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  1. SSM DePaul or SLU?
    One is definitely closer to where I am currently living, but I don't plan on living here for very much longer and I may move closer to the other hospital. I was hoping someone would be able to...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  2. Slow HR and 2 week notice
    Don't give a notice until you have the job.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Pay rate for new nurses in the south
    I would say that around $20 is pretty accurate.
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  4. SSM DePaul or SLU?
    I have potential job offers from Saint Louis University and SSM DePaul, both as a floor nurse (more than likely, Med floor). Would anyone want to weigh in on one or the other? I don't know any $$$...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  5. PTSD in nurses
    I never had mental issues before, but at some point I developed anxiety during nursing school. I was able to get in under control (for the most part) by the time I started working, but it is still...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. I really need a better diet...
    I gained weight from stress alone, without changing my diet. I was actually exercising more than I did before nursing school, too.
    Dec 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. moving to St. Louis?
    St. Louis is like any big city in the sense that there are good places to live and bad. You just have to do your research, and using a crime data map wouldn't hurt. I moved to St. Louis several...
    Sep 3, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. Best places to work in St. Louis or Metro East Illinois?
    I know this topic has been talked about several times on AN, but I was hoping for some updated information. I know that there have been many changes in healthcare over the past couple of years, so...
    Aug 22, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. Questions about working for St. Louis University (SLU) Hospital
    I was also interested in finding out about SLU and how your search was going.
    Jul 27, '14
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. Job paying for nursing school
    As far as I know, MOST hospitals will offer tuition reimbursement. It may not be much, but if you are going to a community college, it could cover most of your tuition costs.
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. UMSL or Maryville? (Saint Louis)
    Which one is cheaper? Is one or both for profit? What are both of their accreditations? You may possibly want to apply to both. Or open up your options to other STL schools.
    Mar 31, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Fired?
    I'm going to say improper documentation. At my facility, we can pull out a drug out of the pixus and say that we are going to administer the full amount, but then have to go back into the pixus...
    Feb 26, '14
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. From MBA/Healthcare to BSN, anyone?
    Sorry that no one commented on this, yet! I'm in a slightly similar situation. Did my undergrad in Health Care Management, worked for a year, and decided that I needed some clinical experience...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. MBA in healthcare management or RN-MSN in leadership
    I have the same dilemma. BS in Health Care Management and an ADN. I was considering going to RN-MSN route, but I think I'm leaning more toward getting a MBA in Healthcare Management. Not only do I...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  15. Seasoned RNs!  Where did you find your passion?
    I am a recent grad RN that has been working Med/Surg for roughly a month. Although, I do want to get as much experience as I can possibly get from the floor (possibly five years? or more?), I'm...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Social help, not fitting in
    May I also recommend migrating toward the older people in the class? I my past, I have found that the older ones tend to be less cliquey and way more interesting :)
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. PCT
    Good luck! I hope you hear something back soon!
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  18. Advice Please? Going into Pre-Nursing after just getting my BA
    I held a previous degree (B.S. in Health Care Management) when I decided I wanted to go back for nursing school. I researched MANY schools across the country. I was eligible for several accelerated...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    Good luck krissyr! Hope you will keep us updated!
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Social help, not fitting in
    I never really had any close friends during the nursing program. There were many people that I talked to and many people that I became closer with as the school year went on, but not enough to...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Advice: first GN job
    Take a chance on the awesome hospital! You probably wouldn't be staying at the other hospital for more than a year and this awesome opportunity may not be there in a year. New grad pay is going to...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Danskos?
    I bought a pair and sent them back. I decided in the end that they just weren't for me and that I would never get used to the incline. I felt really unstable. I have really flat feet, and I read...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. Are you kidding?  benedryl???
    Valerian works for me for nights when I can't sleep. It only takes one bad apple to spoil the whole bunch!:angrybird13:
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    It could mean that they don't know whether to continue to schedule you with your preceptor or make your own schedule. Don't give up hope! I'm sure you'll be a great nurse. You seem very determined...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. HMS Charting AKA: High Maintenance Stuff!
    I'm sad that no one ever answered you on this! I'm getting trained on it right now as a new grad.
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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