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  1. Holy cow! My book total is how much?!
    I also did the same all through my 8 years of being in a phyical college. No one ever said anything, and I saved a ton of money. The chapters were sometimes in dfferent order, so I would just look at...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Help!
    Don't go back to school for nursing. You'll be sorry that you did. You will be starting from the very bottom again, and you've come too far for that. Work for a couple of years and reassess.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. color coding staff
    I'm coming from a smaller facility without a dress code to one with color coordination. I was against it at first, but it makes sense in the bigger organization, with less confusion to who is...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. I Hate People (my rant)
    I can understand where you are coming from. I'm very similar in many ways...alot of things get on my nerves and a lot of people get on my nerves. I can be very social at times and very outgoing and...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What is Your Biggest Challenge as a Nurse or a Nursing Student?
    Talk to a doctor. After you get help you are going to wonder why you waited so long. Trust me on this one. Been there, done that.
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. possible interview at Barnes Jewish in St. Louis, MO
    Did you ever hear back?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  7. extracurricular activities
    There are plenty of places that hire techs without being a cna. I could name a few of them in the St. Louis region.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. How do you spend your first day off?
    I work nights at the moment, and I do not consider myself a night person at all. I typically sleep about 5 or 6 hours, wake up, eat dinner, spend some time with my boyfriend, and go back to bed. If...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Mispronunciations that drive you nuts
    umbilicus Merriam-Webster Pronunciation
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Don't be afraid to negotiate!
    Jun 15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Wellpoint/Anthem BCBS phone interview
    I had a phone interview with Anthem recently and they seemed to move very quickly. I don't believe it said "hiring manager review" ever...if it did, it wasn't long before an offer was extended and...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  12. Grade of compression stockings
    The Fytto Style 1066 from Amazon is a good sock that is pretty thick and doesn't feel like Grandpa's dress socks. I find that my feet don't get too sweaty in them, either. They are usually under...
    May 30
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. St. Louis, MO LD RN?
    Did you ever decide to come to St. Louis? I'm familiar with the area, so I was just wondering if you still needed help.
    May 16
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. 2-5 Years Clinical Experience
    In your experience, when a job description for a case management position asks for 2-5 (or however many) years of "clinical experience", are they referring to floor experience, case management...
    May 15
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. Is it a good idea to get an EMT while doing pre-reqs for nursing?
    It will definitely be helpful when you are looking for your 1st nursing job. Almost no one is able to get in the ER upon graduation, but your experience will definitely make you a "shoe-in".
    May 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. SSM DePaul or SLU?
    One is definitely closer to where I am currently living, but I don't plan on living here for very much longer and I may move closer to the other hospital. I was hoping someone would be able to...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  17. Slow HR and 2 week notice
    Don't give a notice until you have the job.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Pay rate for new nurses in the south
    I would say that around $20 is pretty accurate.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  19. SSM DePaul or SLU?
    I have potential job offers from Saint Louis University and SSM DePaul, both as a floor nurse (more than likely, Med floor). Would anyone want to weigh in on one or the other? I don't know any $$$...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  20. PTSD in nurses
    I never had mental issues before, but at some point I developed anxiety during nursing school. I was able to get in under control (for the most part) by the time I started working, but it is still...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. I really need a better diet...
    I gained weight from stress alone, without changing my diet. I was actually exercising more than I did before nursing school, too.
    Dec 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. moving to St. Louis?
    St. Louis is like any big city in the sense that there are good places to live and bad. You just have to do your research, and using a crime data map wouldn't hurt. I moved to St. Louis several...
    Sep 3, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  23. Best places to work in St. Louis or Metro East Illinois?
    I know this topic has been talked about several times on AN, but I was hoping for some updated information. I know that there have been many changes in healthcare over the past couple of years, so...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  24. Questions about working for St. Louis University (SLU) Hospital
    I was also interested in finding out about SLU and how your search was going.
    Jul 27, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  25. Job paying for nursing school
    As far as I know, MOST hospitals will offer tuition reimbursement. It may not be much, but if you are going to a community college, it could cover most of your tuition costs.
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing