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  1. Any tips for long term care?
    Hey everyone, I'm relatively new to nursing. Not much luck getting a job this past year. I finally landed a job through an agency and they're sending me to a long-term care facility this week. I...
    Sep 9, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Why won't anyone hire new grads?
    I know its going to take some time...but its just hard in the meantime, living paycheck to paycheck - - applying for a 2nd job at places like walmart to supplement my income while all the older...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  3. Las Vegas job outlook?
    I hear you. I'm getting tired of the same thing. Some places are good about stating "no new grads" in the job description, but all the other places don't say that at all. I then get to look forward...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  4. RN jobs Las Vegas
    New grad positions? What new grad positions? lol There are verrrry few right now. I think I know 1 or 2 people from my whole class that have landed jobs. All these hospitals are hiring, but they want...
    Aug 23, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  5. PDAs and Nursing?
    I bought a PALM while I was in nursing school - spent a lot of money on it too. I liked having my drug book and calendar on it because I could keep my school assignments separate from my personal...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  6. Why won't anyone hire new grads?
    I find myself sooooo frustrated right now. All this hard work to get through school, graduate, pass boards, and now no one want to hire a new grad. Does anyone know if any hospitals hiring new grads...
    Jul 17, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  7. Temporary license...should I wait until I get my permanent?
    Ok...So I took my boards and passed. Yay! The status changed on the Nevada State Board of Nursing website from IP to T license. What is the difference between the two? Will employers hire someone...
    Jul 11, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  8. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    I took the test on Tuesday and did the trick the same morning. When I first got home, the status read: "Ready for delivery" but then later it read "Delivery Successful". You HAVE to wait until the...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Quick Results?
    I wouldn't imagine that the holiday would hinder you from getting your results. I know people that are actually taking their test on Friday so it seems that they will be fully operational until the...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. question about pt rooming assignments
    I got the same type of questions. What to wear, who can room together, what precautions to take during transport, and the whole negative pressure thing too.
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. IV Flow Rate calculation question
    Ok....its been a minute since I've had to do this, but I got the same answer. Flow Rate = 120 mL/hour Drop Factor = 10gtt/mL Flow Rate X Drop Factor = Drip Rate 120mL/60min X 10gtt/mL =...
    Jun 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. New grad work history.
    I'm getting ready to graduate and we were talking about this in my professional topics class because I am scared to death of the same thing. I'm worried I won't be able to find a job but they say...
    Mar 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Anyone ready yet? CSN newcomers?
    Yay!! Congrats on starting the program!! I'm in my last semester and its been an adventure! I'm so glad its finally over. The 1st semester is going to be very hard. And its not really that its hard...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  14. For Fun - Things You Want to Buy Once You're a Nurse
    Ok...I know you can't buy kids...but I really just want to have babies. I know lots of brave women that have babies during nursing school and I just wanted to wait until after I graduated. I just...
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Required Textbooks
    It really stinks...but its a good investment. You're definitely going to need the book that your instructors are lecturing out of to pass your class. And to pass clinical, you'll need a good drug...
    Jan 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Role of Nursing during a disaster
    These responses are great! Thanks so much for the help! :bow:
    Oct 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Role of Nursing during a disaster
    Hey everyone. I'm writing a paper about disaster management and I'm having a hard time finding information about the role of nurses during a disaster. :typing So I guess my question is...what do...
    Oct 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Physical Assessment
    I always thought percussion was more for advanced practice nurses 'cause I honestly never see people do it. But you can't really assess someone without doing the other stuff.
    Sep 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Care Plans
    That's what nursing is about but thank god the hospitals make it a lot easier for you. They usually have pre-printed care plans (clinical pathways) and all you have to do is check a bunch of boxes...
    Sep 7, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. What was she thinking???
    Umm....wow - that's insane. :no:
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Best places to live in or near Vegas ?
    I would definitely say that Henderson/Green Valley area is the best. Its not that expensive either. There are some areas of Henderson that are more expensive than others but its still relatively...
    Sep 3, '08
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  22. Grades don't matter!
    I just don't see how passing nursing classes with a C or a B is considered "slacking your way through". I mean if these students can still pass their NCLEX exams then its safe to assume that they...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. nursing notes (assesments)
    There's a really great paperback out called: Surefire Documentation: How, What, and When Nurses Need to Document Its good because it teaches you how to document correctly regardless of what...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Grades don't matter!
    I don't really believe that anyone is "Doomed" to be an average nurse. The way I see it...the REAL learning doesn't begin until after you graduate anyway. Nothing can teach better than experience,...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nursing Student...Work as NA?
    Here in Nevada, we have a NAP program. You work as a "Nursing Apprentice". The pay is pretty decent and you're basically working under the license of the nurse. You do a lot of nursing duties but...
    Aug 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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