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  1. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    I think one should be ashamed of taking a $65K position as any sort of nurse practitioner. It is not congruent with the education and skills a nurse would possess in that role. I too have seen...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    Thank for the information. I think a good amount of aspiring NPs know this if they are actually serious about becoming one or are in an actual program like I am now. I'm working on networking...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Passed ANCC FNP exam today
    "More info on the format of the AANP exam (no specific questions). Hopefully this will be helpful to those getting ready for the test. (and I apologize in advance, I am entering this on an iPad and...
    Nov 11, '15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Are most new grad RN preceptors like this on the first day?
    Hello Smilie0809RN, I work in a 320-bed hospital on a medical-surgical floor, and the hospital has recently reached level II trauma designation. I am a young nurse (2.5 years practice), but I have...
    Oct 14, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. When you actually ''save'' a life
    What an opportunity to be able to see that person go from dying to alive and progressing. I remember quite vividly the last time I did chest compressions during a code which happened to be on an...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. June 2013 Top 8 Captions - Select Winning Caption
    Maybe next time your submission will be up there! I found it difficult to choose an option that really fit the image, but I chose the "online" one since I have experience with that. :P
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  7. Is becoming a NP worth it?
    Psych NP does not sound too bad provided one does not have to deal with too much hassle from insurance providers. I say this as a new RN starting out in psych. Also, I think it's admirable that...
    Jun 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Houston New Grads Beware of St. Luke's
    Your experience and your outlook on the situation are very inspiring. I wish you the best, and I hope all goes well with your very-soon-to-be-here baby if he/she is not already here.
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. New Grad Pay in Texas?
    Thank you to everyone who has contributed information. I was perusing this post because I am in the process of applying to a job as a new graduate and part of the application required me to put in...
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. How long is your shift?
    This really frustrated me when I started out working as CNA. How can you be expected to take care of someone when you haven't had time to nourish and relax your body?
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. male nurses with beards
    Glad to know it's not an issue. :) I was just reading through a hospital's student nurse guidelines and found an area that said "among other things, beards, sideburns below the earlobes, untrimmed...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    I have to agree with these two. Being a male among a sea of females doesn't mean you should think like a neanderthal (i.e. sex, power, authority). I hope the majority of male nurses and male...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. Male Nurses that lift weights and stay fit
    On top of you staying in shape, it will also be a great stress reliever from school! :D
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. How to NOT gain weight in Nursing School??
    I would absolutely love to bike to school! :D It would be approximately a 32-minute/6.1 mile ride for me. All I need is the actual bike. :lol2:
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Tell Me About Your Study Space.
    My current study space is the dining room table :sniff:. It isn't all that bad except for the hanging of my head while reading my texts (even with a binder to prop up the book) and the stiff chair. ...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Getting overpaid. Should I tell payroll?
    Glad to hear your'e going to do the ethical thing. It may sting but it shouldn't very much as that was not your money in the first place. :coollook:
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Male Nurses that lift weights and stay fit
    Some of these posts are quite inspiring on staying in shape. I like to get out on a long walk/short run with my son who is 15 months. I've also started weight training 3 times a week. A bike...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?
    Haha that is disgusting!
    May 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Ages of male nursing students?
    I'm 21 and start my ADN program in the Fall. I'm taking pharmacology in June to make things easier during the program. :dance:
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    As if being a nurse itself wasn't enough...I'll gladly take on these extra "challenges". ;)
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. A "chick's" perspective on Men in Nursing
    As if being a nurse itself wasn't enough...I'll gladly take on these extra challenges. ;)
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Hate my job, discouraged and sore!
    Oh I so understand where you're coming from! Each aide where I work usually has 20 patients to look out for with some being total assists and others just plain heavy. When I get home, after an...
    May 7, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    All naysayers still have not addressed the fact that a competent nurse can wear cornrows. Yes you have your opinions, that's great. However, hairstyle doesn't dictate one's personality, skills,...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Acceptable Mens Hair Styles
    That's quite an opinion you have there! :lol2:
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Fearful, excited, and nervous about starting nursing school need some advice.
    I really like this idea! :up: I'm going to keep this in the back of my mind throughout school, especially during those stressful moments.
    May 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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