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  1. AANP Certification Exam
    I will be taking the AANP in December after I graduate. My program is having us take the Barkley Review and I have the Leik book that I am going to go through and maybe do some practice exams. So you...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    That is one reason I don't like the term either, because of what it implies to all other professionals below the NP/PA.
    Aug 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Online schools and testing...
    More and more schools are requiring proctored exams, I use ProctorFree in my program. I've heard others use ProctorU. It gains programs more credibility I think. I don't mind the proctored exams, its...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Steps into becoming a NP
    Bachelor of RN, thats a new one.
    Aug 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Confused-Which MSN program?
    Once you gain more experience you should have a better idea with which patient population you desire to work with. I'm an FNP student and I have experience treating patients from infant to elder in...
    Aug 8
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Anything you wish you would have reviewed before going into an FNP program?
    Check out Clinical pathphysiology made ridicously simple by Dr. Aaron Berkowitz. And this website for assessment : The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School of Medicine You will...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Advanced Assessment - Any tips?
    Here is a great site you could check out with good information. The 25 - Stanford Medicine 25 - Stanford University School of Medicine I hear you, I know what you mean, you will also be using...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Why choose FNP (family nurse practitioner)
    PsychGuy I agree that the breadth education in NP programs is lacking but we are trained/taught as students (the expectation) to be novices until we gain more experience after graduation. I do not...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. Scholarship info
    Once you get accepted the program you are in should have scholarships you can apply.
    Aug 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. Online mental health np programs
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, I hear good things about. I'm in the FNP program there and enjoy it, set to graduate this Dec. They also just started a PMHNP residency program for students that...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. cheap FNP program with no required GPA
    You should be trying to get into the best program you can, and work hard to be the best NP you can. Many programs out there have tons of scholarships that you can apply. Some university medical...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. Minimum level of experience for FNP
    I understand what you are saying but you can't write someone off because they have no RN experience. The NP role is very different from the RN role.
    Aug 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. FNP dec 2014
    I will be graduating in Dec'14 in FNP, I could use a study partner.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. UAB Advanced Pathophysiology
    I figured you were in the PMHNP track after I saw your screen name but you never know.
    Jul 29
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. UAB Advanced Pathophysiology
    I will be starting my last semester at UAB in the FNP program and I do believe they have revamped their Patho class. But you can expect to have video lectures, PPs, and yes lots reading from the...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Can a nurse with Nicu experience get accepted to a Family NP program?
    I started the program working full time but cut back to part time once I started clinicals. I have fellow coworkers that are doing clinicals and still work full time though it is tough and wears on...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. NP vs PA duties in critical care
    NPs and PAs are offended by the term mid-level because it implies that we are below MDs and nurses are below NPs and PAs. It really comes down to public perception, and the term is not helping...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Can a nurse with Nicu experience get accepted to a Family NP program?
    Pick what you want to do if its FNP (probably going to work in primary care) then get into the best school you can. I am in UAB's FNP program and have a friend in USA's it is a great program and she...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. NP vs PA duties in critical care
    Second rule... don't use wikipedia as a referencing source.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Sacrifices for Grad School
    It depends on how badly you want it and that will determine what sacrifices it will take to get there. The only thing I felt I had to sacrifice was some lost income from going part-time and the time...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. NP school advice
    It depends on what program and what that program finds to be more important in the applicant. Your stats seem pretty similar to mine. I had four years experience inpatient care as an RN and half of...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. Recommend travel agencies
    Why would you want to start locum tenens as a new grad even if you could get the job? Most places will expect you to hit the ground running once you start, I would imagine no orientation period. But...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. University South Alabama
    I suggest you start networking as early as you can for clinical sites. They can get tough to come by, your school will provide you with more information on finding clinical sites.
    Jul 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    What is your point of this?
    Jul 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. What's the best path to take towards FNP?
    You seem to be on the right track, after you finish your BSN, I recommend if you can take some grad level classes that can count toward your MSN (ie Research/Stats, Adv.Patho,...) before you begin it...
    Jul 3
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing


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