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  1. I did 12 months (to the day) of M/S in DC and had no problem getting a job in NoVA (also in m/s, but that's what I applied...
    May 19 '13
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  2. If you are applying to a school that takes all qualified candidates and uses a waiting list, your service isn't going to...
    May 18 '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. The VA would be the largest organization for what you're looking for. MTFs obviously deal with this as well, but if you are...
    Feb 16 '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Around here, if you're an ADN with experience, you'll be fine. If you're pursuing your BSN, that will look good, but from...
    Jan 12 '13
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  5. "I know you guys keep saying that you have to bring the medicine 20 minutes apart, but I keep telling the nurses that I'm...
    Jan 6 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. I would also encourage you to talk to the VA about the GI Bill. The post-9/11 GI Bill made more people eligible than the...
    Dec 28 '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  7. We have a hospital policy that sedating IV meds (e.g. ativan, dilaudid, morphine, benadryl, phenergan) must be given at...
    Dec 21 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. I'm not in the Army, so I can't tell you about changes, but regarding O vs E, do you have a BSN? If you do, I cannot think...
    Dec 16 '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. We got brand new white, dry erase boards in the pt rooms with all sorts of fancy new stuff added to them a few months ago...
    Dec 15 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Just last night, a pt asked one of the nurses for one of our "star" cards so that she could write one for the nurse "with...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The most "commutable"- if you were living on base- would be Stafford Hospital (the closest but not very big, from my...
    Dec 10 '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. One big difference, to me, between my last job (union) and my current job (non-union) is the differentials. At my last job,...
    Dec 1 '12
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  13. My school did them separately, with neither being a prereq for the other. Based on when I could actually get into the class...
    Nov 20 '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Experience in no way proves that you are competent- it merely proves that you have experience (in this case, in another...
    Nov 14 '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  15. I have an MSN and did a MEPN program. I am not an APRN; my MSN program was a CNL program. As a new grad, I did a new grad...
    Nov 13 '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  16. I would probably just write an event note (in our charting system, it's an open narrative to chart things that don't really...
    Oct 31 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Just like for civilians, where you are makes a difference. I went to NS in San Diego, but very shortly after graduation and...
    Oct 30 '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. Yes- on Scrubs, Dr Eliot Reid dated Nurse Paul Flowers.
    Oct 13 '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. I work 3 shifts of 1900-0730 each week. The only consistent thing (supposedly) is that we have to work every other weekend,...
    Oct 11 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Have used a VA loan twice now, to buy a house, but never heard of such a thing for education- perhaps they meant using the...
    Oct 9 '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series

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