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  1. Passed ANCC!!!
    @ Jeremiah. Honestly, I didn't like the Fitzgerald review when I was sitting there for 3 days. I felt like they were just stating the information in the book. However, the review book that they give...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Ebola - do you have the right to walk away?
    I have to agree with Bezoars. I'll take care of my loved ones if something were to happen. (They all live locally). I'd totally understand if someone refused to care for them...it's scary. I don't...
    Oct 15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  3. PNP contract wording??
    Since you'll be signing a legal document, wording is everything. They should either use a generic term like nurse practitioner or pediatric nurse practitioner. The state acknowledges you as a PNP not...
    Oct 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Passed ANCC!!!
    @Carolina. Sure. PM me your email and I'll send you my resources.
    Oct 12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. *Unofficially* passed the NCLEX-RN!!
    Congrats and welcome to nursing.
    Oct 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Job offer help
    Get them to pay for the DEA fees. Renegotiate. Good luck.
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. I am a newbee and need advice!
    You'll probably get more responses if you post this in the student RN thread. Good luck.
    Oct 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Looking for suggestions
    Are you a member of any organizations (e.g., ANA, AANP? From what I understand, they usually have a list of potential preceptors. You can also try going door to door at different clinics and MD...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. How did you celebrate passing your boards?
    I didn't do anything special to celebrate passing boards (which I did today!!!)..but I did celebrate graduation. I went to Jamaica.
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Is a FNP working for a Psychiatrist legal ??
    As a FNP, you are fully capable of working for a psychiatrist as long as he is a licensed MD. The only thing is you may have to take a certificate course for therapeutic counseling...beyond that...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Passed ANCC!!!
    Hi everyone. I took my ANCC certification exam this morning and passed. Yay! Praise Jesus! So I figured I would post some hopefully helpful tips for those of you about to test. I can't list any...
    Oct 9
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. FNP direct entry advice
    Hello. It sounds like you've been keeping yourself busy which is a good thing. Do you have any RN experience at all? For the most part, people applying to NP programs tend to have an average of about...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Agency perdiem pros and cons?
    I've been an agency nurse for 5 years now. Pros: work when you want, high pay Cons: No guaranteed hours/pay, learning new policies & staff constantly If you go to the same hospital over & over,...
    Sep 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Failure is An Option; A New Grad Story
    Congrats on succeeding and not giving up.
    May 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Working in the Northwest Territories
    Check with the BON of whatever state you're interested in.
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Shift Cancellations (Please HELP!!)
    That stinks. Speak to your manager about this. The places I've worked usually had a sign up sheet for cancellations...or they rotated who was cancelled. You may want to try finding another job or at...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Leave new RN job before orientation starts
    You have to do what you feel you need to do. You'll be burning bridges with one hospital...but fulfilling your dream at another. Pursue your dream of being an ER nurse. Just call the other hospital...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. When do hospitals do most of their hiring?
    I believe that each region is different. I live in the southeastern United States. Our busy season is from November to April. Thus you're pretty much guaranteed to be hired during this season....
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Studied constantly, still got a D on first test.
    From what you said, you have severe test anxiety. These are definitely issues that need to be tackled....therapy...and Xanax if needed. It also sounds like you're overstudying. Take frequent breaks...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Is the California Board of Nursing Manipulating their Nursing Shortage?
    I've heard of various states not accepting Excelsior's curriculum as satisfactory for meeting their nursing requirements. Unfortunately, it looks like you'll have to start school all over...
    Feb 16
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. explosive co-worker
    If you think that he is dangerous to patients or impaired at work, you have every right to report him. Always use your chain of command...in your case, the supervisor...but if they haven't done...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. need help deciding on preceptorship units
    Seems like you know the areas you don't like...so my advice...avoid those areas.
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Hospital Converting Practice to Only Metric
    The various hospitals that I've worked at have strictly used the metric system. As far as doing it, basic math skills come in handy. After a while, you get used to it.
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What's in your nurse bag?
    I use a cosmetics case where I store my EKG calipers, scissors, dry erase marker, lots of pens, and personal pharmacy (e.g., tylenol) for when work gets rough.
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. forced to come in on days off?
    I'm not sure what your call policy is but the nurses should have call pay for having to be on call. If they refuse to cover the shift, then the call pay should be cancelled and disciplinary action...
    Feb 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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