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  1. PCCN 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    I passed with 93% !! :) I would say that Laura G's videos and book definitely helped with almost everything on the test, but I'm very glad I supplemented the cardiac section with other study...
    Oct 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. PCCN 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    Great job and thank you for your advice! Wish me luck please :)
    Sep 30
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. PCCN 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    Thank you so much for replying :) I completed the Laura G book - all 1200 questions haha - and did the online official practice exam which had only 75 questions. I got 83% on the paper official...
    Sep 30
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. PCCN 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    If anyone has taken the CCRN recently, your advice would be appreciated too :)
    Sep 29
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. What is your watch preference?
    Nursemates white nighttime watch with military & analog time and glow in the dark button, which works well for my 12 hr night shifts. I've had 3 nurse mates watches since I first started my nursing...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. PCCN 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    Hi All, :) I am a critical care nurse working in a very busy Medical/Surgical PCU w/ cardiac monitoring for nearly 2 years and will be taking my PCCN exam this Tuesday (unless I chicken out and...
    Sep 29
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  7. PCCN Exam 2014 - any & all comments appreciated
    Hi All, :) I am a critical care nurse working in a very busy Medical/Surgical PCU w/ cardiac monitoring for nearly 2 years and will be taking my PCCN exam this Tuesday (unless I chicken out and...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. Interviewing for ICU...
    Hi there, sorry it has been a bit since I have been on here! I am also from Bellevue! I'll send you a message w/ my email.
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    Hi Jessi, Congratulations on passing! I'd rather not say r/e my unit to keep it private. I did photocopy them and keep the originals. I'll message you my email. Good luck! :)
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  10. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    And yes I passed the NCLEX, thank God. The units that are short & need people change all the time, so I'm not sure which ones they are hiring for.
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  11. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    Your welcome!! I also recommend bringing a portfolio to the panel interview too, & handing it to the managers. Good luck!! :)
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  12. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    Phone interview questions included: Why did you choose nursing? Why is Swedish the place for you? Tell me about a time when you especially above and beyond in your nursing career? What...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  13. Swedish Medical Center RN Residency Jan 2012
    Hi there Lakeunion98125 & jnkwan :) I did hand deliver my career portfolio to HR at their headquarters the following day after the social. Things I included in my career portfolio were: My resume...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  14. Sitters/CNA's: Thank you for "doing nothing"
    As an new RN who worked many times as a CNA/Sitter for the past two years with the oftentimes difficult patients I sat with, I would like to say how much I appreciate this post. I'm proud to say I...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. NCLEX in 20 days!!! (January 15, 2013)
    I just would like to 2nd your post and say that I used this prayer too (the second version) and gave it to my friend and we both passed (I with 75 Qs, taking me 3 hrs! and her with all 265 Qs). I...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money
    You certainly deserved your spot in the ICU given your good grades and extensive critical care experience. Please know I mean no disrespect to you, or any other male RNs, who have achieved well...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Male Nurses on the rise and they make more money
    I'm not a feminist-activist type, but from what I've seen there is definitely a glass escalator for men in nursing, no doubt about it. Personally, during a student internship, I (along with most of...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    It works! Got quick results this morning - Passed!!! :) Thank goodness!!
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX in 20 days!!! (January 15, 2013)
    Dubs, I called the state BON to see when my license will show up. They told me that while they can't confirm I passed technically, they did say my license will be up by the end of the week, so I take...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX in 20 days!!! (January 15, 2013)
    Thank you so much!!! :) :roflmao:
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Testing in 2 weeks ~ all advice for preparation appreciated!
    I called them because my hospital is breathing down my neck lol, and basically told me I better be licensed by next week or they'll rescind my position. So I called the state and told them I thought...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. How many weeks did you all study for the test?
    To me Saunders was too easy, and Kaplan was on par with the actual NCLEX (it even has the same looking screen), but Saunders is much better for content review. They are both excellent when paired...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. How many weeks did you all study for the test?
    I studied for 2.5 weeks (that was all the time I had), I used Kaplan On Demand Course for practice with questions - completing the Diagnostic & Readiness tests, all Question Trainers, and 30% of the...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Saunders review CD
    Saunders is great for content, but in all respects the NCLEX is much more difficult and most closely resembles Kaplan. I recommend Saunders for review, but Kaplan to get a feel for the actual test...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Got the "good pop up" after 75 questions, having taken it today! It was the hardest test of my life, but the state board (while being unable to officially confirm my passing as of today) says I will...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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