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By PacoUSA, BSN, RN

Joined Mar 25, '09. Posts: 3,176 (30% Liked) Likes: 2,749

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  1. As a new grad, it is normal to be nervous AND to be honest guaranteed you WILL make mistakes! Just know that going in. But...
    Mar 28
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. That's odd, as most nursing schools won't accept A&P as a prerequisite without a lab.
    Mar 28
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. I'd rather listen to 4 hours of incessant nail-scratching on a blackboard ... :P
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. I had a major career before nursing, one which most people are shocked to learn I abandoned to come into this industry. But...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. My former unit used to find ways to keep staff from using their accrued holiday and annual time because of short staffing....
    Mar 26
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. It's now late March and I called the CT BON who verified that the only thing holding up my permanent license is verification...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  7. How did you start on that assignment without actually signing the contract? I thought signing was still a requirement for...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Another reason I refuse to consider taking an assignment at Kaiser.
    Mar 26
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. If your ER has a comprehensive orientation designed for new grads, I say go that route. I personally would no longer...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. I once worked with a nurse that diverted narcs for herself, was high as a kite one night, that's how she was discovered....
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Might I add that the facility where I worked with the tardy CNA had no time clock ... Whereas where I work now there is a...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Used to work with a CNA that was always walking in at 1120pm for an 11pm shift ... always! For the entire 2 years I worked...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Although destiny is waiting It is physically amazin' Subconsciously I'm flyin' home to you Feel that nothing here's...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Kaplan, Everest, University of Phoenix: these are 3 schools that if I ever saw them on a resumé I'd automatically toss it...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  15. I passed NCLEX first time with 75 questions, never took a review course. I did 75 questions a day for a month from Saunders...
    Mar 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. NEVER waste later! Good practice is to always waste when you pull from the Pyxis. Never leave the med room with more narcs...
    Mar 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Cardiac tele is a unit I'd be interested in working, similar to where I am now. Good luck with that one!
    Mar 25
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  18. Yes, housing is the main reason I'd rather do Honolulu than Maui for an assignment. I've been to Honolulu before and I would...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  19. You would only pick up and leave a new unit without any problem if your main intention is to get experience to travel (like...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  20. I am currently with AMN, this is who told me they don't have assignments in Honolulu (not at the time, but as in saying they...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Travel Nursing

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