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  1. How long before you could see 25 patients?
    Whew, that makes me feel better! Hospitalist internal medicine is different from FP because we are responsible for everything on that huge problem list. (or at least referring to a specialty group)...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. How long before you could see 25 patients?
    I am a new NP, with 17 yrs acute care hospital nursing experience. My practice is internal medicine "hospitalist". Until my hospital credentials go through, the last 5 weeks I have been in LTC SNF /...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Passed ANCC
    What a weight has been lifted! Passed the ANCC exam 6/20. Now to find a job I like. Good luck to all the graduates about to take the test!!! :yelclap:
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Question for new grads: ANCC wait time for eligibility to test
    I am in no big hurry, that's for sure. The jobs out there in Florida aren't knocking my socks off with salary, LOL. I am kinda enjoying that 3 day work week right about now...I have a possible job in...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Question for new grads: ANCC wait time for eligibility to test
    I could take it right away. I just want to study a few weeks....you have a 3 month window if I remember. Plus, I am working full time as an RN - so I had to find time between work and "life" to take...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. What were your "dealbreakers" or "must haves" with your first job?
    Question: Since I am new at this, I am looking at #2 under deal-breakers. If a job says "we pay salary. $85K a year, 40 hrs a week in the office, 1 weekend covering the hospital a month, and you...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Is there any specialty with 12 hour shifts for the Adult NP?
    If you find one let me know! I think Solantic / Minute Clinics are close (urgent care centers). I have ICU background, and lots of bedside background as an RN (16 yrs). I am NOT finding a nice 10 -...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Question for new grads: ANCC wait time for eligibility to test
    Graduated May 5, notified of eligibility to test on May 24. My test is scheduled (gulp) June 20th
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. ARNP or Administration?
    About to graduate May 5 (FNP program). Quick question: hypothetically speaking, if you had been an RN for 17 years, and now had your FNP degree which of these jobs would you choose? I am torn...well,...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Let's me guess...AP nursing flooded too?
    I don't personally agree with the online NP programs. It is late, I have to work in the am, so I can't post any research articles to back my "instinct", haha. It is just a feeling of making the NP...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Let's me guess...AP nursing flooded too?
    Well, I have to say it is all in where you live. I live in the Southeast (Florida) and the only way my recently graduated friends (5 close friends) are finding jobs is by either relocating, or taking...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Clarification on the DNP requirement of 2015
    I TOTALLY agree with NPluvsalsa! GREAT IDEA!!!! I will get a DNP when they require a PA to get a doctorate also! Why the heck not? They pay PA in general more than NP anyway, and we do the same work!...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  13. NP salary too low?
    Late in commenting, but this is what I just posted about! I am about to graduate in May 2012. I make $73,000 as a n RN right now, with 8% matching 401K, 6.5 weeks paid vacation. The pay in Florida is...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Anyone having MAJOR second thoughts?!
    Well I didn't go for this because of floor nursing burn out. I am mainly a cath lab / ICU nurse and love it! It was the next best step to take in my education path, and it just seemed like the right...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Anyone having MAJOR second thoughts?!
    Ok, maybe I am just burned out. The last semester of FNP school will do that to a person, I understand. I graduate in May from an FNP program in Florida. Relocation is totally out of the question for...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Loan Repayment for Serving in Medically Underserved Area ?
    I considered this until I read they will NOT pay back co-signed loans. My husband co-signed on most of my Wells Fargo private loans. So, it looks like it won't work for me.
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. ARNP with kids
    I am about to finish up and graduate this Spring. I have been an RN for 16 years. My background is cardiovascular critical care and cath lab. I am doing several hours in my final semester with a...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Burnout
    After 10 years in the ICU, I too experienced severe burnout. I had nightmares before going to work, gained a LOT of weight from "stress eating", and felt like everyone died - all the time. I then...
    Aug 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Did not get into FNP program
    Update! I got my acceptance letter on July 31st. School starts August 24, and I am about to go purchase my Adv Patho, and Adv Pharm textbooks! I was truly ready to just try again next year, but...
    Aug 4, '09
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. Did not get into FNP program
    Hi everyone! Just a little vent / moral support here! I am on the waiting list to get into the FNP / ENP program I applied for. I am so confused and frustrated! This particular private university in...
    Jun 16, '09
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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