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  1. Productivity Bonus
    Thanks BostonFNP and BlueDevil. That's a good point about capitated patients and I will make sure to ask. I recognize that it takes quite some time to be profitable (i.e., pull in greater revenue for...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Productivity Bonus
    Are there any particular questions to ask a prospective employer regarding productivity bonus? I'm excited that this is even a possibility as this is the first time it has ever been discussed! Bonus...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. NPs and Call
    "Honestly, I'm a little Meanypants myself for stupid stuff. Do not wake me up at 2am because you haven't pooped in 2 days. Do not. You will poop your pants when I'm done with you, so there is the...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Medicare wellness visit
    Wow, thank you everyone for the detailed information and accompanying references! It appears that there may be some gray area / leeway here for AWV courtesy of CMS. I also didn't realize the regs...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. NPs and Call
    I'm guessing BlueDevil you likely make a nice salary and may have some higher rank in your practice, and therefore can have those call "rules" in place. If I in the past had come across like that on...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Medicare wellness visit
    It was mentioned in passing to me by a private practice. The physician feels it is RN capable work. The particulars related to billing I have no idea about. Obviously the practice would want to get...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Medicare wellness visit
    Has any NP's ever heard of the Medicare wellness visit being performed by RN's (non-NP / MD)? This surprised me recently when I heard this.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. NPs and Call
    Request the opinions of any NPs working in primary care who are performing call as part of their duties. Is there any room to negotiate days off or compensation for taking a whole weekend of call...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Experienced NP desiring VA job
    It doesn't hurt your chances to apply to more than one position. People move for federal jobs all the time. If you are deemed qualified by demonstrating the specialized experience listed in the...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. NPs working in patient centered medical home
    Do any primary care NPs have experience working in a patient centered medical home? What exactly does a typical day in the office consist of? How does it work with delivering services to patients?...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. What is your take home?
    As a new grad, my full-time take home pay was $1,079 weekly (all from taxes taken out - no benefits deductions). The gross was $1539. Had there been benefits it would have been lower. Subtract normal...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    My advise is to be humble but be smart about your decision on where to work because whether for 65 grand or 80 grand or higher, know that you will work your butt off as an NP for any practice -...
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    The latest update on my job situation is that when I almost walked away from the offer last week, the physician with the higher salary offer raised his offer to $10,000 more! It was obvious that he...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  14. Are FNP salaries in family practice really this low?
    Currently receiving offers as a new grad FNP in family practices (wealthy areas and poor areas) for $60,000 to 70,000 salary (non hourly rate) with poor benefits/bonuses in Philly and surrounding...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. NPs with no RN experience: How'd you do?
    That's great! Congrats!!! It sounds like things are really coming together nicely for your new career. Is your salary / hourly higher now as full-time or equivalent? During the part-time period...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. NPs with no RN experience: How'd you do?
    Thanks Jeanette for your response! I haven't been offered a position yet (still waiting to hear back on that particular one) so I'm remaining cautious but want to be prepared for future interviews...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. NPs with no RN experience: How'd you do?
    For those of you working in the outpatient setting already as NPs who did not work as RNs previously, what advice would you give new NP graduates similar to yourself who are currently interviewing?...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Orientation New Grad Nurse Practitioner
    Hi, Do new nurse practitioner grads typically get orientation in family practice for their first position? If so, for how long and what does orientation typically consist of? I realize every...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. how much experience needed to become an NP
    Take it from me it can be done! I'm almost done!!!! Thank you Jesus!!!!!! It's the best thing I have ever decided to do as second degree student. It takes a tremendous amount of work and discipline...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Philadelphia Starting Salaries for new FNP grads
    Hi, Wondering if any recent FNP graduates working in Philadelphia or the surrounding area would be willing to share approximately the base salary they accepted for their first NP position in...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Certification preparation for FNP
    Thanks for your reply and the links! I agree that it's important to certify and stay competitive. Found these links on the ANCC site which shows the content on the certification test for FNP....
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Certification preparation for FNP
    Hi everyone, I'm starting an FNP program in the next few weeks and am new to the requirements. I was wondering if around the time of graduation, if students typically prepare for the FNP...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. how much experience needed to become an NP
    It was really great reading this discussion board. Thank you all for your input. It's really difficult in the BSN program because every RN teacher tells you to get tons of experience before even...
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Jeff's Accelerated Pathway
    Like you PeaceSL, I'm not too sure on my plan yet. Ideally I would like to go straight through for the MSN but I'm not 100 percent sure yet. Maybe I'll be so exhausted after the BSN and just want a...
    Feb 14, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. Jeff's Accelerated Pathway
    Congratulations on your acceptance PeaceSL!!! Is this your first choice? Do you plan on getting your MSN right away or waiting a bit? I have been to the campus before. I know that area fairly...
    Feb 8, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing


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