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  1. How much do new grad RN's make in Houston, Texas?
    These numbers look about right. I'm a GN in the med center so I know.
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Will computers take over the CRNA profession?
    Who puts in those central lines and intubates?
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. Will computers take over the CRNA profession?
    Robots are not doing the surgery "on their own". Surgeons behind a window are still controlling the robotic movements, etc. For example: the DaVinci. ATM, these type of surgeries last forever from...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  4. Help!Do I have to disclose my medical records?what about hippa?
    I feel that yes, you are worrying too much. Basically if you don't show them your records, it raises suspicion because they told you specifically to bring them. = no job for u. FYI medical...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. At long last... I'm in the club!
    congrats to you guys. I am in the club now also! GL to us all. to benm93: to snag such a job as a gn, look for externships now if it still isn't too late, and request for the cvicu or any icu....
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. SRNA BLOG
    Iceman! How many years of ICU did you have before you applied? And how do you get recommendation letters from managers or directors if they hate having GN's get 2 or less years experience and just...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. New grad interview help
    Have you ever had a clinical instructor evaluate you? If so, you should have come across some weaknesses that they should have pointed out to you right there, unless you're perfect :) Those...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. What do you wear to an interview?
    wearing a suit is fine, just make sure it is not too loose/big and not too small but looks "fitted." To solve the "boring" funeral look, just wear a colorful shirt under the suit jacket.
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. I feel so embarrased and feel like harrased...
    hahahaha, this is funny. "no biggie". poor guy...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. New Grad (sort-of) Quit or be fired, for NOT "fitting-in"!
    thanks so much for sharing your story. I am a new grad also, hopefully that won't happen to me :( GL
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. When to apply for a job
    its never too early in my opinion. The worst that can happen is HR will tell you to apply a little later, in which case you continue to bother them until they begin taking applications, and then...
    Jan 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. BSN at UT-Austin
    yea i got one from the volunteering lady at Brack, a Microbio professor, and I think my SHINE lady. I may be wrong, it's been a while. your GPA is not bad, but if u can, turn in ur completed app...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. BSN at UT-Austin
    Yeah my gpa was a 3.8 the 1st time i applied but with 0 hospital volunteering. The 2nd time i applied, it was around 3.6 but with 40 hrs volunteering. Weird, huh. I would keep it above 3.5 if I were...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. BSN at UT-Austin
    i just graduated and got a job (although some ppl still haven't, due to the economy and competition). I think that 7 months should be enough, it sounds more then what mine was (like 40 hrs in ER),...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. What is the first thing you are going to buy once you are a nurse?
    a motorcycle!
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. What color scrubs do you wear?
    its not too bright and looks good on guys aka me
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Tell me your favorite things about being an RN!
    It would have to be walking into a room and saying: "Hi, I'm ___, I'll be your NURSE today" instead of "Hi, I'm a nursing student, FEAR ME and my DANGEROUS, SHAKY HANDS." (as sweat drips off...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  18. Men nurse new graduate job markets
    You are right in thinking that it is hard to find a job as a grad nurse now but in the near future I believe it will pick up. The economy seems to be getting better. I highly would advise getting...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. Is Being  a Male nurse hard?
    It's easy. You have your work cut out for you just by having a penis. Men follow the money, so that's where they end up, because they got bills to pay. Women, who knows what they do.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Guys: what made you want to go into nursing?
    Because it is rewarding at the end of the day after I providing care for pts in need. bwahahaha JK. It's for the girls, duh.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. AN Addiction Strikes Again
    I need to go to a 12 step program bc of this addiction.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  22. Help! NEED STETHOSCOPE ASAP!
    u cannot go wrong with a littman. Just don't get the cheapest one. But obviously, not the most expensive b/c you are a broke student. Truth is, you don't need a fancy one, you're not going to make...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. do you wear those clogs?
    ... I really despise those ugly clogs. I'd rather drag around bloody, MRSA infested shoes.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. What color scrubs do you wear?
    RN's wear royal caribbean here. RT's wear navy blue, I am so jealous, sigh. Makes me want to quit nursing and become an RT, almost.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    "Your pain is a 10? Liar." haha
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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