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  1. If you were to move from ER...
    After 18 months in the ER, I have moved to the OR.
    Apr 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Finally got into the OR
    Congrats to you! I will also be starting my dream of working in the OR on the 23rd!
    Mar 3
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. Could you see yourself being anything else besides a nurse?
    Nursing was not my first option. I was in college to become a veterinarian.This was my sister's dream and she talked me into it. In my second and third year as an LPN I loved working in hospice. Now...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Leaving the ER full time
    Yes, its like this in my ER. I am leaving for am OR position. I am tired from holding, tele, ICU and OBS patients, with the revolving rooms. We are also very short on nursing staff and nurses and...
    Feb 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. for those who work 12 hour shifts, how long is your lunch break?
    30 unpaid minutes.. IF you get one.
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. ADN class of 2013
    I want my MSN focus to be FNP and education. If I land a job in the OR, I would like to become an RNFA. At this point I am burned out from school so that's why the wait. Good Luck to you and in the...
    Jan 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. ADN class of 2013
    Hey. I started school a week after I graduated with my RN-ASN. I graduated about 3 weeks ago with my BSN. I wasnt bad at all. I did my clinical rotation in Haiti, it was an experience. I left home...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Bombed Anatomy 1
    Its all up to you. I have taken A and P so many times its ridiculous,but look at my title. I never gave up, I didn't make it through the front door so I went through the back. Good luck to you.
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  9. Time management
    I would use my off days to do about a month's worth of work.
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. New grad BSN
    Yes you can.
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. I have been thinking of moving back to Georgia so I am looking for LPN/RN bridge programs
    Yes, GHC has a hybrid program at southern poly tech. I graduated from GHC bridge program in Rome,Ga.
    Nov 26, '14
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. Any nurses that have worked hospital AND nursing home?
    There are pros and cons to every situation you have mention. I was an LPN and I worked in LTC for 2.5 years, then I move to hospice for 3 years and homehealth for 2.5 years. Yes, while working LTC...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. RN to BSN timeline
    I started the week after I graduated from the LPN-ADN bridge May 2013. Yes I did get a few a refusals from hospitals wanting a BSN. And I was walked out of one interview. I will have a BSN 12/13/14....
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    Mosquito bite by ambulance
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Anyone else regret this?
    Actually no. I came out of nursing school three times with out debt. My LPN cost about 4500 in 2008 goverment paid and it was out of town my parents paid for my apartment. I saved from my hospice...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Former LPN's, what path did you take?
    I was an LPN for nearly 4 years. I did the LPN-ADN bridge program and graduated 2013, will graduate from RN-BSN completion 12/13/14. I was formerly a pre-vet med student so I had lots of classes...
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Did you attend your RN-BSN graduation?
    Yes I plan to, I will graduate 12/13/14.I worked hard and this will be the first graduation wearing a robe and tassel since high school. I missed my LPN graduation but I went to the pinning. My ASN ...
    Oct 3, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. What color are your scrubs?
    GA here and yes its Royal blue or white for me
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Gadsden State program or Georgia Highlands RN
    GHC grad here 2013. I would state that you apply to both. I think GHC has only fall entrance now but they do have a BSN program. I would recommend checking out the NCLEX pass rates for both schools.
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  20. Accepted in Nursing Program
    Congrats :)!
    Sep 28, '14
    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  21. My PT called 911
    Yes, when I worked at a LTC a patient called from her room phone complaining of chest pain. Once EMS arrived she told them we wouldn't let her leg dangle off the bed, she had 4+ pitting edema, non...
    Sep 27, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Is this OK?
    It's business, its not personal...
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. You know you're tired when...
    I tried to pay for gas with my Panera Bread card
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. best i quit or fired story
    I was fired once on accident at an LTC. It was an accident because the nurse they were trying to fire, myself and another nurse had similar first names. So they fired all three of us, how can you...
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. It's Never too Late to Start - Or to Finish
    After playing around part time with a Pre-vet med major part time and partying, I decided to get real about a career. My sister talked me into nursing and I received my first LPN diploma at 28 in...
    Sep 16, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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