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  1. TMI at Dinner
    Trauma stuff doesn't faze my gang, but heaven forbid I mention a c-dif code brown or draining abscess.....
    Jul 9
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. First clinical day as an NP student tomorrow :)
    No advice really, I have yet to start my clinicals, although I am doing classes right now. Relax, and maybe carry something on which to take notes on things to ask or look up after clinical? Good...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Are online ANP degrees destroying our credibility?
    "I think a lot of people here have issues with reading comprehension. Most of us on here have agreed that online schools do not hurt the profession. Online programs from REPUTABLE, RESPECTED,...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Biting Your Tongue
    "Things I’d like to say to patients (or their families) and get away with:" Stop Talking! When you ask me a question please listen to my answer instead of continuing to talk louder and over me. ...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. The Worst Hospital Visitor I've Ever Seen
    Wow....just...wow. Can't top that but I do remember the boyfriend who brought his post cath (4th one), morbidly obese girlfriend a bag of burger king food (supersized with fries of course) and a box...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How did you change?
    I planned on becoming a nurse to pursue Pediatric NP and then FNP down the road. Fast forward through ICU, Psych, skilled and rehab and I am starting my psych NP this summer. I think I would not be...
    Jun 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Just a bad shift...
    Every day is like that in my old facility.....it's why I left. I'm with the Commuter, it's not for me.
    Jun 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Petition to Force NP Programs to Provide Preceptors
    USSTusk..........Exactly! I have been doing the same, my school provides preceptors but I have networked for this very reason as I also had some nightmare RN preceptors. I am paying for a masters...
    Jun 12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. PMHNP Role Delineation Study
    Hi all, I came across this study and I thought it was very informative, especially for students and new practitioners. ...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. NP clinicals vs PA clinicals
    CINAHL, PUBMED would be where I would look for studies that have been done on the topic, plus just googling it.. As a FNP student I imagine you have already checked out those sources though. To...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. R.N first or straight to N.P?
    My 2 cents....I entered nursing with the desire to culminate as an APRN. I did my prereqs while running my own business, attended an associates program while working, obtained my RN license, got a...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. PMHNP and violent patients
    "I think psychiatry can be an amazing field if you like to listen and observe people, you have a sense of optimism about individuals, and you're open-minded and accepting of diversity in all its...
    May 31
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Magnet Status
    My 2 cents.... I have worked in 2 hospitals in my area that are non magnet (one is also a teaching hospital and seeking magnet to "compete") and currently work in one that is/was magnet and is also a...
    May 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Just received a A D+ in psychology
    Although a doctor has a great deal of knowledge which I will learn from (no matter his/her personality), he is not a paid faculty who is expected to provide me with a learning experience. I have...
    May 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. PMHNP Drug Books
    Ooops, I stand corrected, I was multitasking when writing that post. Thanks for the correction!
    May 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. PMHNP Drug Books
    Hi Dudenurse73.....I am starting my pmhnp in the fall and I was looking around for some pharma books as well when I found a great resource. There is an author, Richard Stahl, who does nothing but...
    May 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Just received a A D+ in psychology
    I have learned that the professor is key for me. I recommend you look at a site called ratemyprofessor.com I used this while I was in school and I found it helpful when choosing courses where I...
    May 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    NY doesn't accept online programs either, except for Frontier and they don't offer Psych. I think there is one other program but I can't think of it off hand. Have any of you looked at the Stahl...
    May 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    EKU? I'm guessing Eastern Kentucky University! Are your preceptors provided?
    May 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    Hi JaneBSN & mzaur, It must be exciting to move and start a program, but stressful too, after this winter it sounds like a good idea to head south! I did my BSN in a hybrid program and I loved...
    May 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Accepted for PMHNP fall 2014. Any other PMHNP students out there?
    I am in NY state and will be attending a brick and mortar program starting in the fall. Anyone else here doing Psych NP? All my friends are going/have gone the FNP route lol.
    May 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act....
    BlueDevilDNP, are you saying that NP's have to pay physicians to collaborate?
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act....
    Nursetim.....Having had children, I understand the concept. I also understand what independent practice means. My question was why is the NYS act being referred to as independent practice when...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act....
    Thanks Juan, That helps clarify it. I will try the to find the correct site again, I looked previously to posting but I must have not been on the right website.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act....
    OK, that's kind of what I got out of it too but I don't quite understand the difference. I am new to many of the details about agreements with physicians, so please feel free to enlighten me. What...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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