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  1. Help stop unfair hiring practices for stipulated nurses in Texas
    What kind of stipulations are you talking about? In PA, if a nurse still has narcotic restrictions I think makes sense to not hire a nurse on a floor that has a lot of pain medications. I know that...
    May 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Taking a vacation while in TPAPN
    I know that when I was in PNAP we had to make arrangements to find a test site wherever it was that were vacationing. We still had to call in every day.
    May 16
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. too late for PHMP? 2nd chance?
    What's the Nursey website? I've never heard of it.
    May 16
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. too late for PHMP? 2nd chance?
    Did the institution you diverted from press charges? Have you been convicted of a crime? What kind of issues have you had getting a job...I mean what are the potential employers stating as the...
    May 15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. graduate school @ pittsburgh
    The university of Pittsburgh has some great nursing programs for sure but don't count out other universities in the area. You have Robert Morris, La Roche, Duquesne, Carlow, and Chatham just to name...
    May 12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. New FNP student at Walden University.
    Sorry to hear that... I haven't had any issues with that stuff. My advisor said they were filled out perfectly. I haven't even had to get my official transcripts. My advisor said I can be accepted...
    May 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Walden NP programs
    I'm starting waldens adult geriatric acute care NP program June 1st. Don't know anything about it yet but I'm interested in hearing all about it!
    May 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Is it worth the money to become an NP? (read this, I promise it's good)
    No one can really give you advice because we don't live your life and know exactly what the deal is. You've done a great job explaining your situation but it's all in your personal preference.
    May 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. New FNP student at Walden University.
    I'm starting waldens adult/ geriatric acute care NP program June 1st. Super excited but also nervous. I've heard the program is really tough. I'd like to keep in touch so keep the thread going! ...
    May 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Online Acute Care NP Programs
    Walden university has one. I'm starting June 1st.
    May 7
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Nurse questioning pain med
    Unless the actual order said give for pIn related to surgery (and like a previous poster said it could be if the pt. Was in an akward position on the table) I think you're ok. I just always make sure...
    May 5
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Walden RN - MSN adult/geriatric acute care np
    Just curious about what nurses who have gone through the program or are currently going through it think about it. I live in Pennsylvania which is a "green" state. I have emailed the PA BON to make...
    May 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  13. Liability insurance for nurses
    NSO... Endorsed by the ANA. Around $100/year.
    May 3
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. PNAP unfair
    I'm not saying that there aren't people who are put into these programs that don't need to be. My experience is that PNAP saved my life and probably the lives of patients I would have taken care of...
    May 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. PNAP unfair
    Here's how it works. When you enroll in PNAP you are given a large packet of information telling what you can and cannot do. You also have a case manager that you can call with any questions. You...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Quitting CNA job and who do I give my notice to?
    2 weeks notice. I would give my notice to the director of nursing.
    Apr 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. bipolar recovering addict cant get job ! is it over
    I would like to say that I fifth the sentiment. OP, you are having a difficult time right now but to say it in the words of my fellow addicts, "keep coming back". You will find the support you need...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. My pharmacy doesn't follow DEA rules.
    Have u talked to your director or administrator?
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  19. Band together against HPRP for innocent people
    I agree with Subee. I was in Pennsylvania's monitoring program and "graduated" in October of 2013. I was in the VRP, not DMU (disciplinary) and can tell you that I was treated fairly. The program...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. pittsburgh- applying without nclex?
    Upmc hired me as a gn but that was 6 yrs ago. Heard they weren't doing that so much anymore. I would apply anyway.
    Mar 11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. Diluting IVP Natcotics?
    I dilute with 2 or 3 mls of nss and push according to the dose and pt. If they are an addict who is not opiate naive (sp?) I push fast because if I push slow, they say that their pain is not relieved...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Would you tell the BON about brief relapse?
    This issue is not simply "failing to brake completely at a stop sign" or exceeding the speed limit. The OP is talking about a full-blown relapse two months long. They entered into an agreement with...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. 2015 Current LPN Pay
    Western PA - around $18 per hour for LTC. County home = $20/hr (with experience, not new grad). Dr. Office can be as low as $10/hr.
    Mar 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Would you tell the BON about brief relapse?
    Maverick thank you for your response. I couldn't have said it any better!
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Disclosing IPN after job offer
    In PA you have to disclose during the interview.
    Feb 23
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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