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  1. Starting my first position as an outpatient NP soon. I’ve strictly worked in inpatient surgery prior to this and since I’m adding to my overall weekly hours I want tips to getting out on time. I’m already assuming I’ll be brown bagging my lunches and...
  2. I passed the ANCC exam last week and while I felt adequately prepared, I was not one of those individuals that was making an A on every practice exam, so I just wanted to share my experience in hopes that it will benefit others. To start, it too...
  3. I've been an NP for the past 7 years but I've been thinking about doing bedside nursing for the past 4 years. I keep trying and trying to change my NP jobs to see if I'll find better satisfaction, but I've come to realize that I'm just not happy with...
  4. MentalKlarity

    Total Number of Nurse Practitioners Hits 325,000

    According to latest AANP survey, the total number of nurse practitioners in the United States is now at 325,000. Last year it was at 290,000 so it increased by 35,000 or 12% in one year. There are approx. 9,000 physician assistant graduates...
  5. Nurse Practitioner Residencies

    I am wondering; are there any current practicing nurse practitioners who have completed a residency/fellowship who would be willing to share about their experience? Thanks in advance!
  6. Healthy People 2030: Application to Nursing Practice

    In 1979, Surgeon General Julius Richmond released a groundbreaking report on reducing preventable death and injury, titled “Healthy People: The Surgeon General’s Report on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention”1. The report included measurable obje...
  7. While I love the Christmas season and truly look forward to it every year, I also feel a bit of relief on those last days of December. The several weeks prior were filled with decorating, gift shopping, baking, holiday excursions, and entertaining. B...
  8. I've been an NP for a while, and I am happy and proud to be one. I am well aware of both our shortcomings and our successes. I think we fill a need in the world of healthcare, and "going to see my NP" has become a normal phrase in American households...
  9. NP Schedule

    I am a soon to be NP graduate and very excited! However, I am curious about the chances of obtaining a 3-4 day work week as a PMHNP? I've had life changes since beginning my masters and now finishing it that have me dreading the possibility of workin...
  10. Question. Do you have a spouse, not in the medical field, that tells you how you should do your job as a nurse practitioner? My wife tells me I shouldn't be asking my patients if they do illicit drugs, and if they do illicit drugs, I shouldn't be tel...
  11. Secured a job on LinkedIn

    As a NP, is it worth the time? Do NP’s normally secure employment via this route or is it more of a place for humble bragging; ideal for non healthcare industries?
  12. New Grad NP Working Alone

    I am a new grad NP. I am currently working in a pediatric private practice . The doctor wants me to work alone in the office after 60 hours of "training". My training was a 8 hour shadowing, and starting to see patients myself. The doctor would com...
  13. Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN

    NPs on the Front Lines of Change: National Nurse Practitioner Week

    Let's Celebrate National Nurse Practitioner Week I became a nurse practitioner (NP) in part because I received excellent care from one years ago. I imagined myself helping others in a similar way, giving back to society by providing the kind of c...
  14. I just graduated on May 17th, 2020 and I passed my AANP FNP board exam on May 23rd (1st-time pass!). When I was studying for this exam, maybe like many of you, I was on this site looking for any helpful tips from successful students on how to pass th...
  15. Proper salutation for a NP?

    I'm sorry if this is a random question-but I figured this would be the best place to ask! Is there a special salutation for NP? I know a doctor I would refer to as Dr. Whoever, but I wasn't sure about a nurse practitioner... Would it still be Ms/Mrs/...
  16. 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 throughout my clinical ...
  17. I started generally studying for the exam in April, but didn't buckle down and get serious until May. So overall, about 2 to 2 1/2 months of study time. I didn't feel confident because in school I really didn't focus on studying too much (was jugglin...
  18. Brian S.

    Nurse Practitioners, we want your input

    If you're a Nurse Practitioner, allnurses.com wants your input. We want your insights regarding a few issues which are facing the Nurse Practitioner community. If you could spare a minute, please click on the button below and complete the brief surve...
  19. COVID19 and NP school Woes?

    I find myself at a complete loss. I’ve been an ICU nurse for 7 years, and I love what I do. But, I have been on the fence of what to do from very early on in this COVID19 disaster. My hospital system started rationing PPE very early on, and with each...
  20. Nurse Practitioners: Shortage or Surplus

    This controversial topic has been hotly debated, and is of great interest to current and future NPs, so I conducted some research to help our community. So, is there a surplus or a shortage? It depends. (Note: this article is not in perfect APA forma...
  21. Nicole was by all accounts a competent, caring Nurse Practitioner. Her patients loved her and her coworkers spoke highly of her. She was also the proud mother of Remy, short for Remington. Nicole and her husband had tried for 15 years to conceive an...
  22. Hello Everyone, I was supposed to graduate in May, but due to the COVID pandemic, my clinical hours took a bit longer to complete. I ended up completing all the requirements for my program in mid-June. I received approval to test and scheduled my exa...
  23. Dear Nurse Beth, I'm 54 y/o female, been a nurse 36 years, currently a RN for 23 years (first 13 as an LPN) working for a geri-psyche facility for about 8 months. I'd like to go for PMHNP after I first get my BSN, single, single source of inc...
  24. simba and mufasa

    Mental Health: A RACE I HAVE TO RUN!

    When I graduated, my first instincts were to work in a MHU, but did not. Over the years, I have gone to many specialties, but still feel as if something is missing. Before COVID-19, I was contemplating on obtaining a post-masters certificate in MH, b...
  25. I am currently a psychiatric nurse. I want to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner and I'm looking into various programs. Any suggestions on a reputable online program that is financially affordable?