Nursing Career Advice

Nurses need career advice from time to time regarding how to land the perfect job, what to say in that interview, enhance a resume, advance their education, or just generally move from one specialty area to another. This forum will discuss these topics as well as offer assistance to the individual considering nursing as a career. We all wish that at some point we had a place to come and get the pearl that made a difference. Please show us your pearls of wisdom.

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  1. letters of reference...
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    by elizabells Jun 3, '06
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  2. Change of Specialty
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    by shaynurse9 Jun 7, '06
  3. OK to start career in home health vs. Med/Surg?
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    by samdombek May 18, '06
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  4. Bsn pay scale....
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    by katie07 Jun 3, '06
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    jmgrn65
  5. do you recommend nursing
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    by smileysenior May 23, '06
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    stnurse2008
  6. Best hospital dept. for a nurse assistant / student?
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    by babybusterbrown May 30, '06
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  7. Need Some Career Advice!
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    by gethurman May 24, '06
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  8. Cover letter advice please
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    by mtngrl May 30, '06
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  9. Should I be a nurse?
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  10. A Lot of People Ask and Wonder But...
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    by kelisehunter May 30, '06
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    by nurseinpa May 27, '06
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  12. Midlife career change and online programs
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    by BobRoberts May 10, '06
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  13. How to get around a mediocre recommendation?
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    by wfperseus May 23, '06
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  14. What are schools looking for in a personal statement?
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    by fifi2323 May 24, '06
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  15. How would you deal with an abusive patient?
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    by fifi2323 May 20, '06
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  16. Career Re Evaluation
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    by Sugah Britches May 25, '06
  17. CNA Job...I'm nervous!!  Can U help me please!?
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    by sail81 Apr 19, '06
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  18. Nursing student in need of a favor
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    by BlaineCM May 22, '06
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  19. Considering nursing
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    by ustwonomore May 14, '06
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  20. Help! University Vs. Community College!
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    by Gbeans May 20, '06
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    EricJRN
  21. Wildland Fire Medical Units
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    by emergency_banjo May 20, '06
  22. LOST..need advice..-_-''
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    by melamin May 3, '06
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    carachel2
  23. BSN going back to school
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    by nurseinpa May 18, '06
  24. Nursing Career websites: discover types nursing positions or career alternatives
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    by NRSKarenRN Apr 9, '06
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  25. Going through a major change- advice needed!
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    by calahannah May 10, '06
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    Daytonite
  26. To be a nurse, or not...
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    by BuffaloGator May 10, '06
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  27. immune compromised but want to become a nurse
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    by 44365 May 11, '06
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  28. Getting RN degree in KY but working in OH
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    by kurkowsa34 Feb 14, '06
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  29. To be or not to be ( A BSN that is)
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    by physiologytutor May 7, '06
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  30. Laid off dream job
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    by blondeez May 10, '06
  31. Choosing the right Nursing School
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    by froggyb79 May 7, '06
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  32. nurse2go
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    by ranxerox May 9, '06
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  33. We have seen the enemy! And ...
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    by NREMT-P/RN May 7, '06
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  34. Dedicated Nursing Student who WILL NOT GIVE UP...Help Please!
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    by 1*DEDICATED*STUDENT May 6, '06
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  35. Skill building for integrated complementary healing track
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    by mandyh Apr 26, '06
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