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  1. Acute Care Pediatric NP
    I am going to apply. Hopefully, by the end of this week. My biggest issue is this paper we are supposed to write. I keep writing, changing, rewriting!! It is driving me nuts! I just want it to be...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. Acute Care Pediatric NP
    Yes owler, I am still interested! I want to see all of my options. I do meet the criteria for USA and some others but the cost was a big thing for me. I actually wanted to pay for school (as much as...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. Acute Care Pediatric NP
    @rnmindy…So far,USA is where I'm heading since the cost is great and the lack of extra hoops to jump through is a good option too. @.sheryl. …yeah I don't know about any other schools but the...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Acute Care Pediatric NP
    Hi All, I have decided to go back to school for my AC-PNP. Unfortunately, I live in a state that does not have this program, so I am looking at online programs. So far, I know there is Rush, UAB,...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Resume Question
    Hi All! I have been a nurse for almost 2years now. In the past year I have maintained my full time job. I also did home health and I taught clinicals for nursing students. Worked on a PICC team...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  6. any rags to riches stories
    I cant say that this is actually rags to riches, but definitely how life comes full circle. When I was 15 I had my first child, who was born premature and with many birth defects. I had him at a...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  7. You might be a night shifter if...
    you stand patiently waiting at the elevator at 730 am. someone else walks up and actually pushes the down button. At 1830 on your off days you are looking for coffee
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 6 months as an RN!
    Congrats!! I feel the same way! I started in June of 12 and I do feel myself settling in with my coworkers and patients. I love my job (I'm a pedi cardiac nurse) and I look forward to where...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. I feel like everybody hates being a nurse!!!
    i agree that people do come to these forums to vent..I love my job. I do have days where I think what the heck just happened? The day was long and crazy but I still love it none the less.
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How did you *know* your specialty and when?
    I knew when I had APII in my pre reqs that I liked cardiac. I figured I would work in a CVICU or step down. I also knew I didnt want to work with kids! Figured there was no way I wanted to deal with...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Hello! Who Is Taking Their Nclex Exam End Of July
    Well I just took nclex and really if you are doing fine on kaplan and did fine on the other study materials you will do fine on nclex. Most people syke themselves out more than needed. Nclex is for...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Hello! Who Is Taking Their Nclex Exam End Of July
    what are your scores on kaplan? are they low?
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. I passed NCLEX!
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. NCLEX Jitters!!
    I think the main thing is study questions! I dont think you have to drive yourself crazy with them but definitely study them. I did the Lacharity book and I think that was great because i had a lot...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. NCLEX Jitters!!
    ok after 75 questions i was done!! the screen went blue and i thought i would puke! i came home did the pvt and got the good pop up!!
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. NCLEX Jitters!!
    Hi All! Ok its that time for me! I take nclex this morning and I am starting to get antsy. I have had butterflies in my stomach since yesterday. Trying to calm myself and pray!
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Junk in the trunk
    I have the same size butt and I love koi and greys anatomy they have more space in the thighs too which is also an issue for me.. the drawstring holds it together!
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. 100-200 questions per day
    I was told that I should do 100 a day and that should be sufficient. I am working out of the Lacharity book now and use Saunders in addition to that.
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Studying less and less as the program goes on
    The main thing to do is study smarter not harder. Read the material then do questions over the material. Read the rationales of the stuff you missed it will still stick
    May 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do you have family members who are nurses?
    My mom is a nurse. I have an aunt that is a LPN and a aunt who has passed that was a CRNA. I just graduated from nursing school and I have a sister who just graduated from ultrasound school. Needless...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Introducing dorkus maximus
    The only downside to graduating is that I dont have a reason to go school shopping anymore! I will still buy the cute pens though!
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Does the BSNs get paid more than ADNs hold true across the board mostly?
    the facility i work at pays .60/hr more for BSN over ADN/Diploma nurses.
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Jobs During Nursing School
    I will say it is a great idea to get a job while in NS. Most hospitals hire their techs first before any outside GN's. In my class, we graduated last week, all the techs have jobs. And I don't know...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Nurse:Patient ratios
    Im a GN but on the unit I work on it is a 3:1 ratio. It is a cardiac unit.
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. anyone out there in st louis?
    From the limited info that I have heard, I was told that they don't any longer. They only hire nurses with a license, so no new grad programs, but that is just what I heard.
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing