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  1. Your Starting Salary?
    Don't! With that nice paycheck comes ridiculously high cost of living & high taxes :) I personally can't wait to move out of California, even though it means a big fat pay cut.
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Different shifts in the ED
    I work 11-2330. It's hands down the busiest shift in our ER. You step on the floor & start running & don't stop till your shift is over. There is rarely any downtime on this shift but I love it! I'm...
    May 4, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Your Starting Salary?
    New Grad, RN, NSN Central Valley, CA per-diem (working FT hrs) $43.75/hr base pay for first 8 hrs Time & a half for anything over 8 (I work 12s) $1.50 mid shift differential $3.00 night shift...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. What shoes brand is good?
    I love my Alegria Paloma's! I have a hx of plantar fasciitis, so bad that I had to go on leave at one point. I tried every type of shoe I could think of with no relief. I finally bought a pair of...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    ^^^^^^ TRUTH!!
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    Wow... Bitter much?? I'm sorry - but I'm tired of people trying to dumb down the BSN. How can more education be a bad thing?? Do I think having a BSN makes me a better nurse than an ADN? NO! I was...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Any older students??
    Went back to school at 35, graduated with my BSN 2 weeks prior to turning 41 :)
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    I took the NCLEX on the 11th, after my registration page said "delivery successful" - I tried to re-register & got the good pop-up. Today - signed onto the BRN & it's official! I passed! RN! :)
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. NCLEX and Pearson Vue Trick
    I took my NCLEX on the 11th - did the PV trick & got the "good" pop-up. Today I logged into the BRN website & it's official! I passed & I have a license!!! Wooohoo - trick works! :)
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Modesto Junior College ADN program
    Math 90 is a requirement for all... past & present applicants
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Modesto Junior College ADN program
    That is terrible! They actually told you that in orientation? Seriously, a 50% retention rate does not say much about their program! I love MJC... but if that number is accurate, they need to be...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    My iphone is seriously my saving grace... I wouldn't know what I was supposed to do or where I was supposed to be without it!
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    don't need those till toward the end of the semester when you do your mentor days at the hospital... but I guess you could get them now. I think they sell them now at the bookstore on campus. oh...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    You'll get most of your supplies for skills on your first day in skills lab. You'll need a stethoscope - but don't bother buying an expensive one at this point... they grow legs! Really I can't think...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    Just remember to breathe.... :) First year is tough & you will feel overwhelmed... just remember that you WILL make it through, just like we all did. Keep up (ahead) on your reading & don't fall...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    If you buy your books from Amazon... be sure to sign up for their free Prime shipping... everything to your door in 2 days :) Amazon Student
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    CONGRATULATIONS CHESSIE!!! :yeah: See, I told you not to give up hope! So happy for you! @Court - If I remember correctly, orientation was a lot of listening to the instructors tell you what to...
    Aug 4, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    ------ is hilarious! You can't get ANYTHING from her! She's got the best poker voice I've ever heard! lol
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    Chessig - I'm not sure what you mean? When do I start this semester? :)
    Jul 26, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    Never say never! We got 3 new students during the 1st 2 weeks of class after 3 others decided to drop. That first week of reality scares off a few sometimes ;)
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    Yes - you will be required to take a BLS/CPR class for healthcare professionals :)
    Jun 10, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    :yeah: Congrats!!!! :yeah: Courtcatt is going to be a :nurse:!
    May 26, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    The furloughs have been rough on everybody... teachers & students included :(
    May 16, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    Hi! I'm finishing my 3rd semester at Stan... I'll try to answer some of your questions. -If you've already been accepted into the nursing program - go ahead & start your immunizations... they take...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Anyone hear from CSU stanislaus for fall 2010?
    One step closer Courtcatt!! :) And congrats on your acceptance to SFSU happynow :yeah:
    May 15, '10
    Forum: California Nursing


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