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. career advice needed from happy-with-their-jobs nurses
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  2. Specialities for nurse practitioners
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    by blazer316 Jul 22, '05
  3. ADN program ?'s
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    by SJHatl Jul 20, '05
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  4. Is an ADN with a non-nursing bachelors degree better than just an ADN?
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    by cardinalgal2001 Jul 20, '05
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  5. Anyone get there BSN online?
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    by bbradfield Jul 11, '05
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  6. Should nurse seeking counseling at there job
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    by angelique777 Jul 18, '05
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  7. Nursing vs. Respiratory Therapy
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    by Nurse_Diane Jul 8, '05
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  8. Advice for nursing student
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    by weaver Jul 18, '05
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  9. Interview clothing
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    by debblynn13 Jul 16, '05
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  10. Career Conflict: Nursing, yes or no
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    by SarasotaRN2b Jul 9, '05
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  11. nursing internationally
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    by quesara Jul 15, '05
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  12. Nurses! Whats the Best Department to Work IN?
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    by Sirena922 Jul 14, '05
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  13. moving to Orlando   ORMC vs Florida hospital
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    by Linzo Jul 14, '05
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  14. Should I become a nurse?
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    by caresalot Jul 14, '05
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  15. advice about felony-reduced to a misdemeanor
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    by jamieanne75 Jul 13, '05
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  16. Seeking Honest Advice: RN Relocating to Washington, D.C.
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    by LINGNJ50 Jul 13, '05
  17. Had an interview yesterday... what do you think?
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  18. Would 2 years in small ICU provide enough experience to get into Trauma/Neuro ICU?
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    by AKav8trix Jun 28, '05
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  19. advice on what courses to take while waiting to be accepted in the ADN
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    by khattosan Jul 7, '05
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  20. Need nursing experience on resume?
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    by maggijo Jul 10, '05
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  21. When is too soon for a future grad to apply for a job?
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    by Purdue_Nurse Jul 5, '05
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  22. two job offers, what to do?
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  23. thinking about going back to floor nursing...
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  24. going back to work after being off with baby
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    by scarlett1110 Jul 9, '05
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  25. Can you get hired with lifting restrictions?
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    by DeLySh Jun 29, '05
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  26. Interview Tips
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    by merei Jul 6, '05
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  27. any o' yall ever been a ER tech????
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    by fethahed Jun 25, '05
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  28. I'm going to ask....
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    by OBRNinTN Jul 7, '05
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  29. Psych Psych Psych
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    by Meerkat Jul 6, '05
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  30. need school info in my area
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    by caromelbrown Jul 7, '05
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  31. Is it OK to....
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    by Meerkat Jul 6, '05
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  32. Dallas, Tx or Tacoma, WA
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    by military spouse Jul 2, '05
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  33. Nursing Goals
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    by abby123 Jul 5, '05
  34. How should I go about going to job interviews having two little kids?
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  35. Air Force option?  Good or bad?
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    by diannal Jul 3, '05
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