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  1. Timeframe for California to send License Verification
    Hello! I'm just wondering if anyone knew the actual timeframe in which california sends your license verification to another state? I know california is backed up but anyone know if there are any...
    Mar 20
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Damn, I am good at IVs now.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. PDA la charity 2nd or 3rd edition?
    Elsevier: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment, 3rd Edition: LaCharity, Kumagai & Bartz This lists the changes/updates. 3rd edition looks like it has a online feature now and several new...
    Jan 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Uggghhh!!! Hurst vs Kaplan
    I actually went through both Hurst and Kaplan (long story). I compared the two on this thread: http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Jan 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Starting an ER job with no orientation?
    Hello LostNNakedNursing I just wanted to say that I hope you found a job and I hope you made a good decision not accepting the job offer. I wanted to share this quick story, I recently just...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Anybody use nurseprose.com or nurseresumewritingservice.com?
    Hello I'm tempted to pay for a resume service that will rework my resume and cover letter but I'm hesitant shelling out the cash. Has anybody heard or used of nurseprose.com or...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  7. True or False: Nursing school education and job orientation
    I love this so much! Especially the mention of a supportive workplace. As a runner, finishing a race with people cheering for you and supporting you just gives you the desire to finish strong.
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. True or False: Nursing school education and job orientation
    Hello everybody. Question for everybody: True or False Nursing school can only teach you so much, that's why it's important to find a job that will continue to build on that foundation starting...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. NCLEX- Kaplan vs. Hurst
    For Meds, I stuck with Hurst. They don't have a video lecture but they have these print outs that was organized to a point where I could schedule myself to go over these types of meds one day, and...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. NCLEX- Kaplan vs. Hurst
    this will help you - i took both also and wrote this up http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Mentor, orientation, or trial by fire?
    That's what I'm wondering. I always thought that orientation would always be a couple of weeks.
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Mentor, orientation, or trial by fire?
    Hi hello everybody. I'm just wondering how everybody got their feet wet in nursing. Did you have a really good mentor showing you the ropes? A really good orientation program that prepared you for...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How to welcome a new staff member to the ED
    MEAN!!! Damn, I wish I worked with you
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Well, I now have two resumes. One is my simple text resume easy to read and organized. The other is a more "stylized" but simple version; no crazy fonts or colors. Just a couple of subtle images but...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Thanks everybody! I'm still thinking about the pros and cons. The biggest con, it's not editable so if I want to change something, I have to ask them to do it. I am designing my own resume on...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. Wondering if prepu is a waste of time
    PrepU is basically a digital version of Lipincott's book but I found it helpful until I hit level 5 or 6 and then it was repeats galore. The leveling system is also flawed because if you open up a...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Don't forget the time and a half pay (or 2x pay if you're lucky)
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Hello Everybody I'm thinking about commissioning someone to design my resume so it could stand out a little bit more (also, I like pretty things). Just wondering what your thoughts are. The...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  19. Hurst or Kaplan
    I actually had access to both online Kaplan and hurst. Here is my review comparing the two. http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. CEN passed!
    Congrats! If i can ask, how many years of ED experience do you have and how long have you been studying for? Any tips?
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Sure, my biggest issues with inserting IVs was that I would stabilize the vein to close from the insertion site, I would go in at an acute angle, I would accidentally advance the needle and pierce...
    Nov 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Starting an ER job with no orientation?
    My advice: be careful. The last thing you would want is your coworkers and your patients confusing inexperience with incompetence. I know this from experience because my orientation program was...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Is 1-year ED experience enough to apply elsewhere?
    No no no, you were helpful! And I appreciate your input. I'm guess what I could take from your comment is that each facility is different. I actually didn't think about if I get a job at a...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Is 1-year ED experience enough to apply elsewhere?
    Very good ideas. I've been looking into the CEN (and even the TNCC). I should actually look into it more aggressively since I do have free time. Interesting enough, I did a couple of "feeler"...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. How long was your orientation
    I'm curious, has anyone had any Trial by Fire training during orientation? As in, they will orientate you on the floor, and just throw you in to see how you do? And then bring you back to...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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