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  1. Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioners, how marketable is this role?
    Anyone working in this role? How are you liking it? I've been accepted into a Nurse Practitioner program and was undecided on track. I'm interested in Psych or Acute Care.
    Mar 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. University of MS Medical Center
    Hi, I've applied to the RN-MSN FNP track at UMMC for this summer and was wondering who else out there has applied. Was thinking we could come here and update each other as we wait to find something...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. New to PACU; question about how "bad situations" are dealt with typically.
    I am a PACU Nurse as well and we also don't do overhead pages because essentially everyone you need is already there. All of our PACU Nurses are ACLS and PALS certified and if something occurs we...
    Jan 10
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  4. Considering Traveling
    I'm an ICU nurse with a compact state license. I am currently working in MS, never traveled before. I'm working at the hospital in the small town I grew up in and am 35 now and wanting something...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. Considering Traveling
    Thankyou so much NedRN. Do you have a travel agency you recommend?
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Considering Traveling
    Hi all, I'm considering travel nursing for this summer. I haven't signed up with an agency yet but I've been researching Parallon and Fastaff and most of the info I find is from previous years. I...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Does everyone feel like they can't do it?
    Those feelings are common. I'm a new nurse as well, I've only been nursng a year and a half. I started in an ICU fresh out of nursing school and I've felt that way multiple times. It's starting to...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New Grad in ICU feeling terrible...,
    Hi, I just want to say you are not alone and hang in there :) I am a new grad in the ICU also, I've been off orientation about 2 months. I have good days and difficult days but I constantly learn...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. New job....so incredibly nervous!
    I hope it all goes well for you :)
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Not-so-friendly coworker..how do you deal with it?
    I agree, don't react to her negativity. Just continue to be pleasant and do your work, don't even give her the satisfaction of getting under your skin. Good luck :)
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. New grad ICU RN
    Hello and congratulations!
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Should I Quit Now?
    That's right, you're not alone. I'm a new nurse in ICU and I just came off orientation 3 weeks ago! I just study at home and try to do my best during my shifts, it's difficult starting out but self...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. New Grad Nurse. What should I do?
    I graduated this May as well. I just came off a 3 month orientation in the ICU and I know how you feel. It is tough starting out because we are new and unsure but I believe it gets better. I can...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Why are you and ICU nurse?
    Hi, I am a new grad in the ICU. I'm currently in the last 2 weeks of a 3 month orientation and I love it. Of course I'm extremely nervous about coming off orientation but I've been praying about it...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  15. New grad who wants to be ICU, pls help!
    I graduated in May of this year and started in the ICU shortly after graduation. I'm in my last month of a 3 month orientation and I love it. It's a lot of work and can be downright stressful but I...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  16. Where did you worked as a newly Licensed Nurse?
    I graduated in May of this year and was licensed in June. I'm working in the ICU, started working the week after graduation as a GN until I got my license. It's tough, I'm learning wealths of...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New Grad catch up
    Yeah, I've also been with more than one preceptor due to census but mainly I'm with the same one. I also agree with the shift report problem of gossiping, I get so aggravated because there is this...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. I feel like a complete failure
    Wow, I just don't get why some preceptors are that way. I have more than one preceptor due to census and one particular young lady is difficult to work with but thank God the others are not. I was...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. New Grad catch up
    Hey guys, I'm in orientation as well. Right now I'm taking pts by myself and my preceptor is there as a safety net (well appreciated of course). It's been quite an experience, I've had some good...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Need help adjusting. Any advice?
    Yeah, hang in there. I'm a new RN in orientation as well but I'm at a small town hospital and at first I felt that way, still do some days. I guess it's just a process but we'll make it through. I...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Lack of basic care--appalling!
    Wow...I have to say I'm a bit disappointed by some of what I'm seeing also. My pts are total care pts and are to be turned q 2 and I have to ask like 3 or 4 times for help turning my pts. I mean...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Night Shift
    Me too, I'll be starting night shift this month!
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Transferred to SICU, horrible orientation...what to do??
    Wow, I totally understand how you feel. I am currently being precepted by more than 1 RN due to low census, so basically I'm put with whoever gets to work that day. Well it's not so bad except for...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. 3rd week as an RN!
    I understand, I'm new too. Hang in there, we can do this! Best of wishes to you :)
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Trying not to be Discouraged:(
    Wow...Thankyou you all so much for your encouragement and wisdom. I really appreciate it. It's really nice to have a place like this to come and share. I am grateful to each one of you for your...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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