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  1. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    What I really wanted know with this thread is about the other new grads, with or without a job--did the honeymoon phase/excitement wear off after about a year either way? I think a year is about what...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    wendy, I just do not want to put myself in a situation where the patient load is unsafe to begin with and the whole losing licenses issues. The Board would probably look down on the safety issue even...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    I am unemployed somewhat by choice, in that no, I am not doing LTC. My area hospitals are on hiring freeze. I will move. I applied in other places, I get interviews, one or two jobs are outstanding,...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    glycerine, I was a PCT for a short while. My point is this--whether it is healthcare or regular jobs (non-healthcare), you are typically over qualified when you get a license. I wasn't comparing...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    HouTx, no I am not drinking or doing any drugs. I get very worried that I will come out with a false positive (like a benign substance causing a positive) because my substance of choice was alcohol....
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    Lynda, I do not have debt. Mine was free because my mom taught at the school. I actually switched majors three times, nursing being the last obviously. Nursing had nothing to do with the money, I...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    I think one of my biggest fears is that not only do I not get a job, but if I do, would the excitement return? It scares me to think I am so exhausted that I am not excited about a nursing job. I...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    lori, no one is saying we aren't happy for you and OP. But, as someone who can write RN after their name (upon getting a job), and those who are actually working as nurses, there is reality. I can't...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    lori, I am not a veteran nurse. I did not go into nursing for the money. I actually like public health. I want nursing students to realize that it is not sunshine and butterflies; there is reality....
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Odd questions about job postings, etc.
    Sometimes, they post positions that they have no intention to fill.
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  11. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    I am from a relatively small area. Not podunk, but small. I know between the school I graduated from and surrounding schools, they put out 200+ nurses a year (probably more). So, yeah, where I live...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Aren't You just Incredibly Proud?
    I am a nurse...why would I be jealous? I want something that is not something 10 out of 12 people are doing. Everyone and their grandma is becoming a nurse because they think it will bring good...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Honeymoon phase wears off after a year--job or not
    So, I have come to the conclusion that the excitement of being a nurse and everything that goes with that newness wears off after a year...employed or unemployed. I still do not have a job and I...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. It's Tough Out There!
    Good luck! I know the health systems where I am are on hiring freezes due to finances because of Affordable Care Act. They are re-structuring and are on a hiring freeze to prevent loss of jobs.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    Are they a nursing student?
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New Grad States & Relocating
    East TN is on a hiring freeze.
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Reported to board and other agency sends a letter reporting too!!
    Is it the national databank on healthcare providers or something to that effect?
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. CEU requirements for nurses and NPs
    It looks like it is LPNs, not NPs. But, yes there are going to be requirements for practical and registered nurses.
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  19. How do people fail the NCLEX ?
    KJ, I passed NCLEX first try 75 questions, I walked out thinking I failed...I didn't think it was that easy...I had studied things in terms of scenarios, so seeing straight forward questions was hard.
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Looking the proverbial horse in the mouth
    Part time and as needed job combos have always been best for me, ESP for longevity.
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  21. Extremely Overweight Nurses
    CurlyKirby, welcome to the "Rock the Boat" club. That is all. I am small and thin, but when I have been on the patient side of things, I did have overweight nurses and they were really good. Not...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Don't know if I can keep going
    Are you able to move in with a family member? Have you tried dialysis or public health?
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Board of Oklahoma
    You must disclose all of it when asked. That being said, even if Kansas' application doesn't ask that stuff, now that you have applied in OK, it will probably be in NURSYS. They check NURSYS as...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  24. Instant Gratification
    I had a good laugh at this. Don't forget your life vest (you know you'll need it; sometimes it can get pretty rough on AN). :sneaky:
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Thought I would have a job by now. Getting depressed
    What the heck is going to happen when all these new grads without jobs look into other careers/jobs and do not come back to nursing and the older nurses retire? You will start from scratch and the...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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