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  1. Np stories of success
    To BCGradNurse: OMG! Are you sure you are not my twin??? I, too, was a med tech before going into nursing. I don't live in Northeast though. I don't regret it. I enjoy my job but don't always get...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Good family clinical guideline book
    I too used this book (5-Min Clinical Consult) during clinicals and for SOAP notes during school. Now, in practice, I tend to reach for Amelia Holler's Clinical Guidelines more and use 5-min Consult...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Does an ivy league education make a difference?
    I would go to Yale for 3 reasons: 1. To save money (rent $) 2. I don't know how the NP job market looks up North. I am in the South and jobs are not readily available, especially for new grads. ...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. RE: AANP ANP exam coming up fast
    Not for ANP but similar situation. Several of my classmates took the FNP mock exam with APEA. Although they did not do well on the mock exam, they all passed the real AANP exam for FNP. From your...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. 2 part-time jobs= 2 separate malpractice insurances?
    Thank you all for VERY helpful advices.
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. 2 part-time jobs= 2 separate malpractice insurances?
    Now that I am a NP, do I still need to purchase malpractice insurance for RN in addition to the one for NP? I do currently have RN malpractice on my own. It is up for renewal soon.
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. 2 part-time jobs= 2 separate malpractice insurances?
    If I am to have 2 part-time jobs (family and a specialty) for private offices, am I to have 2 separate malpractice insurance? Also, do you purchase your own malpractice insurance in addition to the...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. How to sign my name and credential?
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. smartphone for school
    Theoretically, you do not need one; just use one of your reference books. If you do want to have a smart phone, any one is fine; it does not have to be iphone. I mostly use my reference book and...
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. How to sign my name and credential?
    I passed the AANP. Which method is correct in signing my name and credential? Jane Doe, MSN, APRN, NP-C Jany Doe, MSN, NP-C Thank you!
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Passed AANP for FNP.  Tips from my personal experience
    This is just from my personal experience. Materials: 1. Both APEA and Fitzgerald disks (a classmate and I exchange them when we were done with the disks). Fitz-Excellent medication review for...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Geriatric NPs. Tell me what you like or dislike about your job.
    I am looking into Geriatric specialty. I have a FNP. Would you please tell me about what you do? Thanks.
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Laid Off
    Best of luck!
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. NP is it worth it in my situation?
    I would stay exactly where you are right now. $84K and all those benefits are sweet. I believe all jobs will become mundane and repetitive after a while. Your education is not wasted. You are...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Do you have apea's Clinical Guidelines in Primary Care: a Reference and Review Book?
    I have not seen any review on this book. Just curious to know what you think about it. Thanks.
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. a male women's health nurse practitioner
    I hear what patient1977 said. Just want to add that I would think (could be wrong here) there are more male OBGYNs and female NPs than female OBGYNs and male NPs. So there is more room for...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. What are the most common medical reference tools you use- Pros and Cons?
    I love my 5 min. Use it in clinical and for SOAP notes. It's a pain to carry to clinical but worth it.
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Is the "book" with Fitzgerald CDs different from her review book?
    Do I really need both? I already bought the book. THanks !
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. Prices on Fitzgerald review CDs- change?
    Thank you. I will look into this too.
    Apr 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Prices on Fitzgerald review CDs- change?
    Hi, I've been looking at the Fitzgerald's 2011 review CDs on her website. I notice the price changed from $420 to $446 in 2 weeks. How much did you pay for yours (new)? I'm still saving for...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Glum :o(
    If you still want your previous "comfortable RN" job, you can ask for it back. Mentioned that this experience taught you to be more appreciative of what you had. I've seen people left and came back...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. minute clinic
    I totally agree with Carachel2. Go with your instinct and be happy. Opportunities will arise when you are ready.
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Starting new NP job this week....this one's for mom...I hate cancer
    (((HUGS)))) Good luck with your career. You will make a compassionate, competent NP.
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Can't find the FNP review book by Zerwekh & Claborn any where. Very frustrated!!!
    You are right; the book is old 2004. However, I have heard/read many positive reviews on the product. It's also has a CD with practice questions and I think it will be helpful in preparing for...
    Feb 19, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Can't find the FNP review book by Zerwekh & Claborn any where. Very frustrated!!!
    I think it is out of print. I can't find it anywhere (online or in store). I even called Elsevier - none. Independent seller asked too much for it.
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner