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  1. Virgin Islands!
    there are 3 hospitals in the VI, one for each island. they all take travelers.
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  2. ST. Thomas USVI Travel????
    i worked in st. thomas for 1.5 years on the surgical unit, sometimes floated to medical. it was my first nurse job, i was trained there, and was permanent staff not a traveler. the hospital has...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Nursing in USVI
    I highly recommend working in the virgin islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, or St. John) you don't need a passport to get there, obtaining a license is fairly quick and easy. you do need a...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  4. Nurse Licensure Compact
    i just have to complain really quick about the RN endorsement process for LA. way over the top
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  5. Licensure by endorsement processing time?
    mine took about 3 weeks, and lots of money
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  6. night shift question
    sounds like hypoglycemia.. i'm not diabetic, but that's how i feel when i haven't eaten in a while and i also work nights. you said you dont want to eat at night, but what about snacks? it's good...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. No more smoking at work
    that's micro-managing, and harassment. what's next? your breath can't smell like coffee?
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Patients' "home remedies"? What have you seen
    one of my nursing instructors told our class she had a patient who use to make "lizard soup" for HTN
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Any phobias you overcame to become a nurse?
    yes. i use to hate feet! i had to get over my repulsion quick working on a med-surg unit checking pedal pulses, etc. :)
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Wealthy heiress dies and leaves 38mil to Nurse
    of course she should accept the money!!! after 20 years it crossed the line of nurse/patient and went over to friendship
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. What have other nurses done that have freaked you out?
    when i was still in school doing a rotation in the ICU- a nurse came to the nursing station and said she needed help with something. apparently she tried to give a whole pill through an NG tube and...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. New Grad Programs?
    if your willing to relocate come to st. thomas us virgin islands. we need permanent nurses here, plus the hospital has a preceptor program!!
    Apr 24, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Struggeling New Grad working in the med surg floor.
    that is one nice thing about nursing. just because you don't like working in the hospital doesn't mean you have to give up nursing all together. there are so many different area's to explore. that's...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Struggeling New Grad working in the med surg floor.
    it is so helpful to read these posts. i had a 3 month orientation, but honestly i didn't feel prepared to go on the floor myself. my last preceptor didn't take much iniative to work with me on my...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. High rate of alcohol deaths in Indian Country
    thanks thunderwolf for all of these informative posts!
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Working for the Indian Health Service
    i applied for the loan repayment program, it didn't give me an option to put down a specialty.... but seeing is how i will be a new nurse i don't even have a specialty! :) thanks for replying to...
    Jul 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    [quote=MagicalThinking;1443069] i used to have a friend that lived in savannah GA and i went down there to help her get ready to move out. the reason she and her 2 other room mates was leaving was...
    Jul 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    I think that a very creepy but fun thing to do is to visit an old mental hospital that has been shut down for years, and see if there is any paranormal activity there, especially at night. ...
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. GOAL -- Weight Loss and healthier living
    i have been discouraged with trying to loose weight. i was trying the 'just eat healthy' thing + working out and it didn't work :(
    Jul 1, '10
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. Should I buy a Saunders review book, when I already have ATI materials?
    yes buy the saunders book when your ready to study for nclex!! . i am doing the ati review, and i am very dissapointed. i agree with everyone else that it's just a review of knowledge, and doesn't...
    Jul 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Working for the Indian Health Service
    i just submitted my application for IHS last week!! does anyone have an idea about how soon it takes for them to accept someone?
    Jun 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    i love your stories!!!
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New nurse seeking hospital experience overseas.
    i don't have any info, but that's exactly what i'm looking for as well!
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Volunteer Nursing
  24. Quality of Care and Foreign Nurses
    i am in the opposite situation. i am going to school in the US (graduating in may) and want to work internationally. i am having difficulty figuring out what my options are, where to start looking. ...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Student nurses do the darndest things
    oh my :yeah: poor patient
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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