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  1. How to Organize?
    Hi everyone! I just started my first job as a PHN with my county health department and I LOVE it! I consider myself a very organized person and all throughout nursing school I was very good at...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. Can new grads start out as public health nurses?
    I just got my first nursing job at the county health department. I talked a lot about my previous volunteer experience, but I think the reason they offered me the job was because I really do love...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  3. County Health Department Interview***
    I'm a new grad but I just got a job as a PHN with my county health department. The interview questions they asked were mostly about my understanding of the differences between acute care nursing and...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  4. What a blow to my ego
    Thank you all for your kind words and suggestions. Basically how it went down was like this: My preceptor was with me everytime I gave report, sort of as a standby in case I missed anything,...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. What a blow to my ego
    I gave this woman report again today, and she attempted her previous pattern of rude interruptions and swearing. I gave her this stare. Didn't say a darn thing, just looked at her, raised my eyebrows...
    Sep 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Which Nursing Jobs are the Least Stressful?
    Not technically nursing experience, but I'll give you a story to illustrate what other people have been saying about post-partum. I was a tech in the float pool at a hospital for two years....
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. What a blow to my ego
    Thanks guys! EricJRN, I think what you said is probably the thing that has put me the most at ease. You are right. Probably nothing I would say to this lady would make her any easier to work...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What a blow to my ego
    I am currently doing my clinical practicum on a very busy ICU unit. I feel like I'm doing very well given that there is SO MUCH to know and SO LITTLE room for error. My preceptor has given me lots of...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Letter of Recommendation Advice
    I will be a new grad in December of 2010. Quite a few grad schools require letters of recommendation from previous employers, preferably nursing ones. I have lots of other people that will write me...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Letter of Recommendation Advice
    Hi all, I'm applying for grad school for the Fall of 2011. Right now I'm trying to gather up letters of recommendations--the problem is, I only have one work experience in a hospital. I was a PCT...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. UCSF 2011 MSN Hopefuls
    Hi ya'll! I'm applying for UCSF 2011 MSN program ACHIN specialty. I know that the MEPN programs are VERY competitive--does anyone know how the MSN programs compare? How many of you are...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. I have no idea what to do
    The Southwest isn't that great--I live in Arizona and there are NO jobs here. People who did externships at local hospitals are the only ones who have a chance at getting a job--and even then, most...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What freaks you out?
    I'm laughing so hard right now I can hardly breathe....I guess this is an instance when you were really thankful to have the isolation gown, no?
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What freaks you out?
    My thing is bloody poop. C-diff poop I tolerate, I could literally open my hands and let someone barf in them, and I almost even enjoy trach suctioning....but give me a patient with an active GI...
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. REALLY bad hair day
    I know this is a serious question (and probably very unpleasant), but it still made me giggle. :clown:
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How exactly should I handle this?
    CRAP. I'm just a nursing student, but I would say talk to your supervisor STAT. When I randomly find meds around the charting station I'll be the first to say I ain't quiet about it.
    Sep 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to get into HIV/AIDS nursing
    Hi yall! I've known for most of my life that I have an ABSOLUTE PASSION for the HIV/AIDS population. I simply cannot learn enough about it. I am currently getting my BSN and will graduate in...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  18. ACRN
    I would be really interested in learning about this too! HIV/AIDS is my passion.
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  19. Heartbroken over externship
    I really apologize if my post came off this way to you. I believe I am a humble individual, and I don't have a chip on my shoulder. After this happened the first thing I did was to ask these...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Heartbroken over externship
    Hi all, I graduate with a BSN this December. This past spring, many of my classmates (myself included) applied for the various student nurse externships around Arizona in an effort to prepare...
    Sep 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. What did YOU do to get ready for applying to nursing school?
    Hey CarinaBallerina-- I just got accepted into the University of Arizona's RN-BSN program for Fall 2008. Consider yourself lucky to have the interview opportunity--I know it's nerve-wracking, but...
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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