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  1. Recently failed ANCC n AANP
    Greetings, First off, take a deep breath. It is going to be okay. I know the stress is probably through the roof but you have to relax somewhat in order to be successful on any test I believe....
    Jun 12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  2. Anyone else feel this way?
    I have been in healthcare for 16 years now. I can honestly say that I have interviewed for jobs where I was "unofficially" informed that they are looking for a male. They may have been doing this to...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Frontier University as FNP
    I am a recent graduate of Frontier. The remote proctor is actually pretty simple to use. You plug it into your computer. You make sure your workstation is set up like a classroom desk would be (ie....
    Jan 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Passed AANP boards - tips and lessons
    I passed my AANP boards this past week. I wanted to share a few facts that I found helpful and one or two that may be useful that I did not use. 1. I graduated from Frontier Nursing University...
    Dec 22, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Accredited online NP programs for Texas
    Check out Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Ky. It is online and the certifications you sit for afterwards are accepted by the Texas Bon.
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Has anyone else applied to Frontier class 103?
    I am officially in. I will be attending Frontier Nursing University in class 103 in the CFNP path.
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Has anyone else applied to Frontier class 103?
    RNewbie, I DID include all of the optional info. I know that Frontier is really focused on bringing healthcare to rural underserved areas. I am from a rural underserved area and will be practicing...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Has anyone else applied to Frontier class 103?
    I am sending my application in tonight. Wondering if anyone else is applying to this class. i am going FNP route.
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. opinion on ICU Nursing Assistant for a student?
    meghan91, I worked as a nurse aide in critical care through most of my prereqs and then converted to a nurse tech role in my hospital after going through my first semester of BSN classes. I had 3...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  10. How to start an IV
    Shop around before sticking the of the biggest mistakes I see with new nurses is that they try to spot a vein immediately and go after it. Sometimes, waiting a moment or two and looking...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Male Student looking for advise/info
    I would say that nursing has been a great career path for me as well as my wife. I have been a nurse for about 9 years and there have been many doors open in my life that wouldn't have been in other...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Changing NP specialties......
    I am a RN who is seeking admission to some NP schools here in Texas. I know I want to do family practice in the future. However, I also enjoy acute care areas. My question is to those who have made a...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Ever had a patient refuse you based on your gender?
    Man don't sweat it. Certainly, don't take it personally. It most likely wasn't about you as much as some internal conflict they had. They would have likely reacted that way with any male. It probably...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  14. I need help deciding :/
    Zippeh, That is typically how it works out for people. This is a big part of why I switched to the BSN program. However, I would still caution you against going into large debt for the BSN if you...
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. I need help deciding :/
    After hearing more of your situation then I could certainly see the benefit of staying near home. I have many friends who have done their ADN and are excellent nurses and had no pay difference...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. I need help deciding :/
    Zippeh, Also, I forgot to mention. A.D.N. programs take 2 years by themselves,plus the prereqs. So, a lot of A.D.N. graduates have around 3 years invested in their Associate Degree while BSN grads...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. I need help deciding :/
    Zippeh, I found myself in a similar situation. I was pursuing an A.D.N. and was working in a clinical setting in a local hospital. Here is what I discovered through the counsel of RNs where I...
    May 11, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN