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  1. Time off after NP school?
    Time off is a much needed reward for all the hard work. I graduate in June 2015 and I have already started counting down. Especially for some of us who haven't had a break from school since...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Drexel PMHNP 2014
    Good luck guys, it sure is a very exciting feeling. I am currently in my final year at Drexel University (FPMHNP). It has been a great journey so far. I wish you all the best. Let me know if you...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. 3/6 months... quitting the job...
    Girl have you thought about going back to school for your masters. Bedside nursing is not for everyone. That why I like nursing because there are different options to choose from. For instance...
    Mar 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Pay cut
    I want some input on this please. I took this job in January that paid very well. Today, I got a call from HR saying they made a mistake with my pay rate and needed to drop it. I'm talking almost...
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I passed the NCLEX 01/2014
    Congrats!!!!! What a great feeling. Welcome to the world of nursing. :nurse:
    Jan 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. New grad psych nurse... need some advice
    Med surg is not meant for everyone. Psych nursing comes with its own set of skills. You are still doing the basics of nursing : assessments, planning and implementation of treatments.. I on the other...
    Nov 4, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. psych nursing and lunches
    Everyone is entitled to their 30-45 minute break so make use if it. It's better if u leave the area, sit , relax, eat it even have a personal time. Our job is very stressful and I know sometimes you...
    Nov 4, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Advanced patho and pharmacology
    Thanks for the support. I made it through the quarter with an A and A+. It wasn't bad at all. Hard work and determination can get u a long way 👍👍
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. How is your staffing ratio
    I guess the psychiatric floor are different but I currently work in a psychiatric ER with a ratio of 1:6. But we have a Tech, a psychiatric attending and about 4-5 security officers on duty. It can...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Just started Psych Nursing... help!
    I have been a psychiatric nurse for over 3 years. The key is communication techniques that are used. Some patients need a calm approach to manage their anxiety and agitation while others need strict...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Advanced patho and pharmacology
    Thanks everyone for your honest opinions.
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Advanced patho and pharmacology
    My fellow NP students out there, I know I am crazy but do you think its feasible to take t advanced pathophysiology and pharmacology together? I am very determined to do this and will put in all the...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Nervous about doing a BSN-DNP program! Any advice?
    I am currently enrolled in Drexel's PMHNP program online. I will be transfering to Wilkes University's DNP program with a concentration in psych this fall. I work 36 hours (3 12's). Its very doable...
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  14. SLU Fall 2013 ANP Program
    Congrats, I really wanted to go to SLU but was denied d/t Rhode Island State laws on distance learning. On the brighter side, I got accepted to Wilkes University's DNP program....Yay!!!!
    May 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Accepted!!!!!
    Congrats and it sure will be worth it in the end. I also will be transferring to Wilkes University's DNP program and pretty excited. God luck to all of us.
    May 18, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  16. NP interview
    Thanks for the tip, I already did extensive research before applying to Wilkes and SLU (both of which are shorter programs with less campus visits). Looking forward to my interview. Thank goodness...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  17. NP interview
    Wilkes university. Currently at Drexel but would like to transfer (program is too long). 55 credits vs 42 credits. Can't beat that
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  18. NP interview
    I have one on Wednesday and tips will be helpful. Thanks for the post
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  19. Searching for psych np programs (msn) ....help!
    Currently enrolled at Drexel but I am also looking at less travelling so applied to SLU and Wilkes University. Keeping my fingers crossed.
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  20. Can a psych. Nurse be accepted for a FNP program?
    It's possible since I have many friends doing that however it all depends on which schools you're looking at and their requirements. Best of luck to you.
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  21. Passed AANP adult exam
    Your hardwork really paid off.. Congrats
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. UMSL (University of Missouri - St. Louis) NP Fall 2013 Class
    I applied and still waiting to hear back too. Currently at Drexel and looking to transfer.
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. Anyone here work FT and doing an NP program??
    I started NP school this past fall working full time (3 12hour shifts) and it was totally doable. I attend part-time (6 credits/quarter). I must say though that time management is key with online...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  24. Roll Call: Starting Sp 2013 LPN
    Best of luck to you all. Stay focused.
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Should I quit nursing?
    I think many will agree that this is usually a normal feeling as a new graduate. Stay focused and organized and everything should fall right in place. Don't forget to ask questions(better than...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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