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  1. ACNP vs FNP
    "95% attrition rate" !!! WOW!!! I'm glad that was a typo. Big difference between 'attrition' and 'graduation'. I'm currently in an FNP program now and due to graduate in Dec 2010. My initial plan was...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. University of South Alabama online program
    Not sure my strategy is working cuz I'll probably get my first "C" this semester, and I've never had this much to read before.... Oh and be prepared to put out about 1G for books ( 13+), and that is...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  3. University of South Alabama online program
    You can work the first 3 semesters, but on the 4th, many people stopped working. I am PT and I wish I didn't have to work. They call the 4th semester the "weeding out" period. And you can't retain...
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. University of South Alabama online program
    I'm in my 4th semester of FNP with USA. What is the name of your friend? cuz he is my classmate. Be prepared to do nothing else but read... and I mean READ. 2000+ pages per 30-40 questions tests,...
    Oct 8, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. USA FNP program alumni needed for questions.
    The National Cert review? Is that a separate book you bought? The database did take me a long time, and I am finished with the genogram as well. But I am not absorbing what I am reading......
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. USA FNP program alumni needed for questions.
    Blessedx3, Your PM box is full. Can't send you anything until you clear memory. LOL. Here is my message anyhow. Unfortunately, I am in Baldwin County, no where near Hattiesburg. Thank you...
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. USA FNP program alumni needed for questions.
    I can't find my 40 hr. preceptor either. Is primary care the same as family practice? Because I've been calling family practitioners for my 40hrs this semester.
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. USA FNP program alumni needed for questions.
    At the rate I'm going... NOT :bugeyes: But my paperwork is ahead.:yeah: Let's hope I stay that way.
    Sep 3, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. USA FNP program alumni needed for questions.
    Hello, I am currently in my clinical rotation for the FNP program at University of South Alabama. I am overwhelmed with the amount of reading we have, and scared to death that I won't make it. Any...
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. jobless new grad NP
    I was recommended to close all interviews with a question of when one can expect to hear from potential employers. That way, a time frame is established and call backs suggest serious interest from...
    Aug 29, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. ONC nurses...please answer....
    Please do not wait, if it is malignant, the growth can be very rapid. You want to control it while it is small and positively before any mets has occurred. If by chance it is benign, thank the man...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  12. University of South Alabama
    Well, I'm glad to hear that. I graduated in the accelerated program at end of 07 and currently in the FNP clinical portion this fall. I was told by my instructor that South has the 2nd best...
    Aug 11, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  13. Is this a reasonable workload for oncology?
    Depending on the acuity of your patients. I know our ratio is 5:1, and that is manageable. 6 is too much IMO. Sometimes 4 is too much if they require a lot of care. Pain med q2 with 3 pts., chemo on...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  14. ONC nurses...please answer....
    On the hospital floor,not many. But, in an ambulatory clinic, maybe... The really sick ones come the hospitals, thus, oncology hospital nurses probably don't see many survivors.
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. Hem-onc patients dies unexpectedly
    Lasix would have brought her BP down further. Given she was palliative, morphine IV or nebulizer would have made her SOB better; making her more comfortable. Not trying to be callous but, if she...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  16. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    NPs positions are in demand at this time. My concern is that like many other professions, the cycle of TOO MANY NPs will be in the near horizon. My current class number is 200+, while the ACNP...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  17. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    NPs positions are in demand at this time. My concern is that like many other professions, the cycle of TOO MANY NPs will be in the near horizon. My current class number is 200+, while the ACNP...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Health Care: The Ticking Time Bomb
    I concur. Sadly, I don't think this option will surface any time soon in US. Insurance and pharmaceutical lobbyists will not let this happen. We need to eliminate the lobbyists first. Without them,...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. TX Nurses facing criminal charges for reporting doctor - Outcome: Dismissed/acquittal
    What needs to be done is letters of outrage sent to the DA's office SCREAMING condemnation for such ludicrous spenidng of taxpayers money !!! Large media networks like CNN, MSNBC and the likes...
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. jobless new grad NP
    That is wonderful. I'm starting my clinical rotation in FNP this fall, with the plan of focus in oncology when I graduate. But that won't be for another 2 years. Hopefully by then, the economy will...
    Jun 4, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Being Blackballed
    No that was not the case at all. The job I applied at was actually a transfer to another hospital owned by the same health system. The position remained opened on their website after my verbal offer...
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Being Blackballed
    Wow! just reread what I wrote... and in my anger, I didn't bother to check my spelling or grammar. :spin:
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Being Blackballed
    Funny, that is how my personality is. Keep going til I get what I want. I remember disagreeing with an instructor while I was in nursing school and went to the head of the department to complain....
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Being Blackballed
    HR is there, I may go to them and see what I can do.
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How Old Are You?
    47. Been a nurse for the last 1 1/2 years and working on my NP before they make us into a DNP program
    May 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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