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  1. shorter time, bigger debt...smaller debt, longer time
    I would say that it depends on the job market in your area. Personally, in my area LPNs and RN new grads can find work relatively quickly. You can make a nice buck as a LPN while going back to school...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. The weekly addition to the workload...
    I understand how u feel. I'm not a nurse but i hear this from family and friends who are nurses. The higher ups view nurses as a dime a dozen and when they feel they can suck one dry with the...
    Oct 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What is in your opinion the best shift for new nurses to work?
    I think 3-11 is the best shift in terms of learning. You get familiar with admits, discharges and more skillful with med passes in the LTC on this shift. I think that 11-7 is a little more relaxed...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Are nurses high in demand in California?
    I think you already know the answer to that question, based off your other posts, and post periods about California and nurses
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. How much did you owe in loans after earning your BSN?
    I agree with litchi, go to a cheap community college and take all of your pre-reqs and then transfer to a university to get your bachelor's degree, preferably a state school since they tend to be...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. What cities hire new RN grads?
    I think physician assistant school is a nice alternative to nursing. Great pay, collaborate with doctors and nurses alike, plus they are in demand. You can get a bachelors, masters or an associates...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Is it harder to find a job as an RN with an ADN only than with a BSN? (San Francisco)
    Lol telling it like it is. If i see another question regarding employment in Cali I'm gonna go crazy. OP, Cali have a surplus of nurses, EMTs, Paramedics, etc. They also have one of the highest...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Wilderness first responder?
    The more knowledge is always better, but they do have wilderness emergency medical tech programs that are like a semester long. Its pretty interesting and intense. Shows you what to do in rural areas...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. LPN or Medical Assistant
    Even more, not trying to center around money, but i have never known of a medical assistant to clear over six figures a year, but i do know LPNs who have done so, usually average 60 to 70 thousand a...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How Long?
    Thanks, but i was just looking at how things have changed over the years when nurses were in dire need and were hired asap, but now jobs are simply scarce for the most part
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What else can I do with a LPN degree besides working @ bedside?
    I know a few lpns that refuses to work bedside. They have years of experience and work long term as a wound care nurse, infection control nurse, MDS, or QA
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. LPN or Medical Assistant
    Hands down lpn, I am not biased. More opportunities, more room for advancement, better pay. There is a variety of jobs for lpns. You can work hospital if some still hire but that's few and far...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. LPN starting pay $26.50!
    Chicago suburbs, LPN starting pay is $27.75 and they are always hiring for nurses, due to the location, 30 minutes from the city, but the facility is in a nice area.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. random ED interview question i got asked
    yeah that makes total sense that they are looking for her rationales in handing various types of problems.... Anyways, hope you got the job OP.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. random ED interview question i got asked
    Not a nurse but from a EMT standpoint you would treat the fever first then abdominal pain and then leg pain last. Leg is last because a fracture is not a life threatening condition....wow you had a...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. the unemployed new grad survey
    Couldnt have said it any better. Most new grads feel they are entitled to a hospital position, as if it is the only way to go. You have to go into other areas of nursing in order to gain experience...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. random ED interview question i got asked
    Not a nurse but from a EMT standpoint you would treat the fever first then abdominal pain and then leg pain last. Leg is last because a fracture is not a life threatening condition....wow you had a...
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. How Long?
    you started working real early. they must was in dire need of help!
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. How Long?
    Just curious, how long did it take you to find your first nursing job after graduating and passing the NCLEX licensure exam?
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. non-rebreather vs oxymask
    From what I learned in emt school, they are different. A nonrebreather mask has a third, one way valve on the top of the mask to constrict the patient from rebreathing their own air. This is...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. can a med-surg nurse work in telemetry?
    Yes you can, and on some hospital floors, the med/surg and Tele patients are mixed together.
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. The frightening ignorance of teens having babies
    in my opinion, you cant so much blame the children. Parents need to do their jobs as well and raise their children and actually teach them right from wrong. I am glad I got a mother who preaches to...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Can an ADN nurse move into supervisory positions with only 4 years experience?
    Depends on the facility. I know for a fact that ADN nurses can take charge of the floor. I Personally know of nurses with a few months of experience out of school functioning as the charge nurse on...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nurses and Dream Specialty?
    Wishing you luck
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nurses and Dream Specialty?
    Any nurses working in their dream specialty? I know lots of nurses want to work acute care, mainly OB, neonatal ICU, Peds, ICU, and ER. For the nurses that are in their dream specialty, is it how you...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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