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  1. New Georgia Nurse Practitioner looking for a job.
    keep trying!! Don't give up. I just graduated (May 5th), took ANCC 5/10...had a job back in March (so imagine the pressure...lol). Actually had a handful of interviews/job offers. In fact in the...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. CHANCES scholarship at CHOA
    I can't remember what the requirements state, but if they ask for two from a nursing professors then you should get it from them. Otherwise i think you should be fine. Good Luck!! MExarican :-)
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  3. School should help with boy's insulin pump, mom says
    correct me if i'm wrong...but in order to be a candidate for a pump isn't the child supposed to be old enough to manage the pump himself...?!?!? seems to me like this pump was handed out in error. ...
    Dec 2, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. I decided not to sign the contract.
    i think you husband is right...as adults we dont have the option of not working while we find our dream job. If we dont like a job its ok to look somewhere else...but its not ok to not bring money...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Uninsured patients
    Why do you keep re-gurgitating the same thing your politicians are telling you when there are people on here saying they don't have health insurance AND they dont QUALIFY for Medicaid...are you...
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. dayshifters please please please...
    I turn off all my phones...i will hear about it when i wake up...nice and rested. Mex
    Sep 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Uninsured patients
    You options are extremely limited. Mostly you will die, especially with cancer. If your extremely lucky and find someone or someplace that will treat you then you may have a fighting chance. But,...
    Sep 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New grad considering Travel nursing. Anyone recommend it?
    Often times as well, "The Floor" is refering to Medical/Surgical inpatient areas of which are often divided into different specialties (ex: ortho, neuro, GI/GU, etc). This term is often used in...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. "stale" new grad
    No offense, but i always laugh when i read something like this...why do you think those residencies are in place today???? It's because they realized that the new grads of yesteryear were NOT as...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. is rape reportable?
    As i understand it...usually you're not required to report (to the legal authorities) something like this because it happened to an adult. Like mentioned before, unless they are a minor or elderly...
    Mar 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Washington Hospital Center fires 16 for snowstorm absences
    something tells me that these nurses were prolly given the chance to sleep at the hospital as most hospitals offer this opportunity...they offer here in atlanta and we almost never get snow...so that...
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Washington Hospital Center fires 16 for snowstorm absences
    but YOU ARE one of those "emergency workers" and therefore you MUST show up to work!! Mex
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Washington Hospital Center fires 16 for snowstorm absences
    If you didn't want the responsibility of HAVING to show up to work even during horrible weather then you shouldnt have become a nurse! We are critical staff!!! Thats like signing up for the marines...
    Mar 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Interview help - "What do you know about us?"
    research the hospital...any awards?, any good news lately? usually all this is on their website...if you know it then say it. its never to much if you took the time. mex
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Student Nurse
    I echo JB17...are u bitter because you can't go or were told your skills are not needed?? It seems like your upset that people with "less" experience are getting to go and you are not? I have read a...
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  16. Brenau Part Time BSN Program
    The BSN program is only offered in Gainesville, both fulltime and part-time. The Graduate Nursing Programs are based on their Atlanta campus. Mex
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. Question about HIV patient
    Yes, that's correct...as healthcare workers we are often put in difficult situations where decisions are not black n white but rather a sea of gray...such is the profession. If you wanted black n...
    Jan 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Question about HIV patient
    Having a background in HIV education, testing and counseling i notice many of you are confusing what "reportable disease" means and how it relates to the health department and the criminality of this...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Question about HIV patient
    This is a classic scenario used in medical ethics discussions. As it stands, as a healthcare you are bound by HIPPA first and foremost! I would definately get the charge involved but thats as far...
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. My first code... ever
    Great first experience...you were able to watch the process! thats great...now wait until you are an RN and your expected to do something! LOL Mex
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. When to start looking for a job?
    Absolutely!! You really should have started researching possibilities back in December...many new grad residency applications open up this month and unless you have your resume in order and all that...
    Jan 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. HELP! Bombed the HESI Entrance Test
    it was also timed for me as well... Mex
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  23. HELP! Bombed the HESI Entrance Test
    It is best to wait until you finish most pre-reqs...like All A&P courses, chemistrys, maths, etc... Mex
    Nov 7, '09
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  24. More Violence in Another  Mass Hospital
    shouldnt have come into the hospital acting a fool...if you come to my workplace and act in a threatening manner and it comes down to either me or you...its gonna be you...i will not become another...
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Fall 2009 Graduate school roll call!!!
    Don't fret...your pursuing your goals!! I'm a new grad also, although i've been working in a PICU since i graduated and got my license. I'm also pursuing my FNP. Mex
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD


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