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  1. Social Network and Hiring...Employers use your posts
    From an article I read a couple months ago( it was on yahoo, can't find the link), FB gives access to firms that carry out background seaches on potential employees for hiring companies. So even if...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. anyone leave high paying 1st career?
    Dont Do It.
    May 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. potential future nurse seeking wisdom from current nurses
    please just aim for Med school, if it doesnt work out then go to nursing school. do your prereqs for med school and take the MCAT. focus on getting the best results and if you are a strong...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. When to say no...new grad burn out
    Just say no
    May 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. lazy preceptor I need help
    Make it through orientation, then practice what you know is right after you are no longer tied to your preceptor. Your patients and colleagues will notice your work ethic
    May 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What do you consider to be nursing's biggest setback?
    before the thread gets locked?
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. For the love of God- is this even right?!
    are you serious? nouns and verbs? Maybe they are acronyms for something else in informatics. I hope they are.
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. RN's, how much did you borrow for school?
    I am glad I did not have any school loans, but I have a friend who had 30k plus loans. He paid it off in 2yrs. Another got a business degree from an ivy league school for 110k and paid it off in 3....
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I screwed up!
    Well, why would she have the friend in the room if parts of her history was not okay. I dont think you were at fault.
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Never enough-vent
    At this point MGT doesnt care, their are a thousand new grads waiting to take your position OP, if you leave. Just do your best and get malpractice insurance.
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Whose fault is it?
    I would say it's the instructor fault because even if your assigned pt has meds, the instructor should have a) told the nurse the student was going to pass meds. This creates accountability on the...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Is it ever okay to wear
    Thanks to all that replied I do feel confident in my interview wear so I am going with that. I just wanted to ask.
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Is it ever okay to wear
    Scrubs to an interview. I have an interview in a couple days and I was wondering. The last interview I went to, there was a lady in solid blue scrubs and a white jacket. She looked so very...
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My reality of becoming an RN
    You can do agency with one yr experience. check craigslist and just keep searching. You might even get a travel job at home paying double. good luck. If i may ask, what did you do in your former...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Abundant Opportunities
    WOW 32 nursing programs is a lot, they need start shuttting some down.
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Please help me, I'm in trouble.
    The DON is only trying to cover his/her tracks. Only meet with her with a lawyer/witness present. A lawyer should be able to sue the DON and facility for contributing to the med error by unsafe...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Medical Center of Central GA....Need info
    You have stated all the issues with MCCG. If you cannot find another job, stick with them for at least a year, and then go somewhere else. Their solutions to retention only makes it worse.
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Don't know what to do (job offer)
    Just my two cents: all I hear about coliseum is run, run, run. Not a good hopital for nurses. MCCG is a good hospital and you will learn a lot but it is hard work. If you do take their $2000. Do...
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. Another thread on lateral harassment...
    OP, Isnt there one person at your job who likes you??? Sometimes we have to ask the hard question, is it me or is it them? I believe there are plenty sides to the everyone hates me story. To...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Advertisement I just saw that made me mad!
    To clarify I am an RN-BSN and have been looked down upon by ADNs. And please yall stop with the anecdotes of BSN nurses been book prepared and not able to hit the floor running. How come there are no...
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Advertisement I just saw that made me mad!
    Get a BSN, stop bashing BSN nurses. This issue wont be a problem if there was only one way to become an RN instead of 5000 ways. I dont see doctors getting an associate degree... in medicine.
    Mar 19, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Anyone ever heard of anything like this?
    What the h\\? Do you work at a zoo? Where employers are animals because that how your DON and administator is treating yall right now. Please turn in your resignation asap. Call the police...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How to get a nurse to give a quick change of shift report
    Wow I had to deal with someone like this receiving report from me, I looked up and it was 7.50 and all the night nurses were long gone i was so ****** off. No one likes getting or giving report to...
    Mar 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. I need to make a decision: new grad MGH ICU or ONC floor.
    Finish your current job. Life as an NP is way better than floor nursing. What if you are let go 2months into the ICU program for mundane reasons? Unless you absolutely hate your job, stay there...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Do you have to start everyone's IV for them?
    you are being to lenient. Before trying or looking make sure the primary nurse 1. has iv supplies in the room 2. has actually tried once or twice. The only time I bypass no 2 is if we have a...
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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