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  1. Commute 1 1/2 to work
    Thanks everyone. I decided to apply. I'll see what happens!!
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Commute 1 1/2 to work
    Yes I have small children but my husband works from home and he's very understanding and does what he can to help advance my career. I just found out I can catch the subway to work if I don't want...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Commute 1 1/2 to work
    Hello everyone, I currently work at Walter reed national military medical center on a med/Surg floor as a float nurse. I've been there for about 8 months. I recently saw a job posting for a nurse at...
    Jul 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. NVCC applying for Fall of 2014.  Class of 2016
    Hi everyone. I'm planning on applying Fall 2015 for the LPN-RN program and be part of Class of 2016. I have to take microbiology and there isn't a 8 or 12 week class for it so I have to wait until...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  5. Less stress being a bedside RN or CRNA
    I'm working in a military hospital on a med Surg floor and have learned a lot!
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Less stress being a bedside RN or CRNA
    Ok. Good to know😊
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Less stress being a bedside RN or CRNA
    Wow that's a long time in the ICU. A lot of good experience to be had. Does your experience in ICU really help with being a crna?
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Less stress being a bedside RN or CRNA
    Thanks for the reply. Great information. I'm a LPN hoping to become a RN next year. I'm deciding between anesthetist or NP. I've shadowed both. I used to work with crna's in a GI clinic so I'm...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. Less stress being a bedside RN or CRNA
    Hello. I was just curious about this. Do you run around like a chicken with its head cut off too??? Do you deal with patients families? What are some of the similarities and what are the major...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. Student Applying to NVCC For Nursing Program Starting in Fall 2014 & SPRING 2015
    I am an LPN too interested in they LPN-RN program. When is the deadline for spring 2015?
    Jun 11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. Global health college or nova
    Hi everyone. I'm interested in attending Global Health College or NVCC The only concern I have with NVCC is how competitive. I recently moved from Illinois to NoVa. I spent 6 years waiting to get...
    May 29
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  12. 12hr days vs 12hr nights in a hospital
    I like working nights but miss being home at night. Shift diff really helps too. I love being home during the day, even if I'm sleeping! We have self scheduling and I switched from working 3 12s in...
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. 12hr days vs 12hr nights in a hospital
    Hello! Just curious whether there is a huge difference between the two. I work 12hr nights and am thinking of switching to days. I'm married w/3 kids 16, 7, & 2.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Pre-reqs at NVCC
    Does anyone know how competitive NVCC's program is? I was also thinking about going to one of those quick RN programs but they're so expensive.
    May 1
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  15. Pre-reqs at NVCC
    That's awesome!
    Apr 30
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  16. Pre-reqs at NVCC
    Thanks😀
    Apr 30
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  17. Pre-reqs at NVCC
    I checked it out. Looks like I only have to take microbiology. I'm a LPN now. Do you know if I can go this route or would I have to go the LPN-RN bridge program?
    Apr 30
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  18. Pre-reqs at NVCC
    Hi. I just read your post. I recently moved into the area and haven't heard of NVCC online RN program. What's it about?
    Apr 29
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  19. New to Med-Surg nursing
    Here's an update!!! I am finally feeling less overwhelmed. I'm starting to get a routine. The main thing is to make sure you have good time management skills or develop them real quick. I work...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  20. New to Med-Surg nursing
    Thank you for the great advice!! I'm so excited to get this position. I've done 2 days on the floor. The first day I questioned why I went I to nursing lol. The second day was much better!!!
    Jan 11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. New to Med-Surg nursing
    Hi everyone! I just landed a new job on a med surg floor. Although it's very hectic, I love it. My background is in geriatrics and sub acute rehab. Does anyone have any tips? I'm learning a lot so...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  22. Walter Reed
    Float nurse in the hospital & internal medicine clinic
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Walter Reed
    Hi!! I was just hired at Walter Reed. I'm starting 12/5. Does anyone else on here work there? Either in the clinics or the hospital? What's it like? How friendly is everyone( coworkers, providers,...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. Working on  2 different bases at the same time
    Thanks this is good to know. Guess I'll have to make a decision
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Working on  2 different bases at the same time
    Hi. Does anyone know if its "allowed" for a civilian nurse to work on two different bases at the same time?
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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