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  1. Final Exams and Credentialling , esp Frontier Grads
    As the AANP fast approaches, I am curious for all those who have tested and passed, how well did you think the final exams in grad school reflected the content on the credentialing exam. I am...
    Dec 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. NPs practicing as DRs
    Doctor originates from the latin and is an agentive noun meaning to teach. Orginally it was used by the church to denote the Apostles. Physicians confiscated the title Dr from academia to give more...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    kudos, respect is where it all begins.. i am sad to say, this smells of condescension and arrogance. :crying2: in the past this has held as a fast truth, but things are changing.......
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    excellent question and curious from the physicians on the board... do physcians practice independently? are you completely autonomous in your practice of medicine? this is where i...
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    Apologies to the OP, this thread has been side tracked! To answer your question... I don't know. With the current agreements as they are, a majority of NPs are already practicing independently....
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    In there lies the ISSUE and a debate for another thread and another time! :p It is true that if a patient in psych were to have a significant medical crisis the patient would be refered...
    Jul 4, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    Not touchy, just have a difference of opinion and a broader view of what is considered medicine. Treating mental illness is practicing medicine if one goes by the definition. Diagnosing, prescribing...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    always thought that medicine was the the science of healing; diagnosing, treating, curing, and preventing disease with the goal of improving and preserving health. and disease, a pathological...
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    Well, they would never claim to be a physician. But you are right. The problem lies in the general populations perception, in the language of most laypersons ( in the US) Physician and Doctor are...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Should NPs become COMPLETELY independent?
    Yes it is semantics but it is in the semantics that confusion and misunderstanding occurs.... A physician is a Doctor of Medicine... Can a nurse be a physician? NO.. not unless they attend and...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Proper salutation for a NP?
    :crying2: Guilty as charged. Apologies. I must have misunderstood the OP's question. I don't know of a "special salutation" for NPs. Like I previously posted, "In the end it really...
    Jun 15, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Proper salutation for a NP?
    We are of the same mindset. A doctorate is an academic achievement. And like Pharm D's, Dentists and PhDs of Psych, DNPs are at the top of their field... top of the nursing field. In the end it...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. The DNP and what it means for the APN
    I understand LLG's hesitation. If a RN or APN were to state that he/she were educated in "medical sciences" while in their prospective programs , in some quarters, the uproar would be deafening......
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  14. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    I would love to take credit but.... I was working in the ED at the time and good ole Doc W gets the credit.. but to pat myself on the back, had already ordered the CT before ole Doc laid eyes on the...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    I would love to take credit but.... I was working in the ED at the time and good ole Doc W gets the credit.. but to pat myself on the back, had already ordered the CT before ole Doc laid eyes on the...
    Jun 14, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Last month, 63 yo male.. presented with those complaints.. granted it was a 3.5 cm "leaking" aneurysm.... But true.. most don't have a chance in hades as you put it... trying to make a point......
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Last month, 63 yo male.. presented with those complaints.. granted it was a 3.5 cm "leaking" aneurysm.... But true.. most don't have a chance in hades as you put it... trying to make a point......
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Good advice! :yeah:
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    Good advice! :yeah:
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    speaking for myself only! 13 yrs experience in ccu and ed has provided me with a wealth of knowledge and fine tuned my assessment skills... i have obtained an ability to discern the finer...
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. Becoming an NP with little to no nursing experience??
    speaking for myself only! 13 yrs experience in ccu and ed has provided me with a wealth of knowledge and fine tuned my assessment skills... i have obtained an ability to discern the finer...
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Differences (Educative/Clinical) between NP & PA
    Hmmm.. a different take on things and something to think about... Thanks Zen! Am still thinking that more pathophys and clinical should be incorporated.
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Differences (Educative/Clinical) between NP & PA
    I've been looking at different programs and have been suprised to see the lack of clinical content. :down:
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. The DNP and what it means for the APN
    I suppose UI would refer to: Recommendation 10: The practice doctorate be the graduate degree for advanced nursing practice preparation, including but not limited to the four current APN roles:...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  25. The DNP and what it means for the APN
    i know that many of the experienced np's feel the dnp is just a money racket by universities. there may be some truth to this. but it seem to me, with the increasing challenges of healthcare and the...
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)


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