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  1. CCRN exam
    were you breezing through her questions before you took the test or did you still have your doubts? Did you "feel ready" when you went to take it?
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. Just passed CCRN ask me anything!
    Hey Congratulations! That's great! I went to Gasparis' conference and have her green book with questions to study from. I'm going to try to take it in the next week or so (last minute scheduler) =)...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  3. CCRN exam
    Do you think studying strictly from the Laura Gasparis green book with all the questions and rationales would be enough along with the self assessment test they have on the aacn website? I've already...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  4. Can an American RN be a travel nurse in Canada?
    hello, currently looking to move and work as a RN in toronto from US.. I have my ADN and a bachelors degree, however the bachelors is not in nursing. Would that count?
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. New to CCU
    Just transferred from a cardiac/tele floor to CCU. I'm in my 4th week of orientation and just wanted to introduce myself. I've already found such great information here.. I hope to learn as much as...
    Jul 8, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  6. Is working twd BSN worth it? Will ADN do?
    personal satisfaction is pretty much it. I'm never really complacent. I'm satisfied and thankful with my success this far, but always ready and willing to expand and move forward. =) oh yeah-...
    May 12, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Considering career as NP
    I'm in a similar position with work.. working on tele/stepdown unit for 3 years. Really seeing how burnt out you can get with the whole bedside nursing thing. I have my ADN and have a bachelors not...
    May 12, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Is working twd BSN worth it? Will ADN do?
    Thanks guys for the response and encouragement. I'm definitely considering going for it. A little background though to let you see more of my hesitancy. For one, where I live you don't get paid...
    May 9, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. Is working twd BSN worth it? Will ADN do?
    I have my ADN and have been working as a registered nurse for 3 years now. I've applied and been accepted into a BSN program. I could get it done in 3 semesters.. going full time of course. I'm happy...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. RN & Pregnant?
    Nope, not me. But doing some research before we decide to add to our family. My husband and I don't have any kids yet and I was wondering how being pregnant affected your work on the floor with 12...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  11. Nursing doesnt define you
    Love this thread and couldn't agree more. I won't add anyone from work on my fb page because I want to leave work at work and home at home. I do not want nursing to define me, because if I did.. I...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. If you love your job, what is your speciality?
    I do not love my actual job. it's VERY stressful, understaffed most of the time (but staffed per the numbers the acuity call for by hospital), the patient's require a lot of attention and needs,...
    May 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Escort patients outside to smoke
    Where I used to work if pts went out to smoke, that was their decision but we had no part in it. We would advise them not to and let them know the health risks and that they would not pick up on the...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  14. Is anyone a nurse extern in huntington wv?
    I am an RN and actually did the reverse commute, from Charleston driving to Huntington.. it does get old REAL fast! I definitely wish I would have been an extern during school! I think it would help...
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  15. no regular schedule
    the thing that really sucks about this statement.. is that I don't feel anything should be like this!! A job wrecking havic on family time.. no thank you! My husband is my #1! I don't feel like I...
    Dec 3, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Typical day in LTC nursing?
    hopefully just doing some day shifts. Not sure if they do 8s or 12s there.. would def prefer 8s but we'll see how that works out. Should be hearing more tomorrow
    Nov 22, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Typical day in LTC nursing?
    hey thanks! in theory that sounds good! have you worked in a hospital? is it comparable?! better or worse?! can you throw in some pros and cons of the comparison. =) Just want to be prepared for what...
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Typical day in LTC nursing?
    so basically.. your job is assessments, meds, and treatments if needed... what about pt care and things like that?.. like baths.. changing beds.. things like that which take up half my day in the...
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Typical day in LTC nursing?
    hey thanks! so how long does it take to get in the swing of things. is it running around like the hospital or is it pretty routine once you get the hang of things? how does your facility do the...
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Typical day in LTC nursing?
    hey- I'm talking to this agency about per diem nursing in a ltc facility. I was wondering if you all could give me a basic outline of what your day consists of as all I've ever known is hospital...
    Nov 21, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. I need to get excited about nursing
    Hey Thanks JJJoy and ayvah! Great responses! That helped a lot! I do have an interview Saturday..it's sort of a health fair type thing with DHHR and they have a few office positions available! I hope...
    Nov 19, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. I need to get excited about nursing
    thanks for the reply. i guess at this point I'm just scared of getting in another situation, taking a new job, and it still not being in an area that I'm happy with. i hate to keep waiting around and...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. I need to get excited about nursing
    I don't want to go the medication route because yes, it would be for the anxiety.. not for the actual job, but it would be anxiety FROM the job... remove that job from the situation and no medication...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. I need to get excited about nursing
    to add on to it.. I even thought about getting some random full time job.. but then think why make 10/hr if I can make 20! If I did anything BUT nursing I would feel like a loser. I mean that's what...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I need to get excited about nursing
    I've had 2 nursing jobs since I graduated (8 months total) and have not been working as a nurse the past 3 months! I am talking with a couple of hospitals to get back in (basically because I'm not...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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