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  1. How to sleep for first night shift?
    I agree with iPink. I have tried staying up late and sleeping in the next day. That was probably my worst night of work ever. I have been on nights for a few months now and I find that taking a...
    Nov 21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. I think I made a mistake by going into the ICU as a new grad.
    I felt overwhelmed in my first month. I am now in my 3rd month and will be on my own in 2 weeks. The anxiety I felt is gone. I am ready. I look forward to every day. Give it time and you will...
    Oct 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Advising and application process
    I'm not putting down the program at all. It is a great program. The administrators in charge of admissions are the problem. Correction... the admissions system is a communist system. Maricopa...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. Advising and application process
    They are horrible no matter the time of year you try to contact them. I got so fed up with the process that I applied to ASU and GCU (and got into both). Every academic advisor advised me against...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  5. Does anyone like their job?
    Love my job. I think too many people have a misconception of the work involved in nursing. It is a hard job. It requires you to be at your best every day. It is much more than wearing scrubs with...
    Oct 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Banner Good Sam vs Scottsdale Osborn
    I work at Good Sam and I love it. Great people and environment.
    Sep 19
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. Should I apply now, or wait until next year?
    I am in a similar situation. Graduated in May and have been working in a Trauma/Surgical ICU at a Trauma 1 hospital since July. I have similar grades and honors. My question is whether or not to...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. ASU or GCU?  Which school is better?
    I do recommend ASU. The faculty is excellent and they provide a good foundation for knowledge with appropriate clinical experiences. The cost is high, but considering the alternatives, I think it...
    Aug 17
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. I dread going to work :(
    I'm in my 3rd week of orientation in a Trauma 1 ICU. The first week I thought to myself...Oh Crap! What did I get myself into. I was completely overwhelmed. I am finishing my 3rd week and I look...
    Aug 14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Nursing Programs in Phoenix
    I took all of my prerequisites at MCC and searched every possibility to get right into a program. The communistic approach of Maricopa County is awful (but that is another topic altogether). The...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  11. Starting Salary??
    Here is the board: First Year After Nursing Licensure
    Jul 20
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. Starting Salary??
    I just graduated from ASU in May. I was lucky enough to be hired into the ICU at Banner. My starting pay is $26.24 per hour. I will be night shift and that comes with an 18% differential. There...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. ICU Straight outta school?
    It is possible, but difficult. You may have to travel to get the experience needed to go to CRNA school. Your grades matter. Keep them high. The hardest part for me was finding an "in". I...
    Jul 8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Need advice for CHM 130!
    It has been a while since I took it, but yes... memorize the formulas, look over the quiz questions, and answer all of the essay questions, not just the ones assigned each week. Put in some quality...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  15. Already accepted to BSN but have a C in Patho
    Don't worry about it. Just keep your grades up in nursing school, the higher the better.
    Jul 4
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. I'm never going to get a job.....
    I got my job because I was shameless about asking friends if they new anyone high up the food chain at a hospital. Networking was the key for me. You can do it.
    Jul 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Phoenix, AZ Graduated May 2014 Passed NCLEX June 9th 2014 Applied for about 25 jobs Have ACLS Hired yesterday July 2nd in a Trauma/Surgical ICU at at Trauma 1 hospital.
    Jul 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Husband doesn't understand... advice?
    My point is that you both have to be 100% committed to the relationship. When you start measuring who is contributing more or less, you are opening yourself up to problems. Clearly there are times...
    Jul 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    Arizona $26.25 w/ 18% differential for night shift New Grad ICU
    Jul 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Which would be more helpful: Nurse Assisting or Pathophysiology?
    Patho would be better to help understand the disease process. Assisting will help you get a job after graduation.
    Jul 1
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  21. Husband doesn't understand... advice?
    Marriage is 100%/100%, otherwise it will fail. 50/50 is decided with a divorce.
    Jun 29
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. New Grad Interviews @ Banner in AZ
    I'm interviewing for the new grad program at Banner on Monday. I'm just wondering if anyone else is going and what you are doing to prepare for the interview. I have researched some basic...
    Jun 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Texas nurses, question!
    Take a look at Glassdoor.com. They have anonymous postings about current pay and experience. It will give you a good idea of what you should be getting paid.
    Jun 28
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Block 4 maricopa community college advice
    Spunj13. Recognizing the difference between metabolic and respiratory changes in the blood gases. What is the cause of the change, and what can be done to help stabilize the patient. ECG's just...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  25. ASU or GCU?  Which school is better?
    I faced the same decision as you did, but at the time, GCU was still 5 semesters. That put the cost over the top for me. I anticipated for the scholarship due to grades while calculating the costs....
    Jun 28
    Forum: Arizona Nursing


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