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  1. Loan Forgiveness Help
    Those are all great ideas...but none will work for us. We already operate on the bare minimum, although I suppose everyone has *something* they can cut back on...but not enough. We are a family of 5...
    Feb 20, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Loan Forgiveness Help
    Hello. I'm a new NP, been working in urgent care for a couple months now. I am drowning in student loan debt. I am really considering moving somewhere that I can get guaranteed loan forgiveness. I've...
    Feb 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. 2015 DNP Requirement for APNs
    I don't know if this point has been brought up as I just read the "last" page of this thread, but scwolf, my school no longer has just a MSN program so I am in the DNP program. They give us the...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Home based RN business
    Kevin Ross, can you please describe your business? Thanks!
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  5. Are Nurse Practitioners' in demand?
    I live in FL and everyone I know who's graduated found a job easily. Look at to get a feel for it.
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. American Academy of Family Physicians thoughts on NPs
    Oh dear! You do realize you posted this in a NP forum, right? And you're a NURSE who's thinking about becoming a (gasp) lowly NP? Yikes. I'm trying hard not to take offense to this post. Maybe some...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Forced to stay and work under mandatory evacuation?
    I live in Fl also and have had to work thru hurricanes. Believe me, it's AWFUL. I've been on both teams. It was pretty much one of the worst experiences of my life. Let's see...we had no water and no...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. SO mad...and not sure I should be.
    Sorry, have to play devil's advocate from someone who is 100% pro choice. It's not your place to judge her. Whether you like it or not, people have abortions every day for all sorts of reasons. And...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Loans just for living expenses
    Chuckster, trust me, if those of us who have student loans *could* get by without them we WOULD. Unfortunately, lots of people don't have that kind of disposable income to pay for school. Hence, the...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Feeling insulted but not inferior
    I don't blame you for being angry. If you didn't need a referral it would have been a moot point, you could have just gone to UC. But unfortunately he has the CYA mentality. And yes, I agree that he...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Second child while in school
    Hello! Yep, I had baby #2 my first semester of FNP school and will be having #3 at the end of my 2nd to last semester. I am fortunate in that I am not working (I go to school FT and have accumulated...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Your opinion of the DNP would definately make me think more about it. But if I'm getting a free education, I'd probably enroll in a post-master's program that actually could get me a different job/pay...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  13. Your opinion of the DNP
    1. In your area are the nursing schools transitioning the NP from an MSN to a required DNP? Yes; my school "got rid" of the MSN a couple years ago, requiring everybody to enter as a DNP candidate....
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  14. Switching careers and interested in psychiatric NP
    Under normal circumstances I would say work as a RN first, but since you already know what you want to do and have worked in the field, I would look into direct entry programs and once you get your...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their Facebook professional?
    Do nurses have a responsibility to keep their fb 'professional'? Does anyone? What people post on their fb pages is THEIR business. Whether or not they keep them public or private is again, their...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Career choice - Please Help
    I agree with the suggestion about getting your FNP then a post master's in a matter of fact, that's my own plan! Good luck in your decision.
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. universal healthcare
    Yep, I agree with that. Sure there will be more opportunities, but will we be working for peanuts? I'm in Fl too and unless the FMA backs off their bulldogs and allows us to be more autonomous it's...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Advice about accumulating debt or waiting a year to go to a cheaper NP program
    Unless it's an Ivy League school and having a diploma from such a school matters to you, I wouldn't do it. I attend a state university and I am swimming in debt already. I shudder to think about...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Obamacare and Mark of Beast... wrong time to be a nurse?
    Excuse me for laughing, but this post is Hilarious!! I can't wait to read more! A chip! hahahahahhahahaha!! Thank you so much for making my day!!!
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Stress in grad school
    I'm in NP school now, just finished my first semester of clinicals. I agree with the above posters who said the stress really comes from time management as opposed to the difficulty in courses. I'm...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. ARNP or Administration?
    Definately the NP job IMO. My friend is an administrator of a hospital nursing unit and guess what she's doing? She's in NP school right along with me. Use the skills and knowledge you worked so hard...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. FNP doing procedures
    National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties: Consensus Model for APRN Regulation If you look here, you can see what the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties has to say...
    Mar 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Primary Care Pediatric NP - Current Job Market?
    I'm taking peds now and my preceptor makes about $65k in the south. I've heard it's one of the lowest payed, even for physicians! :(
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Uti guidelines
    I'm aware of the guideline change. Sure, catheterizing an infant/toddler may be a horrible experience for all involved, but I'm confident that getting a reliable sample and being able to treat...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Basic Advice :)
    So Zenman can you get credentialed with a post-master's certificate or do you have to have your degree in it??
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)

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