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  1. NP Scope of Practice - alternative medicine?
    you know a lot of people use EBM like a club. Wasn't actos EBM? Wasn't thalidomide? How about eggs this year? Good or bad? Fat good or fat bad? Statistics that we seem to cling to so dearly, can be...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. What is post master's NP certificate?
    What is a post masters certificate? An educational scam. Along the lines of on-line np courses. A way to generate huge profits for the education institution. :yawn:
    Mar 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Pharmaceutical reps in the clinic
    My experience mirrors this. I make the most of it and try to take something away that improves my practice.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Post Master's Certificates?
    Post masters are a crock. Most all, with two exceptions, want 20-30 months, $30,000-$60,000. Nothing to show for it than a chance to take the test. Are we a bunch of schmucks for putting up with this...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. watts school of nursing
    I graduated from there in '02. Two bits of advice/warning: prepare yourself for 2 years of boot camp, and be FLEXIBLE and go with the flow.
    Jan 28
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  6. New Hanover Regional Medical Center
    THe pay in Wilmington is usually lower than elsewhere in the state due to............ wait for it..................... everyone wanting to live at the beach and NHRMC takes full advantage of that....
    Jan 28
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  7. Being an NP in NC.
    So here is how it works in NC as far as licensing goes. A onetime $25 fee to be able to call yourself "NP". Then, you can not be licensed in NC without a supervisory physician. No MD, no license. I...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. FNP in North Carolina
    So here is how it works in NC as far as licensing goes. A onetime $25 fee to be able to call yourself "NP". Then, you can not be licensed in NC without a supervisory physician. No MD, no license. I...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. ANP wants to get credentialed as FNP
    The Southeastern Louisiana University program is 100% on line, aye Dios Mios! Que lastima! The program is not dependent on others taking the course. The person I spoke to said that quite frequently...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. FNP in North Carolina
    Yeah, it rots alright. the southeast is mostly like this. Let's see: NC, GA, FL, SC, AL, MS, LA, TX, SD, ND, UT, CO. I once heard that CO NPs were suing the BOM for restraint of trade. If it ever...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. ANP wants to get credentialed as FNP
    I've heard good thing about UMASS. The problem is it's on line and I'm not a fan of that.
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Arizona-based Psych NPs
    My first position out of school, though not in psych, was in NM (independent practice). No issues other than to say I wouldn't open a practice fresh out of school. I'd give it a couple of years, when...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Job availability for new NP in NC
    Outside of the triangle area shouldn't be too hard. But inside the triangle they have Duke and UNC graduating enmass every May so that's tough and a buyers market. Then there is UNCG not too far away...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. ANP wants to get credentialed as FNP
    All the ANP needs is a pediatric course and maybe an ob/gyn course and maybe another pharm course and you should be good to go. There is a shake and bake paramedic program, or there used to be,...
    Dec 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. ANP wants to get credentialed as FNP
    are there other programs like Southeastern Louisiana University? 14 weeks is fantastic, I mean really fantastic. All other programs are 2-3 years long. That's as long as a DNP for crying out loud....
    Dec 6, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Call pay
    When I was an anesthesia tech in the 90's, the call pay for CRNA's was $10/hr. In consultation with a collegue recently he shared that he recieved his normal hourly rate unless he got called the he...
    Dec 6, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Interesting times in psych
    not at all, just the opposite. If Psych NP can do it all soup to nuts, what do psychiatrists do? I'm done, this has pretty much rocked my world. I have lost all direction and maybe medicine/...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Interesting times in psych
    I've always considered myself the gate keeper for the doc's time. I handle the sniffles and the chronic conditions. They handle the addicts being seen for there post CABG f/u that have the flu with...
    Nov 10, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Interesting times in psych
    As an ANP I saw my job as as seeing the coughs, sniffles, and chronic conditions to free up the MD for the more complicated Pt.s. That's why I was being paid less. Otherwise, why employ an MD? If we...
    Nov 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Interesting times in psych
    They gave me the heave ho after 4 days. I was seeing schizoaffective, schizophrenic, all with tardive dyskeniesia, some with active auditory hallucinations, some with active visual hallucination. The...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. NP to DNP, but in a different discipline.
    I'm not sure there is proper communication. I am an ANP. I want to get a psych cert but also get a DNP while I am at it. Most programs do not allow this as far as I know.
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. Interesting times in psych
    Nope, and the Medical Director knew it.
    Nov 1, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. NP to DNP, but in a different discipline.
    So, are there any programs that this adult NP can get a psych DNP?
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  24. Just a vent!!!
    Your skills are far too valuable to worry about cat fighting chocolate covered spiders. Go elsewhere, living well is the best revenge. Good luck.
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Prison Provider
    I have worked in a maximum security, for NM that is, prison. I thought it was going to be a gladiator academy, nope. Security was so tight until close to the end of my time there, when a couple of...
    Oct 31, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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