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  1. Best floor for experience prior to ICU
    Our PACU requires ICU experience. At first I didn't understand why, I thought PACU nurses just wake up the patients, make sure they are stable, then send 'em up to the floor - boy was I mistaken....
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. IV insertion training
    YouTube and practice on friends :)
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  3. Tutor for Block 2
    Is there something specific you need help with?
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. Interview at Harborview, what to expect?
    Hey R*Star*RN, How did the interview go? I have an interview next week. Any pointers?
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  5. Will I have a job after school?
    Hey johnnyarei, Sorry I never emailed you back... Been super busy lately. As for volunteering, that is great! Did you find the link? If you can, volunteer at the Phoenix campus because it's...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. Arrowhead Hospital
    In nursing school I did my preceptorship there (1 year ago) and loved it. The nurses are awesome there! I precepted with a med/surg nurse on days and we only had 4 patients max. The one thing I...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. Will I have a job after school?
    Start volunteering now! I volunteered for my dream hospital for 2 years and landed a job before I graduated. Over 400 people applied for the position and they hired 30 of us.... My loyalty to...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  8. Mayo New Grad program
    Yay, Katsie... You will be on my floor! :) Congrats!!!
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. Anyone work for Seattle Children's?
    Thanks for the reply! I believe I am interviewing for a surgical floor - I'm excited! Any suggestions for the interview? Oh and one last thing, just out of curiousity, what colors do nurses wear?
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  10. Anyone work for Seattle Children's?
    I live in another state and have a phone interview coming up. I'm a new grad but I have 9 months of adult acute care (in a hospital) experience. Just curious what the base pay is, nurse to patient...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  11. Anyone Hiring New Grads Now?
    Mayo, Banner... Don't waste your time applying for positions that require experience, apply to ones that accept new grads. Also, get ahold of the nursing recruiter or supervisor - let them know why...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. nclex classroom review
    Try hurst review. They have online, in person, and CDs.
    Sep 18, '11
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  13. Why does everyone seem to want to work L&D?
    My theory - many women had great experiences in their deliveries that they were inspired to be an OB RN.
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. 1 year down, still frustrating
    Have you talked to any nursing managers on the floor? They are the ones who can pull your resume and let HR know.
    Aug 27, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Associates RN vs BSN
    Having an RN license isn't good enough (whether it's an Associates or BSN). It the other things you do to stand out. I have my associates. Landed an extremely competitive position at a hospital...
    Aug 27, '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. Man goes in for circumcision and ends up without his.....
    Eek. I agree with Orange Tree. I'm certain there are men out there who would rather die from cancer than lose their "manhood".
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Volunteering at the hospital you want to work for
    No, I work for Mayo Clinic. However, I am anticipating moving to Washington sometime next year (once I'm not considered a new grad).
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Plastic Surgery
    Preventative measures, baby!
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Volunteering at the hospital you want to work for
    i volunteered for the hospital i wanted to work for before i started nursing school. my commitment for those 2+ years landed me a job there as a new grad before i even graduated, and did i mention,...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Water Pitchers
    We have plastic pitchers (about 800mL) that we fill as needed. However d/t infection control we don't take them back to the ice machine, we have disposable plastic liners that we bring in to the...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Pseudo-seizures
    Hey all. I floated to our neuro floor the other day and absolutely loved it. I have a few quick questions though... 1. When having a seizure is it fairly common to lose bowel/bladder function? ...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. 1 year down, still frustrating
    are you doing anything else to stand out? i've said it before and i'll say it again - volunteer! i volunteered for the hospital i wanted to work for before i even started nursing school - that's a...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. new grad starting on med-surg unit
    http://www.amazon.com/Diseases-Disorders-Nursing-Therapeutics-Manual/dp/0803622058/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1313986609&sr=1-1 Great reference. Small enough to fit in your bag.
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  24. 9 months until graduation, EXTREMELY worried I won't find full time work.
    You need to stand out now. Start volunteering at a hospital you have your eye on. I started volunteering at a hospital before I started nursing school. I volunteered 4 hours a week and it landed me a...
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. CRNA Hiring at Mayo or Cleveland  Clinic...
    How hard is it to get hired at Mayo? Easy if you're the best of the best. :)
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)


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