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  1. I feel truly sorry for new grads
    Like the OP, I graduated from nursing school in 2008. But not until December. I passed NCLEX in February 2009. I could not find a job in the hospitals. At that time, they were not even hiring...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  2. Georgetown Midwifery/WMNP
    Exactly.
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  3. Georgetown Midwifery/WMNP
    I would rather not say what state I live in. Let's just say that I live in a rural area - one CNM in the town I live, with a handful of CNMs 2-3 hours away in 3 of 4 directions. But it seems that...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  4. Georgetown Midwifery/WMNP
    http://images.allnurses.com/customavatars/avatar271465_1.gif Sep 4 by Dalla "For all those considering applying to Georgetown, go for it! You never know until you try. I am...
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Georgetown Online Midwife/Women's Health
    For all those considering applying to Georgetown, go for it! You never know until you try. I am currently a Georgetown student. When I applied, my GPA was 3.459. I never worked in L&D. I only...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. Any CNM's doing home births or have a birth center in Florida???
    Check with your school to make sure what requirements there are for your preceptor. Mine requires so many deliveries in a year. Home birth CNMS may not attend enough to qualify.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. NP: Still a nurse?
    I am currently a NP student. I was surprised when given a tour of my clinical site, I was shown the Physician's Lounge and told that I could use it whenever I had spare time and to help myself to...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Georgetown Bound (CNM) August 2012) ?
    With a student loan that I will be paying for the rest of my life! I am expecting about $130,000 total, with my BSN. Hopefully, I will get one of those under-served area jobs where they pay a portion...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  9. How much is your nursing school expenses?
    I am paying $1,650 per CREDIT, books this next term are about $1,200. Working on a masters.
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. RN (Diploma) to CNM?
    There are 6 schools that have midwifery online, some with campus visits required. 1. East Caroline University - approximately $39,600 for the 2 year program - ranked #26 2. Frontier Nursing...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Any thoughts on going straight from BSN nursing program to a NP program?
    On the one hand, you may be in "school mode" and best to keep on chugging through it all. But, are you really sure you want to be a NP? If you haven't had any time as a nurse, you may not be really...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    Georgetown says they only accept about 35% of those who apply. I did not have L&D experience - just a final clinical for my BSN for about 8 weeks on L&D. Not sure what my references said about me....
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  13. Do strict uniform policies convey professionalism and promote happiness in patients?
    Personally, I love the white dresses and white caps. Even been known to wear the white pantyhose. And of course, shoes not sneakers. Everyone knows you're a nurse and don't confuse you with...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. BSN degree, not yet RN, can I apply as LPN?
    Agree with previous post. Even to practice as a CNA, you must be certified in your state after passing a written and a skills test. To work as a LPN you must pass a test -the NCLEX, but for LPN...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  15. National Health Service Corps
    Hopefully, it will continue with Obama, or whoever else goes in, and we won't have to jump through too many hoops that are nearly impossible!
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  16. National Health Service Corps
    I am hoping for NHSC! I really don't care where I have to go - I can hold my breath for 5 years to pay off student loans - I hope my children will think the same thing, though they may be of age...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  17. agency Nurses, How do you do it??
    I just quit an agency job because I could not deal with it. Yeah, the pay of $35 an hour was great ($10 more than a regular LTC care in my area), but after 10.5 hours with no break at all (I know it...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  18. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    Oh Lord, just got a look at my bill for this first term. I pray that financial aid is in my future! And then a way to pay off the student loan!
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  19. Online Nurse Midwifery program- HELP!!
    From my brief time spent with a CNM, she does a homebirth business in the suburbs of a large metro area, has office visits in her home about 3-4 days a week, maybe a home visit each week where she...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  20. New to Agency Nursing- and worried
    Just decided to quite my job at the agency yesterday. Had worked a 10.5 hour PM shift the night before with no break at all. Had a new admit and a HOSPICE patient with lots of family (and a dog)...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  21. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    Thank you! You will be in my thoughts and prayers the next few week also. I was a Navy wife for 15 years and used to have a APO address. Is your "APO525" something significant?
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  22. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    YEAH!!! I have been accepted for the online Masters in midwifery/WHNP program at Georgetown University!!! I just got the email about 20 minutes ago. Can't believe it. I was so worried they wouldn't...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  23. Waiting for a reply to masters application?
    I had applied a few weeks ago for a master program in CNM/WHNP. Am going crazy waiting for a reply! Anyone else going through this waiting period? Anyone else want to cry with not knowing what your...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. CNM malpractice insurance
    A CNM I shadowed a few weeks ago told me she pays $6,000 a year, but only has minimal coverage - $100,000/$300,000 (?) Of course, as a CNM doing homebirths, the least little thing and she will risk...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  25. New to Agency Nursing- and worried
    I am currently unemployed (for the past two years) and waiting to see if I am accepted into a masters program. In the meantime, I am living on alimony and child support. I did have 1.5 years working...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses


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