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  1. I feel like I'm not going anywhere in Nursing!!!
    i recently graduated from csueb and plenty of people in my cohort had 3.5 GPAs. that's crazy talk. please apply. make up for it with a good TEAS score and you will be fine. it's not as insanely...
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. new graduate RN...question about holidays
    I didn't orient on holidays because they didn't want to pay holiday pay to an orientee, since I was extra staffing.
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. cheaper alternative to greys anatomy tops
    Scrubology. They sell it at some Sears. They make Grey's and Koi replicas. Not exactly the same but close enough to be worth the price drop.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. East Coast vs West Coast Nursing
    Sacramento has pretty good pay vs. cost of living. Patient ratios are a wonderful thing and I've never not gotten breaks.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New RN - asked by former faculty to consider tutoring
    You're just tutoring, all that is normally required of a college tutor is very successful completion of the classes you are tutoring for. You aren't telling them how to be experienced nurses, you're...
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. There is hope...
    this has been my experience as a new grad (seven months in now), very blessed to be supported by great charges and great coworkers.
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Had a interview today, the manager told me to call him back next week
    i would call in a week. i like your username.
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  8. Something my clinical instructor said...
    are you sure the NS wasn't just the primary bag for the antibiotic piggyback?
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. 2 Job Offers! Which One to Choose?!
    If it's a standard offer letter, yes you can "go back on it" but I wouldn't expect to ever be hired there again. Burned bridge. However, some new grad offers are like contracts where you agree to...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Resume critique (new grad, no healthcare experience)
    many of those words don't need to be capitalized. too many for me to list right now but examples are "glucose" and "speaking, reading, writing".
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  11. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    1. State you work in: California (SF Bay Area) 2. Years of experience: Six months (new grad) 3. Specialty/unit and work setting: Telemetry, hospital 4. Hourly Pay (base rate) or salary: 55.45...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. csueb admission change
    In my nursing class at CSUEB (graduated last December), only like three people (out of 65) had started at CSUEB as freshmen and completed all prereqs there... that's really interesting though.
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. How should I go about becoming an RN?
    Just curious as to the reasons you're avoiding the standard community college/state university ADN/BSN routes?
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Pay Rate
    everyone has a personal preference as to the farthest east in the bay area they'd be comfortable living. brentwood is just farther than my preference. i feel that there's not enough going on there....
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Pay Rate
    that's cause brentwood is in the middle of nowhere and most people living there have to commute extremely far to work..
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. TWIN male nurses
    my nursing class had identical twin guys.....i think they precepted on the same unit but didn't get hired at the same hospital. i think they post here. maybe they will see this. hey guys.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. CSUEB fall 2013 acceptance
    They offer some at Concord and many are available online.
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. CSUEB fall 2013 acceptance
    Wait til orientation. You get to pick your sections then, with everyone all at once. There's no worries about the classes filling up as all of the spots are reserved for you. It would be beneficial...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Engagement/Wedding Bands
    I've read research about the amount of germs found in wedding rings even when nurses washed/sanitized their hands according to protocol... and it scared me a bit, so I wear a plain band. My hospital...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. CSUEB fall 2013 acceptance
    Quite a few. I was at Concord campus and went to a SNF, John Muir Concord, John Muir Walnut Creek, Children's Oakland, Herrick in Berkeley, Alta Bates in Berkeley, San Ramon Regional, John Muir Home...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Ordering used text books on Amazon??
    did this for all of my classes, all of my books, saved well over a thousand dollars. never had a problem. some of the page numbers didn't match up sometimes but i was never disadvantaged.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. CSUEB fall 2013 acceptance
    http://www20.csueastbay.edu/csci/departments/nursing/files/docs/5yr-roadmap.pdf Here's the roadmap for the nursing program (Hayward campus - Concord campus has an extra summer session so they...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. CSUEB fall 2013 acceptance
    With those stats you should be fine with getting admitted, I wouldn't even worry about it. You do have a strict schedule and you will all sign up for classes at the same time, after (or at?)...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. How important is an RN program's number of precepted clinical hours?
    Besides all of the job importance and opinions of hiring managers and all of that stuff, *you* will feel more comfortable as a new grad nurse if you have a longer preceptorship. To me, preceptorship...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. How much do new BSN nursing grads make?
    It also really depends on what setting you are working in. A hospital will likely pay more than a SNF/clinic/etc. I recently graduated and the salary range of my classmates who have gotten jobs...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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