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  1. Florida BON/What I need to know
    Also investigate the job prospects and the pay rates in FL. Both tend to be rather poor.
    Jul 24
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. No one wants to hire a entry level nurse in Nevada, what should I do?
    You can apply to other states but be aware that many have the same issue with your Phil. Nursing education that CA did. Until the Phil. Nursing schools thatof enroll students that are seeking US...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Travel
    There are few jobs, and dozens or more new grads/experienced nurses for each job. Thus, there is very little reason to offer an inexperienced nurse extra benies to move, take a job. And many...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. What to do: ED physician brought dog to work
    It is probably safer to the patients than the ones that bring in their poorly behaved children, babies with diarrhea, kids with snotty noses. I have to wonder about coworkers that would bring...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Am I Being Bullied?
    I am not a social or chit chat sort of person. That does mean that I dislike someone or am being cold or mean. It does mean that it requires more effort to spend all day being talkative and social...
    Jul 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. States with no income tax?
    I lived in FL and now live in a state and a city that has income tax. It also snows in the wintertime. I guarantee you, I make it much better financially here than I ever did in FL. While it...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Harsh nurses
    And Bellinis, a big pitcher of them!!!!!
    Jul 3
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Culture
    So you choose to come here now, why???? With an overly long survey? The length and depth of the "survey" indicates that is more of an interview than a survey.
    Jul 1
    Forum: World Nursing
  9. Culture
    This survey is actually exactly identical to one that had to be done class partner to class partner in one of my RN to BSN classes.
    Jul 1
    Forum: World Nursing
  10. Hospital will not hire smokers
    Actually, there is a hospital (I believe in Texas) that will not hire significantly overweight staff members. As in BMI of 35 or higher. It made the national news.
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. ABC TV:NY Med shows ER nurse fired due to social media post
    Actually, as the company has to get releases from anyone that they film, to use the footage, the staff would have to agree. I have worked in the past at the facility, and would be surprised if...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Contact lens in chemistry lab.
    If you are wearing safety goggles, there should be no problem.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Thanks,  guys.
    And I not really Jim Parsons, I merely resemble him mentally.
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. RN - In USA
    I believe that you have to file for an EAD and then get a SSN.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  15. RN - In USA
    First, find out whether your Visa status permits you to work on the USA. Then check with BON of your state to see whether your nursing program satisfies their requirements for licensure.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  16. white scrub tops and males
    First, what does wearing white have to do with political correctness? Second, in my 21+ years in nursing, I have plenty of straight male nurses wearing warmup jackets. I know of no specific...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  17. RN pay in Florida
    I am a native Floridian and was a traveler nurse. Hands down, FL is the worst paying, poorest ratio, bad working conditions state that I have been to.
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. How long after check is cashed will RN endorsement be approved?
    When they decide to send it. Cashing of the check has no bearing on when they endorse you. You need to contact the BON for that info.
    Jun 18
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. moving with a pet?
    I didn't ever sedate her, but she was a very quiet kitty. Your vet can advise based on kitty's temperament, age and health . Some recommend cat specific seds or extremely small feline doses of...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  20. moving with a pet?
    I have moved and been a traveler with a cat. Small pets can go in the cabin if they fit somewhat comfortably in an approved airplane carrier to be placed under the seat in front of you. The fee...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nursing in Puerto Rico / US Territories
  21. A nurse who doesn't breastfeed
    And now starts the annual, "Breast vs Bottle", allnurses insult/war.
    Jun 3
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. no orientation as a traveler in Florida
    Welcome to why no one likes working in FL. To Flexiseal: I worked with several facilities that deliberately overbooked travelers into preferred good ratio units, and proceeded to float them all...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Nurses selling at work?
    To those selling stuff, or collecting money for the "life events" on the unit. Please be mindful of who you are talking to and their lives. I am a (almost) 50 year old and been in health care 25...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. WHY do employers that give 2-3 days orientation require a month's notice of resignati
    And in most places, your app will go in the circular fil.
    May 27
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  25. Vanco Trough Advice
    I work in a teaching facility, so I can either discuss it with pharmacy or the resident. However, if those are not accessible, it depends on the patient, the previous labs and the situation. If...
    May 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications