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. Looking for research candidates in the side effects of SSRIs
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    by Jojo ford Aug 6, '02
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  2. Nursing; A job or a Profession?
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  3. advice
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  4. Is pediatric oncology a fun career?
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  5. I would recommend nursing anytime as a career
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  6. Getting Ready
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  7. This is all new to me!!!!!!!!!
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    by ppeaches232002 Jun 18, '02
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  8. Hi!!! I am new here
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    by mkk61472 Jun 9, '02
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  9. Nursing student seeks help from experienced nurses:  NP or MD?
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    by missyh7 Dec 10, '01
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  10. what would you do?
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    by cdsashley Jul 2, '02
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  11. Defining Moments in Nursing
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    by HeatherRN Jun 26, '02
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  12. So, what are RN's getting PAID?
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    by malestudent-bsn Aug 22, '01
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  13. This board has me worried...
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    by GraceM Apr 30, '02
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  14. Careers in nursing...
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    by smaenpaa Jun 4, '02
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  15. flexible scheduling
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  16. starting out/50 yr/w/pre-existing
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    Poll by muddywaters May 20, '02
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  17. Would I recommend nursing?
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    by blsternrn Aug 20, '01
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  18. Looking for 2nd career nurses
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  19. Agism: realistic appraisal?
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  20. What happened to "Nursing Is Pathetic?"
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  21. nursing as a career
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  22. 2nd bachelor programs
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  23. Classification for Reading Nursing Articles
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  24. Would it be best to go for LPN 1st?
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  25. considering a nursing career
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  26. getting into UNC Chapel Hill 2nd Bachelors prgrm
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  27. Navy Nurses
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  28. 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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  29. Nursing education
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  30. stressed out
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  31. anything posistive in nursing
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  32. OB and NICU nursing
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    by daisy16 Nov 24, '01
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  33. 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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  34. Drug Abuse Among Us ??
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  35. Researching a career in Pediatric nursing
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    by maryc Nov 8, '01
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