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  1. What's the nurse-patient ratio in your unit?
    Psych nurse, usually 8:1 depending on census but 8 is maximum. This is day shift.
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Grad Nurses struggling to find jobs - CNN Reporter wants to hear from you
    I am a recent grad as of December 2012. I also have a job and received the offer a week after I graduated. Almost all of my classmates have been offered and accepted positions some of them hired for...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. New Grad Needs Resume and Cover Letter Critique
    I just graduated in December and was offered a position and start in February. I was told by one of my clinical instructors, who also had extensive interviewing/hiring experience, that the cover...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  4. Discouraged new grad
    I know someone that recently moved to HI because her husband is in the services. She was a nurse for many years before moving and she cannot find a job. She is currently working at Target. ...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Psychiatric technician to Nurse?
    I not in CA but I am current working as a "mental health tech" and the only requirement was that we had to be a nursing student that had completed fundamentals and skills. I don't think as someone...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. ATI Fundamentals Final
    I also have to take the ATI at the end of each semester. If you read the ATI study guide and do the practice quizzes you will do just fine as the test are really based on the ATI study guides. I...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Psych Nursing Opportunities
    I am a second career nursing student and will graduate in December with my BSN. I was laid off for almost a year from another field and I will start working as a mental health tech on Monday in a...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Pharmacology Flashcards
    Thank you so much for sharing. I am going to be taking the Pharm ATI at the end of the spring semester and these will be so helpful in studying. I also shared them with my classmates. Thank...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Prospective Schools
    I just finished my 4th semester in the weekend and evening program. They do go by GPA but they also require a minimum of Maryville credits. It is very good program but it is tuff. We are...
    Dec 12, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. You really think nurses make alot of money? Let me give you something to think about
    The pay is really low compared to what is required as far as education and the responsibility of a nurse. I am in my fourth semester of a BSN program, second career student. After I graduate and...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. treatment of student nurses on the floor
    I have to say that so far I have been fortunate that I have not experienced this but some of my fellow students have. I am a second career "student" so I am older. Maybe it is age but I try not to...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. IV calculation Help!
    I will take a stab, I could be wrong hopefully someone will let you now if it is incorrect. 1. 100 ml x 60 gtt / 240 minutes (your four hours from 4:30 pm to 19:30) = 25 gtt 2. I think just...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. How many semesters of nursing classes do you have?
    We have 7 semesters of nursing classes only, Spring, Summer and Fall. I am in a BSN program non-traditional student (nights/weekends) and we go year round. I am just finishing up my second...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Staff and artificial nails
    I too am in nursing school and we were told we would have "nurse nails". No nail polish or artifical nails are allowed.
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Math Problem.. Please Help!
    We all do that and just assume our answer must be wrong and it usually isn't. Glad I could help.
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Math Problem.. Please Help!
    convert 240,000 to mL 240,000 (ordered) / 8,000 (on hand ) = 30 / 30 = 1 or convert to ml = 240,000 / 30 = 8000 / 8000 =1 I am only a second semester nursing student but I think...
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. My Microbiology Teacher told me I can't become a Nurse
    I struggled in Micorbiology because I really wasn't interested in most of it, half of our microscopes didn't even work, lol. Some of it has come back in nursing classes but only a small amount so...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. math math math help!
    Another way ordered 2g in 500 ml, to run at 2 mg/min convert minute to hour = 2mg x 60 min - 120 mg/hr convert mg to g by dividing by 1000 = 0.12 g 0.12 g / 2 g x 500 ml - 30 ml/hr ...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Part time Students working Full Time
    I cannot answer for an LPN program but I can tell you I have worked full time while attending school for my pre-reqs and through my first semester of a BSN program. I would still be working full time...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I'm in my first semester of my BSN, not sure if I can do it.
    I feel the exact same way although I just started my second semester of a BSN program. I am a "non traditional" (weekend/evening) student so I also work full-time. Last semester was much easier to me...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Interviews, follow ups etc
    Yes it does suck. I really didn't need the job, it was a PRN position I really just wanted to get my foot in the door like you. I too thought things went really well. I work full time in an...
    Feb 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Interviews, follow ups etc
    I do not think my interview skills have anything to do with not receiving a return phone call and how you would assume that from my post is beyond me. As far as GPA, I am pretty sure I mentioning...
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Interviews, follow ups etc
    This is just a vent and I am sure I am not the only one to experience this. It is so frustrating to send in a resume/apply online, get a call back for an interview, they want you to come in within a...
    Feb 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Student Nurse Position - Question about follow up
    I applied for a Student Nurse per diem position. They called and I interviewed the end of December. I thought the interview went well and I was extremely excited because it was in the ICU which is...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. OK Here A Kicker For Ya
    Sorry for the ramble. I just get frustrated that I work and go to school and wish the government would help me a little more than those that do nothing and expect everything for free.
    Dec 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion