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  1. BC or OLL anyone get in?
    Congratulations to you too!
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  2. BC or OLL anyone get in?
    I got my acceptance email from BC today.
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  3. Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island class of 2013
    I was placed on the alternate list last year, and they sent me a letter to interview......
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  4. Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island
    I received an interview letter last week and am interviewing the beginning of November.
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  5. Forgot to renew my BLS!
    Thank you all for your replies! I've decided to do the online BLS. There are quite a few training centers offering skills sessions near me. Since I've already expired, I didn't want to have to...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Forgot to renew my BLS!
    So I went to make a photocopy of my BLS card today and did a double take when I noticed that I was due to renew back in April. In the past, the nurse educator of my unit would always let us know...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Academic reference question
    One of the schools I'm applying to requires an academic reference. I graduated from nursing school 8 years ago and none of my professors are there anymore. I have read that the school can give you...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Any tips for UNE organic chem final?
    I'm hoping someone here has some advice they might be able to share with me. I'm planning on applying to school in the fall. Unfortunately, my sciences are now over 10 years old so I decided to do...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. UNE A&P course
    Thanks, I'll ask the director of the program if it's ok.
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  10. UNE A&P course
    I need to retake some of my sciences for admission to a CRNA program. I am currently taking organic chem at UNE and I like the structure there. I'd like to be able to take A&P through UNE since I...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Online ACLS certification?
    Thank you all for your replies. Normally, I would never do an entirely online program. But right now I don't seem to have a choice. I come from the ER, but I unfortunately let my ACLS expire. I...
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  12. Problems with shift to shift report
    I have been in the ICU for almost 4 months now, about to get off orientation. While I am new to ICU, I am not a new nurse. I am having a really difficult time giving report at shift change. If...
    Oct 22, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Online ACLS certification?
    I am in the process of applying to a school right now, and have a question about ACLS certification. I just started in my ICU over the summer, and my nurse educator does not want me to get ACLS...
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Night shifts with a 6 month old baby
    I feel your pain. I worked nights when I gave birth to my son. I thought this would be ideal - we wouldn't have to put him in daycare and I would get to spend time with him during the day. But it...
    Feb 23, '07
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. How did you find the area of nursing that you love (or at least like)?
    I'm just curious to find out how people fell into their area of specialty. How did you know that's what you wanted to do? I have only been a nurse for 3 years. I worked for a year on a Med/Surg...
    Jan 9, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Job advice
    I just wanted to ask you PACU nurses your opinion. When I graduated I worked for a year on a Med/Surg floor, then transferred to the ER and worked there for a little over a year. It became very...
    Jan 9, '07
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  17. Should I do agency??
    Hi, I just need some advice. I have been a nurse for 2 1/2 years. I've worked in Med/Surg, ER, and am now finishing orientation as an OR nurse. I was recently speaking with a travel nurse in my OR...
    Aug 18, '06
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  18. Organizational skills
    Hi all, I recently started in an ER after working on a floor for a year. I really like it in the ER, but I'm having some problem regarding organization. On the floor, I was so used to carrying...
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Any advice for a floor nurse making the transition to the ED?
    Thanks for the advice everyone! ~Jaime
    Jan 21, '05
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Any advice for a floor nurse making the transition to the ED?
    After paying my dues on a med-surg floor for a year, I will be moving to the ED in about 6 weeks. :hatparty: I observed there and absolutely loved it. But I know that it's completely different from...
    Jan 18, '05
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. Need advice - is this abuse?
    Hey all, I'm hoping you can help me out. Right now I feel absolutely sick about this. My cousin had a baby girl a little over a year ago. My cousin has been diagnosed with major depression and...
    Oct 27, '04
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  22. Know of any "Graduate Nurse" programs for icu?
    When I first graduated, I applied to the Mass General program and they turned me down as I have no ICU experience. Now that I have 8 months on a med-surg floor, I have looked into transferring into...
    Oct 23, '04
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  23. Where to Study/Where to Work Boston area
    Hi! You have a background similar to mine. I went to UMass Boston. Almost all of my prerequisites were done. The only ones I needed to take were Chemistry I&II, A&P I&II, Nutrition,...
    Oct 23, '04
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Good clinical skills book?
    Hi all, I was just wondering if anyone could recommend a good clinical skills book that shows the "proper" way of doing things. I was rushed through my orientation at work, and every once in a...
    Oct 14, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. A resident swore at me!
    Thank you all for your advice and support. I do feel better about the situation now. Part of the reason I took his behavior so badly is that my wedding is next week, and I'm already on edge. It...
    Sep 7, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion