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  1. FNPs in the Hospital?
    I am a FNP in WA and work as a inpatient hospitalist. :)
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Pharmacology designated CME
    I purchased my designated pharmacology CME through mycme.com
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Any Gonzaga NP grads?
    Hi I graduated from Gonzaga's FNP program in May of 2013. I loved the program as I was able to work full-time through out. I had 3 job offers before I even graduated and I do believe attending a...
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. ANCC exam help
    http://allnurses.com/nurse-practitioners-np/passed-ancc-fnp-837739.html hope it helps! :)
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. ANCC exam help
    I took ANCC FNP exam last month - I wrote a fairly detailed post about it if you're interested. I used the fitzgerald book and the ANCC study book (i purchased directly from the site) which I found...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Teen +HSVII + pap guidelines?
    If she had one last year at diagnosis and it was negative for hpv/atypical cells then I would probably wait until age 21 to repeat unless there was indication for further testing which I believe is...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Seeing the big picture
    I think it is helpful to think with each patient: 1. Why are they here? 2. What is the goal today? 3. How can I assist in reaching the goals to discharge etc.? Reading the H&Ps, progress notes...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Passed ANCC FNP
    I did not receive a test score when I finished the real exam - I don't know if they send it out with the certificate and pin, but i havent received those yet. I think anything >350 is a great goal...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Passed ANCC FNP
    Did you already have your ANCC validation of education form filled out and sent in by your university?
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Passed ANCC FNP
    In regards to the test scores on familynpprep.com: Test 1: 368 Test 2: 405 Test 3: 427 Test 4: 431 Test 5: 396 Hope that helps? My goal was to get over 350 on the test because that was the...
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Passed ANCC FNP
    You know, i thought it was helpful but not "$150 helpful." I started to memorize the questions and answers which is counterproductive and I saw a lot of the same questions multiple times while doing...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Another salary question
    I just graduated as an FNP and had 3 job offers w/ 2 of them being unacceptably low in my opinion. As a staff RN I make $30/hr w/ only 4 yrs experience. Job offer #1 was for an orthopedic clinic...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Passed ANCC FNP
    Yes it was the 3rd edition ANCC book: Family Nurse Practitioner Review & Resource<BR>Manual - 3rd Edition APEA q bank: APEA - Advanced Practice Education Associates 5 exams I did week of...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Passed ANCC FNP
    Hi Lynn I decided to withdraw my application from AANP - don't really see a point in taking it anymore. Best of luck to you!
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Passed ANCC FNP
    I just wanted to share my thoughts as many of you are taking your boards soon. I passed my ANCC FNP exam today. In January I sent my application to ANCC and pre-registered to have my transcripts sent...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    On my unit we provide primary care nursing. So, CNA work is RN work as there is no other healthcare provider besides the RN. I have actually learned to love providing intimate aspects of nursing...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Dropped pills
    I would have offered to get her new pills and if she declined and wanted to eat them off the floor...fine by me! I would not have documented it anywhere and I probably wouldn't have given it a second...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Do I give the med or hold?
    There is a liquid Gabapentin and it has to be refrigerated, ask the MD to order that.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Full time NP school and full time work?
    I have one year left of my NP program and have worked full-time throughout. I do not have any kids. The first year I worked 8 hour shifts 80pp. I realized that once I started clinicals this would be...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Code Stroke Response Nurse
    Hi On my unit we have a Code Stroke Coordinator RN who assumes the role of code stroke RN and other various duties such as gathering info re: our stroke patients, whether guidelines were met etc. On...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing


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