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  1. Np pay related to years as an RN
    That is what I received to the max 10 years credit.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Advice Requested PLEASE!!!
    This is awesome, dying here. 😀 I love how you casually throw in "no good Tex-Mex" with riots, embassy lockdowns, etc.
    Mar 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Eating on the run in pt care
    If you do buy a blender, I would've recommend the ninja. I bought the one with both the large blender and individual cups that are interchangeable. We love it and use it constantly.
    Mar 3
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Letters after name? FNP, APRN, etc
    And then if you are certified by PNCB it will be CPNP-AC or CPNP-PC.
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. PNP or FNP for increased job opportunities?
    I work with two FNPs who are having to do exactly that- go back to school for their post master's acute care PNP because the hospital requires it for pediatric acute care. So what you say is true for...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Passed PNCB
    Congratulations!
    Feb 4
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Does it really matter?
    Also, you were given good advice on going to a program who arranges your clinicals for you. I would also recommend you talk to students currently in the program or recent grads if possible, to make...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Does it really matter?
    I agree that you should look into the schools' reputations with those doing the hiring as well as board pass rates. All programs are not created equal. I went to a public univ with a combo...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. PNP or FNP for increased job opportunities?
    So I am a PNP and yes of course my program spent more time in pediatrics than the FNP program. My top rate children's hospital as well as the other children's hospitals near me are requiring their...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Will my pregnancy hurt my chances at an externship?
    You'd postpone the baby before school? School will always be there, but a baby is a miracle! I'm sorry you're feeling so ill. First trimester is hard but it (almost always) gets much better by 12-13...
    Jan 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Home care nurse experiencing verbal abuse by family member of patient.
    One more saying that this is verbal abuse and should not be tolerated. If you can afford it, quit ASAP.
    Jan 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Trach change disagreement with Case manager
    Maybe I missed something, stopped using what ties? Can you share a link to what you are using?
    Jan 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. is LITTMANN still the best brand when it comes to stethoscopes??
    You're welcome. Here's an entire old thread about them. http://allnurses.com/nursing-scrubs-uniforms/just-got-my-202989-page7.html
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. is LITTMANN still the best brand when it comes to stethoscopes??
    Pretty sure this is the one I have, it's been several years since I bought it. I have it engraved with my initials so I always know it's mine....
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. Review this CL for new grad OB position PLEASE!!
    I would leave out the part about being willing to relocate 10 hours. That would make me wonder if you'll move back home as soon as another opportunity presents self. Great letter!
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. is LITTMANN still the best brand when it comes to stethoscopes??
    I LOVE my Littman stethoscope. I pick up on murmurs that many others miss and I give a lot of credit to my L. Cardiology stethoscope. Best money I've spent!
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. proper IVP administration
    The problem with bolusing the line where the pressor is is not limited to the initial extra medication they are going to receive (and I have seen bad things happen when people do this), it's also a...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  18. Trach change disagreement with Case manager
    You were changing the trach but asked if they wanted the ties changed? Why? That's when it's the easiest to change it and you were already doing a procedure. Have the new tie ready to go on the new...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Have you been ever gotten sick from working as a nurse?
    How did they share lice?
    Jan 10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. Passed ANCC FNP today
    Congratulations!
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Failed the AANP and ANCC
    Congratulations! Relax and enjoy your achievement.
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. Bedside Nurse Practitioners
    As a former bedside ICU RN and now ICU APN, I agree with the others that it's not cost effective. As an RN, I took care of 1-2 patients. As an APN, I oversee the care of up to 12, our other ICU the...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. Scared to go to work, I need some Advice
    Where was your preceptor during all these errors? S/he should be your training wheels, monitoring and observing with you, preventing you from making mistakes and helping you learn good habits.
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. The difference between APN and FNP in NEW Jersey
    Do you mean acute care NP?
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. NG Tube
    I have to say, I have placed many, many NGs and NDs and I do NOT force. I do peds and try to be as gentle as possible. I use a decent amount of lube and if I'm meeting resistance, I will gently...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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