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  1. No one will give me a chance
    Home health, flu clinic, snf, assisted living, etc....there are plenty of opportunities in nursing. Yes, those aren't acute care settings but it could still provide you invaluable experience (and not...
    Oct 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Traffic tickets and BVNPT Application process
    grats
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  3. NCLEX and licensing with 2 OLD DUI's
    It took them about a year and a half to grant me the ability to sit for the NCLEX and I was given an unrestricted license after their investigation. I only have one but I got it during school so it...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  4. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    This was my very first job after licensure California (bay area) 35/hour new grad flu clinics
    Oct 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. NCLEX and licensing with 2 OLD DUI's
    Agree with Meri, you have to start getting letters from your instructors (yes they are going to have to know about you DUI so they can address is in their character letter). They are most likely...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  6. PICU new grad job offered
    Thanks for all your input......it seems like I better learn as much as possible when I have my 10 weeks with a preceptor before I get thrown onto the floor on my own
    Sep 30
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. PICU new grad job offered
    I was offered a new grad job in a PICU at a california hospital and was wondering how demanding the PICU is? I never saw myself doing peds after licensure (especially in PICU) but was lucky to get an...
    Sep 30
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  8. need advice for Nursing school
    seems like you're going to have to enter a nursing program here in the USA to ever become an RN in the US
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  9. Take a refresher course? Practice as an intern? Review for inclex? What to do first!!
    Agreed, an ADN who graduated a month or two ago that is eligible to apply for any US employer and in process of getting their BSN will look a lot better than someone who graduated with a BSN years...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  10. How Does an RN make more in Sacramento than San Diego????
    If you get into a state-run teaching hospital (UCLA, UCSD, UC Irvine) I hear the benefits aren't too bad as you can get into CALPERS. Someone correct me if I'm wrong
    Sep 19
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Sacramento colleges.. Advice needed
    There are plenty of RN jobs for new grads with associates but I doubt you'll be able to stay in the sacramento area. Also, try San Joaquin Delta in Stockton which has an awesome program and plenty of...
    Sep 19
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Tele RN with 10 year experience try to find a job in Sacramento area.
    Sacramento can be perceived as boring until you live there and find out that there is so much to do. The pay for RNs isn't as high as they bay area but you can make a pretty good living as described...
    Sep 19
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Work visa for Bsn rn
    Might have to start looking into getting a Master in Nursing degree as I feel like this may be the minimum for foreign educated nurses now
    Sep 16
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  14. So is ADN- RN really a waste of time?
    There is actually a good amount of hospitals and SNFs hiring ADNs here in California. Most of them are willing to chip in if you decide to get your BSN while working also. The hiring freeze is slowly...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. It's here: BSN only hiring in hospitals
    Though i'm an ADN graduate this can only help the profession. This is paving the way that eventually one must acquire a master's degree to become a nurse. Nursing is one of the few professions where...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. For-profit colleges' alumni often in debt and out of work
    Agree wholeheartedly with Balto in that people are believing that anyone can become a nurse so they head on over to their local vocational school and pay tens of thousands to train to become an...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. My success story. California brn with a dui.
    Depending on where you live i'd say have patience and start looking for a job outside of nursing for a little bit. I got a DUI in nursing school and it took me about 2.5 years to finally get my RN...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. For-profit colleges' alumni often in debt and out of work
    The pitch sounded too good for Lakeisha Hall to pass up. An aspiring nurse, Hall already had secured a coveted spot at Solano Community College, which required students to take tough courses like...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. New Grad with recent DUI; denied licensure
    So after about a year and a half I am very happy to announce that the BRN has dropped their disciplinary actions against my application and I am free to take the NCLEX to get an UNRESTRICTED license....
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. My success story. California brn with a dui.
    As bpowers stated, its probably better to get a letter from a psychiatrist (MD or DO) in addition to the one from your psychologist. Remember that it is up to you to show proof that you are...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. New Grad with recent DUI; denied licensure
    I am also in a similar situation (1st time DUI during school). What someone recommended here on the forums is to go to a MD or DO psychiatrist that is an addiction specialist and have them do an...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  22. Calif. court rules nurses can give anesthetics
    "nurses who are trained as anesthetists do not need a doctor's supervision to give anesthetics to california hospital patients, a state appeals court has ruled." read more:...
    Mar 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Poll: As a male in Nursing school, my goal/desire is to work in this area....
    Any area that hires me after I graduate :crying2:
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  24. The 2010-2011 HRSA Nursing Scholarship
    Just FYI I heard my analysis that with the federal government shutting down and the stimulus money running out they are thinking about cutting a majority of the scholarship recipients or even...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Ex-Nurse Guilty of Aiding Suicides Online
    A former nurse accused of seeking out depressed people online and encouraging two to kill themselves was found guilty Tuesday of aiding the suicides of an English man and Canadian woman. ...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News


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