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  1. Level III to Level IV
    I am a new grad in a level IV NICU. If I can do it, you can do it! LOL! We see everything, though, and you'll learn a TON on the floor. I've only been there for a month, but if I can help you with...
    Aug 31
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Northern Virginia Graduated in May of this year. Had two interviews before graduating, was offered both jobs, and started in a level IV trauma NICU on July 7th :)
    Aug 31
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. How to become a school nurse?
    Thank you! I am a new grad with my BSN, and actually read through a ton of pages here, and found that a good way to get your foot in the door is by applying a substitute. I actually found a local...
    Aug 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. How to become a school nurse?
    Hi all, I am considering becoming a school nurse, eventually, if I don't go the Health IT route. Was wondering what's the best course of action? Degree-wise, does one need a master's? And in...
    Aug 6
    Forum: School Nurses
  5. Updated NYC New Graduate Nursing jobs?
    Have you thought about applying on Long Island? I know Winthrop had a new grad program.
    Aug 6
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Best degree to get into Nursing Informatics?
    Thank you so much! It was actually at orientation, that I sat next to the EHR instructor and she saw me breeze through the material and asked if I'd be interested in (eventually) becoming a super...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  7. New Grad NICU Support Thread
    Can I restart this thread? I'm on week 5 of my NICU orientation. I am LOVING it so far... have had amazing preceptors (although my current one is TOUGH but incredibly knowledgable and...
    Aug 6
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. NVCC - Potential applicant - How competitive is it?
    THANK YOU! That is great to hear, because his prerequisite GPA is a 3.5+, which will obviously be a huge help. I know Mason is ridiculously competitive, but definitely an option... so, thank...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  9. Best degree to get into Nursing Informatics?
    Hi everyone! I am interested in eventually going into nursing informatics. What is the best course of study (master's degree? in what?) to do so? To start out, I am becoming a super user at my...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  10. NVCC - Potential applicant - How competitive is it?
    Hello everyone! I am currently an RN (new grad; started last month after graduating in May) working for one of the Inovas, but my boyfriend is also looking to return to school to become an RN. He'd...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. I guess I passed? 75 Questions :)
    Just an update: I did pass! I guess I was just prepared, because I thought there was no way it would be THAT easy! Now I just need to start getting ready for my new job next month. I am over the moon...
    Jun 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Questions !!
    I also did a ridiculous number of practice questions... all of the Kaplan QBanks, all of the diagnostics, the NCLEX 3500, and a majority of the Saunders questions. I passed with 75 questions and...
    Jun 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. I guess I passed? 75 Questions :)
    Thanks, rob, for the info! I found both pretty helpful, honestly... Saunders for content, Kaplan for practice. Both were good.
    Jun 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. I guess I passed? 75 Questions :)
    It did say delivery successful, though I didn't realize that was a requirement, oops! I checked again, and it does. Yay! Woohoo! Congrats to you as well, zei!
    Jun 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. I guess I passed? 75 Questions :)
    Took the NCLEX this morning... It took me about an hour to get through 75 questions. I was shaking VIOLENTLY after pressing "submit" at question 75... I was sure I must have failed because I thought...
    Jun 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Kaplan Q-Bank...
    I am leaving to take the NCLEX in about 30 minutes (haha). Just took Q7 and got a 62.5% and a 61.5% on Q6... Not sure if that makes me feel good or not, but there's nothing I can do now!
    Jun 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. PASSED the NCLEX in 75 questions!
    Congrats! I'm also in the same boat... NCLEX tomorrow, new job starting July 7th. No choice but to pass! Haha! My Qbank score was much the same as yours (around 56%) and between 56 and 73% on the...
    Jun 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Taking nclex tomorrow
    Me too! Haha! I'm taking mine in Virginia. Good luck!
    Jun 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX less than one month after graduating!
    Congrats to you guys. Good to know you both passed so soon after graduating :)
    Jun 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX less than one month after graduating!
    Cool! Have you heard how long it generally takes to get your results? I have to have my license by my first day of work (July 7). I'm pretty nervous about the time constraints... ahh!
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Random Fact Sling
    If you suspect an air embolism, lower the head of the bed and place the client on the left side... it traps the air.
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Identification for NCLEX
    I think just your name has to match; you can take the exam in any state.
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Average Scores on Kaplan Question Trainers and Qbank and Passed NCLEX 1/18/2013
    I'm happy to hear that Kaplan was harder than the actual NCLEX... haha.
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. NCLEX less than one month after graduating!
    Hello everyone! I graduated from an accelerated nursing program on May 16 and am scheduled to take the NCLEX on June 12... I will then start working on July 7th! Ahh! I am terrified and am not sure...
    Jun 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Nurse Midwife Programs - Good job outlook?
    I was actually under the assumption that in five years, we'd be making babies in labs. I meant, as a new grad, are there opportunities, or are most places looking for people with experience, or is...
    May 29
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student


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