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  1. Time to move on?
    Thanks all... I pretty much have the same opinion but feel bad because everyone here is so great. I hate to let them down by leaving but, ultimately, it is a business and I have to do what is best...
    Aug 15, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Time to move on?
    I am a FNP working in primary care. Graduated May 2013 and have been at the current job for 1 year. It is a good job with good doctors who are willing to answer questions and give me as much autonomy...
    Aug 14, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Changes in bonus structure
    I am an FNP working with a base salary plus bonus potential. Basically, if I see >300 patients per month, I earn 17% of my net income for the practice. My company is changing the bonus structure,...
    Apr 9, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Has anyone taken the HESI FNP exam?
    Im taking the FNP HESI in a week and I purchased the Leik book but was very disappointed. Its riddled with incorrect information, incorrect answers in the test questions, grammatical/spelling errors,...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  5. ER: Parkland vs Baylor
    I am an ER nurse looking to make a move to a trauma center. Currently considering Parkland and BUMC but wanting to hear positives and negatives (not just rumors... which seems to be all Ive heard...
    May 31, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. Transplant Coordinator
    Im in the process of interviewing for lung transplant coordinator (pre or post... whichever they feel that I fit better in). Ive already completed the interview with the director and I am scheduled...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What is so boring about NP school?
    Im currently in an FNP program and am considering CRNA... Im in my third semester and I cannot wait to be done. I have been working as an ER nurse for three years and have found that much of the...
    Oct 14, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Parkland Hospital tuition assistance for CRNA
    I know that Parkland in Dallas provides advance tuition and living expense financial aid for its employees who are beginning CRNA programs in return for a commitment after graduation but I havent...
    Oct 14, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. How many CRNA's out there that didn't picture themselves in the field?
    Deb- Did you complete NP school prior to beginning the CRNA program? I am in my third semester of the FNP program at TWU-Dallas. Frankly, its not a challenge for me. It feels like a lot of busy...
    Oct 13, '09
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  10. FNP student applying as "non-degree seeking"??
    The hospital I currently work for will be paying for my tuition, but I didnt think about that being an issue... thanks for making that point!! Ill be calling HR to look into that.
    Jun 24, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  11. FNP student applying as "non-degree seeking"??
    I am applying to the FNP program at TWU in Dallas. Originally I was intending to begin in Spring 2009, but I recently decided that I would try to get in for Fall 2008 if possible. My application was...
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. TWU Cut Off
    It was something like 3.8 when I started the program in Spring 2006... no clue what it is now, but it tends to go a little higher each semester. Good luck to you!!
    Mar 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ruptured ear drum
    So my eardrum ruptured. It started hurting at 0630 Wednesday and by 1030 it ruptured... never knew it could happen THAT fast! Anyways, Im not looking for medical advice (I know there isnt much to...
    Mar 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Need info from ER RNs for RN-BSN paper
    We have a team of 2-3 social workers who are in the dept from 7a to about 2 or 3a to assist families, keep them updated, etc. If its after 3a and we dont have a social worker available, usually it...
    Feb 24, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. How to Calculate Mixed Insulin (70/30)
    I agree... Sounds to me like its one of those tricky nursing school questions which makes you think WAY harder than you need to... I would have answered 12units of the 70/30 NPH, 0 units regular
    Feb 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Dress code
    If you're already wearing whatever you want to, though, pts cant really identify you from any other staff member now, can they? We've always had dress codes... royal blue for nurses (RNs and...
    Feb 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. HELP !!! ! accidental arterial stick
    I would think that as long as you held pressure until bleeding stopped, made sure circulation was still intact and made the doctor aware/documented, no real harm was done. In our ED, the radial...
    Feb 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Externship...need advice from the experts!!
    I did an externship in the ER when I was in school because you truly see EVERYTHING there. I wasnt entirely sure where I wanted to work when I got out of school at that time, so I figured the ER...
    Feb 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Apartment hunting in St Louis area
    My best friend is starting the Accel. BSN at BJC in May... we're heading to St Louis in two weeks to go apartment shopping but neither of us is very familiar with the area. Anyone have any...
    Feb 7, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  20. New grad pay- Southern Illinois
    Im hoping someone can clear something up for me here... My best friend is starting the accelerated BSN program at Barnes Jewish in St Louis in May 08. She was apparently told by a nurse friend of...
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  21. A Generation of Wimps?
    "Last weekend we had a 15 yo admitted s/p tonsillectomy. I took her breakfast tray into her, and she cried hsyterically because there was no sugar for her tea! She also threatened to leave AMA...
    Dec 17, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Emergency Nurse Practitioner
    Ive been browsing through the posts in this forum looking for info on ENP programs. Im currently working in a busy ER in Dallas and Im interested in beginning an NP program in 2009. There is an ENP...
    Sep 27, '07
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Dermatology question
    A friend of mine asked me to do a little research on a problem he's been having for the past 15 years that his doctors havent been able to solve... 15 years ago, he smashed the tip of his little...
    Apr 19, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Question about El Centro ADN
    Are any of you who are in the El Centro program current THR employees who will be doing the tuition reimbursement program? My best friend is interested in starting nursing school and I recommended...
    Mar 14, '07
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. North Lake/El Centro - Fall '06!
    Are any of you who are in the El Centro program THR employees who will be doing the tuition reimbursement program? My best friend is interested in starting nursing school and I recommended that...
    Mar 14, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student