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  1. LPN to CNA/PCT
    You can try. I just know that no hospital in my area will hire you unless you have 6 months scrub experience or have graduated from a scrub program.
    Sep 8
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. LPN to CNA/PCT
    Most hospitals want scrub experience. So even if you are an LPN, if you don't have experience, most ORs won't hire you.
    Sep 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Scrub tech/first assist
    I agree. I'm a scrub tech who has been in the OR 6 years. I work with a nurse who has been in the OR now a year and he thinks he knows everything and treats me like you-know-what for being "only a...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. You just got accepted.....
    I good printer. I have a Brothers printer/scanner/copier that I bought on sale for $100. It is awesome! And it's wireless:)
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Are We Truly That Gullible?
    I read that one yesterday. Hilarious! I love that site:)
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Icu preceptorship - need advice!
    I start precepting in ICU in about two weeks and I am scared to death:) sorry I can't be more helpful though.
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Senior Student!! Any Advice? Like precepting?
    Congrats OP on starting your senior year. I start my final semester Monday and have a crazy load also with precepting. Should be interesting. We can do!! There is a light at the end of the tunnel:)
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. nursing classes offered at night??
    Look into a community college. I am in a Nights/Weekends program at a community college in a near by state.
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. School Denied accreditation
    That's not necessarily true. I know managers who won't hire from certain school in our are because of the reputation of the program or because she has hired students from those schools before and the...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Ideas for a thank you gift?
    I had a guy who took a bunch of call for me this past year and stayed late at work for me when I was supposed to work late. I found out what his favorite restaurant was and got him a gift card there...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    I'm sorry. I didn't realize the OP was talking about a specific post. I thought they were just talking about in general. Yes, sometimes people are attacking the OP. Sometimes they are sharing an...
    Aug 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
    I don't think people are necessarily responding with a personal attack against the OP. People come to this site for advice but they may not always like the advice that's given. That's not an attack,...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Keep my cell phone......or landline
    I hate mass text! I don't need to see the replies of 100 other people. Mass text drive me crazy!!
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I feel I should not have failed this test
    And I'm sure there was probably a conversion table in those pages you had to read.
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I feel I should not have failed this test
    Was there a conversion list anywhere in your syllabus, paperwork, first day of class notes? What does the the book day? Ours has always been 2.5 cm per inch.
    Aug 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Calling it quits after 17 years....
    I'm sorry about the situation but congratulations on your sobriety!
    Aug 8
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Is scrub role still a thing?
    The hospital I work for still hires scrubs.
    Aug 7
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  18. Coworker is Innappropriate
    If I went to my manager with a problem like this, her first response would be, "What did she say when you talked to her about it?" We have a chain if commanded we are required to follow at work...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. No medical experience, can't work in NS, will I get a job?!
    Your work at clinicals and during your preceptorship can make a huge impression on nurse managers. They will get to see your work ethic and your skill set. Think of it as a semester long interview:)
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nursing School Makeup (clinicals)
    Congrats on starting nursing school! As for clinicals, yes, eyeliner is too heavy of a thing to wear. We (like a previous poster stated) were told our first day to wear light makeup only. The direct...
    Aug 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What are you doing to relax??
    Me too! This past weekend I left the house once. Other than that, I stayed in my pajamas and read a book. It was glorious!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Compression socks
    Thanks!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Compression socks
    I am on my feet all day at work and am about to start wearing compression socks. What brands do you wear and how much compression (8-10, 15, 20) do they offer? Thanks guys!!
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Worst semester ever!
    Thanks for the support guys. I know I'm not the only one who has a bad semester in Nursing School. I am loving my time of between semesters! It's nice to come home from work and take a nap!
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Worst semester ever!
    Again, I never said that I hated nursing school. And I understand real life stress. Working in the OR can be highly stressful. It doesn't mean that I am having a mental breakdown or that I can't cope...
    Aug 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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