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  1. Simmons College School of Nursing FNP online program
    hi guys! just stumbled upon this thread. i got in to the simmons march 14' cohort also! i do have to take the biology refresher course though. so i guess as long as i get an 83 or higher in that...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. How To Get a Job As a New Grad Nurse
    wish i read this sooner! i was one of the ones that sent out hundreds and hundreds of online applications. generic cover letters..etc. in the end, it worked out for me. but it was tough. landed...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. nj salary survey
    just got hired at bayshore. new graduate $26.00 base pay. extra $1.50 for BSN. $5.00 night differential. not sure if there's a weekend differential. extra $0.50 for masters. extra $2.00 for national...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  4. How long do you have to wait for OFFICIAL RESULTS?
    dont remember how long it took me to get those results. but i remember it took a very long time. dont wait for it. honestly, it's very vague and wont tell you much. nothing that you dont know you're...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  5. interview adivce
    there are other threads here as well as a whole section dedicated to this. but to answer your question real quick: be confident. do your research/homework on the facility. ask questions. bring...
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. 1st Nursing Cartoon caption contest - win $100
    I heard from his wife he's in the doghouse for staying at work so late.
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Graduate nurse without job...Advice Please!!!
    i am from NJ too. new grad RN jobs at a hospital are hard to come by, but they're out there. what part of NJ are you from? i just landed an interview at CentraState in Freehold for a new grad...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. My first nursing job interview!
    good luck! and just practice the basic interview questions. they probably wont ask anything too bad. nothing that you cant think of at the top of your head anyway. in my experience, the few...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. Need Help Choosing Between 2 New Grad Jobs
    anyone? i need some honest opinions. not some "do whatever you feel is best. weigh pros and cons" etc..
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Male nurses student and skipping OB/L&D clinicals
    though you're not interested, it will definitely make you a better, more well rounded, nurse. OB isnt all just looking at women's vaginas. you'll most likely look at newborns and everything as well. ...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. What is a fair way to curve an Exam grade?
    i agree. i think if you're going to give points away, it should be even for everyone's test. despite which questions werent counted and so on. but then again, i'm against the whole curving thing...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. OPINIONS? PLEASE
    take it! i know i would is there any pay difference jumping from night to days?
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Will I survive Felicain college?
    congrats! never heard anything of the program. but good luck! also this NJ section is kind of dead. i dont know how many responses you'll probably get.
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  14. instructor says nursing is not for me..
    sounds like your teacher gave you tough love. given that she didnt seem angry. she definitely went about it in the wrong way though. saying nursing isnt for you is unprofessional. she should be...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Hunting for first job...
    apply apply apply. that's really the only advice you need. if you're looking for a hospital job. that will be very tough. not impossible though. for those, i would just suggest an awesome resume...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Need Help Choosing Between 2 New Grad Jobs
    Ok so here's the deal. First job I already accepted their offer and begin work this Monday (2/6). It's for a private practice surgery center. Dealing with various surgeries from abdominal to...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Head-to-Toe Assessment
    practice practice practice. over and over. it's like learning the lyrics to a song. if you get stumped, just remember your anatomy. as you're working your way down the body, just remember what is...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. NCLEX 4000 is confusing me... question
    check what the rationale says
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Interview with Plastic/Cosmetic Surgeon
    yup! dress up. i dont see why you wouldnt dress up for any interview for that matter
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  20. Ortho neuro new grad
    well, this might be specific to MY interview. cause i recently had one for an ortho unit. they were really pushing customer service. healthcare is getting patient oriented now. not so much "let me...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  21. Salary offered seems too low
    WHAT?! where do you live that they're offering 18 an hour for a night shift ER position?! definitely try to go higher. but dont walk. like the 2nd poster said, they know they can easily give the...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Nurse to Patient ratio
    10?! that is unsafe. from what i've heard, it's around 6. maybe 8 on a super busy day. but that's pushing it. i know many of the people on the orthopaedic section on Allnurses say they get 5 max.
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  23. Rn schools in NJ
    i've actually heard william patterson has a really great program. never heard anything about low pass rates though. i just graduated from seton hall's program this past august. overall, i'd say...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  24. Appropriate Response
    every interview i have been to have asked if i was searching for other jobs, if i had any interviews, or if i had anything else set up. seems as though it's somewhat important to them.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. Calling HR for position rejection?
    agreed^^. get used to it. not to put you down, but it's very competitive out there. not every application you fill out will get you an interview. out of the many (and i mean hundreds..) of...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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