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By txrn13

Joined Dec 1, '10 - from 'Houston, TX'. Posts: 68 (3% Liked) Likes: 8

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  1. Oh no! Are they giving you a decent severance package? You will be eligible for unemployment also... be sure to file right...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. I don't think it is about looks. We too have hired alot of young, female, smaller build nurses. The turn over rate in...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. The first year of nursing is, in countless cases, also one of the most challenging years of a nurse's career because many...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Like others have said neither is better than the other. ED and ICU are two totally different beasts. I've tried to work in...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. OK - First enculturation lesson. We never refer to the "western area of Texas" - it is "West Texas". (we don't use '-ern'...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. Healthgrades names 2013's top hospitals Recognizes top cities for patient care DENVER | February 20, 2013 A...
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    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Hmm - so are you going to ignore the increasing amount of research that links > BSN% staff with better patient outcomes? ...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. I have a BSN and my program had no prereqs- I entered college directly out of high school. I also never once took a gym...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Wow... Bitter much?? I'm sorry - but I'm tired of people trying to dumb down the BSN. How can more education be a bad...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. I am in the same position. I had an interview this Tuesday, but it has only been 3 days. They let me know that they...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. It is perfectly appropriate to call the other recruiter and say, "I interviewed with you in November, and was wondering if...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. you do not have a job offer until you have an orientation start date AND a signed letter from HR with your signature, thier...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. how to start an iv while sweaty and on a screaming patient how to start an iv upside down... how to convince someone...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. It is absolutely a completely different environment with completely different priorities. I have precepted some nurses who...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. I agree with the previous poster. I establish a baseline for my patient when my shift starts and yes focus assessment based...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Draw both sets before antibiotic admin. 2 sets are drawn from 2 different sites to minimize contamination. I guess there...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  17. Ah, wow! Hopefully someone got to that one before it closed! Here's another one ...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Hey guys, I am studying for the NCLEX right now, and was looking at the attachments that were posted by OP and found them...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. My gosh! Please use better spelling and grammar than I did with the above Thread:wideyed: I was rushed because I had...
    txrn13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. Since the economy went downhill and facilities started hiring seasoned nurses returning from retirement, and housewife...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. As a new grad you have an easy and effective "weakness" you can list if the question comes up. Delegation. "As someone...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. It's okay to ask about benefits during an interview, especially when your interviewer asks if you have any questions for...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. To be perfectly blunt, interviews can be rather nerve-wracking because a lot is at stake. After all, you really want to be...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. I have just finished my last semester and am so happy it is over. To be honest this was the hardest thing I have ever...
    txrn13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Hi everyone! Let's see if I can help answer any questions. In regards to the GPA, yes I do believe the median GPA was...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  26. Congrats Everyone! :grpwlcm: So sorry I didn't get to meet you all on interview day. I was finishing my very last clinical...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing


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