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  1. Worst Case Scenarios and Emergency Situations
    epiglottitis :) Pedi emergency...big time...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. New grad RN wanting to relocate to Houston
    I used to live in Houston, and I dont think its the best time for a new grad to look for jobs.. Reason being, is that all new grad internships are in Jan and June. You just missed the June ones,...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. $100,000 in student loan debt?
    Actually, where I went to school, the vast majority did NOT pay the full tuition price. Nor did anyone in the area. Financial aid was readily available to all of us. I dont know of one person who...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. $100,000 in student loan debt?
    The school I attended was 25k a year, 100k total for my BSN. That was without student loans, scholarships, and financial aid. I owed about 30k in loans when i graduated, I think thats pretty...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Got fire because manager said I need some critical thinking
    OP: I just read this entire thread, and I am sorry you were fired, but I commend you on being able to speak 4 languages. With that being said, you do need to take a course to brush up your...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New Grad willing to work ANYWHERE! Where's hiring and doesn't have 1000's of apps???
    BEFORE you look into this, please realize something. The reason any hospital in the Valley (border of Mexico and texas), is willing to pay such huge sign on bonuses is b/c they are extremely...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. SNOTTY MA claiming to be a nurse!!!!
    What a very smart 4 year old!! I would have died laughing to have heard a child say those words.. Thank you for teaching her !!! And, that MA was completely uncalled for. And to say that if...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. $125.00 for a nursing license???
    65$ every 2 years in Texas..
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  9. Nurse Practioner schools around Houston, TX area???
    I have friends who graduated from TWU's NP program, and who have nothing but good things to say about it. The same goes for UT's NP program - nothing but good things to say about it. Good luck!
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Can a student in a BSN program get there LVN?
    Best way to get your answer is to contact your state BON. The ability to get ones LVN varies state to state. Curious, why dont you want to work as a CNA? You'll get more hospital experience and be...
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Should a nursing student be given a 2nd chance if they have a positive drug screen
    There are plenty of other students out there who would do anything to become a nurse and would be smart enough to not drink and show up for a physical. If you are dumb enough to show up to a...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Has anyone relocated as a GN to  Texas?
    Lol.. Oh how I could echo your post.. I moved to Houston as a GN From PA as well, 3 1/2 years ago due to hubbys job transfer. My one recommendation : Get a job before you move down here!!!...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Houston RN pay?
    Methodist have a pedi section?? Know anything about it??
    Jan 21, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. Houston RN pay?
    Welcome to Houston! Methodist is apparently a great hospital system to work for, and receives rave reviews from everyone. I do not work there, but many people that do are very happy there. ...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. He doesn't realize my dreams
    I'm thinking its possible, but only on a VERY strict budget...and assuming you have no other bills (car/cell/cc's/etc) at 8$ an hour, thats 320$ a week working 40 hours/wk. 320$ x 4 weeks is...
    Jan 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. My first 12hr shift !
    Sleep. Snacks. Water. Get enough sleep, nutrition, and drink throughout the day and you will be fine (and pee!) Try to eat breakfast (either at home or at work) lunch, and perhaps an...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Writeatermpaper.com
    plagiarism, in its most basic definition, is using someone-elses work and turning it in as your own. In order to turn in that paper, you would have to put your name on it. But, if you didnt...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. physical restraint in picu
    omg me too. where do we need to move?? i hate working our picu b/c of having 2 intubated kids - but 1:1 and i can stay in the room with my pt all day and give proper care?? sign me up!!
    Jan 8, '09
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  19. Do You Need to Work As Nurses's Aid During School To Get a Job After Grad?
    I highly recommend it. It gives you a foot in the door at that hospital after graduation (remember, many new GNS will be applying for not so many GN spots), and, it makes you more confident in...
    Jan 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Weekend/Night shifts only- how rare are these opportunities?
    I'm starting the weekend program next weekend. Ours is work 36/paid 48. Its every Fri/Sat/Sun or Sat/Sun/Mon with a 6 month contract. The positions are usually offered few and far between,...
    Jan 2, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Is Memorial Hermann in TMC not hiring GN's for January?
    i know it sucks, but there are only so many nurses to orient new grads. no hospital can take 300 new grads at once, they'd sink. each unit can only handle 2-4 new grads at a time so that new grads...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Is Memorial Hermann in TMC not hiring GN's for January?
    Did the same thing. Graduated, moved to Houston, couldnt find a job. However, began doing private duty nursing after not being able to find a hospital job. They oriented me completely and I...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Pancreatitis...with no pain?
    only time i ever saw pancreatitis with no pain was in a child.. and she had a pain tolerance d/t another disease process.. she just didnt feel pain until it got severe.. was odd cute...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. really vague pediatric nursing questions
    jan: couldnt have said it better myself...!
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. HATE Peds Nursing??
    well.. as for coworker issues..well.. i guess i'm anal. i have high standards. if you cant meet my standards for patient care, i have an issue. i have coworkers who come out of a babies room,...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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