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MSNrunner has 5 years experience.

New graduate Family Nurse Practitioner

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  1. How Much PTO did you get as a new grad?i

    I have 160 hours total PTO time to use for vacation, sick days, and continuing education
  2. How did your program teach physical assessment?

    I went to a B&M school that had a lab where we practiced our skills. Then we went to a med school close by that had volunteer patients. We were checked off on a full head to toe assessment, a sick patient visit, a pelvic exam, and a DRE with a do...
  3. Where do you practice as a NP?

    I'm working in primary care. This is my first NP job
  4. Commute to your job?

    Thank you!! I am working in primary care! And I actually enjoy working 9-5 so far because I like having evenings and weekends off
  5. Commute to your job?

    Hello! I will be starting my job in a few weeks. The hours are 9-5. I currently live about an hour away, so the commute will be rough at first. I live in an area that is saturated with NPs and it was tough to find a job. I plan on moving about 20 min...
  6. What did you wish you knew as a new grad NP?

    Hi everyone! I am a new grad family nurse practitioner starting a job in primary care in a few weeks. I am so excited to start my journey as an NP. What are your go-to resources for primary care? What did you wish you knew as a new grad? I know that ...
  7. Working on my DNP considering aesthetics.

    I just interviewed for an aesthetics position as a nurse practitioner. I do not have any background/experience in aesthetics and I am a new grad FNP. The company said they would send me to a week long training program for laser hair removal and then ...
  8. FNP in In-Patient Settings

    A few of my preceptors have worked in the inpatient setting as FNPs. As others have stated, it depends on the hospital
  9. When to start applying for first NP job?

    Thanks for all of the great replies! My school sets up clinical sites for me, and unfortunately none of them have been in primary care (where I really want to work). I understand that I may have to work in other areas first before landing my dream jo...
  10. Jobless FNP

    When would you guys suggest starting to apply for NP jobs? I will be graduating this summer and want to get a head start if I can.
  11. When to start applying for first NP job?

    I will be graduating with my FNP in August, and I am wondering when I should start applying for jobs. I hope to take boards ASAP after I graduate and I am eager to start the job search. I know the job market can be pretty rough in my area, so I am wi...
  12. FNP program and working full time?

    I am also in an on campus FNP program. I will graduate in August 2018 and I have been working full time 3 12's throughout the program. I worked night shift until I started clinical, then switched to straight days. I'm not sure if I would have been ab...
  13. Ob nurse to FNP?

    I'm a mother baby nurse in FNP school and I know several other OB/ postpartum nurses who are also in FNP school í ½í¸Š
  14. More Strange Baby Names

    One-Handsome-man Charming Nostalgia Unique Cecil Serenity La-ah (Ladasha) just a few of the interesting names I can remember/pronounce
  15. Trying to transition from medical to mother/baby, need advice!

    I became a mother/baby nurse about a year ago and I had a year and a half of med/surg experience. I didn't take any certification classes prior to becoming a med/surg nurse. My advice would be just to go for it! I am so much happier with my job than ...