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  1. area/hospital with enough demand to hire an out of state ADN new grad?
    IMO, you have a better chance obtaining a position at a remote facility (not metro Albuquerque). Check out the facilities that JBudd posted. Apologies- I am just really down on the hiring...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  2. Best area to relocate?
    I don't want to rain on your parade but... There are 100s of unemployed new grads here in the metro Albuquerque area. I am an unemployed Respiratory Therapist who moved to ABQ from Buffalo, NY-...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  3. Anyone accepted or considering the new GCU program in Albuquerque?
    Thats awesome that you have heard good things about the UNM Valencia program. I think that the admissions are going to get more competitive once the word really gets out. Previous healthcare...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  4. Anyone accepted or considering the new GCU program in Albuquerque?
    I really liked the time frame of the GCU program, but I couldn't afford the tuition- even with an extremely generous scholarship offer :( x2 application with x2 rejection to UNM Main with a...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  5. Anyone accepted or considering the new GCU program in Albuquerque?
    I chose not to attend the GCU program due to I could not afford the cost of the program and I was accepted into another nursing program- so I can't fill you in on any details. Best of luck to you...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  6. Nclex-rn today! Good pop up...and how i studied
    Congrats on passing! This is great info to keep in mind as I get closer to that magical date- thanks for sharing your strategies and thoughts. Most likely, I will use the same study plan as...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. new grad opportunities
    Thank you so much for this information murse636! Unfortunately, I still have 3 semesters to complete in my ADN program at The University of New Mexico- just east of you in Albuquerque, NM. I...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  8. Looking for Summer 2013 externship or intership programs
    Here are some links regarding externships and hospitals that offer externships: http://www.jefferson.edu/academic-affairs/schools/career-development-center/Students_Alumni/nurse_externship.html. ...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Atrial fibrillation
    In order to be a professional Registered Nurse, one must develop a scientific knowledge base. Why in the world are nursing students using Wikipedia and google? What happened to textbooks, journals,...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. COPD Nursing care plan
    I would like to add some of my thus so far knowledge base to this discussion, even though it's too late to change the nursing care plan. 1) Priority Nursing Diagnoses: utilize the ABC's....
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Can WGU RN-BSN be completed while actively enlisted in the Navy?
    Because you sound very interested in military service, I would advocate contacting a recruiter and explaining that you are interested in one of the medical specialties. They will be able to answer...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  12. Can WGU RN-BSN be completed while actively enlisted in the Navy?
    I don't see why not, but- it would be difficult. I would contact WGU and ask what their policies are concerning military taking classes in terms of deployments, etc. I completed six years of active...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  13. Looking for Summer 2013 externship or intership programs
    I am in the same situation regarding summer externship for 2013. Commenting to move this post higher in the thread. I can't imagine that a Nurse Externship would provide a student nurse with...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Can WGU RN-BSN be completed while actively enlisted in the Navy?
    1) I would like to clarify enlisting. When one enlists, they are either an Officer rank or Enlisted rank. 2) If you enlist as an ADN (which isn't possible), you will be considered an Enlisted rank...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  15. Exam question on copd please help!
    I am presuming that this is a NCLEX test question... your priority nursing intervention is 2-3 L/M O2 via NC. One of the above posters is correct that O2 is a drug, which requires a physicians...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. RN after the Navy
    1) Stop using v/r. YESTERDAY 2) Are you a corpsman? 3) College is college. Study hard and be prepared to sacrifice free time. You will need excellent grades in your pre-requisite courses. 4)...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Need help finding 1st job in Albuquerque, NM!!!
    Hi, I am a ADN student at UNM- Valencia and this is exactly the situation that I am worried about. Since moving here, I have applied to over 30 Respiratory Therapist positions and 10 Tech...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. When the patient canít breathe, and you canít think
    I would like to add that the authors of this algorithm have erroneously replaced continuous nebulization using a continuous nebilizer with continuous nebulization using a standard nebulizer set up. ...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Can WGU RN-BSN be completed while actively enlisted in the Navy?
    Are you enlisting as a Corpsman? I do not know if the Navy has LPN's. I sincerely hope that someone hasn't provided you with inaccurate information regarding a licensed RN serving in an enlisted...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  20. SUNY Delhi RN-to-BSN program?
    I don't know if you are aware of this, but the program that you are interested in requires you to have completed an ADN and have current RN licensure. I am presuming that you are a SUNY grad- look...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. Military LPN to ADN?
    You are most likely aware of this- having experience as a LPN is wonderful and will enhance your nursing school application. That being said. the RN route requires a multitude of pre-requisites-...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. military service male nurse
    One thing to consider is that certain states grant in state tuition to Veterans. For example, I moved from NY to attend The University of New Mexico and received in state tuition despite living in...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. new grad opportunities
    Thanks for the info. Great article concerning Banner's Top 100 designation: Based on comparisons between the study winners and a peer group of similar high-volume hospitals that were not winners,...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  24. Anyone accepted or considering the new GCU program in Albuquerque?
    wow, sorry to post this so late in the thread. Guzzling Green Tea summed it up perfectly:) I could not have said it myself better! This is a blessing in many ways. It should open up the admissions...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  25. Army new graduate board for FY2012
    I am dumbfounded (which isn't new lol) that the selection process for AD RN's takes so long. My general impression is that there is a significant shortage of RN's on AD so you would think that Big...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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