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  1. DOT focused clinic
    Unless you have a contract for local companies, county, and other issues it may flop. One company I know of that has this on lock down in my area is Concentra. They cover all the work injuries for...
    May 2
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. 72 hour notice/AMA
    thanks for pointing that out...i see 72 hours...voluntary doesn't register.
    Apr 28
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. FNP interested in PMHNP dual certification, ADVICE?
    most the NP's i've worked with on the floor went FNP then got the certificate when they relised that there was $$$ to be made and more oppurtunity. Few want to deal with mental health and fewer want...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Advice for psychiatric NP out of practice for 6 years
    think of it like the first time you saw a patient pop off in-house....you got over it and everytime you just perfected your skill till you became an experienced nurse in that area. Find someone that...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. 72 hour notice/AMA
    i'm amazed you don't file the court continuance as soon as they hit the hospital. Most places do that and most doc's unless they know the patient let the court decided if they are sain enough to...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Test or not test for the Clinical Specialist in Psych
    why would they get rid of something that all they do is collect a check? Psychiatric–Mental Health Nursing
    Apr 27
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Smoke free psych hospitals
    i've work for both..one caters and one your SOL heres a patch. Smoking hospital has issues. it becomes a trigger which pt used to go off...the non smoking hospital not an issue. smoking hospital...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Anyone applied/participated/interviewed for the VALOR program?
    Got a random like from this post, but i'm now working for the VA, yet when I graduated I did not. Still a weird system to work for: if you have worked for one VA...you have worked for one VA. good...
    Apr 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Anxiety rated on a 0-10 scale is what test?
    I work for the federal government and I asked a stupid question. We measure our patients anxiety level and ask them to rate it on a zero to ten scale. One patient stated that he could understand what...
    Apr 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Illegal Drugs & HIPAA
    An adolescent who has drugs come back in their system and has a parol officer will get the information...we say toodles.
    Mar 8
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  11. FNP salary?? Productivity stipend?
    I make 75k as a floor nurse on a psych floor. I've been offered double when I pass my boards. Remember its not where you go; its who you know. If I was graduating to make 80k/yr there would be a...
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Nurse Practitioners or FNP salary in Bay Area/San Francisco Area
    I grew up in Palo Alto and the dream is to work for the Palo Alto VA, yet considering when my parents bought the house it was 290,000, we sold it for 980,000, and presently after they knocked down my...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Choosing PMHNP program
    I don't like Drexel or a few of the schools that fall in line with Drexel. They take on everyone and like dung thrown at a wall if it sticks they graduate. I had two nurses who failed out of nursing...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Do I need psych experience? PMHNP
    If you haven't gotten your feet wet, then don't kick a puddle. If you haven't done floor nursing on any level with psychiatric patients then why spend 30K to be a master in it? I am 50% of...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. New to Specialty Needing Advise
    i take it ITA means something along the lines of involuntary or something of that nature, not a term I am aware of. If it means involuntary than II get them all the time and its fun. Fun you say?...
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Bullying
    First Document Second HR department third...if second didn't do anything time to call an attorney. school yard rules don't work, but [FONT=arial, sans-serif][COLOR=#545454]cease and desist...
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. Nurse Practitioner Mental Health
    Another EKU student. I applied to Vanderbilt and EKU. I took EKU because of one simple little fact on vany site : " How many times do I need to visit campus?Eight times over a one-year period."...
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Paying for NP school
    I seriously want to smack people on the back of the head that tell me they have 100k loans for FNP.
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. PsychNP's- Salary Negotiation Thoughts & Pearls
    I am on the fence now since I just turned in my E-quip stuff for the VA and if the salary for psych floor nurse isn't what I want it to be I'll stay where I am at. Moving from 12 to 8 hour shifts for...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Can you negotiate NP salary at the VA?
    Ugg so as of right now I am getting my PMHNP and just turned in my equip thinking VA was the way to go for benefits to help pay for school and ease my way to a NP job upon graduation. Am I just being...
    Dec 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. PsychNP's- Salary Negotiation Thoughts & Pearls
    I won't be graduating for a while and I live in a large city yet geographically defined by mountains and not much else beyond them. Two doctors in private have offered 140-160 to start while at the...
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. PMHNP
    Ahh welcome to riding the student wave. First off with just a year under your belt do yourself one favor take a masters level stats class which is required by most schools. Its a great way to figure...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. I keep getting told by older nurses to do the VA
    I decided that I am going to go for it. I like working for the vets, it will be a change from 12's to 8's (out patient), but I think in the long run it will be better for myself and my family. Am...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. I keep getting told by older nurses to do the VA
    See that's the thing. Everyone sings like angles are coming down from the heavens for me. The red sea of tape has parted and now I am one of the chosen. I keep hearing retirement, yet again I am...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. I keep getting told by older nurses to do the VA
    I happened to apply for a position and even though their on a freeze in my area I was selected and going through the process. The position is 8 hours shift compared to my 12 I am used to. I...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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