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  1. Length of your monitoring program?
    Just out of curiosity, what is the length of your monitoring program, and which state's program are you in? I am in CT's HAVEN, and it is 5 years! I have another 3.5 years. Seems like it will...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Updated info re: new grads in CT?
    Back in 2011, the starting wage was slightly higher than acute care hospitals. I believe it was $29/hr. When I left for New Britain, I took a $0.50 pay cut/hr.
    Dec 9
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  3. Potential problem with new work monitor
    I just received an e-mail today from my new supervisor at work, who I informed about my monitor program last Friday. She wants to contact HAVEN, my monitoring program before I go to work on Thursday....
    Oct 6
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Angiotensin II in Systolic HF
    Does angiotensin II have the same effect in systolic heart failure? That is it increases preload and afterload?
    Sep 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. APRN licensure
    Has anyone completed a nurse practitioner program while in a monitoring program? Will this affect me when trying to get my APRN license if I have been fully compliant?
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Shame in seeing former coworkers
    I worked in an ICU when I was confronted for my addiction to opiates. I thought I'd never see any of my coworkers again, but as it turns out, THREE are in one of my classes for my NP program this...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Wrote thank you e-mail after interview...
    I had the shadow today and am debating on whether if not to send another email.
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. Wrote thank you e-mail after interview...
    ...then was told I was going to shadow for a day. Should I write another email to manager? I wish I would have waited till after the shadow!
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. Problem with therapist
    Thank you for the replies! I will my case manager tomorrow. My therapist also says she is going to contact her and "touch base." I'm nervous what is going to come of this.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Problem with therapist
    Hello all, I have been in CT's HAVEN monitoring program for a year now, and about 6 months ago, when I began my job search, my therapist told me she would not have a problem supporting the lifting...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. NPs, critical care?
    I was just accepted into UConn's ACNP program and am a part of CT's HAVEN program. So yes, it is possible!
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Fall 2014 Admissions
    Going to UCONN's ACNP program starting in Fall.
    Apr 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  13. Where have you applied? Gotten your acceptance/rejection letter yet?
    Where all did you apply for NP school? UCONN MSN Which school is your first choice and why? Well, I guess that would probably be UCONN! The program quality and value cannot be beat in CT. They...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Np pay related to years as an RN
    is 180k common in Boston?
    Apr 2
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. I got accepted to UCONN
    I applied pretty early to the ACNP program--back in Nov, I think--and found out I was accepted in Feb. sometime. The phone interview was pretty straight-forward. The program director asked me about...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. ACNP salaries
    I have this website that features ACNP salaries: http://practicalnursingsalary.org/CT/1/salary/Acute-Care-Nurse-Practitioner-Salary The figures seem a little optimistic. Anyone familiar with...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Possible to switch tracks?
    Hello all. I am accepted to the ACNP at Uconn for starting this Spetember. I am having second-thoughts about the ACNP track, and am wondering if it too late to change to the FNP instead. Has anyone...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. NP School Interview
    I am having an interview for an ACNP program. I am very nervous about telling them I am in a monitoring program. Has anyone had school interviews while being monitored? Any suggestions?
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Most important undergrad classes for admission
    thanks for the responses. I still have a ways to go before I apply to school. I'm currently working tele, and hope to get into our ICU within 6 months. Just wanting to see where my GPA stands in...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. Updated info re: new grads in CT?
    Gaylord will be looking to replace myself because I'm leaving for the Hospital of Central CT in early March! Gaylord is a good place to start.
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  21. Most important undergrad classes for admission
    Do CRNA schools focus on particular classes when admitting students? I have a science GPA of around 3.8, but my overall GPA is 3.52. Will I be just an average applicant or above?
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. Is There Truth To This?
    It is most definitely fact that a hospital will hire a BSN over an ADN. Simply more education. You're right that more clinical experience is obtained with an ADN degree, but it is still less sought...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  23. Already have BA..which nursing school is best for me?
    I say go for the BSN if you can. It'll be much easier to go back for your master's or go on to management positions in the future. Southern is definitely the best choice for the accelerated program....
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  24. Is There Truth To This?
    Don't be insulting. Yale may hire a few ADN nurses, but they HIGHLY prefer BSN nurses as do other magnet status hospitals. They need BSN nurses to keep their magnet accreditation. Most other...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  25. Need some opinions on my dilemma
    Hello fellow nurses. I'm a new grad who has been orienting on a medical LTAC floor at Gaylord Hospital. At the time I accepted the position I had applied to over 100 hospitals and Gaylord was the...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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