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  1. Implications of Obamacare... what's your opinion?
    It's really alarming to see my own profession not understanding the implications of Obamacare. With the changes to be implemented with Obamacare, FSAs will be PHASED OUT. they won't be needed. If you...
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Shortage of Nurse Practitioner Preceptors
    I had such a hard time finding a willing/able preceptor it delayed my completion of my program by 6 mos. Very, very frustrating. The school does nothing to help. Which was odd to me. (I'm paying for...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Nurse pracitioner first job interview!
    Be ready to be interviewed by more than one person. Be prepared to navigate scenarios-if endocrinology (esp diabetes) is your interest, know what you would do with a challenging patient. I recently...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. RE: on-call and alcohol/etiquette at social function
    I didn't drink-there were others that did. I just got hired! Not screwing that up. I agree. Just wondered......never faced that before.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. RE: on-call and alcohol/etiquette at social function
    It's not on-call for an acute care facility. Not justifying it-I am just wondering if this is more of a corporate/social etiquette issue. I'm so new with the corporate atmosphere that this may be...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  6. RE: on-call and alcohol/etiquette at social function
    Okay. Here's a different scenario for ya. So I was in a situation today where my company had a going away party for one of the NPs that is leaving and moving on to another job. This is very...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. RE: New NP grad/new job=HUGE ANXIETY!
    Okay, so I have posted on here before that I just got hired as a new grad NP with Evercare/United Healthcare. I am in my second week of orientation, which has been overwhelming, and I am mortified to...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. APRNs should only be DNPs!
    While I may be reiterating some of the above information, I believe the DNP role is what will eventually replace the ANP, GNP/FNP roles. Many universities are phasing out their ANP/FNP programs and...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  9. Appropriate starting NP wage
    Has anyone worked for Evercare? I accepted the job with them-they do what I truly wanted to do. My starting wage was above and beyond what I ever dreamed of, especially for a new NP grad. It will be...
    Apr 17, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. Appropriate starting NP wage
    Thank you TraumaRus. They have already said d/t me being a new grad my case load will start at about half what the usual is. They did say bonuses are already offered, and they do end-of-life...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Appropriate starting NP wage
    While I am sure that this has been discussed before-I got a job offer and will be negotiating pay/etc with the recruiter tomorrow. This is a my first NP job-and in looking at the salaries out there-I...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. AANP/ANP Preliminary Pass but Fail on website?
    Hi Tinabear- My post-master's program was a dual track- ANP/GNP, and my goal is geriatrics, so I registered for both exams. Seems like most employers aren't too interested in what you have-so long...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. RE: First NP position
    Thanks to both of you. And you both are right. I remember my first day as a new RN grad-walked right into critical care. I thrived with that-likely jitters. Yes, indeed will go more prepared next...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. RE: First NP position
    Okay. So. I had my first interview today. I just passed my AANP/ANP boards. Applying for licensure in my state, and taking GNP boards next month. I on a whim emailed the NP that set up a clinical...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. AANP/ANP Preliminary Pass but Fail on website?
    No worries guys. I passed-as Coollittleme said above-my status changed too. I did call them again the next day, and the AANP said there was some odd computer glitch, and if your prelim said passed,...
    Mar 30, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. AANP/ANP Preliminary Pass but Fail on website?
    Anyone ever hear of this happening? So I took my ANP boards for AANP last Thursday 3/22. I have of course been watching my account online at the AANP website, anxiously awaiting it to say I have...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. Treated in an unfair manner
    Hey There- Well you could look at it this way-is this a company you truly want to work for? It almost makes me question how they treat their clients and employees, if that is how they treat...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. RE: AANP ANP exam coming up fast
    Just wanted to update everyone-PASSED AANP ANP Today! Well, that's the preliminary. I am hoping that AANP doesn't send me a letter to the contrary! What would I say was the most effective study...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. RE: AANP ANP exam coming up fast
    Wow. Thanks to all of you. I feel a bit better. I have also been told by a few NP friends I have that the mock exams seemed much harder than the actual questions on the exam. I appreciate all of your...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. RE: AANP ANP exam coming up fast
    Okay, I know a lot of people have been chatting about this under similar topics, but I am hoping someone will respond to this one (or please DM-message me on my acct). I am taking the ANP exam on...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Shortage of Nurse Practitioner Preceptors
    Ashonman-I too had the same issue here in Oregon. It delayed me a full 6mos because I simply could not find one who would commit the the amount of hours to precept. I also had a few preceptors that...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. AANP Certfication Exam ( I failed it)
    I am getting ready to take my exams as well-AANP for ANP and GNP through ANCC (my school recommended this). I lost my last post, not sure where it went so posting againg. I have been studying a lot,...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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