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  1. NP role in the Neuro ICU
    I didn't work in a Neuro ICU as an RN but always in an ICU. I actually worked in the Medicine/Transplant ICU at the same hospital I am at now. I agree with jaun de la cruz that networking and...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. NP role in the Neuro ICU
    I actually am an ACNP in a Neuro ICU in a large academic center. We have 5 NPs on our team (working on getting up to 8). We, along with the senior residents who join us monthly from Neurology and...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. First Acute Care NP Interview
    I know this is late and probably after your interview but I agree with all of what Juan said. I was hired into an intensivist group as the first NP in the group with the 2nd hired shortly after me...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. ICU ARNP vs Neurosurgical ARNP
    So I am a Neuro ICU NP. Our team admits our own patients to the Neuro unit (seizures, Myasthenia, MS, Stroke, etc) but then we are also the critical care consult for all of Neurosurgeries patients...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Anybody else in hiring limbo?
    If anyone is interesting in critical care in the Midwest we are hiring for NPs in a Neuro ICU, really an intensivist role with comprehensive care
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Selecting a certification test date
    I personally got my clearance to test and scheduled my exam for 3 weeks later and told myself I would study hard in that time. I will tell you that at about the two week mark I was wishing I had...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. How to study for professional role, health care delivery and policy for FNP exam
    I didnt take the FNP exam but I took the ANCC ACNP exam and I would say definetely review your ethical terms. Having a clear understanding of the definitions will help decipher the questions. As for...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Rejection has got me so low
    Perhaps look into taking a class or going to a lecture/conference related to case management. I' not in case management so I don't know what is out there but I'm sure there is something. Without...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. Questions for ACNP and students
    YES! This! Juan- It sounds like you have a great set up for the orientation and training of ACNPs. I wish we had that going on where I am. Unfortunately, we don't have a lot of ACNPs in my area...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Your opinion of the DNP
    I happened to be on my alma mater's website, and I noticed that they have completely gotten rid of all of their MSN level Nurse Practitioner programs and have turned them into a DNP. I'm assuming...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  11. Grad School with Full-time employment
    As mentioned before the PTO option is there but you could also look into taking a leave of absence when clinical hours are the heaviest.
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Questions for ACNP and students
    Ha! incredible, incredibly.....thats what I get for posting when I've been up for a long time! Clinicals are really what you make of them. We had to find our own preceptors so I was sure to find...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Associate RN to NP???
    Yes, there are programs that go from an RN to MSN, they are just few and far between I believe. I am aware of a program in the midwest that has an RN to MSN program, its a private school in Omaha. ...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Questions for ACNP and students
    Hi! I think the ACNP is a great route for you if you want to stay in the critical care environment. So, here's my answer to your questions: 1.) Are you happy choosing this route instead of FNP? ...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. NP working 3-12 hour shifts?
    I work roughly 4 days a week but sometimes 3 (it depends on if I am on days or nights for the week) My day shifts are 10 hour days and my night shifts are 12 hrs. Its easier for me to say in the...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Future U Penn ACNP Student!! :)
    Congrats. I dont think you will regret the decision to go back to school at all. I just finished my ACNP in December and have recently passed the ANCC certification exam and am starting my new job...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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