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  1. Nurses who never worked in the hospital?
    I have been told COUNTLESS times that new grads should work in Med-Surg for a couple of years so that they will have a more rounded experience, however I have known several nurses who went right into...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. background check + defaulted student loan ..
    Unless you have specifically given this potential employer permission to do a credit check, they're most likely only doing a criminal background check. Often times the only places you will find doing...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Cystic Fibrosis - a Nursing Specialty?
    I realize this is an old old thread but I am surprised (but then again not) that there is not more interest in this topic. I also wondered about CF nursing as my son was diagnosed just 2 years ago...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  4. What can I do to increase my chances of being hired in Couplet Care as a new grad?
    Honestly it depends entirely on the hiring standards in your area. Each state has their own requirements and each health system their own as well. I will tell you the CNAs are often hired in...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. OB "Goodie" Bags for Moms
    The previous hospital in which I did work on Mother/Baby the moms were sent home with a diaper bag from the hospital that included "Chicken Soup for the Mothers Soul", a onesie for the baby, a small...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Inner City Vs. Community Hospital Patients
    What do you mean by community hospital? Suburban setting or more rural? I've worked in a suburban hospital and the typical night you described is very similar to the typical night in suburbia as...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Alternatives for 12 step ?
    Do you have any connections with primary providers that are within your hospital network? The reason I ask this is because many of these offices have referral coordinators whom are aware of...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  8. Insuffecient work experience to bridge?
    Is that your only option as far as school? I know that there are several LPN to RN bridge programs in my city and not a single one that I went to speak with stated anything about what work experience...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  9. Nursing school jitters....
    Nursing in 2012 is vastly different than it was 20+ years ago that is for sure. Because of the advances in medicine and the fact that nurses are the primary caregivers to patients (no matter what...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. What specialty are you considering?
    In school you're trained as generalist but if you know where you'd like to end up then you can start by seeking out opportunities to do internships, take advanced courses, attend conferences, and the...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. What specialty are you considering?
    My mind was always stuck on L&D. If I were to stay in an office setting verses going to a hospital setting I would choose either Pediatric Pulmonology (my son has CF so this one is close to my heart)...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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