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  1. New grad tips on getting a job in Cleveland area.
    I started at EMH (now UH Elyria) as a new grad. One thing to keep in mind is you usually train on days.
    Feb 22
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  2. job market for new grads-Cleveland
    Check everywhere, even the smaller community hospitals. I precepted at one and got a job - with my ADN, the pay isn't less than that of the clinic, but I don't have to drive and pay parking, and it's...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  3. Anyone in the Akron,OH area have a hard time getting hired with Associates in Nursing
    I graduated in may with an associates and am working in a hospital. I'm in Lorain County.
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  4. How long is a nurse new to labor and delivery usually given for orientation?
    I'm a new grad and get 16 weeks, another experienced nurse is getting the same. We are a ldrp unit so we learn it all, I won't have to scrub or do scn initially.
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. NEW GRAD RN IN OHIO
    I'm in Lorain County, graduated in May, took boards in August and started working in September. I was fortunate! I'm not making what the clinic pays, but I live four blocks from the hospital I work...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  6. RN IBCLC advice
    I was an IBCLC and just recently finished nursing school and passed NCLEX. I did pathway 3. :)
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. So, you graduated, how long until you tested?
    Rumors abound that grads of other programs have already tested and I'm still waiting to get my ATT number. The OBN has had our stuff for three weeks and says they'll need another two weeks...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  8. IBCLC jobs in Cleveland?
    Since I'm an IBCLC and just graduated I will tell you that in this area, you need your RN. It's possible, if every star aligns to get a job without, but not easy. My friend did it, but she did her...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  9. School appealing loss of NLN accreditation - start over or take a chance?
    The problem with Tri-C is that if they do lose the accreditation, it's not that they can't take state boards, they can, it's that many of the hospitals in this area require you to have graduated from...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. LCCC starting clinicals in Spring 14..anyone else?
    I will be there in the afternoon session on Wed for the portion where you get to ask other students/new grads questions. :)
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. LCCC starting clinicals in Spring 14..anyone else?
    I think people are going to go to orientation next week and forget a bunch of stuff and cause a lot of grief for the office staff come December. ;)
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. options after failing cuyahoga community-Cleveland, OH
    From what I understand, BSN programs are selective, being as you failed out of Tri-C's program, that may be a huge negative for when you apply. Check out the Cleveland State website, they list what...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. LCCC starting clinicals in Spring 14..anyone else?
    My friend got in for spring '14 as well, this is the first time they've sent letters out so early, normally they would go out in November. Congrats and good luck, I am graduating on Saturday! It's...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  14. NEONI
    I'm entering my last semester at LCCC, welcome! :) NEONI is a fairly basic test. Print out the packet. It used to be we had to do it yearly, but they're making us repeat it again this semester,...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  15. Any Lactation Consultants here to answer some questions?
    I'm an IBCLC and I'm a SN. I chose to complete Pathway C (or 3?). It is not a way to cut corners, it's a legitimate pathway offered. I worked with a mentor and completed far more than the 500...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Lorain County Community College - RN program in Spring 2013
    So, the thing is, some hospitals you're not allowed to use them at all. EMH was one, but I used mine on occasion in 210, in a pixis room where patients and families couldn't see. The thing is, when...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  17. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    Did she get sick? I'm curious which one! We lost ours at like week 10 or something crazy.
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  18. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    It's great here! I'm starting my final semester next. :) As for 128/129, stay focused! It was definitely tougher for me to juggle the two, than it was 114/115. I had the semester where our 128...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  19. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    It's great here! I'm starting my final semester next. :) As for 128/129, stay focused! It was definitely tougher for me to juggle the two, than it was 114/115. I had the semester where our 128...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  20. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    So, how'd you all do? :)
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. Lorain County Community College - RN program in Spring 2013
    Hi there! I'm entering my last semester, feel free to ask any questions! Some students are cut throat, but mostly, they're not. We really do band together. Find someone that you study well...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  22. Is this cheating?
    We go through this every term, and our instructors tell us it's cheating. If someone asks me, I'm always evasive and say things like "if you've studied the objectives you'll do great" as our tests...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    The supply bag is like $80 and the most worthless piece of junk. Unfortunately, you need it, mainly for the needles that you'll have to use to give your shots, and the IV kit that you'll use in 128....
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. Is Nursing School Hard?
    I have three kids. I have two semesters to go. My kids are almost 6, almost 4 and 18 months. It's doable, but I work my tale off and am doing it. First semester wasn't bad. Second semester was...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Starting Lorain County Community College RN - Fall 2012
    Not all of the hospitals are on computerized charting though. Mercy Allen and Mercy Regional are two hospitals that spring to mind. Also, it's sometimes hard to find a computer available even if...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing


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