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  1. Vanderbilt MSN FNP and working as RN
    It was typically a week per month for 3-4 months per semester in fall and spring semesters. Then the summer was usually 1-2 weeks. I know some people would meet another distance student and share...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. Oncall hospice nurse
    Hopefully you will have a good experience and I suppose it all depends on how your company looks at on call and what the expectations are. I know that the places I have worked do not keep on call...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Please share your home care nursing tips/tricks with others
    I have a small hard cover notebook that is about the size of a grocery list pad (like maybe 3 inches across and 6 inches in height). When I open the notebook it lays flat and so I use the opened and...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Should I go salary or stay pay per visit??
    AZMOMO2, I think you should definitely have something in writing regarding the caseload expectation for a full time nurse. Of course it won't always be the agreed upon number, but say if it is 6 to...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Please share your home care nursing tips/tricks with others
    I have gotten really good at redirecting patients/families when they start to yak on and on about irrelevant information. Of course as we all know people are lonely and we are sometimes the only...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. New Grad Quitting After Less Than a Year (advice!)
    I agree with NoviceRN10. You don't have to tell them that it was in the plans, rather you can be honest and say that you have to move because of your wife's job. They can't hold that against you...
    Nov 23, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New grad in hospice = doomed?
    You are NOT doomed. I speak from experience. My first "real" RN job was with hospice and I loved it and excelled at it. I am one of the top RN case managers that the company has and I have stayed...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. New to home health
    I personally LOVE home health. I know it is not for everybody, but I enjoy it and I find the ability to have a different experience everyday rewarding. I also love the autonomy of it. I have...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Should I go salary or stay pay per visit??
    I agree. I have done both and depending upon where you work and what the caseload is like, I think that staying per patient pay would be better than salary. I know that having a salary would be...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Vanderbilt MSN program
    I think that if you decided to move to Nashville you could talk to the school and there wouldn't be any problem having you become a local student. I think for the most part things stay relatively...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Vanderbilt MSN FNP and working as RN
    Vanderbilt has an excellent program! I know people who did the program full time and did not work. I know some people who worked full time and went to school full time (which I honestly don't see...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. Just got accepted!
    Agreed, time management is key! I am sure you know this from undergrad, but it is especially important to keep in mind in grad school. Also I think that if you are doing the program full time...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. FNP Possibly Moving to Washington, DC
    Wanting to see if anybody had advice regarding good locations to work in the Washington, DC area as an FNP. Since I am not from the DC area, nor have I lived in the surrounding states, I don't...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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