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  1. Job Market for CWOCN
    What are your opinions on the job market/outlook for CWOCNs, or advanced practice CWOCNs? Trying to decide if it is worth completing a program and sitting for the exam. I am a nurse practitioner...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Advanced practice CWOCN
    Hi. A am a nurse practitioner working in general surgery and wound care. My supervisor wants me to attend a wound ostomy continence program and become certified. I have read things about advanced...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  3. CDS vs DEA
    I'm trying to understand the difference between these two licenses, why we need a DEA# if we have a CDS, and also the requirements for obtaining both. Does it differ by state? I am in NJ.
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Can you sit for the ANP exam..
    Can you sit for the Adult NP exam (through ANCC) if your degree was in family?
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Anyone who recently took AANP
    Anyone recently take AANP FNP exam? Was wondering if you knew what % of questions you have to get right to pass. Also wondering for input on content.. Did you have a lot of antibiotic...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Specialty and DNP
    If your MSN is in Family NP, and you go on for DNP, can you complete, say, acute care clinical courses during the DNP, and sit for the acute care NP boards following graduation? Or do the DNP...
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  7. Working before licensure
    I am graduating NP school in one month. I understand I may be waiting 2-3 more months to take the certification exam. I recently interviewed for a job that wants to hire me basically out of school,...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. NP Pain Management Jobs
    Graduating from an NP program in August. Anyone have ideas about how to get into a pain management practice or clinic? I have RN experience in rehab (CRRN) and inpatient acute hospice experience. My...
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Pain Management Nursing
  9. State Credentials
    Another question... Do you have to use both the credentialing body AND state letters after your name?? Say I get certified through AANP and work in NJ... then I would be Mary Doe, NP-C, A.P.N., C....
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. FNP working in specialty
    I am graduating from an FNP program this August. I have a feeling I want to specialize in something, or just do something more specific with my degree rather than work in a primary care office....
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Theoretical Framework - Help
    For my capstone project, I need to choose a theoretical framework to guide my literature review. I've taken multiple research classes, written a handful of comprehensive research papers and reviews,...
    Mar 4, '11
    Forum: Research Nursing
  12. FNP, CRRN?
    I just found remembered I'm eligible to take to test for certification in rehabilitation nursing (CRRN). This is something I wanted to do since I started in Rehab. I recently went per diem at my...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Need Some Academic Advice (Primary Care NPs)
    Thank you so much! That was exactly the kind of answer I was looking for!
    Sep 1, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Need Some Academic Advice (Primary Care NPs)
    Hi. I am starting my final year in a Family NP program and will begin working on my Capstone/Thesis project this fall. I want to choose a really good topic. The two qualifications for "really good",...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Peds Rehab Count for CRRN?
    I have been in adult rehab nursing for almost a year, and though I kind of fell into rehab upon graduation, I've come to really enjoy it and also want to work toward specializing in something. Even...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  16. Exempt from CEUs?
    I've heard that you don't need RN CEUs if you are working on, say, your masters degree in nursing. Does anyone know this to be true? In other words, your continuing education in the form of a degree...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Job Stress r/t Liability!
    I guess that as an RN in the particular facility I work, I worry about liability with regard to unavoidable mistakes... we are very understaffed and I really feel it's damned if I do, damned if I...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Job Stress r/t Liability!
    I need some encouragement to continue in the direction I'm going. I've been a registered nurse for almost a year now and I'm currently in a family NP program - which was my reason for going into to...
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Holistic RN/NP
    You asked how I found the NP classes-- I was accepted into my NP program when I was accepted into the BSN. It was a second degree + master's. My school is a university-medical school and health...
    Dec 24, '09
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  20. Holistic RN/NP
    Roses-- I feel like we have a lot in common.. I feel like my personal life is on hold because I am living at home (w/ my parents, im 23) to make up for the cost of all this schooling and I'm...
    Dec 19, '09
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  21. Holistic RN/NP
    I've actually looked into that program since before I started nursing school! I went into nursing with the long-term goal of becoming an NP and practicing integrative medicine. I will definitely look...
    Dec 13, '09
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  22. What Happens If the Nurse Didn't Aspirate For H1N1?
    I heard that new research says aspirating is not necessary. But, I never got a chance to check it out myself... maybe I will.
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Holistic RN/NP
    I'm an RN with 6 months experience in acute rehab. I'm interested in working in a holistic setting, but I can't seem to find those positions. I've thought about getting additional certification...
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  24. Waiting for NP job, working as RN
    I'm a new RN (6 months experience) and in the FNP program. I know some people are against doing it so soon, but I worked so hard to get into a second-degree BSN + masters program. And that's how the...
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. NP working as a staff RN?
    What if you obtain your NP degree and can't find an NP job (which will likely happen in a mere year and a half when I graduate)? I can't be expected to quit my job as an RN before securing an NP job....
    Dec 6, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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