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  1. ER Workflow
    My first ER was 10 beds, 2 nurses and one doc, no techs and a triage nurse until midnight. Now in a level 1 PEDs trauma center it's 3:1 occasionally some of us will pick up a 4:1 if another...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Nurse extern positions in Michigan!
    University of Michigan runs student extern programs. Contact recruiting for more information
    Jul 19
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  3. What to do next after BSN and 1 yr of RN experience?
    Try UofM they have stable vent units in both hospitals.
    Jul 19
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  4. Military Move to florida
    That is why the hospital did it that way, they are more strict than FL
    Jun 27
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Shoes for Nursing School!
    Best person to ask is a current student in your program or a faculty member. What we think might be acceptable may not be acceptable for them
    Jun 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Florida Hospital ED NIP
    Check the Florida boards, there are quite a few posts about this. Good luck!
    Jun 21
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Military Move to florida
    Almost every nurse I worked with in FL that was from the Philippines took NCLEX for CA then transferred the license to FL by endorsement. Look into a refresher class or review class since so much...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Suggestions for new RNs in MI
    The UofM health system is pretty much only hiring BSNs now I got lucky and landed my job when Mott's opened and they needed a lot of people fast. Just keep trying and apply for every position that...
    May 12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  9. Specialize in Pediatric AND Adult emergency care?
    We Orient new grads in our ER for 6 months, 40 hrs a week, some of it is classroom and some of it is on the floor, they also complete TNCC, ENPC, ACLS & PALS. Experienced nurses get 12 weeks
    May 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Azure College graduate advice?
    You can find on the BON website the pass fail rate of every nursing school in the state, that would be your best indicator or the quality of the program
    May 8
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. Favorite thing about working at University of Michigan Health System?
    Always learning was a big draw for me. I'm now a unit preceptor for new grads and I LOVE IT! My first one is almost ready to leave the nest and fly on her own :-) I also think it's a fantastic...
    May 1
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  12. Western Governors University (WGN)
    The one I am referring to is in Athens OH http://www.ohio.edu/nursing/rntobsn/#.U2IoBxnD_qB
    May 1
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. Western Governors University (WGN)
    Since this is an OH I took a stab in the dark that they were in OH. They serve I belive a 5 state area.
    May 1
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  14. MDC has a PA program
    Maybe it's the start of a new trend in PA education? And the cost is grad level too, for that price I'll take a Masters level program. Most of the PAs I work with in the emergency setting were...
    Apr 29
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Western Governors University (WGN)
    I looked into them but found Ohio University had an RN - BSN program that is roughly 6500$. That is even than cheaper than EMU and it has the same accreditation as UofM and EMU but they are 100%...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  16. MDC has a PA program
    The prerequisites to apply are almost equivalent to a AS degree, more interesting would be to see how transferring the license works out as every other PA program I have looked into was a Masters...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. Suggestions for new RNs in MI
    There were several a few weeks ago, we are interviewing now so I'm not sure what the other units are doing. It takes time any where but the U seems slower.
    Apr 26
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  18. Advice on good schools....
    I went to school in FL so I don't have personal experience with nursing schools but depending on where you want to work you may need to go right for your BSN
    Apr 22
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. Need Advice!!!!
    They usually hire in groups that coincide with graduation times of local colleges. You have to haunt their job pages to catch them.
    Apr 21
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. Working crazy hours
    I used to do the 100 hrs a check in Florida to survive, but now in MI I work my 40 and still bring home more so I'll pull some OT occasionally and my unit offers it up in 4hr blocks so all I really...
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. How is the job market for new nurses in Detroit, Michigan?
    You would have to go to each hospital's Web site and search for new grad positions, keep checking because it can change weekly. For example, the UofM just hired 16 new grads for ER, yesterday we...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  22. Vibra Hospital experiences
    I think the "if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" motto is in effect on this thread....
    Apr 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  23. Advice on good schools....
    When you pick a school you should also check credit transfers in case you wish to go back later for a master's program. Some of the private options are very expensive and when you try to transfer to...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  24. Need Advice!!!!
    Heartland, Lake Placid and Wuachula are new grad friendly BUT you have to really pizazz with your resume and interview as the local college produces approx 36 new grads every June and they do their...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. South Florida Nurse:Patient ratios and pay
    Florida pay is notoriously low, you get paid in sunshine lol some areas is even with cost of living, in others not so much
    Apr 12
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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