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  1. Any psychiatric nurse practitioners? I need advice. Please help!
    Completely agree with above posters. I am in a PMHNP program and I have worked ICU, rehab, etc and psych, The acute care is valuable to me but the psych is definitely more useful.
    Jan 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Please I need some advice..
    If you can afford it, take it. There's nothing better than working with a good crew, and nothing worse than being on your own, responsible for everything and drowning. BTDT
    Jan 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. I feel like I caused harm to pt
    Excellent! So glad to hear that!
    Jan 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. I feel like I caused harm to pt
    Do what ever you have to do to get a new preceptor. That preceptor should not be allowed anywhere near patients, she is incompetent, period. I would not be able to trust a single thing she would...
    Jan 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Need encouragement- how do you control your fear?
    Hello, I am currently in Grad school for my PMHNP and your post resonated with me. I went the ADN, RN to BSN and now Masters in my nursing career. I stress over every exam. My advanced patho this...
    Jan 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!
    My solution was to vote with my feet. The only reason I have changed jobs a couple times is because of patient safety issues. I am not a shrinking violet, I opened my mouth and made my case to each...
    Jan 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    THIS!!!
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    Everyone else has great advice so I am going to hit something a bit different. You are saying you are starting all over again, this is incorrect. I have changed jobs a couple times until I found my...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Sharing unorthodox treatments - Where to draw the line?
    The question raised about recommending an otc product without a physician prescription has my interest. I was under the impression (and direct instruction in the facilities) I have worked at that...
    Jan 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. New Grad Nurse -LTC Blues
    Congratulations on becoming a nurse at your age! I know I would not have been able to do it and I know many of the younger classmates in my Associates program dropped out, so you obviously have a...
    Jan 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. NY post slams NPs
    Wasn't this article just posted somewhere else? If anyone enjoys reading that kind of claptrap, just head on over to studentdoctor forums......
    Jan 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. **A Little Help Please** (and thank you!)
    I would suggest you contact the program you are interested in and ask them your questions, they will not be afraid to give you the straight facts and then you can make an appropriate decision. Every...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN-BSN is done:)
    Congrats! It's a good feeling!
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. Have a class assignment due Monday 1/12/15 @midnight; need a bit of professional help pls
    a. Has there been much research done in this area? Do a Search on CINAHL search engine to answer this question for yourself. b. Would these projects give nurses worthwhile information? Depends,...
    Jan 10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Prescriptive authority question for Penn. NP's
    I have a question regarding the prescriptive authority qualifications for Pennsylvania NP's. In the NY practice act they state that 3 semester hours are required but in the PA practice act they...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. A link for those interested in PMHNP role
    Yes, it is a great deal of info to go through. It is enlightening to see how the role is broken into time spent doing specific activities like therapy/med management and the time frame that a nurse...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Graduate RN
    OP, You should ask this on the Nurse Practitioner forum, you will get less emotional answers.......for the most part lol. Also, if you do a search on the site there will be a few threads already...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is it true that patho, pharm, and adv assessment are weed-out classes?
    As far as studying, only you know how fast/well you learn. For myself I started studying Patho in particular 2 1/2 weeks before the exams (of which there were only 2 on which your whole semester...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. online F.N.P. programs??
    OP, I am not sure about your state, but be aware that some states do not accept most/any online programs for licensing. I know that in New York state, Frontier is the only (I think) FNP school that...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Any Psych NP's with advice???
    OP, I have posted a role delineation study regarding PMHNP's on the student NP board. On page 26 of the report it specifically looks at time spent by PMHNP's on med management, psychotherapy etc. ...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. A link for those interested in PMHNP role
    This is a link to the ANCC which has a report on PMHNP and their practice. It is a report on role delineation for PMHNP's, it breaks down what time is spent doing specific activities and is very in...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Is it true that patho, pharm, and adv assessment are weed-out classes?
    I have had the same experience with my professors as zmansc, most of them are extremely helpful............ then there's the patho professor:devil:
    Jan 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Being an NP in NC.
    I am also curious about how current NP's in N.C. feel about working there, particularly PMHNP's. We will be moving eventually and I am looking at different states. N.C. is of interest due to family...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. 2015 Requirements for APRN certification
    A DNP is not required to practice as a provider at the APRN level. This is just another way for colleges to make money in my opinion. The doctorate degree is also more of a research degree and not...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Is it true that patho, pharm, and adv assessment are weed-out classes?
    I have had Adv Patho and Adv. Health assessment, taking Pharm this spring. As far as weed out classes, we have to get at least an 83 in those three classes to continue in the program (and have an 83...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


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