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  1. Hi! Have you tried going through the Kaplan review book for ESL (English as a Second Language) NCLEX test takers? I think it...
    Sep 27 '13
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  2. UCLA pay is not representative of California as a whole. Pay rate drops the further away from San Francisco that you go....
    May 14 '13
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  3. I've seen nurses use the plunger to administer the meds... they always tell me they feel like they have more control over...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Has the head nurse discussed this with the doctor at all? IMHO if a patient is refusing to take any critical medication,...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Jul 27 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. One of the two diabetes educators at our hospital is a BSN... that seems to be a bit different from doing floor nursing....
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How are you studying for this? Any sites/books you can recommend with advice?
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Size/gerth won't scare them away. We had a male nurse who was bullied by the older female nurses and nurse managers at work...
    Jul 18 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Someone needs to explain this "nursing informatics" stuff to me because the more I'm exposed to it in the workplace, the...
    Jul 11 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Out of curiousity, in the "not-for" case, are hospital administrators (like CEO's) allowed to reinvest it into their own...
    Jul 9 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. We get that quite a bit (physical attacks on RN's, LVN's, CNA's) on my floor, and we're med-surg. We get a lot of ETOH,...
    Jul 9 '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Unfortunately, there are RN's who are like that... it makes it rough when I have to share partners (CNA's, LVN's) with them...
    Jul 6 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Many staff RN's don't work 40hr work weeks... I work 3 12hr shifts/week, so at $37/hr, that's more like $63k/yr... wish I...
    Jul 4 '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. UCLA is your best bet. Congratulations! Despite the traffic, it's a great area (once you get used to how crowded it is).
    Nov 10 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. New Grad hiring comes and goes in waves... I know that it was frustrating for me at first... and even more frustratingly so,...
    Nov 10 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. edit: never mind. I'd say go with the ADN or the cheaper program. You'll probably get more of your money's worth, with...
    Jun 19 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Not quite sure where you're going with that statement... but I read that article, too. I thought it was a lame attempt...
    Apr 17 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. I relocated from Northern California... no connections to the hospital systems here at all. It took me about two months...
    Apr 16 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. I think they base your salary on experience as an R.N... not on anything else previous (but I might be wrong... I'm a new...
    Apr 16 '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. If you play your cards right, you can build up your skills pretty decently with Samuel Merritt... you just have to choose...
    Apr 13 '08
    Forum: California Nursing

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