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  1. Should NP able to prescribe narcotics?
    I am an FNP and I work for a large regional oncology group as the hospital-based NP. Nothing could have prepared me for the types or severity of pain my patients experience. I recently cared for a...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Raise your hand if you worked and went to NP school full time?
    I did. I worked an average of 60 hours weekly and traveled three states doing clinical research. It was hard and I never left my PC on the weekends. I spent every night in my hotel plugged into WiFi...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Raise your hand if you worked and went to NP school full time?
    I did. I worked an average of 60 hours weekly and traveled three states doing clinical research. It was hard and I never left my PC on the weekends. I spent every night in my hotel plugged into WiFi...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Info on USI Online
    I finished the FNP track last fall and took all of these classes. There is nothing easy about the courses but they are all quite do-able. Just never get behind in your reading. I took two at a time...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Failed the Core Values Assessment?
    Wow. I took a chance and did a google search thinking I must be the only person to have failed this test ... Irony is I worked at Methodist some years back and have a strong resume and references...
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. MSN to FNP or DNP
    Not sure I follow your thinking on this but the FNP requirement currently is to have completed either an MSN or DNP (in the process of getting FNP or obtaining post-graduate certification as an FNP)....
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  7. online NP programs?
    I am a USI graduate - finished the FNP program this past July and I highly recommend this school. It is a hard program and it is imperative you do the readings and keep up with the assignments. I...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. Info on USI Online
    I graduated from USI this past summer in the FNP program. I, too, had concerns about any of the online programs and spent lots if time researching the various programs. I can tell you without...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. DNP/PNP suggestion UofM vs South Alabama Online
    I applied to USA and to USI - because of the tuition and the pass rate for NP certs. I decided to go with USI but know several people who attend/attended USA. I am in my last semester at USI and then...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  10. How many schools did everyone apply to?
    I was including all fees - at least, that is the way it averaged out for me. I could easily be off by several dollars one way or the other. No, I haven't heard anything about the fees going up. I...
    Dec 1, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  11. How many schools did everyone apply to?
    Sorry, I was typing a response and didn't take time to look up the actual rate - you are right: $269/hr. dj
    Dec 1, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  12. How many schools did everyone apply to?
    Actually, I live in Tennessee. I decided that since the Regents Online program (all board of Regents state colleges) now offers and MSN online that I would do it through them and do my clinicals...
    Nov 30, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  13. anyone actually get good grades in nursing school?
    to iluvivt: You must have attended about the time I did. Took boards in 1981. We had to travel to the state capital, our boards were 2 1/2 days (if memory serves). Can't remember just how many...
    Nov 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I got reprimanded at work for not using a bra !
    Ok, I know that this horse has been beaten far too long. However, I was treated for breast cancer two years ago and did fine through the surgery recovery but after chemo did 33 treatment days of...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. anyone actually get good grades in nursing school?
    Non-traditional student, working full-time, travel for work; husband, kids, dogs, etc. Kept GPA 3.97 - worked hard, read lots, slept little.
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Pathophysiology Review Books
    Have you found a good review book yet?
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  17. Do you/ did you have a Nurses Cap? Pin?
    Yes, I had a nursing cap. It was a white linen square. It had to be washed and heavily starched. It folded up in the front, and had a tapered 'bun' area where the two lower corners were brought...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to forgive and forget? Also, met with BON today...
    Dear Chaotic, You said: "I am less bothered by it now and am focusing more on myself and my recovery." You should only be focused on your recovery and your life. Not the...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. what do i say?
    Sassy, First of all kudos to you. Keeping yourself healthy and focused on your future is important. My suggestion is with the majority of respondents. Do not ask for trouble with your new...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Effexor XR (venlafaxine HCl) Extended-Release Capsules and Effexor (venlafaxine HCl)
    Gee, I am really glad I stumbled onto this thread. I diagnosed myself with depression about 13 or 14 years ago. It was all situational at the time (brother committed suicide, father died 4...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  21. I gave my notice and they let me go???
    I agree with CT Pixie. I don't know in which state you live/work; however, even in 'at-will' states I believe that if an employer elects to NOT have you work out your remaining and/or required notice...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. I'm too old if my ultimate goal is to be a NP?
    Thanks and I know that you are right about that. I was 23 when I finished nsg school. Kept telling myself I'd go back for my BSN by the time I was 30, then it was 40, and then before you knew it...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. I'm too old if my ultimate goal is to be a NP?
    I am so happy I stumbled across this thread. I graduated a diploma RN program in 1981. Went back and finished my BSN June '08. I've applied for MSN program with desire to pursue ACNP. I am 52. ...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. ACNP online programs
    I found these online programs for ACNP: Indiana State Univeristy University of Southern Indiana University of South Alabama All charge in-state tuition for their purely online attendees....
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Online Study
    Tammy79, Just curious. You speak very highly of USI. Is this from personal experience? I've been accepted there for the ACNP Spring'09. I am wondering about the program. Just how tough?...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD


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