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  1. Traveling FNP
    Yes, I am a FNP who travels. I traveled as an RN and wanted to continue as an FNP. You're right it is very hard to find information for traveling nurse practitioners. Below is the link to my post...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. NICU nurse to FNP
    Definitely keep your NICU PRN job, sounds like it works well with your school schedule. My BF was a NICU RN for 4 years before she became an Adult NP. She had no problem transitioning over. Your NP...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. New grad, no job, need help.
    Have you considered doing a locum/travel assignment? Some assignments take new grads . It could help you get some NP experience and locums always pays way more than a regular job. Just a thought. The...
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Trigger point injections
    I have never had to get any type of special approval to do trigger points. They are very easy to perform and yes the patients love them! You could always check with your BON
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. NP Timeline
    I had all my paperwork into the Texas BON- so they were just waiting on my test results. I had my Tx license within a month. Congratulations!!
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. FNP school recommendations in Miami, FL
    Congratulations on your acceptance! FNP/ACNP were together in some of the same classes, so you will get to know people in both programs. The job market is tough in SoFL, especially if you are not...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Job market for new grads
    The UM FNP program is tough. I think they make it that way to ensure their 100% passing rate on the board exam. The first semester is the most difficult and heaviest class workload. I think once you...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. FNP school recommendations in Miami, FL
    The UM FNP program is tough. I think they make it that way to ensure their 100% passing rate on the board exam. The first semester is the most difficult and heaviest class workload. It was referred...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. NP, hospital or doctors office?
    The great thing about being an NP, is you can move around to different practice settings and specialities. I think you're gaining very valuable experience in the ER, and you can always move to a...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. No luck!!!
    I graduated from UMiami in 2009. The job market was depressing back then as well. I would apply for everything with no luck. I was also not fluent in Spanish, so that was a huge factor in not being...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. What would you do?  Advice Needed
    I think you would do very well as a PA or NP. You have to pick the program that fits you the best, and I would take the length of completion into consideration. I wanted to reply to your post because...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Poll re: NP malpractice insurance
    Malpractice is very expensive, especially depending on your state. If you can afford it, it would only benefit you to have your own. From what I have been told and understand, if you purchase your...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. HELP NEW NP!!!
    You are going to be fine! Someone from your new office needs to sit down with you and go over the billing codes for about 15-20 minutes. Billing seems complicated at first, buts its really not and...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Can FNP work as hospitalist?
    Yes, in Fl an FNP can work as a hospitalist. I have met and worked with many.
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. ICU ARNP vs Neurosurgical ARNP
    I am a neurosurgery NP, and absolutely love it. I round in the hospital including the ICU, consults, clinic, and first assist in the OR. The OR is my favorite part of the job. With your valuable ICU...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. For the Locums Tenens folks
    I've been doing locums for awhile. No experience forming an LLC/S corp though. Your not alone in the locums:) What companies do you use?
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Is going straight into a DNP crazy or great?
    I went straight into my DNP from my MSN, and don't regret it. I think it was easier since I was already in "school mode". I think I only had 2 weeks off in between both programs. It was easy enough...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. Preparing for the AANP exam
    I think it helps to have a variety of study materials/books. However, on the AANP exam there were several Fitzgerald practice questions from the book on the exam- word for word. So definitely use...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. FNP school recommendations in Miami, FL
    I am a graduate of UM- FNP program. I also have several friends who did the FNP program at FIU and Barry. Put it this way, you get what you pay for. I have not heard anything negative about Barry,...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Help with first assignment
    I have used PPR for travel assignments as an RN and now as a NP for the past 4 years. They are amazing!! The pay varies on the assignment. I did several last minute "emergency need" assignments, that...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Florida Keys travel assignments/agencies
    Key Largo and Marathon are both in the keys and have travel assignments frequently. PPRHealthcare and Access Nurses (which I believe is now AYA travel nurse), both have assignments there. I usually...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  22. To tell or not to tell employer about pursuing DNP?
    I was in the middle of my DNP program when I interviewed and accepted my first position as a NP. The neurosurgeon I worked with was supportive and proud I was completing my doctorate. The surgeon and...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  23. For the locums
    FL, TX, CA, ME, NY, PA. What companies do you use for locums?
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. ICU to OR nursing: Relevant experience for NP?
    I was an OR nurse for 2 years before I went back to FNP school. I now specialize as a surgical nurse practitioner, however I also round in the ICU and do plenty of non surgical work such a rounding,...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Santa Barbara Cottaqe Hospital
    Does anyone have a current or future travel assignment in Santa Barbara??
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing


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