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  1. Can nurses have artifical nails?
    Do you really want your artificial nail to pop through a glove while providing patient care (ahem....placing a rectal tube? Think about it ;)
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. Georgia on my mindů...
    Are you a new grad or experienced?
    Feb 25
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  3. looking for a new job in ATL
    Indeed....Atlanta is VERY spread out/sprawling so you'll have to be more specific. Do you want more of a city or suburban hospital? How far would you want to commute? (In this case, specify minutes...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  4. how nurses can make some extra money, advice please
    Hospital orientation is about a week, generally Mon-Fri. If you can schedule yourself at your main job on the preceding Sunday and the following Saturday and take a vacation day, it can work out. I...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. how nurses can make some extra money, advice please
    Sometimes working PRN at another hospital pays well because they don't offer benefits. And if you get them already at your full time job, then you don't need them anyway! For example, I make $7...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Nurse of 10 years can't start IV's
    I would never think less of a floor RN that cannot get an IV in, especially if they are a hard stick renal patient or you cannot see anything to stick when you put on the tourniquet. I get it, you...
    Feb 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. need advice/opinions on where to relocate!
    I have been contacted by recruiters for Colorado, New Mexico, Texas and Wyoming! List your resume on Monster or career builder and you will get emails from out of state recruiters!
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nurse of 10 years can't start IV's
    ShillaBSN...I am PRN IV team at a hospital and I am a BSN RN. I don't know about anywhere else, but our IV team is all RNs, not phlebotomy tech. We get calls from floor nurses all the time to...
    Feb 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Emory New Grad Residency Program, Spring 2014 - updates?
    I also received an email today about having info passed on to the hiring department.
    Jan 13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  10. Oversaturation?  Why am I working short staffed?
    I also think that it depends on what area you live in. If you are only applying in a city saturated with new nurses, you should either continue to apply or consider moving for at least a couple...
    Jan 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Anyone at Dekalb Medical Center?
    Ok well FYI....took the test today. Nothing to stress over....most basic of basic nursing questions. Like the things so they drilled in your head over and over in nursing school. Just passing it on...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. Anyone at Dekalb Medical Center?
    Any more info about the pharm test? Is it pretty basic? I get all nervous when they say I have to take a test to be hired and there is no study guide or any info about this test! Anything to focus...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  13. Organizing and prioritizing tip for a new grad
    I learned the hard way that you should chart as you go. Sometimes this can be challenging, but leaving the charting for last can leave you in a crap position. In the beginning, I sometimes stayed...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  14. AMC Atlanta Medical Center...please!
    Hey there! I've done a few searches in the GA forum for information on working here (main campus), but it's all a few years old. Does anyone have any experience working here? Or know someone...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  15. first job working dayshift?
    As a new grad, I didn't like days just because they are busy and hectic and it was hard to sit down and learn my job when there are constant interruptions. You have PT, OT, ST, doctors rounding and...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. Shadow a Nurse Programs?
    I believe that DeKalb Medical has something like this. Contact Volunteer services at DeKalb and they may be able to help you.
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. AMC South ICU
    Hey there! I am doing the new grad ICU at the main campus starting in Feb. I haven't found much information on here either. How many beds in ICU south? Have they given you much info on how the...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Atlanta Medical Center-AMC, New Grad Program
    Does anyone have experience with AMC? More specifically, the new grad program in ICU? Even if you don't have experience with the NG program, can you tell me what to expect in terms of the work...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. Emory New Grad Residency Program, Spring 2014 - updates?
    Nada ...no email, no call :/
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. Emory New Grad Residency Program, Spring 2014 - updates?
    Nada...no email, no phone call :/
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Armstrong Atlantic State University Fall 2013
    Hey there! I graduated from AASU in 2012. If they still do it this way, they do it by the points system. They give you so many points for TEAS score, GPA, grades in math and science courses, etc. ...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  22. Reapply to same hospital after rejection?
    Sure! Why not? You may be interviewed by someone completely different. And it can't hurt...not much to lose!
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Atlanta Medical Center New grad RN ICU
    Hey there! I'm resurrecting this old thread! Has anyone gone through the residency at AMC for ICU? I would love to hear what it's like from a peer perspective!
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Piedmont New Grad Residency Feb 2014
    Send you a PM
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  25. Piedmont New Grad Residency Feb 2014
    I put ICU first, then Tele, then med-Surg. You?
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing


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