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  1. New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!
    It will get better I promise! I absolutely hated my first year, wanted to walk off the job so many times, even called my old phlebotomy manager to beg for my job back. Fortunately, it was a holiday...
    Aug 19
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Torn rotator cuff one week before starting first nursing job :(
    They expect you to go back to work after two weeks?!?! I think at 3 weeks I went to my first PT, just having them attempt to move my arm at all was so painful I saw my life flash before my eyes! Two...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Almost Off Orientation And Scared
    I have been at my job now for about 3.5 monnths, I had about 8 weeks of orientation and didn't feel ready to go on my own either. i get asked questions that I can't answer all the time too and I...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. New Grad No Job- extremely depressed.
    Definitely look further than two hours from home. I graduated June 2010 and just started working Oct 2011, had to move from CA to central TX. If you can move, do it... get your experience and then if...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Is the hiring prospect really that bad out there for nurses right now?
    I lived in the SF bay area, worked for 15 years at a large hospital as a phlebotomist, and couldn't get a job there. So, after 15 months post graduation I moved to the boondocks in Texas and started...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Feeling extremely frustrated :(
    I graduated June 2010, started working in Oct 2011. I left CA and came to TX after applying to well over 1,000 jobs. I would recommend taking a refresher if you are able to, and hopefully there will...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Area of hospital with minimal vomit...
    I think it's safe to say every area of nursing deals with vomit :/ at least every area that has direct patient care
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. When will I stop dreading going to work?!
    I can't give up either! I came home from work after a rough shift last week and my niece had posted on FB how she is tired of school, bills, work etc and wanted to give up, to which I told her "don't...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. what Bachelors degree can I earn besides BSN (from RN)?
    There are alot of other types of nursing I would be happy in I'm sure, but the job market being what it is for newbies, I can't have what I really want. The unit I'm on is about as far from what I...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. what Bachelors degree can I earn besides BSN (from RN)?
    I was a phlebotomist for 16 years and I definitely love healthcare, but I think I would be happier in a different type of position. I want to get at least a bachelors but I think I want to do...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. what Bachelors degree can I earn besides BSN (from RN)?
    Hello, So I am going on 3 months into my first nursing job and I am not loving it. I know there are alot of new grads that can't find work that would like to choke me for sounding ungrateful for...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. When will I stop dreading going to work?!
    Hello all, I am just wondering how long did it take most of you to stop having major anxiety about going to work every day? I am a new nurse about 9 weeks on med surg now and it is very stressful to...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. New grad willing to work anywhere
    I finally after a year and a half of rejections was fortunate enough to get a job in Texas (moved reluctantly from CA but hey its a job and it isn't that bad here actually) I have a friend that moved...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Should I take the ACLS, PALS, and EKG as a 2nd semester student?
    I would say that it is definitely unnecessary to take ACLS and PALS at this point, but EKG interpretation class wouldn't hurt... I don't think taking the EKG interpretation class is going to make a...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. is it hard to get into clinical nursing with only floor nursing experience?
    Hello all, I am actually a new nurse, 2 months on a med/surg oncology floor, I am suspecting that I may not want to do floor nursing forever :O Anyways, I am wondering how difficult it is to...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Support Stickie for New nurses who are not coping
    I am in my mid 40's and second career too, I think it does take longer to learn things, that hadn't occurred to me! Ugh it's so difficult, I am really struggling and I have never considered myself a...
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Support Stickie for New nurses who are not coping
    I have been working on a med/surg/oncology unit for two months, I graduated June 2010 and didn't start working til Oct 2011, 16 months is a long time and alot of the things I learned got lost along...
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. HIPAA violation if an old friend?
    it absolutely would be
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  19. New grad RN job with no connections?
    oh no, kissing a.. doesn't get you anywhere, save your time
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. General Question about Salmonella
    I don't think it makes a difference in how sick you get, it might make a difference in the incubation period and the time it takes for the person to start feeling sick. plus there are probably other...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Best online RN to BSN programs?
    Hello all, I am wondering if anyone has any suggestions on which online RN to BSN programs are best... I recently was accepted into University of Texas at Arlington, and it has been very unclear from...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Does this job sound like a scam?
    It's a scam without a doubt.
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I feel defeated
    Don't lose hope! I was actually hired in Texas for my first nursing job, and 3 days before I was to drive from CA to TX I injured my shoulder bad enough to need surgery. I thought for sure they would...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Torn rotator cuff one week before starting first nursing job :(
    So, I was all ready to head to Texas from California to start my first nursing job in an emergency room... took almost a year to find a job. So long story short I fell on the stairs at home and tore...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Student Nurse Needle Stick Scare
    On the contrary, I think that a hospital that requires consenting to HIV testing on admission gives a feeling that exposures are anticipated and likely to happen, which in my opinion would decrease...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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