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  1. What I have learned from this Section in AllNurses
    One thing to add, create a pro-active, co-worker friendly driven environment. It's not a lot, but very hard to do.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. called in sick, nurse manager calling back (inappropriate tactics?)
    I agree with you and support your point of view. Must be really nice to work together with your husband on the same floor and same schedule. On the NM behalf, I think she was desperate...but...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. My seven month journey in ICU has ended.
    Where are you? They are so many other choices out there. Hospital environment is like wolf's den. There's a hierarchy of some sort, I know this for a fact........we all started the same, even the...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Do FNP's really make 80k to 90k a year?
    I agree.....I think if your passionate about something then the money will follow. I understand that knowing the pay for the future is an important factor into deciding a career but should not be...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. My New-Found Love For Nursing
    Good for you, I always encourage people that have the gift of serving to be nurses. I'm an RN, and like many I love it at times and hated it some days. Some people get in the field for the money, and...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Is it me? What happened to nursing?
    I agree 100% with you. Nursing in books and before graduating seemed like one of the best jobs anyone could have. Higher pay, good hours, respect and feeling rewarded all the time. jejej big shock in...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. does anyone regret this career?
    This is more like a venting thread. It's good to let your feelings out, one way or another. Otherwise, it just dwells in your deepest thoughts. I like and enjoy nursing and the nursing skills we...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Need advice here! If I want skills experience where should I go?
    I work pedi home health which is great. Could not ask for anything else better, but I also work for a SNH. The skills in both are limited, I would think. I feel like I'm missing a lot that I had...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. What is keeping New Grads/less experienced Nurses from being hired and solutions?
    Agree with previous comments. Once you get experience and learn what you needed to learn then those months that you worked for count as experience and looks great on your resume, rather than no...
    Mar 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. What is keeping New Grads/less experienced Nurses from being hired and solutions?
    This is just me, I read previous posting on how they wouldn't take a paycut. I certainly would, in fact I often asked my employer to consider giving me a paycut for at least two months while I was...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  11. I got a JOB!
    But go on...tells us everything. What's your dream job and how long did you wait, is this your first nursing job?
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Confrontation with bullies at work place; need advice with next step
    if I was you I would switch maybe shifts but same floor. Anything to avoid person you were confronted against. Now, your preceptor will try to get back at you and try to find flaws or errors in which...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Tired of LTC...
    join the club!!!! Make some time to indulge yourself by eating something you like or talking to a resident you enjoy. I find happiness through some pts that I trust and they show appreciation for...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Fired from first RN job...does it get better?
    I'm sorry to hear that, it seems that they were not conscientious at all with you or the fact that you were a new nurse. Piece of advise stick with the good nurses or even LVN's or CNA, for that...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. ? if I want to become a CRNA where should I begin to work?
    K thanks everyone, I get it they really want anyone to have experience with the most critical and risky skills/procedures done within healthcare facilities. Well, the best way to go about it would be...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Dermatology office pays $13/hour
    'pls don't settle for that......RNs make and deserve more than $13.00/hr.....I know the job is easy...but the risk and your license is at stake and that will cost you more than the $13.00/hr. If they...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  17. Nursing Graduate Support Program Application
    call them back, and tell them you can't find it if she can direct you with someone who knows
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. What do you look for in your CNA's
    To be honest.....be nice, tell them you work hard, that your able to lift heavy things.....big plus for guys cause they need strong arms to move patients. Say your patient, and empathize with others....
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. Oru bsn graduate seeking job in houston
    tips from a Recent Grad c BSN from another state. I moved to San Antonio couple months ago.....if I could give you advise or any out of state nurses would be to apply for your TX license from...
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. Passed NCLEX 75 ques - Study tips/schedule
    congrats and yes take Kaplan!!!!!....don't make a mistake like me , i had taken HURST...... kaplan really prepares you a lot more for NCLEX-RN.
    Feb 29, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. CNAs deserve more appreciation in nursing!
    I agree with you on that one. Calling CNAs aids is derogatory. They do have their training and work physically hard than any other nurse on the floor. I had to take CNA training and get certified by...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Took nclex today(2-27) for the 3rd time & failed...wanna give up
    hey, Don't give up or get discouraged. It's normal to feel this way, I was in your shoes when I passed!!! Here is what helped me......Kaplan blue book strategies (read all of it), PDA by...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. ? if I want to become a CRNA where should I begin to work?
    New Grad working a supervisor job at a LTC, but it's part time. This is good because it leaves me plenty of time to get a second job....I would like it to be in a place where the experience will...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. New grad nursing job question
    same here....applied to a bunch of hospitals...they all reply back with need experience and suggest doing residency program. If doing teli on hospital is what you want then consider doing residency...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Advice for new RN
    I'm a recent new grad who just got hired and my piece of advise would be to join a residency program....if you want proper training and your are one of those people that needs to know whats going on...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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