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  1. 0 I have been working as an RN on a neuroscience unit for 14 months and looking for a new job now. I have tons of references from clinical instructors from nursing school but is that still appropriate to use? I haven't had any interaction with these instructors since I graduated from nursing school. I cannot count on my supervisor to be a reference, but can find some coworkers if I need to.
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  3. Visit  K+MgSO4 profile page
    #1 2
    As a manger I would be looking for someone from your job be it your NM or a charge nurse or unit educator.
  4. Visit  HouTx profile page
    #2 0
    Experienced nurses are always asked for references that can provide insight into your work experience so your school instructors would not be appropriate.
  5. Visit  RN313 profile page
    #3 0
    Thank you. That helps a lot.