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  1. Graduating in December 08-Info about hospitals
    I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but I wouldn't expect to start out immediately in a level I trauma center in Portland. Unfortunately, there is no nursing shortage in Portland so many of the...
    Mar 10, '08
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. I'm moving to Portland, OR.  What's the salary range in the area?
    Starting in January 2008, the base pay for an RN with no experience working day shift will be just over $28 / hr at Providence Portland Medical Center. The other Providence hospitals in the Portland...
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  3. Best/Worst Places to do Clinical in Portland
    My best clinical experiences were St. V's orthopedics floor (my first rotation in nursing school - 2006) and the cardiac ICU at Providence Portland Medical Center (2007). Worst clinical experience by...
    Oct 14, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  4. Best Bsn Program In Portland?
    I would agree that OHSU has a strong track record; however, they have not been impressive in recent years in their undergrad BSN program. In fact, look at the latest startling NCLEX pass rates for...
    Jul 17, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  5. What # of questions did u pass the NCLEX with?
    My wife and I both had 265 questions and passed. We took the exam 5/10/2007 and found out this afternoon (about 24 hours later) via our state's board of nursing website were our license numbers were...
    May 11, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Newbie to this forum
    See the link above to the University of Portland's website. Each year Providence Health & Services offers a number of scholarships to the University of Portland that covers tuition for your BSN in...
    Apr 15, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  7. UP Providence Scholarship
    There are definitely a lot of students in my class who finance their education at U of P. If your choice is to attend nursing school at U of P and finance your education or not attend nursing school...
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  8. UP Providence Scholarship
    Hey KrisPDX, It seems Providence was advertising about 75 Providence scholarships for both the May and August classes when I applied (there are about 140 combined students in these cohorts);...
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  9. UP Providence Scholarship
    Just a quick clarification on the "tax issue" related to the Providence Scholars program. Tuition at University of Portland for two years + a summer session (nursing school at University of Portland...
    Apr 10, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  10. UP Providence Scholarship
    Good luck with everything. PM me if you have any more questions regarding the Prov Scholars program of U of P in general. - Evan
    Apr 7, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  11. UP Providence Scholarship
    Tofutti, Fortunately, my wife and I (both Prov Scholars) were placed in specialties we hoped to work in. Several Prov Scholars were not able to be placed in their specialties, but have the option...
    Apr 6, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  12. UP Providence Scholarship
    Hello, I'm a Providence Scholar who will be graduating from U of P in four weeks! I only applied to U of P when I was interested in nursing school and have not for a second regretted my decision....
    Apr 6, '07
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  13. "Diploma Nurse preferable"
    snowshooz, i hear over and over again on this board that diploma nurses or adns may have more clinical experience than the run-of-the-mill bsn nurse. in response to your comment of feeling bad...
    Jan 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. gpa 3.2
    I see that several of you were accepted to Anesthesia school (or at least granted an interview) with sub-3.3 GPAs. What kind of science GPA did you all have, and which courses were factored into your...
    Nov 10, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. Science Grades
    i'm curious to hear from those who have applied or been accepted to nurse anesthesia programs on what the average applicant's science grades look like. i know that there is no single answer for this,...
    Nov 3, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. Critical Care?
    Hello all, I'm getting close to choosing a unit to complete my senior capstone experience (which usually turns into a job after graduation). I have a contact on a CRU (Cardiac Recovery Unit) who...
    Aug 5, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  17. Need Clarity For Planning School
    First off, welcome to the Oregon Nurse Forum! I assume by education classes you are referring to the prerequisites necessary to attend nursing school. You can take your prerequisite courses from any...
    Aug 1, '06
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  18. USAF Nurse Corps / ASBC
    Hey there, I think ASBC (aerospace basic course) is for line officers only. Since you are in the medical corps you will attend special training pertinent to your medical field in the Air Force....
    Jul 29, '06
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. Nursing School Grading Scale
    Hello there, I'm wondering what kind of grading school you have (or had if you're graduated now) in your nursing school. At the University of Portland an A is 95-100, A- is 91-94.9, B+ is...
    Jul 29, '06
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  20. Accelerated BSN programs
    I can imagine that most successful students completing an accelerated BSN versus a traditional BSN might have a better handle on time management when they graduate. Will this make them more prepared...
    Jun 11, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. Army Reserves
    I'm interested in possibly joining the Army Reserve Nurse Corps (IMA program) after I graduate from my BSN program in 2007. It seems like a few of you know quite a bit about the Army reserves, so I...
    Jun 8, '06
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. shift differential
    5.25 or 5.50 night 2.25 evening
    Jun 7, '06
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  23. Ohsu
    I was wondering if any of the applicants to OHSU (Oregon Health and Sciences University) found out how many students applied / were interviewed / accepted to the school this year? Also, would you...
    Jun 5, '06
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. Air Force IMA reservist
    Hello all, I will be graduating in May 2007 with a BSN and am very interested in joining the Air Force as an IMA reservist. I was wondering if any of you (from any branch of the military) could...
    May 30, '06
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. boards
    I don't know about your respective states; however, in Oregon you can check the state nursing board website (verification section) and it is updated before the official NCLEX results are returned to...
    May 17, '06
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)