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May be this will inspire future NPs! I'm going to NP school for several reasons. It's a rewarding and challenging role our healthcare system needs 2. It allows for a regular schedule in or out of the hospital setting 3. It offers a salary I'm comfortable with 4. Nurse Practitioner- Hospitalist Specialty: I chose to go this route because: I knew from the start that I wanted to be a provider.
I really enjoy learning pathophysiology and pharmacology, and how to treat specific illnesses. I knew I didn't want to go the med school route because of the debt and time commitment, especially during residency. I could never work as a bedside nurse for longer than a year.
The 12 hour shifts, working holidays, lack of respect by patients and managers, the expectation that we should always be the martyr, every other weekend, overnights, etc, etc. I loved my patients but the set up of the job just isn't for me. Working in a community health clinic M-F 8am to 4pm that is closed holidays is a much nicer option.
Mar 19, '14 From: A chance to learn new skills and challenge myself 3. Job opportunity in many areas and a modest pay raise 4. Lifestyle- no more call shiftsno holidays or off- shifts Mar 19, '14 Occupation: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner ret.
I discovered that I was a better clinician than administrator. I found that I was particularly good at interventions that were more in the NP realm than the floor nurse realm. I discovered a huge interest in psychopharmacology.
I wanted greater independence in practice.
Jul 16, '14 Joined: As nurses we are taught to relate to individuals, look at the details, and approach health from a psychosocial model that takes environment and interpersonal relationships into account when addressing disease and wellness.
I never wanted to "escape" bedside nursing. I wanted to advance my nursing skills to provide a higher level of care to the clients I work with.
Jul 19, '14 Occupation: Retired Adult Nurse Practitioner Specialty: I wanted more autonomy after several years in critical care. The increase in pay and more normal working hours were also attractive, but the primary reason was the patient.
I would serve them more fully as an NP. Caring for the whole person within the framework of their family and community was the driving force behind my choice. It's was a privilege to be in that position, and I loved it! Aug 1, '14 Joined: I was licensed in florida and did home and hospital births.
When my daughter was diagnosed with a terminal illness, I decided I needed to A move back to New England so I could be close to my family, and B get a job with a better work life balance and more money. So, I went to nursing school with the specific goal of becoming a CNM.
I like collaborating with physicians. I like managing care and making diagnoses.I have read all if this and can’t believe it! We all have different struggles. I am lucky that I still work as a nurse. But even so, I keep getting directed to do a .
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) include nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse anesthetists, and nurse midwives. APRNs are often primary care providers and are at the forefront of providing preventive care services to the public.
Be older patients’ main healthcare provider. You’ll diagnose acute and chronic diseases of the elderly, prescribe medication, and can run your own practice. Hello, I am a plastic surgeon in California.
I have a nurse working for me doing fillers, botox, laser etc. I provide everything, including staff to help her, I provide my office, I pay for advertising, VISA processing etc. So, I went to nursing school with the specific goal of becoming a CNM. I work as an RN in LDRP right now, and while I love caring for families, I really do not enjoy being a floor nurse.
I like collaborating with physicians. I like managing care and making diagnoses. I like catching babies, and suturing, and doing complex procedures.
The section on standards of practice contains many examples which I think are key. Valerie Gooder, Weber State University. The book covers practically every aspect of legal nurse consulting that a student must know we would say that Legal Nurse Consulting Principles is a must have book for all LNC students who want to pursue a .