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  1. Making progress in reaching my goal
    I have not taken any graduate level courses yet! If I do not get in on the first try (which I'm not getting my hopes up for), then I am going to take more courses to boost the GPA and show them that...
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. Making progress in reaching my goal
    Hello! I'm 23 and I've been pursuing my goal of becoming a CRNA since I was 17. The last time I posted in the forum, I was still in nursing school and was precepting in the Neuro ICU. A lot has...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Can a registered nurse live comfortably with their salary?
    Yeah I'm certainly leaning towards a certified 2012. And Acuras are very reliable, so I'm pretty comfortable with purchasing a used one. Even with buying a certified 2012, the price drops by about...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. Can a registered nurse live comfortably with their salary?
    Thanks! Yeah, I'm not expecting to be able to get any overtime until I've been working for a few months. And I'm also going to get a PRN job! :-)
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Can a registered nurse live comfortably with their salary?
    Yes. Like I said, after all my bills, groceries, car payment, insurance, etc.. I will still have $600 left to save. If I only work one overtime shift each month, I can save $900. Which adds up to...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Can a registered nurse live comfortably with their salary?
    I was wondering the same thing. I just graduated from a BSN program in Alabama, and I would really like to purchase a new or slightly used Acura TSX. I start my new job on the Cardiothoracic ICU in...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Neuro ICU
    I'll definitely watch out for that! I'm planning on saving a chunk of my check each month so I don't have to borrow as much money when it comes time to stop working & begin the program. Certainly...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. Neuro ICU
    In addition to that, the program that I am applying for allows students to take a graduate-level research course that actually counts towards the required credits in the CRNA program. I plan on...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. Neuro ICU
    The unit does receive TBIs.. a lot of MVCs, I've seen several gunshot wounds to the head, etc. I am also applying at 2 CVICUs to keep my options open (I love neuro, but I also have a strong...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. Neuro ICU
    Hi there! Thank you for the wishes. Here at UAB, the neonatal ICU is actually the RNICU (regional neonatal ICU), and the neuro ICU is NICU. My apologies, I should have clarified that! ...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. Neuro ICU
    Absolutely! This definitely wasn't an overnight decision. It's been my dream to become a CRNA for about 6 years now. I live in Birmingham, Alabama and there are two CRNA schools here (UAB and...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. Neuro ICU
    Hello all! Just joined the site because I am nearing graduation, and would also like some input on CRNA school. A little about me: I'm in my last semester of a BSN program, and I'm currently...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist


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