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  1. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    I don't advocate for, "watering down the NP curriculum or making it as easy as possible." Good luck on your journey of starting grad school FutureeascoastNP.
    Aug 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Struggling NP student in need of advice !
    You took patho and pharm in the same semester? That is a very large workload! Is that your school's recommended curriculum plan for your program? Plus the summer semester (atleast in my school) is...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. ANCC certification questions regarding policy, leadership, etc.
    I took the adult health CNS exam through ANCC. The textbook I had used to review these topics was my textbook in school by Hamric, Spross, and Hanson called, "Advanced Practice Nursing: An...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. USA online np course format
    Very interesting. I finally came across the ANCC certification pass rates for 2012. There were 669 that tested for the Family PMHNP and only 553 passed, so actually the pass rate would be 82.6%. ...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. USA online np course format
    Vanderbilt actually has the pass rates for all the ANCC specialities. The national pass rate is 89% for the family mental health nurse practitioner. ...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. USA online np course format
    AANP posts pass rates on an annual basis, but 2013 is not posted yet. Pass Rates- AANPCP I could not find any posted pass rates for ANCC on any of their specialties.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Truth about UAB NP-FNP program
    I did not go to school for NP, but I went to an online nursing graduate program. Flexibility does not equate to easiness. It is hard. It is time consuming. It is challenging. I am proud that I...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Anybody feels they still wanna go the CNS route?
    I wish more hospitals were like yours! Congrats on going back to school!
    Feb 8
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  9. Truth about UAB NP-FNP program
    I don't think the OP was complaining. She stated UAB is an excellent program, but there were things that did not work for her. This is an informative post for people considering UAB. The...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Anybody feels they still wanna go the CNS route?
    I have searched for positions nationwide and there are many traditional CNS positions. These jobs are speciality based. I see a lot for critical care, oncology, ER, and OR. If you don't practice...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  11. Panic over Patho!
    There is a lot of content. Some of the test questions are very specific. Like I said before there will be questions that aren't even on the study guide. There will also be points in the study guide...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Panic over Patho!
    That happens every once in a while. It happened to me with two of my classes if I remembered correctly.
    Jan 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Panic over Patho!
    What do you mean by your section of patho? You have to read the whole entire book. If you want a head start then just start reading chapter one and keep pushing forward. I don't think there are any...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Panic over Patho!
    Pharmacology and Pathophysiology are open book- not health assessment. The best thing is to tab your book. Tab the study guide points and tab the beginning of the chapters. Really there are so...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Getting eaten alive at an LTACH...
    There is more to being a good nurse than starting IVs. I work in LTACH and most patients have PICCS/midlines for a reason. They are difficult to stick. The procedural things like starting IVs and...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  16. Panic over Patho!
    There is a lot of reading. I read everything at least once. They would give you a test guide. This was just a guide though. Some of the points on the guide you would see on the test and some...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Calling all current cns students
    Thanks for this reference! How are you doing? Are you finished with school?
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  18. Calling all current cns students
    Being on the fence- I would say if your primary goal is to provide direct care to patients and to prescribe medicine than go with the FNP. Job opportunities- I think since the CNS is broad you...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  19. Allowing Corpsman to Become Nurses
    [B] MyelinSheath. Congrats on finishing your ADN. I enlisted in the ANG at the age of 17. I went through the medic program and when I went home I started my four year BSN program. I also...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Anyone Going for DNP now or Later??
    Right now I would say No. I can't speak for the future though. I always wanted my MSN, however I never thought of a doctorate degree. I am the kind of person that will take one day at a time and...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  21. Calling all current cns students
    Let me just say I am glad the summer semester is over....whew!! I love the full term semesters when the material and assignments are a lot more manageable! What is STTI? Yes, USA is a rather...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  22. Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Exam
    Your welcome- it is an informative blog to keep tagged in my computer!!
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  23. Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Exam
    Psychcns, I am deeply disheartened that the Psych CNS role is being retired. I feel like there will be a loss for the mental health community, and especially with the loss of psychotherapy. It...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  24. Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist Exam
    Kelly Goudreau CNS Blog link: Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)
  25. NACNS Members
    I was a member last year but really I don't see any benefits to it right now. I get the journal for free through my school's library. I can also view the list serv without being a member. ...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Clinical Nurse Specialists (CNS)


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