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  1. Educator to NP
    There are a few recent posts kicking around about M-F jobs and NP programs. The short answer is that it would be very difficult to complete the latter clinical portion of most NP programs while...
    Nov 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Fed Up with Pain Management
    It's a tough business for a provider, to be honest. I see it frequently and it always makes me pause and it (honestly) tugs at my heart strings at times. I see a new patient. They complain of chronic...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Fed Up with Pain Management
    I know it has been awhile but I wanted to come back to this and respond. Any pain clinic (or any prescriber) that doesn't aggressively manage bowel regimens is bad medicine. Prescribing...
    Nov 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Graduating NP School
    You run into a few extra problems taking the board first. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. new Ebola patient
    Even the authors admit: "Available data do not indicate that aerosol transmission at a distance from an infected person is an important route of Ebola virus transmission." Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. Graduating NP School
    Are you thinking of taking a year before or after taking your NP boards? Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Anyone have experience with any of these online schools for FNP?
    What is your criteria? Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Why so reluctant to give pain meds?
    Just a week or so ago I had a similar experience. I was rounding on a patient on a med-surg floor admitted with multiple compression fracture s/p a mechanical fall. I walked into the lovely elderly...
    Nov 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Should this be grounds for dismissal? (from the pain clinic)
    Also, why isn't this on an abuse deterrent long acting agent? Out of curiosity. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 23
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. Should this be grounds for dismissal? (from the pain clinic)
    If she truly filled it after the second script than I would dismiss her for breach of contract. Just my two cents. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 22
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. lab values
    Are these the admitting labs or has the pt been given IVF? Are the dehydrated or hypovolemic? Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Should this be grounds for dismissal? (from the pain clinic)
    A few observations from an outside perspective: 1. That woman should have never received that script from you without ensuring the prior script was not filled. You have to take some responsibility...
    Nov 22
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. ANA wants GM foods labeled, please join effort ant tell FDA
    I only eat food without Mendelian genetics. Klümper, W., & Qaim, M. (2014). A Meta-Analysis of the Impacts of Genetically Modified Crops. PloS one, 9(11), e111629. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. NP clinically
    In all honesty it really isn't possible to work M-F 8-5 and do NP clinicals, especially a primary care NP program. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Why do some people look down on LPNs?
    Do you suspect, in part, it's the new grads who move quickly on to an RN that help perpetuate that? Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Which is better Pediatric NP or Family NP?
    Shadow shadow shadow. See what settings you like the best. Likely a FNP will be the most versatile and the most job opportunity. But it may not be exactly what you want. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. How long for APN licensure?
    Many variable here, including your state BON/BOM, collaborative requirements if applicable, your grad program, etc. Prescriptive authority and insurance credentials also take a long time for most...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Practice on each other?
    As above, most program have moved away from invasive procedures on classmates. Many schools use sim dummies for this. Physical exam still needs to be done on a training partner. Sent from...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. ADN vs. BSN in Boston
    You were offered an RN job by several major Boston hospitals pending your graduation from an ADN program? I find that very difficult to believe, it would truly be a unique situation. Or do you mean...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  20. FNP nurse program
    FYI: Nursing@Simmons (the online program) is new and has yet to graduate a class, however, it uses the same online format as Nursing@Georgetown and is based on a highly-respected brick-and-mortar...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. new Ebola patient
    This happened with the Motaba virus in Cedar Creek, CA after it was brought in by a monkey resulting in widespread hysteria and talk of dropping a fire bomb on the town. So we should all be...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  22. Where to live in boston
    Well (almost) congrats! Don't make too many plan until the ink is dry! Are kids/schools important? Rent or buy? Longwood is easily accessed via the green line on the MBTA. The most affordable...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. NP 614
    Are you having to trouble doing your own assignments? Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Soon to be NP. Nervous.
    Invest in UpToDate before you graduate with two year sub then have your new employer pay for it. Sent from my iPhone.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. ADN vs. BSN in Boston
    You got sold on some information that in the metro area isn't really the truth. You may have a "greater chance" than someone off the street but that is a 1% is greater than 0% chance. Sent from...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing


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