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  1. You Know You're a Nurse When...
    When your kid goes away on an international class trip to a developing country and you send them with the following: Tylenol, Advil, Benadryl, thermometer, pulse ox monitor, hydrocortisone, some old...
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Mayo Clinic
    Is there anyone who has any insight into the work culture for APNs at the Mayo Clinic (particularly in AZ)? How are the benefits?
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Psych NPs: Do you touch your clients?
    Perhaps this topic has been explored here before, so please forgive me. But I am curious about any current thoughts on the topic. I do not touch my patients. Although, on 1-2 occassions I have gone...
    Aug 21, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Attorney contacted me about lawsuit
    I know how valuable your time is. I also hear your anger and disgust by the whole matter. I cannot say that I would react any differently. But this situation is like a toothache. It is not going...
    Aug 20, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Dual FNP/mental health programs
    That would've been my exact advice a couple of years ago. However, I feel like a FAT ARISTOCRAT now (not really) :-). I am going back to school for a DNP, but I am doing it one class at a time, and...
    Aug 19, '15
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  6. Easy/Difficult NP jobs
    If you have not made a decision already, I think that your heart will guide you. Commuting is terrible, but there is an upside to it as well. For someone like me who has a full nest and my only...
    Aug 19, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Cra Cra co-workers
    I have always known working the floor that there are a lot of "special" nurses abound. However, I work as a Psych NP now. I have done countless psychiatric evaluations on clients who tell me that...
    Aug 19, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Locum Tenens
    Hi Psychns,I appreciate your post. I am curious what are the typical things that you can deduct as business expenses while on a locums' assignment.Thanks!
    Aug 12, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Lost my NP job Friday
    I am sorry to hear about your situation, but I was wondering the same thing as this particular responder. How do you pick and choose the anxiety and depression patients? You NEVER know what you are...
    Aug 12, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. VA Psych NPs
    Greetings, Can anyone shed light on work as a VA Psych NP? The pay makes me want to cry, and the application process seems long, but I'm seriously considering it because of the benefits. Is the...
    Aug 11, '15
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. Arizona-based Psych NPs
    I am hopeful to connect with any Psych NPs that work in Arizona. I am moving from a restrictive practice state to Arizona and would like to learn more about what it is like to work in an independent...
    Dec 9, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. Questions from Prospective PMHNP
    You're a good person. We need more Geri Psych providers. Welcome aboard!
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Questions from Prospective PMHNP
    Psych can be hard core! It's no joke! I am not going to lie to you. Not all of us are so lucky to love our jobs. There may not be anywhere for you to move to at times if you get bored or burned out....
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Prison Provider
    Search this site for additional insight. There was a NP poster who felt that he was being stigmatized in the employment marketplace as he looked for jobs after his correctional work experience. He...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Interesting times in psych
    How long did you wind up staying? It sounds like you were willing to push up your sleeves and stick it out. Your description of it sounds like it would've been a tough job even for a seasoned Psych...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. Names patients call you other than your own name
    Despite countless self-introductions as Ms. [my last name here]. I have found that patients will call me basically "whatever the heck they want to." Usually Dr. [my first name] or simply my first...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Psych NP burnout
    I have not been practicing a year yet and I am feeling burned out and utterly depleted! No one mentioned this aspect in grad school. I did not come to the field as a Psych RN. I work at a CMHA and...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. DNP/PhD Study
    Hi Sunshinepeds, Now, I have never heard of it that route before. What made you switch to the DNP track?
    Aug 19, '14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  19. DEA Registration Multiple States
    Can anyone tell me what is the process for applying for a DEA registration in another state? I am assuming that I have to apply again for the new state. How do I do that? Another $731? Will it...
    Jun 25, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. Collaborating Physician Fees
    One NP told me that she pays $500 monthly. I am in the process of negotiating that myself. So far the only answer he has given me is "It'll be a nominal fee." Still waiting to see what that will be.
    May 16, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. NP vs MPH vs NP/MPH
    You need a MPH to be a competitive international candidate. No ifs, ands, and buts about that. However, if you are a FNP and want to work in a US Embassy health clinic abroad you don't need it at...
    May 16, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. Psych NPs - Use of genetic markers in psychiatric prescribing
    Hi there AmyBoggs, Thank you for responding. When patients return for their results, how do you bill that? Just as a medication review?
    May 15, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Neurofeedback Certification
    Greetings, Are there any NPs trained in Neurofeedback? Just wondering if you could comment on your experience with the certification process and the use of it in clinical practice. Thanks.
    May 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Psych NPs - Use of genetic markers in psychiatric prescribing
    Does anyone have any experience using genetic testing, like Genecept Assay, in a practice setting? If so, how has it enhanced your clinical practice? Have you seen better results with the response to...
    May 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. Offered a new job after only 3 months at current job
    Well, that may be your answer . . . the fact that you did not like LTC. However, how many times have we worked jobs for reasons other than liking them (insurance, pay, hours, etc.)? If you do wind up...
    May 8, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)


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