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  1. Any UAB NP students/graduates?
    I am in the ACNP/RNFA program at UAB about to graduate in 65 days. To the original question I'd choose ACNP over the ANP. You can sit for both boards, you get primary care training within the ACNP...
    Mar 3, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Best Schools for NP Programs?
    Hey, Yes I'm sure it is more than possible. I actually found out about the RNFA route while I was getting my BSN. I got to watch a few CABG's and the assist was a RNFA. So I was able to ask her...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Best Schools for NP Programs?
    I'm at UAB in the ACNP/RNFA program. I like it so far. You have three surgical rotations or you can do them all as one large one. You can do them in any surgical specialty you wish. As well as...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Best Schools for NP Programs?
    I'm in the ACNP/RNFA program at UAB currently. You may do your surgical rotations in any surgical specialty that you wish, from General to Neuro. If you know you wish to do a specific subspecialty...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. dilemma for FNP
    You do certainly seem to have a dilema there don't you. If we looked at it logically. Your husband is the "rate limiting factor". He has to go to T-town to finish his degree. He has no choice....
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Is it normal to feel this way? ;)
    I'm a ACNP/RNFA student in my third semester of NP school. I remember when I first started. I had just graduated with my BSN, JUST moved, JUST started a new job, and JUST started grad school. All...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Question about being a Nurse Practitioner...?
    And there is also the Ped/Adolescent Acute Care NP track and i believe you can also add RNFA like you can with the Adult Acute care track. Not sure if they offer it in your area they do down here in...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. NP working as RN
    I think its sad that a NP would go back to working as a RN. But maybe that is because I do not always enjoy the work as a bedside nurse. I personally do not enjoy cleaning up my patients, and...
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. questions about sylacauga/birmingham area hospitals
    I think you may find your salary will not be the same ehre even Flexi. St. Vincents has a Baylor program and I know they need Baylor Night folks. UAB new grad rate is 19.85 as of four months ago....
    May 2, '08
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  10. Already have a B.S. what's next AD or the BSN?
    Hey, War Eagle. I think we have/had similar situations. I graduated from AU in 03 with a BS in International Business and I too felt that I had made a mistake. I ended up going back to Auburn for...
    May 2, '08
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  11. ICU new grad survival kit!
    Excellent excellent suggestions. I've been in ICU as a new grad now for 4 months and having read this four months ago I woudln't have believed it. But it is really true, and such great advice. ...
    May 2, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Salary questions for AL nurses
    I work a 12 hour shift Sat7p-Sun7a, Sun 7p-Mon7a, then off for the rest of the week which works well for me with school. :) And St. Vincents is located in Bham I believe they are needing more...
    Feb 5, '08
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  13. Salary questions for AL nurses
    I just got a true weekend job (Baylor) Sat/Sun nights and as a new grad I'm getting base plus 65% which equals out to 33/hr. This is at St. Vincents in the SICU.
    Jan 20, '08
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  14. Possibly Relocating to Birmingham...advice?
    :Bump: I'm wanting the same info, moving to Bham in December/Jan.
    Nov 8, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  15. Tattoos?
    I'm getting one as soon as I graduate. I've got it all planned out. Its the Lamp of knowledge with a Staff of Aesculapius with a a life like snake and two branches coming out of the top on top of the...
    Oct 12, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Family Only? Gay Patients.
    As a gay, almost nurse, I applaud you. You most certainly did the right thing. If I was ever hospitalized I would want my husband there, even more so than my parents. However, as they say, nothing...
    Oct 12, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Stethoscope Help
    People don't want you to say anything other than the truth.
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Stethoscope Help
    Good, however I think you have missed the point. Being pre-nursing means you have been accepted not just talked to a college. I have talked to a college regarding a Masters but that doesn't make me...
    Oct 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Stethoscope Help
    Josh, again I ask you why do you need one right now? Are you starting clinicals immediately? Have you gotten into nursing school yet? You never did tell us why you need it so badly. At 17 I'm...
    Oct 8, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Stethoscope Help
    I would give you the following advice along with a few questions to ask yourself Josh. 1. What are the others that you have found on Ebay? 2. Do you have to have one right now, it said you were...
    Oct 7, '07
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Surviving Clinicals
    CHOCOLATE.....lots and lots of CHOCOLATE...works wonders, better than a Xanax, cheaper and you don't need a RX for it, comes in all sorts of colors and flavors but its always good and satisfying. :)
    Oct 7, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  22. UAB Pre-employment physical??????
    Yeah see I have no problem with that I can understand why you would want proof of titers and a UDS, I'll do those all day long. But I'm the type of person that believes that personal information is...
    Oct 7, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  23. UAB Pre-employment physical??????
    Yeah they have the drug test as well but I just wanna know for what they are testing, I don't care really I just think a lot of it seems rather unnecessary (X-ray/lab work if for more than titers). ...
    Oct 6, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  24. Pay at Huntsville area hospitals
    BLECH !!!!!!! $18.25 an hour for HH, you've got to be joking
    Oct 6, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  25. UAB Pre-employment physical??????
    Hey all, whats up with this pre-employment physical. Chest X-ray, lab work, titers??? What all is involved with this crazy thing. What is the Chest X-ray for, isn't a TB screen enough or is there...
    Oct 6, '07
    Forum: Alabama Nursing


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