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  1. The Professional Statement
    I don't think there's a right or wrong answer here because for one, we don't know what the faculty doing the admissions screening is looking for. But the way I would look at this in terms of goals...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  2. Physician supervisors for California NPs?
    Can you explain the scenario a bit clearer? Does the standardized procedure allow the PMHNP to perform FP roles since this is the physician's specialty or does the standardized procedure state that...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. California furnishing number
    You should be able to send applications for both NP and NPF. In order to prescribe schedule II and above in California, you have to also send a copy of your DEA certificate and proof of having...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Recommendation letter
    Hi and welcome to AN. Have you worked with NP's in your nursing career? What might help is if you could have practicing NP's give you some of the recommendation letters. I think programs give some...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. California NP's
    There are many types of NP's in California just like in any other state but majority of institutions across the state only offer FNP. However, the large universities in urban areas have other NP...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Foreign nurse who wishes to get MSN degree in the US
    I am assuming you are interested in NY programs since you have a license there. Schools vary in terms of being selective - there are well known programs that have numerous applicants each year and...
    Sep 29
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. can I be a cns at sjsu?
    I agree that it's not clear what that SJSU Master's program could lead to. I would ask the school directly as the website isn't very specific about the program goals. In California, you have to...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  8. Heart failure/VAD/heart transplant NPs
    We have NP's (and PA's) in our Adult Mechanical Circulatory Support Service. They are a separate consulting service closely working with Advanced Heart Failure Cardiologists (for all destination...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. NPs working with chiropractors
    You crack me up Zen! OP, does your state allow collaboration with non-physicians such as chiropractors?
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    Not to drive a superfluous issue to death as I'm really preaching to the choir here but what annoys me is that I thought the Consensus Model sealed the deal in legitimizing the CNS role as an APN...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  11. help with nurse practitioner interview
    are you serious?
    Sep 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    That statement does not exist in the entire Consensus Model document.
    Sep 23
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  13. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    In that case, TraumaRUs, your only option is to certify with AACN. Their certifications are in line with the Consensus Model's statement that only the Acute Care tracks are age-specific. AACN have...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  14. PEDS CNS exam to be retired Dec 2015
    That sucks! So sorry to hear that. In my opinion, ANCC is really being disgraceful to nursing by eliminating many CNS specialty exams. I am suspecting that decreased interest, hence, low examinee...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  15. MSN to NP
    Yes, totally program-dependent with the caveat that for national certification, both AANP and ANCC require completion of the 3 advanced P's (Patho, Pharm, Physical Assmt) and 500 hours of ANP focused...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. DNP & PhD
    I have neither degrees but I don't see the point in pursuing a practice doctorate (DNP) when you have no interest in staying in a practice-oriented setting. Of course you can switch to a PhD if...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  17. Wayne State DNP
    They will help you find clinical placements but you also have the option to find your own pending approval by the program director and an existing contract between the institution involved and the...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. Need help with contract!
    Better yet, you could email her directly and she will respond. Her info is on the public domain. She could offer her services to assist you.
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. NGO's in SE Asia
    I know Doctors Without Borders specifically state on their website that they would hire NP's. They have a worldwide presence of course in terms of humanitarian and medical relief efforts during...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Afghani MD now a PA and NP
    You should list all your education in your resume including the overseas-obtained MD degree. You do not have a license to practice medicine in this country and you're applying for a nursing position...
    Sep 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Acute care NP starting in subspecialty clinic
    I personally feel that the more sub-specialized you get and the longer you stay in that sub-specialty, you risk a bigger chance of being pigeonholed. Healthcare is very dynamic so things change...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Critical Care DNP Programs
    I am not familiar with this program you are referring to but I do have an understanding of core competencies of both the FNP and ACNP role. Having both certifications would make you more flexible in...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  23. Sponsorship
    ...and I'm assuming you are a nurse. Be aware that RN's are not listed as a Top H1B Visa Occupation for various reasons already discussed ad nauseam here. Top H1B Visa Sponsor by Occupation : 2013...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  24. Sponsorship
    There are websites that post the actual number of H1B visas sponsored by various institutions (and even ranks said institutions based on the visas they've requested). One such website is this one....
    Aug 10
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  25. California Scope of Practice
    You could ask these questions during an interview but it's also a good idea to get the lowdown from NP's on the team (if that's possible). Iv'e heard of colleagues who were promised that they would...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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