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. How to become a CNA?
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    by Tree2144 Jun 8, '04
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  2. Canadian Nursing ? HELP : (
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    by retrodiva Jul 17, '04
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  3. cna while going to school???advice please !
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    by TexasPoodleMix Jun 2, '04
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  4. Any ideas other than hospital nursing?Have to work full time.Need benefits
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    by momangel29 Jul 5, '04
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  5. Confused about school
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    by Harmony213 Jul 8, '04
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  6. Nursing Assistant Certification
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    by wilbeth Jul 11, '04
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  7. Recommend Spanish litterature?
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    by susanna Jul 7, '04
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    Havin' A Party!
  8. First semester in Nursing school
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    by ZootRN Jun 18, '04
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  9. Work as a Nurse Attendant? Or Stay As I Am?
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    by RN2B2009 Jul 8, '04
  10. A BA in Psych + ADN-are they good enough for RN jobs which require a BSN?
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    by Nemrac May 4, '04
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  11. RNs if you could...
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    by PCGrad06 May 23, '04
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  12. What to do for a whole year?
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    by tibal Jun 10, '04
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  13. IT girl considering a career in Nursing, HELP ?'s
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    by sorighty Jun 9, '04
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  14. Working in a doctor's office?
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    by mushberry Jun 30, '04
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  15. Women's Health NP's, great demand, good pay?
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    by kristinascott Jul 4, '04
  16. Leaving a temporary position for a permanent one?
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    by Kudra Jun 30, '04
  17. Nursing career with back/knee injuries?
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    by kirsten35 Jun 28, '04
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  18. 8 month old, pre-reqs and clinicals, can it be done?
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    by krissypoo Jun 11, '04
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  19. Moving in 1-2 years. Go to school here or in new homestate?
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    by glopa Jun 24, '04
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  20. Specialize right away OR Med-Surg???
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    by NurseyBaby'05 Jun 28, '04
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  21. student in need of advice
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    by hopeful student Jun 17, '04
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  22. I need help
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    by Naphiri Jun 25, '04
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  23. Nursing Homes vs. Hospitals???
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    by tiff_faith2001 Jun 26, '04
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  24. New Grad + Rough Start = Career Advice Needed
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    by NJRN04 Jun 25, '04
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  25. What jobs can I get with my BSN without being an RN?
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    by doodlebug914 Jun 21, '04
  26. Need Help-scared And Worried!
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    by jackson Jun 20, '04
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    Hellllllo Nurse
  27. Advantage/Disadvantages of Pool work
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    by Nalini Jun 18, '04
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  28. Tech job at hospital?
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    by kcan2 Jun 18, '04
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  29. Is a Friday a good day to job hunt?
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    by J Lynn Jun 17, '04
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    Havin' A Party!
  30. Respiratory therapy vs. nursing
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    by NiobiusSwan Jun 9, '04
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  31. Gay/Lesbian?  How out are you?
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    by MassLPN2005 Jun 15, '04
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  32. How can I get into OB-GYN????
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    by moliuchick Jun 13, '04
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  33. iS GOING THRU REVIEW BOOKS ENOUGH
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    by caringhrt63 Jun 10, '04
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  34. Career path to a RN....
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    by Hodge Jun 6, '04
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  35. prep for gre
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    by BSNgrad2004 Jun 9, '04
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