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  1. Insight for a successful transition from CCU to CVSICU?
    I've been working in a CCU (with heavy MICU overflow) since graduation, so approximately 3.5 years and am seeking a more challenging patient demographic and higher acuity environment. We get...
    Sep 12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. Nurses pulled as CNAS??
    An an RN or LPN, you are responsible for all of the duties inclusive of the CNA/Aide role, so I'm not sure if you just think that you shouldn't be doing the physical labor that a CNA does? LPNs and...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  3. Johns Hopkins new grad 2011
    The nurse recruiter will talk to you briefly ab out benefits, payrate, medical insurance, parking etc. and then will escort you to the unit you are interviewing on and to the Nurse Manger for the...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  4. Johns Hopkins new grad 2011
    I work at JHH right now in a unit that is within the department of Surgery but am currently transitioning to JH Bayview to begin in an ICU there. What I can speak to as far as your choice in...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN Fall 2010 Anyone?
    I'm a current JHUSON student, graduating in May and I wanted to let everyone know that a phone interview is perfectly acceptable if you can't make it to Baltimore in person. If offered admission,...
    Nov 2, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    Just wanted to pop in an offer a bit of guidance as a current JHUSON student. A few folks had asked me recently via PM how I successfully petitioned for reconsideration after I had been denied by...
    Jan 28, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Question for current and past JHU students
    Required courses in the curriculum are offered in one section during the day (and first semester extend through to late afternoon), optional electives are held in the evenings. There is no...
    Jan 21, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  8. Bored!!!!
    I'm with you...and is why I'm starting as a CNA at our affiliate hospital today, which will certainly help kill the three weeks left on break. After going 100mph last semester, it was difficult to...
    Jan 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Gearing up for next semester : )
    OB and Psych (7 week rotations each), Pharmacology and Pathophysiology, possibly an Infectious Diseases elective. Going to try to work 20 hrs/week at the hospital, so we'll see how that goes!...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Johns Hopkins/JHU Early Decision?
    Federal Direct Loans, Private Loans, JHU Scholarships/Grants, Tuition Reimbursement @ JHH (and salary from working part-time as a tech). That sums it up, its definitely doable. Although I'm not...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Getting rid of student loan-Loan Forgiveness-New York
    There are also opportunities for health care providers to receive loan forgiveness with IHS (Indian Health Services). Here's the link: Good...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Tattoos and piercings
    Once upon a time, I came across an OR tech that had so many tats on his arms I can't believe he was allowed to expose them all. The most hilarious and ironic one was an iconic yet devilish looking...
    Dec 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. what was your starting salary as a ..................
    $12.57 base hourly wage (as a nursing student working as a CNA concurrently), $1.25 weekend diff, $1.75 evening diff and $2.20 night diff, in Baltimore, MD. Anything helps when you're a student!
    Dec 27, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. BB features to be tweaked
    I'm sorely missing this feature as it gone, or am I just overlooking it?
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: How To Use Site
  15. Which floor to choose?
    I've just wrapped up first semester of my two year BSN program and have two offers for a CNA position at a large teaching hospital. I've only had the opportunity to do share time on the day shift of...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Did I just see your spine?
    You are correct in that nursing students do have the experience that seasoned nurses do, however I still wouldn't classify any nursing student as "lowly" and would not dismiss my critical thinking...
    Dec 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. 80,000 dollar in debt for AA degree in Nursing
    All I can say claim you were worried you would be overpaying for this supposed program, and you received an overwhelming majority of opinions stating that an AA degree is not worth 80K and...
    Dec 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. A's in Nursing School
    Some employers do request transcripts, and many students plan on pursuing graduate studies, so it can't be tossed by the wayside so easily.
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. A's in Nursing School
    First official grade from first semester is an A+ (97%), so I'm happy with that start. I will probably end up with three As and two Bs, but I'm satisfied as I tried my best. When you have three...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Crna
    Just a thought...but you may want to shadow a CRNA before determining if it is what you want to wish to finally do. There is a pre-CRNA and CRNA forum on allnurses under the Specialty tab, I'm...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    For those of you who are still waiting (and for those who didn't get email replies from various JHUSON administration today), I just wanted to let you know that things are generally really crazy...
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    By the way...I attended the State of the School address given by the Dean last week and she mentioned that the pool of applicants was superb this year, so congratulations to all of you, you deserve...
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    No, they do not call applicants to deliver news of non-acceptance. Call Mary O'Rourke tomorrow at 9a EST and I'm sure she'll tell you the good news.
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    Good luck with the wait everyone...I've been there :) And don't beat yourself up if you don't get a call today, I know they spread them out over a few days last year.
    Dec 9, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Johns Hopkins BSN/MSN 2009 Applicants!
    I wouldn't say its necessarily a request for an appeal, but yes, you may request that your application is reconsidered by the committee if you are not accepted. I did this after I received my notice...
    Dec 8, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure

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