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  1. Name hospital and salary--everywhere
    I live in Northern Lower Michigan, new graduates start out at 20 an hour. there is a $2 3rd shift diff and no weekend diff.
    Mar 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anyone NOT use prefilled flushes?
    the hospital that I work at also uses 30ml containers of saline. Each pt gets there own container when their meds come up from pharmacy
    Mar 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Agency Nurse doesn't know how to start IVs?
    The nursing school I graduated from used computer simulation with fake arms to do IV starts. My clinical group had 10 student in it and we spent a total of about 30 minutes on this skill. Obviously...
    Mar 11, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. how old is too old?
    Your never to old. I just graduated in May and the ages in my class ranged from 20-60. Most were in the medical field and continuing on now that there children are in school full time or...
    Jun 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Relocation and tuition reimbursement
    Yes that is very true. There are hospitals all over the U.S that are doing this. Most of them will not pay for your pre-reqs only your nursing classes, but they will also put a cap on it. The main...
    Jun 19, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Family/school balance
    I think it is very do-able. I took and still take time out every evening to read a story and sometimes play a game, it takes about an hour out of my day, but is sooo worth it. I still have all the...
    Dec 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students.
    hi i am katt, i am 29 and have 2 boys that are 5 and 7. i just finished my 3rd semester, and am getting ready to start my final semester. i am so excited, yet nervous about entering the nursing...
    Dec 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Did Anyone Go To Nursing School While Raising Kids?
    I went back to school when my children were 6months and 2. I was working a full time job from 6 am to 2 pm and went to school part time in the evenings. I did this for 2 years. i then lost my job...
    Dec 19, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hello - What state are you from?
    Hi all. i am also new to this site. I am a nursing student that will be graduating in May. I live in northern Michigan.
    Dec 10, '05
    Forum: Rural Nursing
  10. Is misdemeanor automatic disqualification for school/work?
    I am currently in the nursing program, and a friend of mine has ran into the same problem. She was convicted of a felony when she was 18. She currently works at the hospital, the problem that she...
    Dec 10, '05
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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