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  1. Definitive Care Unit
    Hi everyone, One of the hospitals in my area has a DCU - Definitive Care Unit. Does anyone know what DCU is? Is it the same as stepdown ICU or Transitional ICU or Progressive Care Unit as they...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Average Salary - Experienced RN in Boston
    Does anyone know what the average salary is for RN's with over 2 years experience? I have experience in transitional ICU (step down ICU). Please advise. Thanks!
    Nov 5, '09
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. Excelsior MS Nursing Informatics Program
    Thanks everyone for the input. I work in as nurse in CA and the CA BRN has issues with Excelsior's nursing programs. If I get a MSN nursing informatics degree from Excelsior College, will it be...
    Oct 30, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  4. Excelsior MS Nursing Informatics Program
    Hi all, Is there anyone out there who is currently in Excelsior's Nursing Informatics program? The program seems to be new. I just need some opinion for someone who's already in the program. I've...
    Oct 17, '08
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Is $28/hr the rate for an experienced nurse or new grad?
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  6. Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Thanks Alex. Approx. how much is the starting salary per hr. for nurses with over 1 yr. of experience at BWH?
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. Brigham & Women's Hospital
    Hi all, Is there anyone in this forum who works at BWH? I'm currently working in a hospital here in San Francisco & looking to move back to Boston next year. I work in TICU - Transitional ICU. I'm...
    Oct 3, '08
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  8. MSN Programs - Min GPA 2.5
    Are there MSN Programs out there (in class or online) that require a minimum undergrad nursing GPA of 2.5? Please advise - thanks! :wink2:
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Passed Boards
    congratulations!!! i also passed the nclex-rn recently. :cheers:
    Jan 13, '08
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. I passed he NCLEX
    Hi all, I just got the result of my NCLEX-RN yesterday and I PASSED. I'm so happy. I'm glad the stress of taking the NCLEX is over. Good luck to those who will take the exam soon. :yelclap:
    Dec 26, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Studying for NCLEX
    Hi all, I need an input from those who passed the NCLEX-RN the first time. How did you prepare/study for the NCLEX and how much time did you reserve before taking the exam? Right now, I'm unsure...
    Jul 20, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Officially a GRADUATE NURSE
    Congratulations!!! I graduated this past Sunday receiving my BSN. I'm so happy that nursing school is over :yelclap: Now I'm focusing on my NCLEX-RN review. :w00t:
    May 23, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Pinned and Proud
    Congrats! I had my pinning this past Saturday, the 19th and undergrad commencement Sunday the 20th. I'm glad that nursing school is over. Now onto NCLEX-RN review. :monkeydance:
    May 23, '07
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Preparing for NCLEX while working as a GN
    Thanks for the advice!
    May 12, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Is nursing your second career?
    Nursing is my THIRD career. I have a BS in Chemistry, Computer Programming diploma & a MS in Information Systems. My first career was a chemist and second was software engineer. :biere:
    May 4, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Preparing for NCLEX while working as a GN
    Hi all, For the GNs who worked after graduation and took the NCLEX before the end of their training/orientation and passed it the first time --- how was your experience like when preparing for...
    May 2, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. TB Skin Test
    Testing positive on Matoux skin test does not indicate that you have active TB and are contagious. It just means that you were exposed to the TB germ (airborne) and your body produced antigens as a...
    May 1, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    I'm 36. I will graduate this May. This will be my 3rd career. I have a BS in chemistry, computer programming diploma and a MS in Info Systems. Planning to combine nursing and computers at some point...
    Apr 16, '07
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  19. Failing NCLEX While Working as a GN
    Hi everyone, I'm just wondering what happens to you when you start working as a GN (with a temp permit) in a hospital and taking the NCLEX before the end of the training and FAILING the exam? Will...
    Apr 16, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Transitional Care Unit
    Hi all, Can someone tell me what a Transitional Care Unit is? Is it part of critical services of a hospital? Is it a good unit to start for new graduate RN nurses? Thanks!
    Apr 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Wishing to work in California, from another state
    Hi all, I'm planning to move from NY to CA after I graduate on May 20. I will be starting a new grad training in a hospital in CA on July 23. But I'm a little worried that CA BON takes longer to...
    Apr 14, '07
    Forum: California Nursing
  22. NCLEX Prep Materials
    Hi all, I'm just wondering what NCLEX materials do I need that will make me well prepared for the exam. I have the NCLEX-RN Sauders book. It looks thorough. But I'm thinking of taking the KAPLAN...
    Apr 11, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. El Camino Hospital
    Thanks! I checked SJSU's website and no luck finding the webpage with new grad program list. Can you post the link? Thanks again.
    Mar 17, '07
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. El Camino Hospital
    Hi all, Does anyone know if El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, CA has a new RN grad program? Thanks! :D
    Mar 17, '07
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Preparing for NCLEX
    Hi all, I know that everyone says to take the NCLEX exam as soon as possible after you graduate nursing school. For someone who has not taken the NCLEX and started the new RN grad program/training...
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum