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  1. What happened to the shortage?
    I have finally had an interview!!!!! I felt like it went very well, even though I was really nervous. I hope it's not like when you feel really good about an exam, and it turns out to be the worst...
    Feb 9, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  2. What happened to the shortage?
    That makes sense! Good luck in your job search......hopefully we will both find something soon.
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  3. What happened to the shortage?
    Thank you! I would have never even known about Brookwood if you hadn't told me. I applied for positions online, and I have left a message for the nurse recruiter to call me back. I didn't see any...
    Jan 25, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  4. Introductions...........
    I am a brand new RN...and so proud to put those initials behind my name. :) I am 29 and the mother of 3 beautiful little girls (10yrs, 5yrs, and 2yrs old) who are just as proud of my accomplishment...
    Jan 24, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  5. What happened to the shortage?
    I am willing to drive to Birmingham! I have actually applied at UAB and St Vincent's, but haven't heard a thing. I enjoyed my psych rotations in nursing school, so psychiatric nursing would surely be...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  6. What happened to the shortage?
    I'm starting to think they lied to us about the nursing shortage. Have you ever met that nurse who really should not be working with people....EVER! So why can't I find a job, why can't I have her...
    Jan 23, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  7. Huge dilemma about relocating (new grad)
    I totally feel your pain! My husband was relocated to Huntsville, AL this past July, and I was left behind in South GA with our 3 daughters to finish my last semester of Nursing School. I have...
    Jan 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    I PASSED the NCLEX-RN!!!! :heartbeat:D:p:yeah::redpinkhe:lol2: The pearson trick worked to ease my mind, and it was accurate.
    Jan 8, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    :uhoh3:I'm in Alabama. They do not participate in Quick results, but they post test results to their website with your confirmation number IF you registered to take the test online with the Alabama...
    Jan 6, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    Oh, gosh...I hope you're right...according to the trick, I passed. I won't know for sure until Friday morning when the BON posts the results. Until then, I will stare at my computer screen and pray...
    Jan 6, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    OMG!! I thought I was going to throw up!!! I took the NCLEX this morning at 0800, and it was by far the hardest test I have ever taken. The computer turned off a 75 questions, and I wasn't...
    Jan 6, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. ExamCram Simulated Exam Score
    I am currently working on the CD-rom from NCLEX - RN exam cram, and the answers and rationales are consistant with what I have been taught throughout nursing school. I have several friends who used...
    Dec 24, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. What would you do?
    I agree with gninab. The patient was NOT fully assessed. We all know what assuming things will get you in nursing.....either a dead patient or a lawsuit. So, my personal view is that this guy's...
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. IV push test?
    It may also have something to do with knowing that you need to flush the line before you push a med, make sure you know the time over which to push the med (i.e. nexium is over 3 minutes), and when...
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. LPN or RN What should I choose?
    I am also a mother of 3, and it actually takes about 3 yrs to complete an ADN program. They require completion of a certian number of core classes before they will allow you to begin the actual...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I cant decide on nursing or not please help
    Are you planning on going into nursing only for the above stated reasons? You really need to evaluate your career path if money, hours, and absence of gorry things is your motivation. I don't want...
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Alabama RNs need a good union. A quick poll.
    I agree 100%! I just want to be the best nurse I can be. If a union could make me a better and more effective nurse...then that would be the way I would have to go. I just don't understand why...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  18. I'm not really a nurse until I sign "RN" after my name
    I agree that it is sometimes difficult to rely on networking, but networking could easily involve a letter of reference from a clinical instructor or a past supervisor. If a hiring nurse manager...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Alabama RNs need a good union. A quick poll.
    I guess it's mainly the idea of being forced to go on strike. I don't see how that could ever be feasible and allow a nurse to keep her license. Wouldn't you have to abandon your patients if you go...
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  20. Alabama RNs need a good union. A quick poll.
    I'm about to be a Registered Nurse, and I plan to go to work in Alabama. I did a little research on unions, and this is what I found. "Unions were incredibly useful back when Jimmy Hoffa started...
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  21. Why I want to be a nurse!
    I have always thought that someday I would become a nurse. My mother is a nurse, my grandmother is a nurse, my aunt is a nurse, and my cousin is a nurse. So, you see, itís in my blood. In 2002 I...
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. What's your story? Why did you take up nursing?
    I have always thought that someday I would become a nurse. My mother is a nurse, my grandmother is a nurse, my aunt is a nurse, and my cousin is a nurse. So, you see, itís in my blood. In 2002 I...
    Aug 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Darton College anyone
    I don't think they try to "weed" people out, so to speak. I think it's more the fact that it takes strong people to be good nurses. The instructors are kittens compared to some of the patients or...
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Relocation to Huntsville
    I'm relocating from Leesburg, GA (Albany, GA is the closest large city).
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  25. If healthcare reform resulted in salary caps of $40k for nurses would you stay?
    This is really sad to say, but I made more money working at a department store make up counter. Nursing is hard work ....mentally, physically, and emotionally. Would it really be fair for them to...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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