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. Dont want to bankrupt husband. Please help.
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  2. positive ppd skin test
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    by jubilee Mar 23, '06
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  3. Soooo Hard to get a Job?
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    by Pinky2 Mar 23, '06
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  4. Patient Safety Certification
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  5. Job has not called back yet! ugh!
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  6. Need help on which job to chose!!!
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    by avery Mar 16, '06
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  7. How much Chemistry do you need to know to be a nurse?
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    by andrea5 Mar 17, '06
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  8. Help for a disappointed CNA....does it get better?
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  9. Applying for Charge nurse position
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    by jules1326 Mar 22, '06
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  10. Blemished background-sick days
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  11. Advice on where to start?
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    by smelltheroses Mar 21, '06
  12. Any Stroke Program Coordinators out there?
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    by surferssoulmate Mar 21, '06
  13. As a new RN, should I stay at the hospital I currently work at?
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    by sweetcaroline Mar 20, '06
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  14. Modesto CA or Austin TX?
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  15. going to canada
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    by ranxerox Mar 19, '06
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  16. New grad RN desperate for advice...
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    by Monielena Mar 18, '06
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  17. New grad question for all you pros out there :)
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  18. About To Give Up...........
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    by JerseeGirl Mar 13, '06
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  19. Return to Nursing
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  20. HCA advice
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  21. Ability to get job with no prior experience?
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  22. Is this a realistic career path at all?
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    by BethyC123 Mar 18, '06
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  23. HELP.....no body will answer for advice...
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  24. Some advice needed
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    by PAB6776 Mar 17, '06
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  25. Unrealistic goal to get job as new grad in ICU?
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    by AKav8trix May 19, '05
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  26. Associates or BSN?
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  27. Nursing Course for Hearing Imapaired?
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    by spore Mar 13, '06
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  28. Objective on resume
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    by AMBERRN2B Mar 16, '06
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  29. nursing or teaching??
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    by SamanthaLu Jan 24, '06
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  30. Is nursing my path? I need advice
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    by BePatient Mar 9, '06
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  31. Need Assay
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    by demi22 Mar 14, '06
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  32. Becoming a Rx company Rep.
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    by Jo Dirt Feb 1, '06
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  33. Contemplating Nursing....need advise
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    by flutterbug Mar 14, '06
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  34. good to get experience?
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    by pennsylgirl Mar 13, '06
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  35. Community blood bank jobs
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    by RN_2005 Mar 13, '06
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