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  1. Military CRNA Advice
    Try the Army route. The US Army Graduate Program in Anesthesia (USAGPAN) allows you apply to the school directly as a civilian. You go into the school as an active duty student and get paid while...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. Trauma Levels
    Level I and II trauma centers will likely have patients requiring a higher level of care. There are a lot of factors that go into a facility and their trauma designation, but in my research it seems...
    Jul 25, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. Online Prerequisites for PA school?
    The reason that you may not have found the answer to your question yet is that this website, is typically full of people who want to be nurses, or are already nurses, or are advancing...
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Pass CCRN!! What scores were you getting? DVD $150
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  5. August BOLC
    I am going to the August Reserve component BOLC. I am not sure if they are combined with the active component for a portion of the training. I will be in Texas though.
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. usajobs website not convenient for applying for jobs
    When you scan it you need to reduce the resolution and it will be saved as a smaller file. It will not be as clear to read, but it will be smaller.
    May 12, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Preparing for BOLC
    I am in the same boat as ad33088 and am hoping that my pay will also not be delayed during my Aug OBLC training for reserves. I believe that since we are in Mypay already it shouldn't be a problem....
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Army Nurse Killed in Afghanistan
    Rest in Peace CPT McClimans, condolences to the family. From what has been posted so far, it seems that he was a wonderful family man and a fine officer. Thank you for your service
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. ACNP with flight focus applying for just Flight RN job?
    If you were applying for a staff nurse position, if the hospital offered a differential for a MSN you would be eligible. I don't believe that you would make a tremendous increase in pay because of...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  10. Army  Reserves and OBLC 2011/ STRAP program Q's
    OBLC dates can be found on ATTRS. Ask your recruiter for help with that.
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. Army Female Engagement Teams/Cultural Support Team
    This seems like a great advancement opportunity! I wonder how many nurses are involved... What kind of training did you go through for the 5 days Scooty Puff?
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. EHR in NJ
    We use Epic at Hackensack Univ. Med Ctr.
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    The active duty incentives and reserve component incentives are two different entities. When I was looking into STRAP initially, I was told that you will have to pay back all reserve incentives...
    Aug 20, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Trying to enter BSTRAP program
    I heard that they may be closing entry into the BSN STRAP program after the last board closed earlier this year. Have any recruiters mentioned anything?
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. aug oblc
    I will be there too! See you then.
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. Amiodarone and Lidocaine drips for VTach
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. Amiodarone and Lidocaine drips for VTach
    Hello. I am a rapid response nurse and I had a patient yesterday who was on a stepdown unit. She was having runs of a wide-complex tachycardia in the 120s-130s. She was awake, slightly confused at...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  18. ccrn exam prep
    You do not need to be a bedside ICU nurse to take the CCRN. According to the AACN you need: "Practice as an RN or APRN is required for 1,750 hours in direct bedside care of acutely or...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. Rapid Response Competency & Testing?
    Hello. I am a dedicated RRT nurse at a major hospital. I was recently hired into this position. The staff primarily consisted of nurses with many years of ICU experience. This provided them with a...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. CCRN with tele experience?
    According to the AACN all you need is 1,875 hours in the care of acutely or critically ill patients. In my opinion if you work as a staff nurse on an inpatient unit in an acute care facility you...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    Unless you already have a bachelor's degree I do not believe that you can bypass the BSN while you are trying to commission. If you have a B.S or B.A. in another field you could try for a waiver.
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Scribes in the ED
    I was a scribe at a level I trauma center, while I was a nursing student. I felt that we were a very valuable member of the ER team. The doctors relied on us to be there. We did a lot and the nurses...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    In terms of credit, I think it is only a problem if you are in default on a lot of things. I really don't know. With regards to promotion. I think you can promote to first lieutenant while in...
    Sep 14, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    It's beautiful right now! :)
    Sep 12, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. First hand information on the Army Reserve STRAP program
    When I spoke with the lady in charge of incentives at HRC she told me that I will get 1 payment after I have been in for a year of $20,000. My program is only 18 months long and ends 12/2010. They...
    Sep 12, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing