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  1. LPN pay versus RN pay in AR?
    true. where I work, i have been offered tip to work when they were short staffed on CNAs or RNs even if not my 7th day. it is just automatically tip if it is the 7th day in two weeks. and they offer...
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  2. Trouble running potassium
    at my hospital we always run the small bags of KCl on a dedicated pump. The first pump is NS or whatever fluids the patient has ordered and is usually at a slow rate (20-25ml/hr). This line is...
    Sep 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. LPN pay versus RN pay in AR?
    yes that is it. some hospitals offer $2000-3000 sign on bonuses for 1-2 year agreements. one hospital was really short staffed in certain areas and was offering $8000 bonus for two years paid...
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  4. CC in Fayetteville area RN?
    I also graduated from NWACC and when I applied for jobs the local hospitals were always glad to see I had graduated from NWACC rather than the local university. NWACC has a great program. good luck!
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  5. LPN pay versus RN pay in AR?
    New grad RN pay starts around $17.75 plus diffs for evenings, nights and weekends in NWA and one hospital pays $35/hr for 'tip' days (usually the 7th day working in a 2 week period).
    Sep 25, '08
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  6. Timeline when you graduated
    I graduated May 10th, 2008. Took the NCLEX June 16th after studying for a month. I interviewed for jobs before graduation and was hired before graduation. They were fine with me waiting to start work...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. What are the benefits of getting your BSN?
    As others have mentioned, the BSN does open more doors. But be careful of the reputation of the schools in your area. There is a community college near me where I went to get my ADN. I just passed...
    Jun 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Officially an RN now!!!
    :yeah: I can officially put RN behind my name now. I passed with 75 questions. YEAH!!!!!! :dance: Good luck to those still waiting to test. :spin: My study plan: ATI questions online Saunders...
    Jun 18, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. June 2008 NCLEX support group
    :dance: :D I just found out from the AR BON website I PASSED!!!!!! woohoo!!!! I took the drexel review but didn't like it at all. I read through most of the saunders review and bought a 08-09...
    Jun 18, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Just took NCLEX with LOTS of calculations/select all that apply
    I just found from the AR BON website I passed!!!!!!!!! :dance: woohoo!!!!!!!!
    Jun 18, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Should a take or re-sched? 7 days to go b4 nclex and panic mode
    yes i would say it is true you can get 30 SATA's. I just took mine today and had probably 25-30 maybe more SATAs and finished in 75 questions. I didn't keep track but it seemed like every third...
    Jun 16, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Just took NCLEX with LOTS of calculations/select all that apply
    I just took mine today and I would say that it is hard to gauge. Two other girls from my school took it today too. One had 4 calculations and maybe 20 SATA. I had 25-30 SATA and one calcuation and I...
    Jun 16, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. I stopped at 75.. I think I failed.
    Try not to worry too much. The instructors at my school have said that if it shuts off at 75, you have a 90-95% chance (or higher) of passing. With the 15 questions they use to just see if they are...
    Feb 22, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. dimensional anaylsis & IV dosing
    I use DA for all my dosage calculations. It seems like the info she gave is wrong. When we are given a problem we usually have the order from the physician such as the 0.1 unit/kg/hr. the pt's weight...
    Feb 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Omg!!!
    :yeah:congratulations!!! :clpty: :hpygrp:
    Feb 9, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Any Feedback on the Saunders Comprehensive Review 4th Ed?
    how do you know if it came out after Feb, 2006. I bought mine at a Barnes and Noble store in September of 2006. I just checked the copyright and it is 2005. It is the 3rd ed, full color reprint. Does...
    Feb 4, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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