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  1. Sitting for AANP boards
    Best advice when taking the test. Is to answer the question they are asking! Don't read into it. I have done the Adult and the Adult Gerontology both AANP and passed both with little studying. You...
    Oct 10, '15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Any Adult NPs?
    I am an adult NP
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Unpaid orientation LTC
    Work is work. If they want you to work for free I would run!
    Sep 22, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Nursing home NPs
    I have a question for NPs in the nursing homes. Have you been asked to write orders for giving a resident a certain amount of fluids every shift? Let me start of by saying that this is because the...
    Sep 20, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Need help with Nursing Diagnosis (cervical Spondylosis)
    You need to consider the medical, social, etc, diagnoses/problems to develop the nursing diagnoses. Students yes are learning so for them to be so fancy with their "own/diagnosis Its not that cut and...
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Need help with Nursing Diagnosis (cervical Spondylosis)
    Did you consider her other diagnoses? If the patient is having surgery that will be important. It always isn't the most obvious. Have to look at the whole patient. As your gain more experience you...
    Sep 13, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Collaborative/Practice agreements
    I would call the BON. I am pretty sure you need an agreement with each doctor.
    Sep 12, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. I'm an Adult-Gero NP, can I become FNP?
    Look at UMASS of Boston. They have 12 credit programs to do that. There are clinical hours involved. I just did adult/gero and had to complete 300 gero hours. It's a nice and quick program.
    Aug 22, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. After failing three times, having difficulty studying more...anyone else feel this way?
    I took my NCLEX a long time ago 3 times. It's all about just answering the question. Read just the question and then retread the scenario. It's where most people get caught up. The second thing is to...
    Jul 12, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Adult Gero NP wants to become FNP
    Mine did and just approved to take AANP cert exam
    Jun 19, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Booted out of post MSN program! Advice Please!
    My MSN was in leadership and management. I then received a post masters from FDU as a adult NP. I was only required to take the clinical courses. Keep looking.
    Jun 18, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Adult Gero NP wants to become FNP
    UMASS Boston.
    Jun 18, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. I give up.. Failed Aanp three times
    I recommend studying your weak areas. Do lots of questions and the ones you get wrong read up on it and understand why that was the right answer. Look at the questions and only answer what they are...
    Jun 18, '15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    The problem today is many do not understand dress code and professionalism. I have been in administration and taught and can say there is a sense of entitlement among people. The rules do not pertain...
    Jun 16, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I received this email from a professor. I was a little shocked. Opinon?
    Very sad the professor had to even send that.
    Jun 15, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Help with EBP project
    What is your specialty? Do you have anything in your daily practice you like or wonder if you can do better at?
    Jun 11, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NP in Nursing Home/SNF
    I am talking about nursing practice from the staff nurses.
    May 31, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Nurse dies after 42 years in vegetative state from rape and assault
    How disgusting! Her sentence was far longer than the scum that violated her. How sad!
    May 18, '15
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. From ABC News:  Nursing Student Who Failed Class Twice Sues Her University
    Suck it up buttercup! Maybe nursing isn't for you! Such a sense of entitlement.
    May 12, '15
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. APN lisenced in PA can I work in NJ?
    You have to have a NJ APN license.
    Apr 19, '15
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. NP in Nursing Home/SNF
    I work Monday -Friday. No weekends or holidays. I take call 2 week nights every week and one weekend a month. I do go to 2 other facilities but only as needed to help out. Biggest issue is that you...
    Apr 8, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. My LTC nightmare continues.......
    9. I hate when the residents want to go to the bathroom or be changed and they are ignored. Nurses don't do any ADLs and only the assigned aide will care for them. It's never anyone's job and staff...
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. My LTC nightmare continues.......
    I am a Nurse Practitioner who works in a Nursing Home. My job is to decrease readmissions....what a joke. I spend half of my long day just trying to make sure my residents are not in danger. What is...
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Help with case studies
    He has ecchymosis to his eye? Does he have a head injury? Should you suspect that? What color is the urine? Is it dilute?
    Apr 4, '15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  25. LIAR: ADN RN prompted to lie about holding a BSN... is it passable?
    I am having a hard time understanding your thinking. First you don't see any difference between the different RN degrees...but yet you would consider lying about having a BSN. I would strongly...
    Mar 31, '15
    Forum: Male Nursing Student