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  1. Respiratory Therapy vs. Nursing
    After 20 years of RT, I became an RN. It is a natural transition. Do I wish I had started of as RN? Absolutely. By now, I would be making more money, having a better retirement, and able to work...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Late bloomer!
    Never give up on your dreams. The more difficult they are to achieve, the more satisfaction will be yours when you accomplish them. Failure is the road to success, even though it doesn't seem like...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. Late bloomer!
    You go girl!!!
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  4. Late bloomer!
    Nice work!
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  5. Late bloomer!
    I am definitely considering it.
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  6. New pulmonary nurse
    I was a respiratory therapist for 20 years before becoming an RN. I work at a long-term acute care hospital with a pulmonary specialty. To be honest, I have not seen one single nurse, out of the 60...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  7. Late bloomer!
    You'll be too old when you're dead. Did I forget to say that the God of my understanding helped me every step of the way? I failed my clinical exam and retook it. Then I failed my NCLEX and retook...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  8. Late bloomer!
    It's scary, but fight through and never give up. This is our "last harrah!" I went through Excelsior's program so I could do it at my own pace which was: FAST and FURIOUS. Ann
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  9. Late bloomer!
    Good luck!
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  10. Late bloomer!
    Hollywood says: 50 is the new 20.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  11. Late bloomer!
    I totally agree. A lot of life's stress is more manageable now that I'm a nurse.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. Late bloomer!
    You can do it.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. Late bloomer!
    Cleveland is the home of the famous Cleveland Clinic. The jobs are not easy to get. Most hospitals want the younger girls. I put in approximately 450 applications to have 5 interviews and got 2...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. Late bloomer!
    That's funny! Seattleite. A long way from Cleveland, Ohio.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  15. Late bloomer!
    People in the USA are now living longer and able to work more years than they have in the past. That is one of the reasons I went back to school for nursing at age 52 and graduated at age 54 and...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  16. What is PA Arrest?
    Take a deep breath. Relax. Don't panic. Intubation is indicated for airway protection. It is done regularly and is a prophylactic measure in many cases such as CVA's, severe pneumonia, pulmonary...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. Has anyone taken Vickie Milazzo's Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Course?
    Thank you so much. I will look into ALL the options you have presented.-----Ann
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  18. Has anyone taken Vickie Milazzo's Certified Legal Nurse Consultant Course?
    Has anyone taken Vickie's course and what was the outcome? I need to do something on the days I don't work. I was thinking about this. Thanks. Ann
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Legal Nursing


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