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  1. ANCC Medical Surgical Certification
    Unfortunately their study questions from the AMSN site are on backorder. Ugh.
    Oct 5
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. cmsrn
    I am also planning to take this test in a few weeks and hoping someone can help with what to study!~
    Oct 5
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Taking CMSRN exam in 1 week
    I am taking this exam the ASMN one. I want to purchase the books, but they are on backorder. How frustrating.
    Oct 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Med-Surg Certification
    SABR which books were the most helpful?
    Oct 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. Advice on obtaining CMSRN? Does it help in job placement?
    Can any of you recommend which study material was the most helpful? I am trying to study without spending a fortune on books that won't help! Any resources for free practice questions?
    Oct 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  6. certification
    Which one are you taking? ANCC or AMSN? When are you taking it? Please come back and tell us how it goes!
    Oct 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. ANCC Medical Surgical Certification
    HI there, thank you for your review of this. I am thinking of sitting for the CMSRN exam via the AMSN and I am having trouble finding any tips on which books resources to use to study. I wonder what...
    Oct 3
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. looking for a new job in ATL
    What part of Atlanta? Traffic in the city can be horrendous. A region would help us make recommendations.
    Feb 25
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  9. Favoritism with working(or not working) holidays
    So what are you guys doing about it? Are you just going to let it happen, or are you going to approach your nurse manager all together to ask about it? I would definitely ask my nurse manager about...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Salary vs per hour for floor nurses
    I would never take salary as a floor nurse. It is rare that I get my lunch breaks and it is common that I have to stay late. I cannot see any positives to having my pay salaried. If I was you bet...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. Does Anyone Actually LIKE Being a Nurse? (Slight Venting)
    I think it is definitely worth trying another unit or two. They all have their positive and negatives. But take a look at all the floors and see what is out there. Before throwing in the towel, there...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Co-worker asked how much I make an hour
    At my workplace, new grads are paid a starting wage between 18-24 an hour. Imagine the fallout when a new grad making 18 finds out someone else is making 24. I'd be mad if it were me. Usually the...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Meet nursing managers or wait for HR?
    The floors are extremely busy, the managers are extremely busy, and I think you might get sent away or not have a chance to meet with a manager. A better avenue might be to work through your...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Fired at last week of Orientation and need advice.
    Ok, first things first, This stuff happens. The most important thing is to look, honestly, at how you made the errors. Be honest with yourself. And have a plan for how they will not happen again....
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Co-worker asked how much I make an hour
    Here is a life lesson I was given at a young age from a wise coworker. Whenever someone asks you a question such as this (something personal or wildly inappropriate) turn it back around on them....
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Burned out and hate nursing
    THat sounds like a dream! Hire me!
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Night shift unintentional weight loss
    Initially I had nausea on night shift and lost weight. Eventually I got used to it and ended up gaining weight. But when I was losing weight I started drinking protein shakes, they helped. Try...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  18. What brand of scrubs do you prefer?
    I like greys anatomy and Landeau tops. I like Cherokee, but they fade too much.
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. D50 for blood glucose protocol vs juice/snacks, your thoughts
    My facility does po intake first unless patient unable to eat or is unresponsive.
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should I consider a career in home care as a new graduate nurse, bsn?
    I don't think it is a good idea to take any job in which you will be on your own until you have a year of experience. Nurses have so much to learn when you start out. Sorry, it's nothing against you...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. When the nurse becomes the patient
    I think you should wait on any complaints until after you have your baby. At your next stay you will have to be your own advocate. Speak up for yourself right from the start. Be nice, but ask their...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. New Grad Interview was strange...advice please.
    You are kind of stuck until they offer you a position. Then you can ask THEM for all of the accurate info. An offer should include all of that information and you can ask for the offer in writing....
    May 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Home dialysis feels like sales??
    I have been curious about home dialysis because lately I have seen a TON of postings for jobs. Why the influx of home dialysis? It is hemp in my area that I keep seeing and that is what my background...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  24. $16 an hour pay rate in east tn---normal?
    What are you? Rn? LPN? Paramedic?
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  25. Has anyone left bedside or floor nursing with less than 3 years experience?
    I think it depends heavily on what area of the country you are in. In New England EVERY job wants at least 3-5 years acute care experience. In the Southeast you are good with about a year. You need...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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