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  1. Any Air force or Navy Pediatric Nurse Practitioners willing to provide information?
    BUMP! I'd like to know the answer to this, too. Any takers??
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Is it hard to find a job in Pediatric Orthopaedics?
    I've finally decided that I want to work in the Pediatric Orthopaedic field. I have a B.S. in Biology but I don't know if I want to be a NP or PA. I know if I go NP, it will be a longer route b/c I...
    Aug 29, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  3. How hard is it for a new grad to get a job in the NICU?
    Great info. Thanks! I know. I'm really bad at that. I guess I'm going overboard w/ asking a bunch of questions before I make a decision b/c I've already been in a healthcare program and I...
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How hard is it for a new grad to get a job in the NICU?
    With the current job market, isn't it really hard for a new grad to get any job? I think I've seen a couple of threads (I need to read some more; I just skimmed through them) where a lot of new grads...
    Aug 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How hard is it for a new grad to get a job in the NICU?
    Hi, I'm thinking about doing a 1yr accelerated BSN program and was wondering how hard it would be for a new grad to get a job in the NICU? Is this an area that's pretty much impossible to get...
    Aug 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    :chuckle That bad, huh?
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    So, it's abnormal for that to be annoying ("whining adults patients") in my eyes? Most people don't care about that? If so, I guess you're right...I have some soul searching to do.
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    I've worked in healthcare before (not nursing) and I just prefer pediatric patients. Adult patients seem to whine and complain while kids, they may whine and complain but it's acceptable, in my eyes,...
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    I agree. Different strokes for different folks. One would think a nurse should be super compassionate and loving but the reality is, most nurses I've met (or know...including friends) have an...
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    QUESTION: After reading through all of these responses, I've come to the conclusion that all of you guys are talking about "Floor Nursing", right? Are other areas of nursing as stressful? I...
    Jul 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Oh, I get it. I got it after post #5 by ohmeowzerRN. After I read that post, I thought, "Phew! No wonder nurses always say they're overworked and underpaid." That's a lot of stuff you guys have to...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Hi, Thank you for your post and no, I don't think it was offensive; you made some good points. Maybe the healthcare profession really isn't for me (like some of my friends have told me Lol), but...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    "Do NOT tell a nurse to..."...really? Are you serious? :chuckle I'm sorry but that's pretty hilarious. You just reminded me of a Kindergarten teacher yelling at her student for trying to eat glue or...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Very, very true. I can understand where you are coming from. I'm really dramatic (i.e. saying "sooooooo" or "reeeaally!?") and speak like this in my daily life (perhaps I should be an actress?...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Well I guess you're missing one of your senses. No troll...truthful thoughts. I just have a blunt way of asking questions; no need to beat around the bush. That's what I was thinking and wanted to...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Ok...you guys have given me great insight so yeah, I understand now. Thanks for the info! :up: And, just a little fyi - KUDOS TO NURSES!!! :yeah: I kind of got tired just imagining doing all of...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Uuummm...I'm assuming you missed the bold disclaimer at the beginning of the thread? I'm going to assume you did. I'm not trying to downplay what nurses do so, chill, relax and get over yourself! I...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    So, if you were stronger do you think it would be that exhausting? I'm a 6ft basketball player; I can picture myself moving patients, w/ help, and not becoming that exhausted. Besides, all patients...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What's so stressful about working 3, 12hr shifts?
    Hello all! Note: I'm not trying to downplay a nurses job...I'm just confused. So, don't tear me to shreds. :chuckle Ok, now that I got that out of the way, what's so stressful about working 3,...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    Well, I'd be getting my MSN in San Diego so hopefully the working, volunteering and networking would pay off. Hhhmmm. And yeah, I've heard it's a tough market, too. But, hopefully it's easier for...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    Hello all! Thank you for all of the responses! :up: Well, it sounds like working in a Peds hospital will be doable, as long as I structure my training around it...which I'd do b/c I know that's...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    Oh, ok. But, I'm not doing it for the $$...I'm genuinely interested in healthcare and I'm trying to compare my options (RN/NP vs PA vs MD). About not become an RN for the money...I've heard that...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. True? --> "RN's Can Work 3Days/Wk And Make A Good Salary!"
    Hello all! I'm a career changer and was wondering if this was true - can RN's work 3-4 days/wk and make a good salary? All I need is about 50K and I'm golden! :D I have a degree in Biology and...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Ophthalmic RN/NP?
    Hello all! Is there a such thing as an Ophthalmic RN/NP? If so, what do they do and what's the difference between them and an Ophthalmic Tech? I'm interested in working in an Ophthalmic office...
    Jul 25, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. HATE Peds Nursing??
    Hey you guys, thank you for your responses. So, here's my next question: Why do most nurses seem to have co-worker issues, management issues, political issues, etc? Every career has their...
    Dec 25, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing


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