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. Best nursing shoes& stethascope for best $$
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  2. Acc. RN to BSN
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  3. Which Avenue should I take?........
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  4. Getting Prepared???
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  5. Now I am even more confussed. RN RRT LPN CNA?
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  6. does hospital sponser for LPN jobs?
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  7. From Computer Science to Nursing.. need help!
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  8. SLP or RN/BSN?
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  9. CNA in a nursing home.
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  10. Patient Care Assistant
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  11. Any Comments for AZ?
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    by martiforlife May 19, '04
  12. would like advice on choosing nursing as a career
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  13. 12 hour night shifts-school & being a mom
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    by Mandarella May 13, '04
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  14. Accelerated Nursing programs
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  15. Accelerated BSN or BSN/MSN?
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  16. MD/nursing: Is one more scientific than the other?
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  17. Best tips for staying ....
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  18. PLEASE HELP!! Assoc. degree RN vs. BSN-RN
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  19. L@@K should I upgrade from LPN to RN???
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  20. I have no idea what I want to do...
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  21. Happy Being a Nurse?
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  22. Getting into a nursing school in Chicago
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  23. getting into an accelerated program
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  24. confused about my choice
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  25. passed NCLEX-RN without nursing work experience
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  26. Confused and Bewildered
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  27. Shows(i.g. ER) depict nursing correctly?
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  28. Highest paid specialized nurse?
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  29. Any NURSE EXECUTIVES / ADMINISTRATORS out there?
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  30. lvn to rn?
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  31. I Got The Wrong Acceptance Letter!
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  32. Need advice on Work-Study Programs
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  33. permanent job site
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  34. Help please Re-Entering OB Nursing
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  35. Interested in Travel Nursing
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