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  1. Do you wear a lab coat?
    I think it is ridiculous that everyone is wearing a lab coat. I went to a hospital in NYC to visit a relative. everyone who came in the room with scrub attire my relative thought was the nurse. and...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Med surg patient ratio
    Cheryl. you dont want to know. When I was a new grad the census on my floor was 40. 3 RNs and 2 CNA and a clerk on a good day. If the floor was not full to capacity rest assured that the ER/ICU...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Med surg patient ratio
    Depends on what part of the country you work. In NYC it is much, much higher than that on a med/surg unit.
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. Opinions on Wellpoint as employer
    onegoodnerve sorry to hear that. I know the feeling I was also thinking of taking a telephonic case management as well and would appreciate any info as well. Are you required to do a year of...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. takn nclex tomorrow
    Just want to wish you best of luck. Stay positive.
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. CT Job Fair
    FYI Hi everyone just wanted to share that I saw an advertisement in the advance for nurses magazine for a healthcare Job fair in CT. March 27 at the crowne plaza hotel Cromwell CT.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  7. Please tell me that there will be a day
    It will get better. Unfortunately you will come across other rude nurses like that. I remember working third shift as a new nurse and the next shift nurse was always in a bad mood looking for...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. LPN first, then RN later
    Hi, first look into what the job market is like in your area for LPNs. If it is good then I would say yes go for it and try to get a job that offers some type of tuition assistance to help pay for...
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Saint Francis Hospital Nurse Residency, Hartford, CT
    best of luck. please share your experiences about the process. Thank You
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  10. RN Mom: Where Do Nurses Live in New York City?
    Have you considered the Bronx. The Pelham parkway/Morris Park area is nice and it is very close to the subway. The Throggsneck area is also nice and you have the express bus into Manhattan. There is...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Hartford Grad Nurse Residency Program
    St. Francis Hospital has one.
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  12. Whose hiring new RN grads in Danbury area?
    Hi Please let me know if you found anything in the Danbury area. I am looking in Hartford, New Haven, Waterbury and Fairfield. I am interested in part time for now. I guess I am considered new...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  13. Saint Francis Hospital Nurse Residency, Hartford, CT
    I was just looking at that residency program today online. If you get in please let me know how it goes. I was interested in applying for it. I saw they will have a Spring and Summer program.
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing