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  1. Nursing Research, need your advice regarding Trendelenburg position
    Snowbella, You have a BIG problem indeed, If at this time your adviser cannot help you in formulating a cohesive statement of the problem and a hypothesis, how could she help you further...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Culture Project- Need help!!
    Try to contact a parish nurse in an African American community. She/he would be a great resource. Ive used books and internet resources but in my opinion, nothing beats immersion in the culture...
    Mar 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Which drug handbook do you suggest?
    I would suggest "Nurse's Drug Handbook by Spratto and Woods. I like its presentation of drug action and nursing action/implication. You can also download the online version to your PDA. They also...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Nursing schools in Iloilo or Davao for a problematic American?
    Its nice that you considered Iloilo and Davao. St. Pauls University Iloilo and West Visayas State University were consistent topnotchers on the NLE. WVSU dont accept second coursers as a policy....
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. maiden name to married name;;confused..please help
    Just continue to use your maiden name. You are not compelled to change your surname . I have known a lot of married Americans still using their maiden names . I know that it is a practice in the...
    Mar 7, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. Observation : Re : American Dream
    "American graduate nurses, take the NCLEX as soon as they graduate and most don't take review courses or if they do it is a very brief course ( a week). and they have a higher rate of passing." ...
    Mar 3, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. To be a Clinical Instructor or a Hospital Staff?
    Continue with your volunteer work until you have your Masters Degree. Then you can become a CI. I suggest you pursue a doctoral degree. When the time comes that your petition is approved, you have an...
    Mar 2, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Nursing Journals
    Try http://online.sagepub.com/cgi/freetrial There may be some that will interest you. They used to have a trial offer for nursing journals but that lapsed already last Dec. Try also...
    Mar 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. mushrooming of nursing schools abroad.....
    Ava the mere fact that your fervor and idealism has not diminished is a very good sign that there are more of you who do care for the future of Philippine Nursing. I do believe that Filipino nurses...
    Mar 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. mushrooming of nursing schools abroad.....
    "we are payed well because we are nurses...." I really want to believe it but reality bites. Nurses will only be paid on how well nurses negotiate our pay. I admire those who doesnt do nursing for...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What is your opinon of the nursing shortage?
    Nursing shortage needs to be mitigated. I suppose US RN would not want immigrants to solve the problem for them. Understandably especially during these times, however the fact remains that the US...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Dual Citizen from Philippines to US
    Good Day, Apply only in schools that have 85-100% in NLE. The list is found on the PRC website.Take the NLE.Since you are a dual citizen you can go back to the US easily without immigration...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. What happened during mid-1990's?
    What happened during mid-1990's? You are right, nurses had a difficult time finding jobs. Sorry for your sister, when she graduated in 1995 and probably passed the NLE in Aug of 95, only to find...
    Feb 22, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. San Antonio ADN Q's
    I like San Antonio, people are nice. You can scout the medical center area, Methodist, VA, Baptist, Cristus Sta Rosa plus a number of longterm care facility, dialysis center etc. Plenty of Apartments...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Calling In for ANY Reason using PTOs
    Every hospital has their own policy with regards to calling in sick. Some hospitals have 6-7 calling in sick allowance per YEAR. SO be very careful not to use all your sick call. In some facility,...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. sigma theta tau
    Congratulations LuvPedsNrsg!!! Consider this, only a few nurses were invited to the society every year. The prestige, belongingness , support for future research endeavor is worth every penny....
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Mandatory 5 YEAR Nursing Course starting June 2009
    Its about time for Filipino nurses to protect their interest as a group. In the US the ANA actively supported pres. Obama. It is just proper for Filipino Nurses to legislate what is good for them and...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. In the US on an F1, BSN then Masters, then???
    "can someone tell me I am not insane to want to devote the next 5 years of my life to this??!! :)" No , you are not insane, you are wise. After 5 years, the economy of the US will be in the...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Planning to take Post Grad Studies in UK
    "Will taking a PG Course enhance my career as a professional nurse?" burbeestar you are asking the right questions. Yes , a post graduate course can enhance your knowledge as well as skills set....
    Feb 13, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Advice for where a new grad RN should start out please...
    Good day, You can start working on your current employer and even on your own unit , Im sure you are familiar by now of the set up. You can inquire about the competencies of your unit required of...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Working while Reviewing: doable?
    It can be done. Ive read the cases of my patient I found interesting. I review how did the doctor came up to a certain diagnosis by tracing what diagnostic test would a physician would order. I...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. which grad school should i choose?  MAN or MSN?
    Good Day, A MSN/MAN would be a plus factor when you apply for a nursing position. CI needs to be Masters prepared as well as hospital supervisory positions. MSN/MAN can help you best "work through...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: Philippines Nursing Programs
  23. Share Nursing in Your Country with a Graduate Student
    Hello rnicare, Congratulations for pursuing nursing graduate studies . USA badly needs the like of you. To better help you, Im wondering why you chose the issues that concerns the...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: International Nursing


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