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  1. New Grad with an interview at the prison
    How did it go? If you haven't had the interview yet, one thing they liked during mine was examples of how I did not allow manipulation... I used examples of my kids trying things...it worked!
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. Correctional DON
    Congrats on the new position...support your nurses and keep a good rapport with corrections staff...you'll love it!
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  3. Is Corrections a good job for a new RN Grad???
    <br><br>I so agree, I started out in corrections right after LPN school and after a yer, when I completed my ADN to get my RN, pretty much everyone was pushing med surg ... I applied and was offerred...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    Yes, often that's true...unfortunately where I live is so rural that everyone knows (or is related to) everyone else so moves have to be made as to not make waves...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    Very true I'm sure! This is a lot to mull over... I'm older than the average new RN so I really don't want to rush into anything without thoroughly considering all the major things...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    Actually I am leaning towards following nurse hoolootoo's advice on this one to follow what the heart is wanting... thank you all for the comments...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    Great points...I think the idea of being more well rounded by working on med surg appeals to me...but the actual job in corrections is very interesting. I"m making up a pros/cons list...just a month...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    Thanks for answering! At this point, I am interested in the psych part of corrections, and I love chronic illness... I mean renal failure, COPD, etc... so I think I would get a lot of that in med...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Am I making a mistake not taking MedSurg position?
    This is a nice dilemma to be in but right now it is stressing me out! I have worked for a year in a corrections facility and I really enjoy it very much. No full time position was available as I...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. vermont board of nursing
    Yes, if you get your license from Vermont, you can work only in Vermont. New Hampshire, however, is a compact state...
    Feb 4, '12
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  11. So happy to finally join the ranks of correctional nurses!
    Hi! I'm a new LPN as of May of this year, and my first job is in corrections. I love it and my company said that they like both experienced and new LPNs because it's a very different environment...
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. Department of Corrections Nurse
    I'm a new grad LPN and have been working at an all male prison for just about two months. I specifically chose to work in corrections for the experience because where I live, LPNs are somewhat...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. Common Correctional Nursing Interview Questions
    Thank you everyone for your suggestions and tips--I landed the job! :yeah:
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. LNA
    LNA
    I think I would check with the Vermont BON to see if that is the norm.... I don't know myself what the ratios should be but that sounds really difficult! I would just make sure that YOU don't rush,...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  15. does prison hire new grad RN
    Interview lasted almost 4 hours!! Still waiting to hear! Some of my questions were pretty common: tell me about your personality, how do you handle stress, how do you handle manipulation ...etc......
    Aug 13, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  16. Common Correctional Nursing Interview Questions
    This thread has been so helpful...and I just stumbled upon it today... My interview tomorrow is for a new grad LPN position... any tips specific to LPNs? Thanks so much!
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  17. Job market for LPNs in Vermont?
    I think with all of your experience, finding a job won't be difficult...but finding one that pays well might be another story. Long term care facilities seem to be hiring quite regularly, but...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. VTC 2011 acceptance?
    I'll PM you...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  19. VTC 2011 acceptance?
    Yes but I'm hurt that you don't remember me!!!...:cool: Anyway, have you heard?
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  20. VTC 2011 acceptance?
    Any word yet??? I'm finishing up semester two and am waiting to hear about the ADN program...good luck to you!!
    Mar 10, '11
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  21. BA in English, now pursuing RN
    Hi...I'm in a similar situation...I'm enrolled in an ADN program (first year=LPN, second year=ADN), but already have a B.A. in psychology... what would be the best route? Sorry I don't have info for...
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  22. Nursing Programs
    Well, what does everyone think so far? We got right into things right away...and there is a ton of reading to do already! Clinicals will be fun I think!
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  23. Nursing Programs
    Oops, guess I didn't really answer your question...I only know of LNA programs at the high schools, but I am not sure...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  24. Nursing Programs
    Hi...I'd recommend getting your LNA and then finishing up prerequisites such as Anatomy & Physiology, etc... then you can apply to several different programs around the state. If you already have...
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  25. becoming a nurse
    I'm not sure what county you are in, but I know most of them offer LNA classes at the career centers of the high schools. Hope that helps!
    Aug 7, '10
    Forum: Vermont Nursing


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