Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: BritFNP

From Date
  1. Drug Rep Hassles
    The only problem I have had are the ones who finally catch me and want to go in depth about their new study when I am busy. If you want to talk for more than 2 minutes a meeting should be scheduled,...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Stupid Questions, can someone help?
    You cannot prescribe as a student. In texas, even as a "graduate NP", you cannot Rx. We actually don't even have that status anymore. (Do still have graduate RN). You have to have everything cosigned...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Few questions regarding job availability as a NP
    Except Austin, Tx! :)
    Mar 31
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Working after BSN or directly to NP program
    I've posted this before, but there is a study out there somewhere that I read while I was in my program on the transition from RN to NP. The study showed the transition is actually smoother if you...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. change MSN concentration
    I have heard it is not easy to switch program to program. Most grad programs will only accept a certain number of graduate level course/hours. If it is same school, I don't think its too big of an...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Advice Requested PLEASE!!!
    Would have to know your state? It's totally doable to work full time during your first year. End of second year, clinical hours are increased with heavy didactic. I went on campus 2-3x (skills...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. FNPs, I need your input!
    Hi! I have been a NP for 6 months! RN for 2 years prior to NP school. I always look things up! There are so many different disease processes and medication options, you have to use your resources....
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. ANY NON_PRESCRIBING NPs?
    I am about to start at a Medspa doing preoperative H&P's. I will not be required to Rx.
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. In process FNP need help with job now
    In my experience Doctor's office do not hire many RN's. They can get away with that position being filled by a medical assistant (much lower salary). I don't think an office would hire you as an RN...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. What Must I do???
    Your GPA will definitely need to come up. I would make sure your science GPA and over all GPA is at least a 3.0 when all is said and done. I would probably not take the GRE until you were a few...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. FNP vs Acute care NP
    They are completely different as the title states. Acute care NP's I see a lot in ED's and ICU's. Acute care NP's learn way more physical skills (chest tubes, intubation, etc) as FNP's do not learn...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. First np job
    I am also in Texas. Attended Angelo State University FNP program. Ultimately one of my preceptors wanted to hire me. I am in the Austin area. The job market here is not good at all. BostonFNP is...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. FNPs, I need your input!
    Daily life: Walk into primary care clinic with my coffee, sit at my computer and bring up the schedule. Its just me (FNP) and one MD (owner). My max day is 18 or less patients. Maybe three annual...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Distance learning question
    In the program I attended (Texas), we had a student who resided in New Mexico. Only a portion of her hours were allowed to be completed out of state. I'm not sure if that was a board of nursing...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. new grad opportunities in around Austin, TX
    Low low pay. Housing market ridiculous. Most people who live here can't even afford to buy a house here. 110 people move to Austin a day.
    Feb 20
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. NP What should I do?
    My goodness you are hard on yourself! Whatever you do, do not rush to test. You will know when you are ready. I agree with BostonFNP in taking a review course. I did APEA, but obviously Fitzgerald...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Nurse Practitioner School vs Medical School
    The programs are going to be completely different from each other. RN/NP school will be more flexible than Med school. This also depends on where you wanna be in 8-10 years. I'll be honest. I'm 27...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. FNP Starting Salary
    Salaries range from 75k-120k roughly. Some specialities pay more than others. This is hard to answer. It's like asking what a MD makes…while the anesthesiologist may take home $350,000, the primary...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Loan Forgiveness Help
    WOW. Did not know that. Thanks for the update on the amount$$. I also have read the contract/info pack. I understood that the sites are not allowed to pay you any less knowing you may or may not...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Loan Forgiveness Help
    LiLoRN, That is exactly how I understand it. The higher the number of the facility (need rating) the more likely you will get approval, but no guarantee. Only certain times of year do you apply....
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Student Loans
    My grad program cost me $40,000 and the minimum payment now is about $350/mo. That said, every loan will be different and interest rates will be different. Also, paying the minimum payment gets you...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  22. NPs in Charlotte, Houston, Dallas or Austin??
    I practice in Austin! Do not come here if money is a concern of yours. The best money here seems to be in quick clinics (redi clinic in HEB grocery stores or Minute clinics in pharmacies) but from...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. NP practice in Houston, Tx
    If you hope for ICU you must have your acute care. Some say that for ER, but I've personally known Family NP's that work ER. Family NP's do not learn the skills (intubation, central line insertion,...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Anyone NOT work as a bedside RN while in school?
    Outpatient surgery is typically only M-F, could do PT or PRN at a center.
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Can someone describe online courses, this will be my first go at it
    More info: :) Our tests were always in a lockdown browser and our last year they added audio and video recording. I will agree with zmansc that group work is the pits. I remember thinking that...
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


Top