CaliGrlOncNP

CaliGrlOncNP

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CaliGrlOncNP has 9 years experience and specializes in Hem/Onc.

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  1. What can I do with my MSN-FNP that doesn't require much patient contact

    She already was working as a nurse and did like patient care before becoming an NP. The problem is there's no way to really know if you like the job you are going for until you actually do it. Shadowing is not the same. If it were easy, there woul...
  2. What can I do with my MSN-FNP that doesn't require much patient contact

    Perhaps I didn't, although I have met a number of those people through my undergrad/graduate education. The attendings I work with now are fairly honest about the fact that the job is sometimes unsatisfying and don't shame each other for saying that...
  3. Many nursing schools need some serious updating of their curriculum. My FNP program left me feeling significantly under-prepared for the job, and I went to a highly regarding state school in California. When my class tried to request additional prep...
  4. What can I do with my MSN-FNP that doesn't require much patient contact

    That's a really unnecessarily harsh judgment in my opinion and nursing is the only profession where I see this harsh criticism of people who don't LOVE what they do. It's actually really really common for people in all professions to not love what th...
  5. What can I do with my MSN-FNP that doesn't require much patient contact

    Great point. Being overly emotionally invested is likely contributing to such high rates of burn out, and is a skill that they should really teach in nursing school. We want to fix every problem, but that's an impossible goal to live up to, especial...
  6. What can I do with my MSN-FNP that doesn't require much patient contact

    I'm a little late on this conversation, but I can relate to your predicament a lot, as it's basically how I felt most of the way through school and still now, 6 years after graduating. I worked 2 years in family practice and had the same gripes - no...