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  1. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Mind of its own, eh? You must remember - iOS is very different than traditional computer OS, even though iOS is built on the OS X operating system. Unless you have OS X Lion, you will see the drastic...
    Oct 23, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  2. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Woot! Sounds great! I'll be working in Oregon (hopefully Providence! Haha dream on!), so this is good news. :) Looks like I may have to put a hold on things... Apparently, my Mathematics COMPASS...
    Oct 22, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  3. Would NP be a good fit?
    While the salary is very alluring, the time (and money) spent in school is not. I would assume that anesthesiologists would not be on-call like typical physicians, but I think the time spent away...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Would NP be a good fit?
    I have been thinking about how I have wanted to be a doctor, but that I thought being a nurse would be better because of the fact that a) I know I would be great at it, b) it would be better for the...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Carrington - LPN, then LPN to RN?
    I will be working full-time as the soul provide for my wife and baby, and going to school full-time. I did it once before while single, I can do it again. I am not sure in your case, but when I...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Idaho Nursing
  6. Carrington - LPN, then LPN to RN?
    You can go to Carrington's web site and find all the info you need. However, since posting this thread, I have decided very heavily in favour of going to a REAL university. Here, it is $22,000 for...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Idaho Nursing
  7. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Some hospitals are incorporating the iPad into their everyday procedures. Doctors are using them a lot in some places. The last space shuttle to go up, went with an iPhone 4 with a NASA-developed app...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  8. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Haha. Yes, we want an iPad as well. However, it just is not in the budget currently. We are getting an iMac this tax season. New iPhone when it comes out (October? November?!). And whatever I get for...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  9. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Currently, Apple does not have a MacBook. The is the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro. MacBook Pro is not out of the question, especially considering that I can get a 13" MBP w/ a 320 GB HDD for...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  10. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Installing Windows is super easy. If you ever need help, I can guide you thru it. It is as simple as obtaining Windows and opening Boot Camp (in OS X). Was looking at getting the top of the line...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  11. How do unions work in our field?
    I am still barely a student. Have yet to begin my pre-reqs - start in Spring. But I am interested - how do unions work in this field? In the labour industry, there are many cons when compared to...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  12. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    I am so glad to hear everyone loving Apple so much! I have used Apples since the LC II of '92 (something like that) and my father ever since they came out. He actually went to school with Wozniak and...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  13. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    I built our home PC and have run XP and 7 on it. I am done with Windows. Have had it the past three years and I HAVE to go back to Mac. Yes, I COULD get something less expensive, but I will just end...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  14. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    What are some things that Nursing Students absolutely need their computers for? I understand that writing papers and doing research is huge in nursing school. However, is this all they use it for? Or...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  15. Don't move to Oregon if you're a new grad
    This has been my general take on the market there as well. I have even seen Providence hiring for positions that a new grad would qualify for. But it has always been my thought that one should...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  16. AS in RN to BS?
    I am applying at BSU this week for. I don't know how traditional universities work, so it's pretty strange to me. Like, not knowing the class schedule before even going to orientation, not knowing...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. AS in RN to BS?
    Okay, CWI (ASN) is not accredited. Carrington, however, is. Anyways, I am still on the fence... I just don't know what the best route is - and how it will all work with me working 3 on, 4 off...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. AS in RN to BS?
    GrnTea, I work with developmentally disabled adults in an apartment. I am still considering the ASN, as Salary.com shows that 43% of RN's have an ASN, while 49% have a BSN. So would it really be...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. AS in RN to BS?
    GrnTea, thank you much for your opinion. I am thinking this as well... It just may be the better deal. I would be an idiot to disregard someone with as much experience as it sounds like you have....
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. AS in RN to BS?
    If I go for BSN, that's even longer working this lower paying job; that's my hang-up. Thank you for your input. :)
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. AS in RN to BS?
    Hi all. Long-time researching into the nursing field. I am prepared to make the leap. However, I need to figure out what programs to attend. My options are: > Certificate in Practical Nursing @...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Advice for New Grad job hunt in Oregon
    Sure. Some schools call it residency, others call it clinicals. I have only heard those two references.
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Don't move to Oregon if you're a new grad
    Like?
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  24. % of grads that are employed?
    Found a couple positions like that. I could try applying to one of those.
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. % of grads that are employed?
    Ah, I see. Patient Care Technician is a CNA job, correct? I'd love to somehow strengthen my opportunities for post-grad, though I do have a minimum income I need to uphold.
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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