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  1. ECU DNP Estimated Cost?
    I have been batting around the idea of going back to school part time for an Adult Gerontology DNP. I already have a BSN from Duke, and in attempt to have both a good program at a much cheaper cost,...
    Feb 28
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  2. Encouragement for those newly on orientation/new hires :)
    Thanks for all the words of encouragement. It's always good to hear the successes :D
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. The problem with multiple preceptors...
    Thanks to everyone for their help and insight. I have done alot of thinking over the past few days, and plan on waiting everything out for a little bit longer. I like working there, and if I just...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. The problem with multiple preceptors...
    Is that I have to take a half step backwards each time. When my educator says I will be getting a new preceptor, I usually bite my lip, keep my breath hushed and low, and keep to myself. If you...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. New Nurse! Need Critical Care advice!
    I'm a new grad in critical care, and things that I usually read are the the policies and binders that we have on our floor (they are like cheat sheets for policies, drip rates, standards, protocols,...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Your Starting Salary?
    Most of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area hospitals pay in the $21-22 pay range, with like $4 diffs for nights and/or weekends. They are new grad friendly, but with student loans, living could be...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. How I got my dream job!
    Thanks for your reply. I was thinking along the same wavelength when it came to these programs.
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    "I'm going to need a larger lollipop..."
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  9. How I got my dream job!
    I really liked reading about this method, and I definitely think it's a way to make a applicant stand out, and probably bypass a few of the 'hoops' in the application process. Many of the...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. Dear New Grads
    Great story. I love hearing about people that 'keep their head up' and put in the time to just get it done. I'm really happy for you. Congrats to the max.
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Hobbies that keep your soul alive?
    I'm totally with ya, man. I spent my off time doing usually one of 4 things... lifting weights, writing, drinking whiskey, and going out with girls. Life is all about balance. Take care of your...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. 7th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    Yup, that's Laverne. Looks like I'm not eating at that Mexican place again.
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. The Patient That Helped My Patience
    Thanks for the comments everyone. I'm glad so many people can relate to my story, and it's nice to hear to each and every one of you. :D
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Protect Your Patients When Giving Promethazine (Phenergan)
    Thanks for a review of the current recommendations and policies. I was quizzed on the difference between using Zofran and Phenergan and besides the drowsiness, this is the most important difference.
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. The Patient That Helped My Patience
    People tell me I'm an easygoing guy. I can handle 3 exams in a week, or a multiple page paper that's length rivals something from Tolkien. However, we all have our breaking points, our moments when...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Help a Senior out :3
    I've yet to have any patient comment on me in a negative manner. The ones you would think would have a problem due to old fashioned values (elderly, immigrants from other countries), all respect me...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Frustrated!!!!!!! Am I alone on this?
    I understand that it's frustrating, and I agree that getting into something, anything, for the wrong reasons will ultimately end in failure. Whether it's appropriate or not, the people that got into...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Duke pay for nurses is shameful
    I'm not an RN yet, but live in the area, 'word on the street' is that a new grad can expect something in the $23/hr range, base without any differentials.
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  19. NSLIJ ED Fellowship 2012
    I don't graduate until May, but I have been interested in the fellowship after I'm finished with school. I searched the website, and there is no mention of start dates, or how many admission cycles...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. My girlfriend is afraid that I might meet another girl in the nursing program...
    Truth. Both men and women (women more though, maybe) compare themselves to others all the time. This is especially true in school because it's a competitive place. The single most important thing...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. Double standard for men?
    I don't think I've been subjected to double standards yet, however I have noticed a couple of differences between male and female interactions with professors: - I feel like males are sometimes...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Check your manliness at the door...
    I'll agree with most of this, but I'll also add that having strong male qualities also forms a foundation for a good nurse. In dark and uncertain times, someone that is strong, confident, and...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. A "dating female students in your class" post
    I don't think it makes you a bad person at all. You had feelings for her, and you got hurt, bottom line. It's good though, you learned that she in fact didn't have the same feelings towards you. ...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. Womens interest in male nurses
    Hey now, I've had more game with the ladies since I started going bald. If you're still confident, it's easy :p
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  25. A "dating female students in your class" post
    I first responded to this thread before I started an accelerated program. No that I'm about done with my first semester... My thoughts really haven't changed. After you take away the married...
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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