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  1. To the unemployed new grads... what ARE you doing?
    I was just reading an article the other day on the CNN app, stating that the nursing market has been flooded and due to the economy that older nurses are not retiring so new grads have no where to...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. No, I'm Not a Beauty Shop!
    I agree with you but by time you finished explaining that to her you could have had her earrings back in.
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  3. Florida nursing shortage?
    Nurseamanda I will def. check out the places that you mentioned. I did stop in several small towns that I liked in between tampa and Kissimmee. Still close enough to the ocean but far enough from the...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. Florida nursing shortage?
    I fig it deoended on what part of Florida that you moved to whether or not jobs are available. I own here in ohio with 4 acres of land. Yeah homes are cheaper in Florida than ohio. I am thinking if...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Thank you
    I just recently joined allnurses. And I have to say that I have found the majority of the threads to be insightful. One thread in particular caught my attention today and I just wanted to put this...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Medication & treatments on midnight shift
    I don't know how many nurses say this out loud but, god bless the aids. If it were not for the aids then us nurses would be hard pressed to get our jobs done in an Expedient manner. I try to advise...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I received a "write up" warning at my LTC
    Wow, LTC. I remember those days. Taking care of up to 40 people on a hall all alone with one aid, working 90 hrs a week because nurses quitting or getting fired constantly, pain pill seekers, and...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Florida nursing shortage?
    Ruas61 I love the pic. Fav. Character from twd. Funny I went to school to become a hospice nurse. Besides behing one of the most humbling experiences in the world, I don't believe that anyone should...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. Florida nursing shortage?
    The message was on the application by endorsement site. Before the application scrolled up, the message came up. Looking for volunteer workers and money to help with the shortage.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  10. You might be a night shifter if...
    Omg, I have done all everything that has been posted lol lol. Checking the mail at 5p in pajamas. The Walmart people know be by name now. Staggering in at 7a and telling everyone good night when I...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Florida nursing shortage?
    This news is somewhat disheartening. I am an LPN with 6 yrs experience in pediatric critical care. I live in ohio and work independently making about $70,000 a year. I knew I would have to take a pay...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. New RN frustrated with coworker behavior
    One of the many reasons that I became a nurse is that I thought that if someone takes the time to go to school for a degree, that they must me intelligent, well spoken, responsible individuals. Well...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. I don't like nursing school :( will I hate nursing?
    I think that "hate" is such a powerful word. It takes energy to hate something, meaning that what ever is expending energy from you is gaining energy from you also. I really did not care for nursing...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Florida nursing shortage?
    This summer I am hoping to relocate to Florida. While on the Florida board of nursing site I noticed that a statement was issued about a nursing shortage in Florida. And they were Asking for...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. goody goody nurse gets in trouble ??
    It depends on the severity of your employers complaint and how much they push it. The board will most likely contact you and ask if this firing was justified and your side of the story. They may just...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. You might be a night shifter if...
    If you wake up late for work and just throw scrubs on and run out the door. You forget about doing your hair and makeup. No one important will see you anyways, ans sleep is more important than...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How do you all like to start your shifts?
    I do private duty nursing and my liens is 3. So my night starts by setting up his feed and meds. Then we play, then my only responsibility besides him is staying awake at night. Which usually...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How much training did you get?
    As a new grad I was told that I would get 10 days training. On the 4th day a nurse called off and I was thrown to the wolves. And yeah, I mean thrown to the wolves. No med count, no report, or...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. I just feel like giving up...
    I know it's hard, but def. try not to be discourage. This advice may come as being a bit unorthodoxed but when I first graduated nursing school I went into the heart of my city and found a job easily...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. Spanish
    Thanks everyone for the insightful words. Do you think that using Rosetta Stone as a method of learning Spanish will look as good on my résumé compared to taking a course at my local college?
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Spanish
    I am interested in taking Spanish classes. Can anyone tell me if they have taken Spanish classes and were able to use it in their medical field to make more money?
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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