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  1. When did you realize that "newbie" wouldn't cut it in the ER?
    As a new-ish grad. I had the mentality of I'm entering "YOUR" territory. You've been here longer than me and so you know more than me. I took my precepting days as a day of learning. Everyone had a...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. What's the longest er  wait time you have Even seen
    Here's a documentary about the waiting room. I use to precept here and well the waits were up to 2+ days. People would come in at 5-6AM and bring a blanket and anticipate the wait. The Waiting...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. NCLEX: April 2013, Raising Passing Standard?
    Saw this from a friend: https://www.ncsbn.org/4220.htm
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. When someone mocks you for being a nurse
    Just tell them how much money you make... and they'll shut up.
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Nclex RN tomorrow 12/15/12
    Just calm down and take the test. Don't let your nerves take the best of your judgment.. Don't get all concerned about how many Qs you get or whatever.. answer each questions as if it were your last....
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Anyone seen any all-white shoes?
    I'm a personally a running shoe wearing kind of guy, and I couldn't imagine wearing any clogs or anything else, but this was pretty popular. Nike Air Max 90s. 12042
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. Salary
    I complete agree with Joe, it REALLY varies on which hospital you are in. I have a friend who works in in VA, and gets $19/hr. California is a great state to work in, but super saturated. In Southern...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. Shift diff
    It varies hospital to hospital. Some don't have differential, and some don't offer time and a half after 8 hours. I know several hospitals who just do 12s and those last 4 hours are not considered OT.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. Kaiser New Grad 2012
    Just keep looking. You really have to know someone who works internal who will really know. I feel like a lot of the Kaisers anywhere in CA aren't really offering a lot of new graduate programs.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. Alameda County Medical Center RN Residency
    My friend was selected for the position. Not sure how many others or what else. But from what I heard, you do get sent a behavioral test if you qualify.
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. PVT does NOT always work...
    So we all thought it works.. I too was a believer of it. So my friend who took the test back in August failed. Got the "bad" pop up/credit card page.. then a few days later got the letter with her...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Won't get a job in 2 years? - ADN student in South Carolina
    California is TOUGH. I got super lucky on the position I'm at, especially in the market right now. But rumor says, 2014 is "the year". Like what everyone says, keep applying. Here are tips in...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  13. Carilion
    Anyone else get an interview/call-back?
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  14. carilion roanoke memorial hospital,
    Anyone get any call-backs or interviews?
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  15. NCLEX Kaplan Practice Scores 2012
    I know how you feel, and that happened to me as well as all of my classmates. Here's what I did to get a bigger sample. Anyone feel free to participate. The more people involved in that, the more...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. NCLEX Kaplan Practice Scores 2012
    SATA is an above the pass line question. You don't have to get all of them right in order to pass. As long as you get the next question right, then you should be fine. It's going to be impossible to...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Accepted! Now what?
    Be ready to in an environment where the ratio is 8:1
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. PVT Integrity POLL!
    I had forgotten about that option. My friend also had that as well. (and he too also passed)
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. PVT Integrity POLL!
    As you can see, options 1 and 4 proves that the PVT trick works, 2 and 3 makes it not.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. PVT Integrity POLL!
    Okay, I have had this discussion with ALL my friends and we all so far have seen only positive results when it came to the PVT trick. So I thought that if we had a poll on whether/whether not the...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. NCLEX Kaplan Practice Scores 2012
    I was scoring around that range on NCLEX 4000 and passed. NCLEX 4000 is generally focused on content questions. It has great review on topics so it would definitely be beneficial to use, but I...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. NCLEX Kaplan Practice Scores 2012
    Don't worry too much about numbers, focus on your mentality going into the test. I know you're not going to feel 100% ready for the test, but just as long as you have a general concept of what is...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. NCLEX Kaplan Practice Scores 2012
    From what I heard, the readiness scale floating around here is invalid. (as confirmed from my Kaplan instructor). She had told me that people usually who score roughly 50% on the Readiness, are 90%...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. *Official* Post Your Nursing Class Sweatshirt
    So at my school, I saw other cohorts produce awesome sweatshirts, so I thought of a creative idea to make one to represent our cohort. My sister who also is in nursing who was the cohort behind me...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Samuel Merritt ABSN Spring 2011
    Congrats everyone! See you all in the Spring! I just started my BSN here SMU!
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: California Nursing


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