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  1. The worst code you've seen?
    The md at the head of bed doing ventilations was watching a sports game that was on TV and seemed more concerned with the score than with the important task at hand, Also at one point the code team,...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Surgical Tech At Center of Hepatitis Outbreak Receives 30yrs
    This woman should get life in prison for what she subjected this people to. The pain and suffering from the procedure and then to be infected with Hepatitis. Hopefully this hospital comes up...
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. You might be a PACU nurse if...
    The surgeons come out of the OR ranting about why their room is on hold. (Because we are full .) The same surgeon then randomly goes to a bedside asking very loudly if this patient isnt ready to...
    Mar 14, '10
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  4. RN salary 10 years experience
    I meant $7,500 annually. In other words they will pay you experience differential for outside experience $1,000 for each year up to a maximum of $7,500 for 10 years. You would get the base pay of...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. RN salary 10 years experience
    It depends a few hospitals will pay up to $7,500 for 10 yrs of nursing experience. And the starting salary can be as high as $74,000. If the hospital is non union they probably have a basic starting...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. NP Salary vs. RN salary
    I would say that your exp is definitely different than mine. I too work at a well renowned NYC hospital but my pay with no NP exp is $111,000, that includes 6 yrs RN exp pay, night shift and cert...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Long time experience RN w/new NP license ready for NP role-enough financial benefit
    I work in NYC and my hospital counts my RN experience when determining pay for exp differential. I work in a unionized private hospital. But even when I interviewed at city hospitals that had lower...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Long time experience RN w/new NP license ready for NP role-enough financial benefit
    Where I work the NPs have been getting 3% yearly increases so in three years you would hit the 10k mark and keep going. Also since the hospital is unionized the NPs also get about a $1000 yrly...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. FNP in NYC
    You are welcome. So far the new job is going well. Learning alot. The transition from RN to NP can be a little challenging and it takes a while to get used to your new role. Otherwise I feel...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. NYC average RN Salary
    There are hospitals that start new grads off at $74,000 plus $5,000-$6,000 for night shift as well as up to $1,500 for your BSN. So a new grad can easily make $80,000 annually. Then get about a...
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. FNP in NYC
    Hey Sammi, One more thing do yo have a certain time frame that you want to finish the program? If so make sure you schedule your classes accordingly. Its about 6 core clasess, NUR 621, 624,...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. FNP in NYC
    Those two courses involve papers and I think 621 (nurse concepts?) has a group project involved. It might be a bit much to do in a 5 week summer semester. But if you dont mind writing papers you...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. LPN to RN programs in/near NYC?
    Im not sure what their gpas were. But they had no trouble getting into the program. And all of them afterwards were able to easily transfer their credits from Helene Fuld into a bachelors program....
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. FNP Salary in NY
    Hospital starting salaries for NPs range from $82,000 (city hosp) to $97,000 (private hosp). You would also get some exp differential & certification pay.
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Need help passing certification exam
    Fitzgerald has a very good review course. I used them for my FNP test and I did well. Everyone I know that has used them has passed the ANCC test. So try them they have a website www.fhea.com. They...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Dear preceptor
    When they say there is a nursing shortage I know why. So many happy eager nurses are graduating from nursing school ready to take on the challenges of nursing. However these same nurses are...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. FNP in NYC
    You can only do one clinical course at a time. But you can take two core courses at a time, but I wouldnt recommend more than that. I took 6 credits each semester. Also pharm and patho are both...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. FNP in NYC
    It was pretty good. However since I graduated they changed it to an online program now. I am more into lectures where I can sit and ask the professor questions. So for me I would not want to do an...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
    I dont have a source other than what I have heard from several of my NP professors who stated that ANCC will require this in 2015. So I guess thats not a definite either.
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  20. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
    I live in the NYC area and most major institutions like Columbia, NYU, Pace, Hunter, & Stony Brook have not begun phasing out their Masters program. And of these schools that have DNP programs they...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  21. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
    There is still debate about the standard education for NPs to be the DNP starting in 2015. There are many within the nursing community that are unsure about the benefits of the DNP program. So it is...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. FNP in NYC
    I have thought of it but right now I am really trying to determine how beneficial it would be for me. I dont necessarily feel that a DNP would help me be a better NP. Also once I get a DNP will my...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
    I think it would be to your benefit to actually work as a NP before getting your DNP. The DNP is really designed for experienced NPs with experience who want to increase their knowledge base. I dont...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  24. FNP in NYC
    I graduated from Pace. I did have difficulty finding a job which I think was related to the economy. There were plenty of NP jobs however they wanted NPs with experience. Also at one point some...
    Jan 22, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. CME's
    medscape has free cmes. www. nurse.com has umlimited ces for 34.99 a yr.
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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