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  1. Accelerated BSN - How to get experience during program
    Yep, I went to MUSC, worked as a tech through school, and got hired on the same unit (which was my hope all along). Peds Sub-specialty unit (heme/onc, liver/kidney transplant, and diabetes).
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. What would you ask your hospital administrator to change?
    Just curious... what things would you want to change at your hospital for either you or your patients? Or, what things would you tell your administrator that you LOVE about your hospital? I'm a...
    Apr 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Where should I live? West Ashley or Summerville?
    Totally depends if you have school aged kids and where you're working. School age kids? Working at Trident? Summerville for sure. Working at MUSC? No kids? West Ashley. I have a child and work...
    Feb 14, '11
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  4. MUSC Accelerated BSN
    I commuted from Summerville all 4 semesters and now continue to commute from here for work at MUSC. As a student though I paid for a parking space and now I just park in Hagood. For 8 am classes I...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  5. Anyone okay with just being a nurse?
    I hear you completely. I have an BA from 2000 and then started working on my MA in HRM before I changed my mind. Being in a program that highly encouraged us to go on towards a DNP, I heard "just a...
    Sep 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Do you donate blood?
    I give as soon as I am eligible and have for about 3 years. Nothing related to nursing school. I got tattoos a year ago but our state is completely legit so I was able to keep giving. DH and I...
    Jun 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Is There Any Rn Positions in Charleston??
    Yes, those are the big hospitals. There is also East Cooper as well. I just graduated and started a position at MUSC. There are currently a few RN I positions posted at MUSC, and I have heard from...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  8. Did/does Anyone Work while doing ABSN?
    It's totally worth it. Our ABSN program is 16 months and I've managed it married, with a 2 year old, and a part-time job as a tech (20 hrs/wk). Not easy, but worth it. :)
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. MUSC Accelerated BSN
    I'll be ready to sell my uniform tops any time after next Wednesday. :) I have 2 lab jackets (1 small, 1 medium) and 2 tops (both medium). I'd sell all 4 for $30. (You can wear whatever white...
    Apr 9, '10
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  10. Thoughts on Accelerated BSN programs?
    I'm about to graduate from one while being married, with a 2 1/2 year old, and working 20 hours a week as a student tech. Definitely hasn't been easy but well worth it.
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. MUSC Accelerated BSN
    40 spots? I can't IMAGINE they're cutting slots (which have been at 60). All we hear about is how they don't have $$$...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  12. MUSC Accelerated BSN
    Experience could technically fall under essay, recommendations, and resume. So although it doesn't have an exclusive category, it comes into play.
    Jan 20, '10
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  13. Accelerated BSN - How to get experience during program
    I'm in an ABSN program right now and also working 20 hours/week as a student tech. It hasn't been easy but I have a great spouse who is very supportive (and also sees the goal in May), and I also...
    Jan 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. 89.90! 1 tenth from an A :(
    Try getting a 94.4 and that still not being an A. :( It would be nice if everything was standardized. Any other school and I'd have a 4.0 right now. But I finally got over it after I...
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Goal is to become Nurse in Air Force or Army
    There's a military forum on this site I'd recommend... good stuff over there.
    Oct 26, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  16. How Much Does a STUDENT NURSE TECH Make???
    I'm set 20 hrs/wk
    Oct 22, '09
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  17. How Much Does a STUDENT NURSE TECH Make???
    I'm in Charleston but started a Student Tech job earlier this year. No CNA here either and I'm making $11/hr + differentials. Love it!
    Oct 21, '09
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  18. Young Nursing Students
    Great for all of you young ones. I got my first degree (Sociology) at 20 and now at 30 am going back for Nursing. I think it's great to be young and motivated like you are. :-) Don't let...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. MUSC Accelerated BSN
    I'm starting my 3rd semester now and have a 2-year-old. My hubby works full time but I do have family in the area who make it easier on us. First semester schedule is weird. I did have night...
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  20. May 2010 Grads - When are you applying for jobs?
    I talked to the nurse recruiter at the local children's hospital where I want to work and she told me the new grad positions won't even be posted til March but to apply as soon as March rolls around....
    Sep 5, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How will I know what to do in Clinicals when it's my first week of school??
    Those first couple of clinicals are fun. Remember, all the other students are in the same boat as you!
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Is Charleston area hireing new grads?
    There's MUSC, Roper St Francis and Trident here in Charleston...
    Jul 25, '09
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  23. CHOA new grad pay info...
    Thanks, thats good info to have. :) Good luck at the new job!
    Jun 2, '09
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Peds ER Tech job
    The interview went well but I don't think I got the position. Oh well, more to come!
    May 22, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Peds ER Tech job
    Well, I just got a great phone call. I have an interview tomorrow for a student tech position in a pediatric ER! I've got several months of volunteer experience in the NICU and know I want to work...
    May 12, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing