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  1. Here my stats! Judge Me
    You can do this! Trust me, I never thought I would get an interview, let alone get in. I will say this, you do not have to have a 4.0. I have only a 3.29 and was accepted. I will say that some...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. low undergrad gpa?
    I applied and was accepted to a program in Illinois. My GPA is like a 3.3 or so...not sure, just know that it is not a 4.0. I think as long as you experience is there and you rock the interview you...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. What did you do while going to CRNA school?
    I am just getting ready to start a program and I am married and have a step-daughter. I have no young children in my home, but do have a family. I have been told that it will consume my life and I...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  4. Anyone applying to Decatur/Millikin?
    WaHOOO!!!! Nice to meet ya!
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  5. Millikin/Decatur CRNA Program
    Mine was Thursday afternoon. I had two friends that also interviewed and got in!!! Where ya from?
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Millikin/Decatur CRNA Program
    I got it!!! Let me know when you find out!
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Anyone applying to Decatur/Millikin?
    I did get an interview and found out last night that I was accepted. They sent the letters out yesterday afternoon, but were making calls yesterday and today. Keep me updated and good luck to you!
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Are you doing fecal transplants very often?
    I first heard about this from Grey's! I thought no way would this ever happen. Then the next day, an ID doc. was talking about it. He is a big supporter of it and would like to see it done in our...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. current issues with CRNA's
    4) I have found this the most interesting question. I have done some research and am finding a lot on AA's and CRNA's. It seems that AA's are a lot like PA's in the fact that they have to work...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  10. MICU vs SICU
    I think you are going to be great! You have the right attitude and seem to know what you what! Good luck! Let me know how it goes in the future. If you think of any other questions, please feel...
    Oct 23, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  11. current issues with CRNA's
    Thanks!
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  12. MICU vs SICU
    I did not start out in ICU. I started in a cardiac step down unit and then the PACU. The PACU was where I got a lot of experience to help me in the ICU setting. It is funny, most ICU nurses...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. current issues with CRNA's
    I am preparing for my interview into CRNA school. I am trying to read up on some current topics with CRNA's that may be going on. I do know that the current topic of advance practice nurses having...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  14. You might be a PACU nurse if...
    You have needed Vitamin C for you patient. Also known as Compazine for when your patient is flipping crazy and needs to take a snooze!!
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: PACU Nursing
  15. MICU vs SICU
    glad I could help! Good luck and hope you enjoy your choice! Remember, nursing is great in the fact that we can go anywhere we want to work! Lots of options open to us!
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. ICU position immediately after graduating with BSN
    I do not think you would be wrong going either way. I have seen new grads work in areas like PACU/ICU right out of the shoot and they have done just fine. I think sometimes it can be scary and...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  17. MICU vs SICU
    My SICU is also the Trauma ICU. My hospital currently shares the Trauma service with another hospital in our city. We have it for 1 year and then it switches. Currenlty we do not have Trauma, but...
    Oct 20, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. MICU vs SICU
    I work in the SICU at my hospital and have also spent a few days on the medial ICU. I think that either place would be a fine place if you are wanting critical care. I think it depends on what type...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. What CCRN book do you recommend?
    I took my CCRN a few months ago and I recommend the Laura Gasparis Vonfrolio book and the video. The video is a down and dirty of everything that will be on the CCRN and I will say that almost 100%...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. Recieved a interview!!
    I applied for the Sept. 1st deadline. Found out last week.
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  21. Millikin/Decatur CRNA Program
    I would also love some feedback...I think I am just going to review a bit of everything! I would imagine that it is similar to CCRN type questions, but not sure. I plan on reviewing from my CCRN...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. Recieved a interview!!
    Thanks!:coollook:
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. Recieved a interview!!
    It was for the 2012 CRNA program!
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  24. Recieved a interview!!
    I just recieved my letter inviting me for an interview to Millikin University/DMH program for 2012 year! I am very excited, but also nervous. Any tips or interview questions that anyone can help me...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  25. New nurse to PAR
    I worked in PACU for 4 years and I would say that they are different. When I started I had 12 weeks of orientation. I had to learn both outpatients, inpatients, and discharge area. I worked in a...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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