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  1. What if I don't like it?
    Thanks Juan. Like the OP I have often wondered what someone does if they don't feel a draw to clinical practice. Teaching seems like another good option, early or later in career.
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. What if I don't like it?
    Bump! Excellent questions Robinelli. Any FNP's/NP's utilizing their education non-traditionally? If so,what areas? What brought you to that choice?
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. How Nurses Feel...
    LOL! AKA "going commando"
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. NP..How do pts adress you?
    I learned a new Spanish word today :bookworm:. Thanks!
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    Thanks for the great info. Really helps to know how others have forged their path.
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    Thanks BC! Did you do adult or FNP?
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    For both traumaRUs and PsychCNS, do you feel your training has helped/hindered in anyway? I think I saw you both followed the CNS path. In the end, do you feel it matters? Sorry for the ignorance,...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. What Type of Setting Do You Work In?
    I'm not an NP either, but I am interested in pursuing my masters. Below is one thread that may give some information, though it only answers a few of your questions. It would still be good to hear...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Why Do People Bully Me?
    I think that there are various types of bullying, an over simplified statement that a nurse allows themselves to be bullied cannot be applied across all situations. Certainly there are people who are...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. SoCal to NorCal
    Congratulations on landing a job in NorCal! I don't have KP experience, but wanted to give you area hospital names for per diem. Places to check out are: Good Samaritan and Regional medical (same...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Anyone a member of National Nurses United?
    I think it took about 1.5 months to receive anything, maybe a little longer. In fact it was so long, I was surprised when I received a welcome package.
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurse appreciation
    Saw this on another website. Seems to have some good appreciative observations: "Earlier this May, nurses around the country were acknowledged on a countrywide scale for their...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Thinking about switching career paths.
    I obtained a degree in biology before becoming a nurse. My observations are that if you want a career in biology and research, then you may need to prepare yourself for a career in academia. You...
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. degree obtained
    I am not a nurse anesthetist but as far as I know, the type of masters degree received would not have impact on potential employment--obviously as long as its from an accredited program in nurse...
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  15. should nursing require a bachelor's degree for entry into practice?
    Perhaps you may need to seek the medical help which your handle promotes... perhaps your head is stuck?
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Please help me and tell me why bedside nurisng MUST be the 1st step
    Kittyhawk you are struggling with the dilemma that all of us working momma's know all too well--how to balance career advancement while also being present for our kids. I think that if this...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Any other new RN's (2nd career) feel completely unsettled in choice?
    I must admit the responses from some of those who are not actual nurses with hands on experience is frustrating. Its kind of like telling someone how to raise children with out ever having been a...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Any other new RN's (2nd career) feel completely unsettled in choice?
    duplicate post
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Very confused student
    I think if you contributed something to the understanding of each question you *might* get a more sympathetic response on this message board. You have to at least attempt to answer the questions...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Question about 10cc syringes and picc/ports
    I see the point you are trying to make. One issue here though is that this doesn't address the fact that if someone uses a syringe that is less than 10 cc's then they could be damaging the vein. ...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Help!
    Here is a link that will at least get you started on the various career options available: http://www.discovernursing.com/nursing-careers
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. changing healthcare careers
    Geographic location can play a role here, what state are you in? Being that you are established in life and have others depending on you, you definitely need to be strategic here in your...
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Working as a nurse for medical mission trips
    I can't say with 100% certainty that this organization is secular, but it appears that way. Check it out: http://www.mercycorps.org/
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. changing healthcare careers
    Do you want to be at the bedside only, or do you think you might want to progress further? Are you interested in obtaining a masters too?
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Question about 10cc syringes and picc/ports
    Good analogy. The smaller the diameter, the greater the pressure which can cause damage to the blood vessel over time.
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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