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  1. RN with a BSN - 2 years in - no available jobs. Should I change careers? Help
    keep your head up, 24 is young and full of life. nurse's are working up until their 60, 50, all types of age... get into an agency
    May 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. LVN asked me my rate and told my trainer, which turns out its $2 higher
    that happened to me already, dont tell your answer, or give a lower # then ask hers, plus if its unionized, it all in the contract anyway, jealousy at the end of the day
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  3. Pick Your Battles Wisely
    its so true, u have to know what battle's u want to fight or not. SO WHAT the teacher sent u home early, go spend ur extra time studying in the library, or volunteering at a hospital or nursing home...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. BSN as entry into practice; why we decided against it.
    after years of nursing, and with the yearly hourly wage increase, then things start to look better... meaning after 5 to 7 years in nursing, you should be i would hope making at least 60 grand a...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. does anyone regret this career?
    the only regrets i would have is... sometimes the little pains i get in the body and the possibility of being hurt on the job, but other than that nursing is beautiful and wonderful and room for...
    Sep 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The New Face of Healthcare
    i remember when i first started, and the orientating nurse kept saying "oh my gosh, their hiring babies now... soon babies will be giving pills" i did not understand the joke at the time. but now i...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  7. Everyone wants to be a nurse...
    Aug 18 by libran1984 I think most people are just wanting the paycheck. It is, perhaps, one of the highest paying entry level associate degrees available. However, many of those people will never...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  8. Working RN at CNA wages
    this has happened to me at an LTC, they did not want to pay me for shifts worked. I had to fight real hard to get my pay, i dont see why employers like to stiff nurses. never mind i had an agency job...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. Current RPN Wages - Toronto Area
    same job my foot, she went 4 years, and takes the critical or unstable patient if push comes to shove, and can possibly be "in-charge", why do all rpns believe they are doing the SAME EXACT job as...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Why are people so ignorant?
    lots of so called "friends" desert you, once you take on nursing as you career. worse yet, if your trying to be an rn, all so called friends drop off at the way side.. especially when u start to be...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Need advice after losing first nursing job
    girl, your not the first to lose a nursing job in 6 months and you wont be the last. suck it up, keep applying, try ltcs senior homes if you have to, and agencies. until that next big hospital gig...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Nursing home job
    your just finding out, what many people knew a long time ago. work your nursing home job, until better can be done
    May 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. New grads who are being bullied by experienced nurses
    not all comments said by these coworkers are constructive, some comments are to put you down, make you feel low, make you feel like quitting. making you feel [color=#1122cc]ostracized. hang in there...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. New grads who are being bullied by experienced nurses
    it starts rough, once they get to know you, and have made you suffer enough, then it will die down. but you cant care about the critics, you have to go in 10-15 mins early, get your assignment, know...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Is nursing still a good career choice?
    the secret to nursing is remembering that you can get hurt/injured working accordingly, being careful with these patients and not getting yourself hurt with these patients. because the patients are...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. The First Year Newbie Nurse Survival Plan
    SO SO TRUE ABOUT : Its the mean tired nurses you gotta worry about, they do eat their young, but not before stalking the hunt for weeks behind the victim's backs, then shredding them into pieces...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Is this sneaky?
    the poster should just continue with her education, put RN at the end of her last name sometimes, and BS RN sometimes. just try it out, when you get an interview clarify all the details. and make the...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. New  Grad Nurse Dilemma. Please help.
    yup this poster is right, your always more appealing when you already have a job, have gained some experience under your belt, then you can move on from there. plus, you'll be working on a...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Can't get a new job... Any help?
    probably because of the whole pedi thing, they think your only used to children. if you had more experience with geriatrics, adults or the elderly, you'd have more job offers, but the pedi thing...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. 100k salary?
    the math sounds wrong on 1200$ a month, i think its more to the tune of 2400 $a month, with the potential of more if u have a next part time job or casual position
    May 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. New grad rn :( I wanna cry
    seems like the doctor/boss is taking advantage of you, because he knows the situation your in. and he's using u to manage his office, because you have the qualifications, without the pay.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Whats the percentage of new RNs who "make it" after orientation?
    I dont thing my part time Rehab job paid 20, 000 to orientate me... probably more to the tune of 2,000-3,000 $... I'd stretch to say 5,000$ tops.
    May 2, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Step away from the old nurse!
    There is no disrespect, older nurses need to be more accepting of younger nurses, and need to be more supportive. Rather than being distant, rude and unwilling to help. Older nurses cant do the work...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Older nurses vs younger nurses
    This poster is talking the truth, "nurses eat their young" and don't want to offer constructive feedback, rather prefer to talk to the older colleagues and senior staff about the younger nurse who...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations