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. Nursing student seeks help from experienced nurses:  NP or MD?
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    by missyh7 Dec 10, '01
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  2. what would you do?
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    by cdsashley Jul 2, '02
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  3. Defining Moments in Nursing
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    by HeatherRN Jun 26, '02
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  4. So, what are RN's getting PAID?
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    by malestudent-bsn Aug 22, '01
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  5. This board has me worried...
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    by GraceM Apr 30, '02
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  6. Careers in nursing...
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    by smaenpaa Jun 4, '02
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  7. flexible scheduling
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    by Enabled May 23, '02
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  8. starting out/50 yr/w/pre-existing
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    Poll by muddywaters May 20, '02
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  9. Would I recommend nursing?
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    by blsternrn Aug 20, '01
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  10. Looking for 2nd career nurses
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    by Writer Apr 3, '02
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  11. Agism: realistic appraisal?
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    by muddywaters Dec 30, '01
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  12. What happened to "Nursing Is Pathetic?"
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    by deathnurse Jun 3, '01
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  13. nursing as a career
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    by RachetRN Nov 14, '01
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  14. 2nd bachelor programs
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    by starla Jan 24, '02
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  15. Classification for Reading Nursing Articles
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    by betts Mar 1, '02
  16. Would it be best to go for LPN 1st?
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    by Xenia Jan 27, '02
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  17. considering a nursing career
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    by ericj Jan 24, '02
  18. getting into UNC Chapel Hill 2nd Bachelors prgrm
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    by starla Jan 11, '02
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  19. Navy Nurses
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    by starla Jan 11, '02
  20. If you came into nursing as a calling, would you recommend nursing as a career?
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    by Mijourney Dec 16, '01
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  21. Nursing education
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    by hmsrn1201 Dec 19, '01
  22. stressed out
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    by tiger Aug 3, '01
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  23. anything posistive in nursing
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    by nsmith_rn Aug 15, '01
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  24. OB and NICU nursing
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    by daisy16 Nov 24, '01
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  25. I want to become a CRNA, but I have to be a RN FIRST..is being a Rn really that bad?
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    by malestudent-bsn Oct 18, '01
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  26. Drug Abuse Among Us ??
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    by luanne101 Nov 14, '01
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  27. Researching a career in Pediatric nursing
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    by maryc Nov 8, '01
  28. oh, hmm -- Should I have second thoughts
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    by roud123 Oct 11, '01
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  29. Online Masters programm
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    by joby25 Oct 2, '01
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  30. Staff nurses managing rural ER's
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    by John Dodge Sep 19, '01
  31. questionairre
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    by NurseKrissy Sep 15, '01
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  32. Nursing
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    by RN_MOM4 Aug 20, '01
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  33. Yes I would recommed nursing careers
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    by Rosemary_44 Aug 22, '01
  34. I start my clinicals in the spring,and Im scared.also how are guys treated in nursing
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    by malestudent-bsn Aug 20, '01
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  35. 23 years and going strong
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    by MollyJ Jun 8, '01
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