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  1. Rude nurse?
    A lot of time people claim chest pain because they think it will get them in faster, it doesn't of course, it only causes unjustified tests... Perhaps OP the nurses were laughing because they see...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Adult ER or Pediatric ER?
    That's my fear, I know it will be scary and sad, I'm just hoping to find enough happiness to outweigh the sad parts. And I was hoping I could crossover and do adult pt later, but I guess since its...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. What if we had to tell the real truth when asked about our weaknesses?
    When asked what my biggest weakness is I have a very standard answer: "My biggest weakness is also my biggest strength, I have perseverance and persistence which are great qualities but sometimes I...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    I alo have flat feet that is probably why I dislike danskos
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    In my opinion buy whatever sneakers you want and then buy REALLY good insoles. I have $40 sketchers and $50 insoles but I think danskos are uncomfortable and not worth the money.
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Adult ER or Pediatric ER?
    I did accept Peds, I decided that was a better opportunity and in the long run, I can always do adult later. Plus I have a 3 yr commitment, and Peds seems like a better place to be "stuck"
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Adult ER or Pediatric ER?
    I've read a lot of Peds ER managers don't like new grads, so it's really flattering to have been chosen. The Adult Ed I interviewed for in July and was hired but didnt have my license in time o they...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Adult ER or Pediatric ER?
    I'm really excited and nervous. It's just very tough choice. I've accepted the Peds position, but I kept thinking I should get adult exp first. I am SO THANKFUL you have been in both, and gave me...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Adult ER or Pediatric ER?
    Ok so I got a few job offers, mostly because I've been networking like crazy and now I don't know which to pick. I got 2 offers from the county hospital, one in the adult ER and the other in Peds ER....
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Being a new grad sucks!
    shaggy77 I appreciate your comment. I accepted a job offer before Christmas on the IMC floor at Valley so things are DEFINETELY looking up for me. Just takes time, commitment and a winning...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  11. Nurses who smoke Marijuana?
    I am a medical marijuana patient and I thought with the card, my drug tests would not be an issue-- WRONG!! Nursing and Marijuana do NOT mix-- they IMMEDIATELY rescinded the job offer, and I cannot...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. New Grad in Miami needs Nursing Manager help
    Ok here goes!Don't go to the units, resume in hand expecting an interview...that will not work, but I will tell u what does work... Go to the nurse managers and ask what qualifications, certs and...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Being a new grad sucks!
    I have a very positive outlook on my life. Thanks for the feedback.
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  14. Being a new grad sucks!
    I had another interview. This time I flew to Reno so I could meet the department heads of the pediatric unit. This was a week ago and still nothing. I hate being a new grad. They said they would...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  15. For those who passed: Please share your study habits
    I passed nclex last month, first time I took it. To study I did the hurst program for 3 weeks before the test. I also did ati nclex qbank. I personally HATED Kaplan and do not recommend it. It is...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    Thanks for the leads I'll def check them out!!
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    Today I got a new type of rejection email, it made me smile because I know they are all prewritten responses, but sometimes they feel personal, anyways this one said: After carefully reviewing the...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    That's a round about way of saying we want you to be an RN, without paying for an RN.
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    By the way please do the poll it is funny seeing the results. My personal FAV is the we don't want a new grad, we want a new grad with experience. When I get those emails I laugh, and then resist the...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    Thanks do much you guys this input has been really helpful and although I hate knowing other people are dealing with this same struggle, I really am glad it is not just me. The worst part of this...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    I'm sorry correction the facility I was referring to does not intervene unless seizure >2 min, they only call MD if seizure >3 minutes. The patients there have TBI or spinal cord injuries.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    I think in certain states they will not accept an RN as a volunteer, not because of if something life threatening happens(Good Samaritan) but just in general you might teach patients or use your...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    I applied for penn st Hershey I am waiting to see if I get selected for an interview. Pa seems to have a lot of options for new grads. I am in las Vegas and there is NOTHING here.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    And today I saw an ad online that says COME TO THE USA- be a nurse! These companies are bringing foreign people in, sponsoring them and helping them to get their license. I'm sure they don't Validate...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    The worst is when I get NOTHING and I go back online where I applied, log in and check my Status and it says Completed. I don't even check anymore.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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