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  1. Rumor about free coffee at Dunkin Donuts for Nurses Week
    I remember a year or two ago they did this, but the hours were specific as to when they would do it and it was not convenient for me :(
    May 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Pearson Vue Trick 2015 Latest
    A CPR (Candidate Performance Report) is only sent to those who fail, so that they can find out where they need to focus for their next exam. If you pass the test you do not receive a CPR, you get a...
    May 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Anyone had PVT be WRONG?
    Priority questions can be above the passing standard or below it; having one means nothing. Since the computer stopped at 75 questions, either you were far enough above the passing standard that the...
    May 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. failed the nclex second time at 75
    You do need to become familiar with the most commonplace diseases and disorders, as they are considered to be part of the basic nursing knowledge an entry-to-practice nurse would reasonably expect to...
    May 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. If you decided to be a RN, think again..
    What nursing shortage? I tend to think that the application process is as involved as it is because there isn't one, so weeding out some applicants here and there isn't a bad thing. I'm sure...
    May 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. VA nursing
    LOL...of course you can! And they are. Nurses have a TWO-YEAR probation period, meaning that there is no grievance to file and no expectation of union backing if someone is getting fired before...
    May 4
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. VA nursing
    I think you'd find, like Jules said, that experiences will vary considerably depending on what VA, in what VISN, in what State. Leadership in each facility drives quite a lot of employee...
    May 2
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Wondering if this is true or not
    Think of it this way: how do you suppose a government agency can require a private accreditation agency to declare that EVERY hospital in the State (pick a State) is now up to the standards of that...
    May 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. What's to complain about?
    Are you seriously asking this? I couldn't possibly care less if you were a male or female; my position is exactly the same. It is YOU who continually brings that into the discussion; I have made...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. failed the nclex second time at 75
    It seems that you are missing something and missing it by a goodly amount: either your content knowledge is weak enough to not allow you to get to the passing level, or your ability to apply that...
    May 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. What's to complain about?
    And here you are, yet AGAIN attacking the individual instead of the position. You claimed in your last disastrous thread that you were being attacked and merely wanted to debate a position. Ok, I...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What's to complain about?
    Having some serious deja vu from an earlier thread. :rolleyes: What I don't understand, having seen this same complaint/whine posted before (and now being dressed in much more civil tones so he...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. PV  TAKEN in result section, meaning please
    "Taken" means that you took the test....you DID take the test....so.....are you asking if the fact you TOOK the test means you passed or failed? Easy: yes, you passed or failed. If you did the...
    May 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Anyone had PVT be WRONG?
    You wouldn't have heard that here, at least not from anyone who follows changes/habits of this test and Pearson Vue. THAT would be one of those ever-emerging urban legends associated with the PVT. ...
    May 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Favorite/helpful AN phrases...
    OOH, O'Chaos just reminded me of one I love: "I win the internet today!" :D
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Headline: Nurse dies after falling from medical helicopter
    There's another thread on this, from a few days ago.
    May 1
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Every other weekend & holidays??
    FWIW, you don't need to request anything; you can change your User ID via your own user tools (Dashboard) and you can choose to delete your account or stay and learn from what others have been...
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Every other weekend & holidays??
    Ouch, THAT was stepping in it...mistake. Really. :no: I see you changed your name; you'll need to change it AGAIN, and pronto: you are not allowed to use the term 'Nurse', 'RN' or 'LPN' unless you...
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Every other weekend & holidays??
    I'm not a fan of saying "you have to pay your dues", but I AM a fan of saying "you aren't worth better pay without better experience" and "more desirable jobs to go those with more experience to...
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Favorite/helpful AN phrases...
    Along these lines, my hubby is fond of saying "I wonder who kicked her puppy this morning?" when referring to some crankity-crabby person who doesn't appear to have a legitimate reason :)
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Anyone had PVT be WRONG?
    I'll address the PVT aspect of your query. While it does happen, it isn't common that the PVT will give one indication but the reality will be something else. It MOST often happens, when it does,...
    May 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Favorite/helpful AN phrases...
    wAIIIiitttt a minute, LOL....I use that one a lot, too! Got it from a favorite CI in NS (but it wasn't you, I dont' believe, LOL....)....anyway, it's the truth!
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I think I failed...
    The "good pop up" is the one you get after submiting your credit card information and it doesn't take it, the message is along the lines of "another registration cannot be made at this time" or a...
    May 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Every other weekend & holidays??
    I think, for the most part, people tend to think of certain specialty areas as "easy" or appropriate for someone with zero experience in nursing, when in reality they don't know what really goes into...
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Every other weekend & holidays??
    A little over the top, don't you think? Maybe she should now be drawn and quartered??
    May 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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