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  1. The Florida job market cannot be this bad?!
    Have you tried the Minute Clinic website? There appear to be many Florida NP positions there.
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. Nurse Practitioner in Palliative care
    I am nurse practitioner working in palliative care. My specialization is primary health care (family) so I can treat all ages, though the majority of my patients are adults. Of those, the vast...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. Michigan licence
    Just a question for those of you practicing in Michigan: I am a Primary Health Care (Family) NP in Ontario. I have a Michigan RN license and am a US citizen. I would like to write the AANP exam to...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP to Doctorate CRNA?
    Is anyone aware of program(s) geared to a Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN) to doctorate level CRNA? I am not sold on the DNP for DNP's sake, but would be willing to pursue a doctorate degree if it...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Should i become a nurse practioner or wait?
    In my opinion, you NEED to practice independently as an RN for at least a few years before pursuing your NP. In years past there was no option for direct entry because it doesn't really work. ...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Canadian RN, taking US NP program online?
    i got my NP in Ontario and live in Ontario. I got my RN in Michigan and am licensed in both MI and ON. I have a friend who did her NP at Wayne State University in Detroit, and works as an NP in...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Flexibility as an NP
    I work full-time, 37.5 hrs divided into 4 shifts ( I think it comes to 9.375 hrs per day...) as a palliative care NP consultant, and I absolutely love it. I love having an extra day off each week. ...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Is it possible to work 40hrs while in ANP online program?
    I was in NP school full-time, with a predominantly online component. I averaged 70 hrs a week with school work and clinicals. There was no way I could have worked on top of that and still had any...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. The case of the missing pens: A rant and an idea
    How ironic! I just read your post, and then I stumbled on this site (how to foil thieves from stealing your pen...quite humorous!!) Enjoy!
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Difference between MN and MSN
    Just a slight Ontario, one as yet does not need an MN or MSN to be a Nurse Practitioner. You need an NP certification and to write and pass the RN(EC) (Registered Nurse in the...
    May 29, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Will DNPs be chosen over MSNs?
    The ONLY way I would even consider the DNP, is if I were convinced it would improve my clinical ability as an NP and provide me with CLINICAL knowledge and education I do not already possess. There...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  12. Average Hospice NP pay per visit
    I am a community palliative NP, and I find that a thorough assessment takes way more than 15 minutes (usually 1-2 hours for an initial assessment visit in the home, not including drive time), to get...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. RNs being negative about NP school
    Be true to yourself...there will always be negative people. In my region, there are actually more NP positions than people to fill them. There are definitely more NP positions than full-time RN...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Staff and artificial nails
    Just a bit of devil's advocacy...I do not wear artificial nails now (I work directly with patients). However, I did wear them when I had an administrative position. Regarding the possibility of skin...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Nurse Practitioner in Ontario
    Stillwaiting...why a US school, when the University of Windsor, along with 7 other universities offer NP education in Ontario?
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Any one else feel this way
    Absolutely...every day!!! I am 6 weeks into my new job, and am humbled and elated daily.
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Is NP really worth it?
    My answer is definitely yes. I enjoy my job now much more than before as an RN. I make significantly more money, but that's not the main reason. My breadth of knowledge is so much more than...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Canadian RN, taking US NP program online?
    It probably is possible, but the bigger question I see is where do you want to practice when you are through? If it is in Canada, it will be much easier and less expensive to get your education n...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. Prohibited from practicing license pending HELP!!
    An attorney might be worth the consultation fee...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Info about Registered Nursing in Canada
    You must pass the CRNE in order to practice anywhere in Canada. See the provincial nursing board website in the province which you want to practice to learn about how to apply.
    Jan 15, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Overwhelmed! Need words of encouragement.
    I felt very overwhelmed also (as did EVERYONE I know who has done this...). The advice about organization is key. You need to get organized in a hurry. The rest is just gritting your teeth, and...
    Jan 15, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  22. Time Commitment Accurate?
    This is accurate, at least in my experience. I averaged 70-80 hours per week throughout the program, between class, clinical hours, and prep time. I honestly don't know how others who do this full...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Terrible first NP job
    I once read that in a situation where you don't want to say anything negative, but there was not a lot of positives, say, "It wasn't a good fit." And leave it at that. Say that you spent a year...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. FNP hopeful... PLEASE HELP
    I would make a list of all the schools you may want to apply to and then contact each of them. Get a human on the phone and ask each what you asked at U-C. Ask specifically what qualifications they...
    Dec 27, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Anyone writing CRNE for the 3rd time?
    These all sound like good resources, but you really need to put in a minimum of a couple hours a night for at least two months...that seems to be the minimum study time that all my classmates who...
    Dec 22, '10
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams