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  1. Hey guys! Just wondering if any NP(non-acute setting) on this board still works in an acute setting as an RN and not an NP. Maybe a per diem or part time in order to keep their acute care skills ongoing. Thanks!
  2. traumaRUs

    Nurse Practitioner Week 2016

    The first nurse practitioner program was established at the University of Colorado. There are currently more than 222,000 NPs in the US and 20,000 NPs join the ranks each year. One of the focuses of National NP Week is to make patients, their fa...
  3. After thirty years psychiatric nursing experience in various roles, locum tenens is perfect for me. When I want to work, I sign up with a few agencies, tell them my availability and hope something will come through. This time I can only work in 2 mon...
  4. Jul 1 - apply to AANP, transcript + RN license Dec 10 - get AANP letter stating eligible to test Dec 12 - last day of semester Dec 13 - graduation Dec 15 - get ATT, schedule exam for Dec 30 Dec 30 - PASSED AANP EXAM! I studied througho...
  5. Bumex

    What NP Specialty Should I Choose?

    First off, I believe that we need to stop this push to have anyone and everyone come into nursing just to become a Nurse Practitioner. We need to stop the "I just want to be a NP, but I'm not sure where I want to work," mentality. This article is not...
  6. I drive on long, winding, country roads. The roads are paved here--always a shock when I come to the United States from my expatriate home in Costa Rica. I am in the first world now: it is early spring, still chilly from winter, no leaves on the tree...
  7. WKShadowNP

    Real learning happens after graduation

    1. Self-Care is not just a buzz-word phrase. For the two years I was in NP school I worked full time and managed my course load. The last year of that I also managed clinical hours, exceeding what was required. This often meant sleepless nights a...
  8. juan de la cruz

    Whose Consensus Is It Anyway?

    Advanced Practice Registered Nursing (APRN) as we know it arose out of the trailblazing efforts of nurses from four separate nursing specialties whose individual histories were shaped by a common thread: to answer the call to deliver a high level of ...
  9. DidiRN

    What is a Nurse Practitioner?

    Nurse Practitioners (NP) are registered nurses (RN) with graduate level degrees and are considered advanced practice nurses. They are able to provide health care services to patients in a variety of different settings. Some responsibilities include: ...
  10. nurselyfe4115

    Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant

    There is this myth that still seems to be circulating around that Physician Assistants (PAs) can do more than Nurse Practitioners (NPs). For example, if you want to have a role that involves more invasive procedures like central line or chest tube pl...
  11. Nurse Beth

    Too Many Nurse Practitioners?

    The year is 2043 and Maria waits patiently in the receiving pod for her primary care provider. The cool blue light is on, indicating scanners are continuously monitoring her vital functions. Her measurements display on the virtual wall to her right. ...