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  1. WCEI in November 2012
    Hi there.. I was hoping to take the Wound Care week long class in Santa Clara next week but with my work schedule as crazy as it is, I'm going to have to wait till November. Would anyone like...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Is there a difference between a cordis and TLC?
    Is there a difference between a cordis and triple lumen catheter or is the terminology used interchangeably? I thought there was a difference but maybe I'm wrong. Would like some feedback from...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Can a small hospital ask Kaiser not to take their nurses?
    I currently work in a small not for profit hospital which has a contract with Kaiser. So we basically take non-Kaiser and Kaiser patients. Some of the nurses have been interviewing at Kaiser and...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Kaiser San Francisco- Parking??
    Hi there! How is the parking at Kaiser San Francisco for their employees? I will be working a night shift 2130-0700 shift-- will I be able to find parking at the hospital at 11:30 PM ; do they...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Dameron Hospital Versant Summer 2011
    Congrats to those of you who made it through the cut! There were over 700 applicants for the handful of positions posted. I am a previous Versant graduate of Dameron Critical Care Unit! We are a...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Regis University-Colorado, RN-MSN program??
    Hi there.. I'm hoping someone out there can help me. Does anyone happen to know if Regis University in Colorado school is accredited or recognized in the state of California? I'm an RN and am...
    Oct 17, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  7. New RN frustrated: can't find a residency or a job..... Suggestions?
    Good luck! It's like that in California. I was just hired on through a hospital that has a Versant Program! One of 14 positions out of 500 applicants! Hiring managers are telling me that it's not...
    Aug 21, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. VERSANT NG vs. just regular NG
    I just got hired at a hospital in California which has their new grad RN's go through the Versant program. I'm very excited- heard a lot of positive things about the Versant program. Here's a web...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Failed nclex  what to do now?
    I purchased Mosbys and Saunders NCLEX review for NCLEX and studied it mid-way through my nursing program- was scoring in the 60's-70. In my last quarter of nursing, I signed up for Kaplan online and...
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Washington Hospital FREMONT
    ..curious, is it true they were only considering applicants with BSN's? Those of you who received calls for interviews, do you have your BSN?
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. CCRN & Laura Gasparis videos
    Hi there.. I'm getting a start on studying for the CCRN. I've been reading threads about the videos from Laura Gasparis but from what I've read her videos are a little dated. Does anyone know if...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. California's 2010 New Grad RN Program
    After three interviews (which started mid-July) at Dameron, I was offered a position into their 2010 Fall Versant Program this week! I'm so excited because the competition was stiff! I'm running...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Ecstatic New Grad-- FINALLY GOT AN OFFER!
    I graduated end of March '10, sat for boards beginning of May '10 and passed! I didn't realize how tough it would be to find a new grad position close to home! I live in California (Bay Area) so...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Does anyone else like working night shift besides me?
    I'm a new grad who was just offered a full time ICU new grad position. I'll be working nights and am excited! Any words of wisdom for a newbie working nights? Planning to purchase black-out duette...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Does anyone wear MBT shoes?
    I purchased the MBT- sapatu. I have to admit they aren't the most attractive nursing shoes and my reasons for purchasing them wasn't to lose weight. I purchased them because I was getting back pain...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Best Shoes for Nursing
    I purchased a pair of MBT (Sapatu). They are the MOST COMFORTABLE nursing shoes I've worn. I work on an ICU floor and work 12's. I managed to find them on clearance through for...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. New Grad Salary in Northern California?
    ...curious, what is the going new grad salary for RN's in Northern California?
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Excited about Dameron! my interview at Dameron Hospital went well and it looks like I'll be called back for a second round of interviews next week. I found out that they want a 3 year commitment if I get hired. It was...
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Washington Hospital Fremont, New Grad
    Hi there.. Nope no word from Washington and my status shows it as being that my application was forwarded to the manager. It's been a while and I know that their program begins in September. ...
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Washington Hospital Fremont, New Grad
    Oh, so disheartened. From what I can tell, most of these new grad positions are already slated for someone. Either they precepted there or schools have their clinicals there. Unfortunately, our...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. New Grad offered a critical care job? Am I ready?
    That's great news! What state are you in?
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Washington Hospital Fremont, New Grad
    Ouch! Found out through HR this afternoon that Washington Hospital in Fremont, CA received over 700 applicants for their RN new grad program! It will be weeks before anyone gets a response!
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Washington Hospital Fremont- June 2010
    Hi.. Anyone out there apply to Washington (Fremont, CA) Hospital for their new grad program beginning Fall '10? I applied and it says that my application has been forwarded to the hiring manager. ...
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Do CEU's expire?
    Crazy question but do the CEU's expire at any given point -- I'm in California. PatientAdv :nurse:
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I am physically sick with worry :(
    Uhhhh... Skin is a barrier.. you touched it for a few seconds? Basic A&P and use your nursing judgement. I think it's safe to say that the baby and you are okay.
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion