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  1. Trouble Sleeping - excessive wakefulness/insomnia
    Hey, so I work night-shifts, 12-hr shifts (7p-7a), 36-hrs/wk. I work in ICU/SICU/IMCU. Before that, I worked the same schedule for a med-surge unit. I recently took this new position in June. I...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. New to ICU
    Hi, I'm new to critical care (to be exact, about 3 months). I was wondering if it is worth joining the AACN; what are the benefits? (Background: I have 2 years of...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. Anyone from Dallas Theological Seminary and Baylor University Medical Center?
    Hey MissKait, I didn't do part-time studies in seminary after all. It's still a possibility in the future if the Lord wishes for me to go that route, but currently He's keeping me where I'm at....
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Thinking of going to ICU/MICU/SICU
    Ok so I'm a nurse with 2.5 years of experience. I've worked in Cardiac Tele with 9 patients on drips (in a 36-bed floor), and currently I'm working in a Med-Surge unit with up to 6 patients (in a...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Thank You Cards
    Yes! Go for it. From my experience, sending a thank you card is and has been extremely helpful. Even if after the HR interview I do not get a position, I STILL send a thank you card so that there...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Documentation Questiion
    i once worked directly with a hospital administrator who audited my work (lucky me!) --- it was one of those random things for quality control. since day one of nursing school, i've always been...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New Nurse, Sinking deep.
    Loneliness is definitely something you have to deal with primarily. Humans are social creatures and we need to physically interact with others or else we'll feel boxed-in. Definitely find friends...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. Texas Children's Hospital
    Whoa thank you for the heads up! And boy that IS a lot of applicants!
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. Question About Stretched Ears
    I spoke with a Paramedic who was my instructor for PALS. He was the coolest and friendliest teacher I knew; he had full sleeves on both arms and he had gauges that were more than 2 in. on both lobes....
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Texas Children's Hospital
    Same here. I applied at around January/February to all of the GN programs and then when I checked at the end of March the applications were closed. No word yet. Maybe they're sifting through all of...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Can't interview at all.
    Hmm.. I'm glad you're practicing your interviews; have you tried practicing in front of the mirror? Body language and eye contact plays a big role with recruiters when you're trying to answer their...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. Nurses~
    wow gitanorn, that's definitely awesome you've planned so well! if i ever rise to your level someday, i would love to do the same for my team. i've seen that if upper management is able to take care...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. New ED Program: Charting vs. Patient Care
    Hmm.. it sounds like a system I've heard of called ASPIRE, is that the one? Those time goals are hard to achieve when patient care is of utmost priority and charting is second, especially when you...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Anyone from Dallas Theological Seminary and Baylor University Medical Center?
    Hi, I know this might be a very small population I'm targeting but I was just curious as to if anyone here is a student at Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS) and working literally across the street at...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    Thank you so much for clarifying that. The notice did not mention about quality posts as part of the accepted requirements. If I may make a kind suggestion, are you able to add the quote above to the...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    @CrunchRN - Do you have any theories/guesses as to why they might be desperate? I mean, if the hospital is 'unstable' should I have reason to worry? In other words, when I fly down there for my...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    @SandraCVRN - Hey, I got your PM, thank you! However, whilst I was writing my response I couldn't press the "Submit" button lol. The same notice came up to stop me. But there's good news! The...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    @SandraCVRN - I'll PM you once I get the chance but it will take me a while. When I looked at my PM option, I received a notice that says the ability to send a PM has been disabled because of the...
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    Thank you all for your quick reply! I called TX back and they confirmed that the all-expense paid trip was NOT contingent of getting a job offer. So I'm in the clear *phew! I then told them that I...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Methodist Hospital Residency - Houston
    Hello everyone, I applied to Methodist and will be doing an interview with them. If you haven't received a response yet, make sure you give them a friendly (but professional) call-back to see if...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. Possibly relocating from NJ to Texas!
    hello all! i believe this is the first time i've written a topic so i'll be brief. i have been unemployed for the past 7 months and have been aggressively looking for jobs even before i resigned...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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