Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: zmansc

From Date
  1. Abusing ancillary staff
    OP - I've found the help I get from techs varies quite a lot by the individual. Some techs (some of which are medics in our ED) work their butts of and we love them, others well let's just say the...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Anyone else feeling overwhelmed?
    If it's too late to drop, is their any way you can get some shifts covered to give you more study time? PTO and flexible work scheduled help alot when your in school! lol
    Aug 31
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Help Selecting FNP Program
    If your suggesting that the post-masters certificate is post your MPH, I don't believe there are any post masters certificate programs like that. I believe (I could be wrong), they are all after a...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Case manager to FNP
    OP I have several classmates who have similar backgrounds to yours. I don't think any one particular background is ideal, each classmate of mine has had courses that meshed easily with their...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Worried! Am I "Good Enough"?
    Relatively speaking the fee for applying to a school is a drop in the bucket. I would suggest you apply to as many programs as you can find that fit with your plan. Write killer essays, and get...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Anyone else feeling overwhelmed?
    Wow, that does seem like a tough course load for first term in grad school. That would be three courses that would be time intensive, combining them with work and family would be very difficult. If...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. How will I know when I am ready?
    It is like knowing you are ready to swim, only after you have been swimming and feel comfortable in the water do you know your ready to swim. After you have trained to the ED, and worked there for a...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. RN to MSN?
    Raviepoo - Do you know of any state that is requiring a DNP? Can you provide a link to this information? I currently cannot find a single state that has made any requirement for NPs to have a DNP now...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Career (Prep) Advice
    OP - Sorry, all I know is I've met two NPs in ID, and sat in a presentation from a NP in ID. I don't have any more information than that. As for which opportunity would be best, I would suggest...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Career changer
    OP - First, I'm sorry to hear you had difficulties in the PA program, we all have struggles at times in our lives, and hopefully you will be able to overcome this episode and it will make you...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    OP - Sorry to hear about your struggles. As others have pointed out, it sounds like you tried to bite off a very big bite of the ol' apple. I would also suggest you discuss your situation with your...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Online BSN to DNP, living in New York State
    I believe Frontier is one of the approved programs.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. Undergrad GPA?
    PatMac10, I don't know the exact details about how they calculate the GPA, I do know of folks who have had 4.0 and didn't get in, as well as folks who had lower GPAs who got in, so I think they are...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  14. NP Program without BSN
    Frontier has a "bridge" program from RN to FNP. You are not awarded a BSN in their program. I think there are a couple other programs some do award a BSN during the program some do not.
    Aug 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Undergrad GPA?
    Every school has a different "minimum gpa" and although the basics are the same, each school calculates the gpa slightly differently. Some take the last xx credits into account more strongly, others...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  16. MSN in Informatics to NP
    There are "post-masters certificate" programs that will take some of your credits into account. Each program will be different in what credits they accept from your existing MSN and what credits they...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  17. What is EMT basic like?
    Ok, so I think most of the bad has been given! lol I was an EMT-B for a VFD, while I did my pre-reqs for my nursing program, so I don't know anything about "private EMS", as they don't have it...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Getting it in writing
    If an applicant asked me to not call their current employer, I would ALWAYS honor that. I do however then ask them about their plans for transition if they should be offered a job and why they are...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Online schools and testing...
    My program has a remote proctor device and company, I'm not sure of the company name. I call the device a cyborg because of it's big, one eyed device. No sound, no activity in the room. The device...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Scared & Confused
    It would definitely be a judgement call which to do first. I would try hard to get a second set of hands so one person was getting a line and hanging a bag on the septic while another was getting an...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. NP to DNP - trying to decide
    Unfortunately only time will change this rumor. And even that I expect to see a post in 2016 that starts out with: "So and so said you have to be a DNP to practice, it started last year, but my NP...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. RN-BSN to DNP
    There are many schools that have BSN-DNP/FNP programs. I would expect you to be able to find a program within that cost range without too much difficulty. You will have to research programs, as this...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  23. Books for Advanced Pathophysiology
    Honestly, I wouldn't purchase additional texts beyond the one recommended for your course. If you feel weak in a particular area of patho, use google & youtube, you can probably get enough good...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Dear practitoners, quick question on your school
    OP - Thanks for responding. The first step in any personal growth is to assess yourself and figure out where you need to grow, you have shown that you are doing that, which is far more than most are...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. Seeking a job
    That would be 100% based on the chain and their own hr policies. If you applied, then I guess you would find out one way or the other.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner


Top