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  1. is nursing even a good career choice right now?
    As noted above, working as a CNA can tip the scales between you and another candidate -- experience is Always a plus! It will also help you define the areas of nursing that you enjoy the most. ...
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. is nursing even a good career choice right now?
    I'm retired so I can look back and know that my choice of professions was a good one, even tho it looks bad now. It's looked bad many times in the past 40+ years and I was even laid off once. Then...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Army Reserve CRNA
    As a former Air Nat'l Guard Flight Nurse, I can assure you that as a Reserve officer, you will have the thrilling opportunity to spend some time in a foreign country---maybe a year at a time. So,...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  4. Would you ever own a motorcycle? YES or NO?
    Years of ED nursing and more years of independent case mgt. for quads, paras and TBI --suicycles, nope, and my kids call them the same, or murdercycles. It's one thing to say you want to LIVE !...
    Aug 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Do you see yourself retiring from nursing, or will you change professions?
    Having graduated in 1964, I am already retired from nursing: Del rom, surgeon's group hosp. nurse, med-surg, ED, Air Force flight nurse, pt. ed., research, teaching, discharg.planner,marketing, case...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. flight nursing in the air force?
    I went a LONG time ago, but we had civvies and wore them to the "O" club for dinner and had plenty of time for weekends to act like women. I've not read the whole thread, but congrats on becomming...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  7. AFR In-Processing
    LOL, I can just picutre some poor EM's face if you passed him a bill.LOL It is obvously an old tradition---ck out Officer and a Gentleman, Richard Geer and the other new officers recieve a...
    Sep 20, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Reserves vs National Guard
    Just for kicks and giggles, ck out the Air National guard for positions open for Flight Nurse. I chose that route because it was close to my home and I really wanted to be a flight nurse. It's all...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Very discouraged with scared parents
    I don't know your age, but I joined the air nat'l guard at 22. this was during Viet Nam and yes, my parents worried. On the other hand, it was the best decision I made in my career. My roomie...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Feeling very military now!!!
    Absolutely great to hear from a person who looks forward to a different way to practice nursing and serve their country. I remember the first time I wrote RN after my name and I remember getting my...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. AFR In-Processing
    Well, congrats, LT! I went in as an O1 way back in '65 and flew a lot bringing guys back from Nam. It was the best experience of my career. You've already learned what you need, but i'll just drop...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. AFR Flight Nurse
    Just FYI anyone else reading this: Maxwell is in Montgomery AL, and it''s HOT there most of the year. Just so you know summer starts in April and goes till Oct. The cooler weather makes for an...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. NP considering Army Reserves
    To get absolute honest ans. I would seek the information from flight nurses in the real world, not recruters,, who have been known to slant information --- sorry, but it is true. There are so many...
    Sep 19, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. flight nursing in the air force?
    Enjoyed the thread on likely the most exciting nursing I've even done: in the air. Don't forger, reserves are not the only place to be a flight nurse, ck. out the Air National Guard (unless they've...
    Sep 18, '09
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing


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