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  1. What color are your scrubs?
    How cool about the jerseys!! I had no idea he had a namesake hospital.
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. IS MICU/SICU too much for New Grad?
    I'm in MCSICU as a new grad. I only got 12 weeks of orientation, wish it would have been more but I seem to be doing ok. It's important to remember you're never really alone and to ask for help when...
    Sep 29
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. Thinking of picking up a minor?
    I second what everyone else says. But if you're determined, do Spanish. Definitely a resume booster!
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Should I donate all my scrubs?
    It sounds to me like you have an inkling in your mind, even tiny, that you might like to change jobs in the future. So I would hang on to those expensive scrubs just in case! Put them in one of those...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. Any tips after landing a new graduate position?
    I'm a few weeks out of orientation as a new grad myself in the ICU. my advice is to not be afraid to ask questions of your preceptor, go home and study your patients conditions every night, and make...
    Sep 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. What color are your scrubs?
    Royal blue at my hospital, navy at the other 2 major hospitals in my city. Aides wear ceil blue, RT wears black. Green for surgery obviously (MDs & RNs). That's the extent of our color...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Ohio Health and OSU
    Base pay is $24.33 here without shift diff for new grads.
    Sep 28
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  8. Ohio Health and OSU
    I work for Mount Carmel. It gets a bad rap because it's not magnet, but I really like it. I think Ohio Health employees are most satisfied. OSU is unionized and you can be mandated to work an extra 4...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. A Nursing Student with Epilepsy?
    I think it's all about knowing yourself and your triggers and being compliant with your medications. I have to work extra hard to get enough sleep and it sucks not being able to drink coffee when I'm...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. A Nursing Student with Epilepsy?
    Topamax? I take it for seizures and it makes my memory so fuzzy sometimes. Kills me!
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. You know you're tired when...
    I once ran into the other room where my husband was like a bat out of hell while I was sleeping. He asked wide eyed what was wrong and I calmly replied "the ventilator was alarming", walked back into...
    Sep 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. First job...  NIGHT SHIFT....
    Did you not like the answers you got on your other post asking for advice about starting night shift? There are countless threads on this site with advice for how to survive night shift, try a quick...
    Sep 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. physical capabilty test
    I don't know exact numbers, but I can't tell you the last time I worked out and I passed. Couldn't do a pull up, can't even do a sit up. It's not anything to worry about just when you're taking the...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Benefits of Clinicals w/ partners vs. without.
    The worst! MY patient, MY IV. I threw down over this in nursing school.
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Benefits of Clinicals w/ partners vs. without.
    It seems to me like you are one of those students who is a real go getter, who would've been fine day 1 without a partner. It really depends on where you are in your education-- med/surg is where it...
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Applying for Summer '15
    I think that's very wise of you and I think it takes a brave person to admit their current situation isn't working out, especially when it means starting over again. Best of luck to you in the...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Applying for Summer '15
    Did you decide not to do the second degree program route?
    Sep 10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  18. Calling all New Grad Nurses
    1. 7 months 2. Yes 3. 4 months 4. N/a 5. Accelerated BSN
    Sep 6
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Not What I Expected
    I hated clinicals all the way through nursing school until I found the field I fell in love with (OB). I felt in the way, I felt like I was annoying the patient by repeating tasks/assessments the RN...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. OSU new grad pay
    New grads starting at $24/hr. Thats pretty standard across all the central ohio hospitals with maybe $0.10 differences. Mt Carmel, ohio health, OSU. I do know OSU and Nationwide Children's are on...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. OSU new grad pay
    I work for mt Carmel and I love it...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  22. New RN Job offers
    What are your long term goals? Do you want to work in pediatrics? Do you want to work in an MDs office? It all depends on what type of nursing you want to do. Two years is quite the commitment, but...
    Aug 27
    Forum: New York Nursing
  23. Striving to do Better
    it's near pointless to get an ADN in Columbus, so I ron think the RN-BSN or CSCC route would be a good one. The job market is so saturated with new BSN grads. It took me 4 months to find a job with a...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Did anyone find that their previous degree was harder that nursing school?
    I have a BS in biology, got a 3.3 cum and busted my butt for it too. For my 13 month Accelerated BSN, I got a 4.0 with half the work. I attribute it to actually enjoying learning and being able to...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Striving to do Better
    I did mount Carmel's second degree program, also went to osu first, also planning on OSU's CNM program here in a few years. Twins!! You should look for aide jobs in mother/baby so you can get hired...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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