article written by a Professor of Wharton School of Management. ...
    May 13, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. Offensive Op/Ed About NPs
    No pun intended, these subject lines would be a fit for prestigious New York Times: 1. Lawn doctors are not doctors 2. Car M.D. are not real M.D. 3. Dr. OZ on tv is not a profitable m.d. since...
    Apr 30, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    I agree with FutureeastcoastNP's comments regarding NPs requiring to take advanced courses in genetics, microbio, cell biology, etc. In fact some good NP programs do offer advanced courses in these...
    Apr 4, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Advanced Nursing vs Medicine
    cayenne06, "MDs go through training that RNs and APNs cannot even imagine...", please explain? First, it is wrong to club RNs with APNs, and it has been stated several times in this forum that beside...
    Feb 11, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    Hello new_horizon555: When did you complete your FNP program? Previously you stated that you were planning to start your program in May 2012. Just curious... :yes:
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. New Master's NP, cannot find job...should I go for my DNP
    wildcatarnp- Completing DNP program would be a good idea if you have a full scholarship/funding provided by the institution. Do not take any loans since it might add your debt. Regarding your...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  10. NP starting salary
    Latest 2013 Salary Trends: Average FNPs are earning in range between $105000 - $120000. PAs in average are earning less than NPs in year 2013 in between $80000 - $90000. This is the first time...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Doctors serving fast food and providing cleaning services in US "Doctors from South America working as pizza delivery guys, construction workers, cleaners, etc in USA". And States...
    Jul 7, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. NP vs PA vs CNS
    For some reason my PA friends are having a tough time to get jobs in primary clinics and hospitals, whereas all of my FNP friends have landed in $95000 - $100000+ job offers. Not sure why...
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. New Legislation Introduced to Let Foreign Doctors stay in US... " "As a doctor myself, I know this legislation is...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Would you still become a NP or would you go the MD route?
    In my opinion MD route is a best option. Look at the VA jobs for nurse practitioners, pay scale is 56000 - 96000, whereas general physician (MD) salary range is 96000 - 375000. Same work but huge...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Fwd: Job Prospects Are Dimming for Radiology Trainees "...Anesthesiologists, facing competition from nurse...
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Sometimes The Best Medical Care Is Provided By Those Who Aren't M.D.s Great article by Physician Amesh Adalja, M.D. Kudos to M.Ds, Nurse...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Fwd: Whitehouse petition to allow to write prescription for home health care
    Hello everyone, I seldom send messages to all members of the online DNP community, but see a need to pass this request on to everyone requesting your help. Please help pass the Home Care Planning...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Bio Statistics and Epidemiology Harvard Course on
    Hello Nurses/Doctors/Health Professionals, Is anyone taking this Epidemiology Bio Statistics course on offered by Harvard University? I came to know late about this course, but if someone...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Going for a MD program from FNP
    Adenium, how do you justify the quality of training to your patients when you tell them you have not been to medical school? The point is that there is big gap between MD and NP training, and that...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. APEA vs. Fitzgerald Review
    UMAshtangi, Fitz. book and her audio CD is good enough for AANP. If you are scoring are 66 -68 % in APEA mock tests, I think you should be ok to clear AANP. Do not be intimidated with size &...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Going for a MD program from FNP
    Thank you mrmedical for your excellent advice on pursuing medicine. Hmm, so it appears that grass is not green at other side as well. I can understand the frustration of new medical graduates from...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. APEA vs. Fitzgerald Review
    Hello UMAshtangi, I cleared my AANP exam few weeks back. I had used m.fitz's book and I read her discussion and summary after taking mock tests on multiple choice questions. I also took some online...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Going for a MD program from FNP
    Thank you gwapo for your suggestion of going to doctors' website. I will definitely look into it. My point is why can't we have more MD, Ph.D. in Nurse Practitioners' Board panel? I see now that...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Going for a MD program from FNP
    Hi, Nurses: I am applying for MD school after completing my FNP as I am not really impressed with quality of certification in FNP. The AANP review board are more with nurses, and I wish they had...
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. Failed the AANP and ANCC
    I took AANP exam during Hurricane in East Coast, no lights, no water, and loads of AANP questions. The questions were very convoluted and they had nothing to do with real FNP practice. I failed...
    Nov 3, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing

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