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Questions re Frontier School for FNP clinical portion

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MOMACOCO MOMACOCO (New) New

Specializes in cardiac, neurology,home health.

Thanks for all your advice and support...I've been reading from a distance for some time and now have my own questions, need encouragement, and advice....

For those of you who have experience or know what is required at Frontier School for FNP...

1-How does the clinical portion work?

2-How many different sites did it take for you to complete your objectives-and what type of site would you recommend...for example...do Health Depts. generally allow FNP students?

3-I've read that it is recommended to have preceptors in mind well ahead of time...how many preceptors or is it just one who would oversee us at different sites or how likely is it to meet all objectives at one site?

4-Do you find it difficult to transition from RN to FNP re decisions, etc...

Sideline: I have been a nurse for 18 yrs minus time home with my children for 5 yrs. (homeschooled my children with tourette's) ...2 are in school now, one has graduated...

Another sideline: Started nurse in cardiac (CCU, ICU, Post cardiothoracic recovery-that's been greater than 10 yrs ago) neurology, then home health for the past 5 yrs working per diem but have managed to work anywhere from 3 to 4 days weekly until past month-work is drying up...

I am convinced this may be the school for me, but I am thinking I should apply to more than one...one somewhat local (1 hr away) but some people say that is harder on clinicals as we have to go to their sites which could be up to 2 hrs away...(won't work for me...).

Thank you in advance for any advice or comments...feeling a little nervous abt the next step...I am 46 afterall, 3 kids, 1 grandchild (1 1/2 yrs who lives with me-her mom as well, but she is in school too)...I am an old moma and young grandma!!!

Thanks again! Looking forward to hearing from you!