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  1. Where do you get clinical updates?
    As others have said uptodate, epocrates. I also find medscape and physicians reference helpful.
    Nov 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Insulin-Resistance??
    Sounds like insulin resistance without knowing his insulin doses. If he's type 2 then he makes insulin but it's not working with the glucose like it should. If he does snack what is he snacking on...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  3. interview insight for rheumatology
    I work as a NP at the hospital and the starting salary should be at least 100k, but it depends on the hiring dept. I think the hospital is starting to hire more NPs but I think there is still more...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Where to shadow / obtain preceptors
    With the new consensus model and the specialization become more specific between acute care NP and family/ adult np specialization based in primary care it will be important to find out will you be...
    Sep 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. AGNP Interest – Anyone willing to share their experience?
    No my change heart about women's health did not set me back at all. My program required us to do at least 40 hrs in women's health during a semester we had to complete a total of 180 adult primary...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. AGNP Interest – Anyone willing to share their experience?
    I'm a new AGNP. I graduated last May, but I started at my current and first NP position 5 months ago. I work inpatient at a hospital on the Endocrinology Service. We only see adults for everything...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. What happens to your RN License when you become a FNP?
    Yes you keep it. You cannot hold your FNP license without your RN license in any state.
    Jul 6
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. HELP. Mount sinai
    Did you interview with the nurse manager as well or just the HR recruiter?
    Jul 5
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. preceptor woes
    Have you tried your state NP association? They usually have preceptor lists. Can you have MDs precept you? If so do you have any MDs that you know or are friendly with? How much help do your school...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. IV's/Blood draws as FNP
    As a NP I don't do blood draws or IV starts but I know FNPs who worked in the ICU who may have to draw blood sometimes or do arterial sticks if no one can find a vein for blood. I know one of my...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. What is your biggest struggle
    I'm not sure the boards are that easy given the multiple number of post on allnurses alone of people fail the exams multiple times. Granted I can't speak to someone's knowledge base, if they are...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Don't be afraid to negotiate!
    Some people do it because it has been a struggle to get their foot in the door as a NP somewhere and are willing to go for broke with the first ( and maybe only) offer that comes along. Not the right...
    Jun 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Recently failed ANCC n AANP
    The adult- Gero exam is new. The one being retired is the adult np exam ( the one without the Gero).
    Jun 9
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  14. ANCC vs. AANP Certification?
    Some employers prefer ANCC certification mainly because it's been around longer. You have to find out what job prefers. AANP exam is strictly clinical multiple choice questions. ANCC is a mix between...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. What is your biggest struggle
    That's what I'm expecting. I'm here to make myself as well as the profession look great.
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. What is your biggest struggle
    I have to agree with Jules A on the patient compliance issues. Now as a prescribing provider with my NP job for the last 3 months, I find it difficult that we as providers, Especially NPs put a lot...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Need some help from my fellow APNs - interviewing for hospitalist position....
    Socializing? Very interesting take on a RN participating in rounds. All I can say is good luck in your new role as a AGNP. Now back to the main topic of this post.
    May 27
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Need some help from my fellow APNs - interviewing for hospitalist position....
    I don't think you were not getting supported; I think the question was valid, getting an assessment of your background. I have been an inpatient nurse for 10 years and even when I was caring for my...
    May 26
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. Getting ready to take ANCC
    Did you take a review course? Did you Check out past posts on this forum? There are plenty of posts on this topic. I know for me the Maria Leik book helped along with my Fitzgerald review course....
    May 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. How did you know NP was for you?
    I know for me I knew wanted to be a NP after working as a RN for a number of years and working along side many types of providers (MDs NPs PAs) and I wanted the ability to do more for my patients. I...
    May 24
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. Another "Find Your Own Preceptor" Thread
    Honestly, I don't think a lot of programs are forthcoming on the process of finding preceptors in the materials potential applicants see. As I mentioned in another post I did not find out my program...
    May 23
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Take the Offer as a New Grad?
    In NYC RNs in hospital make at least 70k annually without OT.
    May 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Another "Find Your Own Preceptor" Thread
    I don't remember seeing that tidbit of info anywhere when I applied. Even now, on the website it has a statement that says they can't guarantee availability of preceptor, but does not say they don't...
    May 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. Another "Find Your Own Preceptor" Thread
    I went to Stony Brook for the Adult-Gero NP program, but back to your basic question, I have met a lot of NPs who said to me their programs made them find their own preceptors and many were in onsite...
    May 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  25. Another "Find Your Own Preceptor" Thread
    I went into my NP program with 6 years RN experience and I went to a state school that I did not know did not find preceptors for us until my orientation day. At first I thought it would be easy...
    May 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner