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  1. Which States are hiring new grads?
    I know where your coming from when it comes to living in a small town. I too am from a big city and lived in a town of population 50,000 in Western Illinois for two years. It took a while to get used...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  2. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Appreciate your post. Every three months sounds like a win. It really motivates me knowing there really are options for us ADN's out there.
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. First nursing job help!
    Some state boards post quick while others take weeks. When you registered to the state board did you have the option for an interim permit. It allows you to work as an RN while waiting to take the...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Anywhere in the country hiring new LPN grads with no experience?
    The Western Illinois area hires LPN's in Skilled nursing homes and doctors offices. Nursing homes pay better than doctors offices. The pay was $15 an hour but the cost of living was low. My apartment...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Tyler Texas seems like they may be a possibility. I see a lot of the postings say experience preferred as their only requirement which is great news. I'll definitely look into getting into BSN's...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Which States are hiring new grads?
    Hi everyone. I'm a Cali ADN RN and seriously considering moving out of state for a job. I see some people are moving to North Dakota. I'm curious what else is out there? My clincal instructor...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. BreEZe for RN licensure
    In one of the other posts about BREEZE, I remember someone saying they update once at midnight. How long have you been checking? Its been two weeks for me and still no update.
    Jun 18
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
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    Good Job. I'm happy for you.
    Jun 16
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Male Nurse Scrubs
    Its rare, the only time I saw a male nurse tuck in his scrub top was one who wore shorts with it.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  10. Best shoes for Men at work
    New Balance 927 sound like what your looking for.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. Should I get a nice car as a new LPN/LVN?
    Why do you want a BMW anyway? Is it your dream car, is there something about having a cheap car that bothers you? If your set on getting a BMW I would get a 5 series, a 3 series like someone else has...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Any 8-5 LPN/LVN jobs out there?
    There's always hospice. I've talked to LPNs who do it and they like it because they make their own hours.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. LPN online bridge programs
    If you want to go the online route I would suggest making sure the states you want to work in will accept the program(School). Like Thecommuter said, many boards of nursing wont accept them because...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Online prerequisites during LPN program
    You could always take the easy class first semester to see how you can handle the load and take one or two online the second semester. The last class could be taken in summer if need be.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. What is your current LPN salary
    $15/hr in western IL with no experience.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Career Crisis....
    If you type in "nj nurse" in the search field this and some other related topics come up. New Jersey Nursing Maybe you could network with one of them.
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Ya I was afraid they may just filter you out without a license. I just don't know which states have the most job opening for new grads. How is the market in New Jersey?
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Thanks for your input, I was thinking of applying for three of four states, but I decided to ask on here first on what others have been doing.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Hi, I was wondering if its normal to apply for licenses by reciprocity before we apply to jobs in other states. The licenses fees add up quick. Do you guys think employers need you to have license...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. LPN with no medical experience, where to start?
    I live in the Quad Cities and went to school at Black Hawk College in Moline IL. Where did you go to school?
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. I got a job!!
    Congratulations, your on your way.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Need help with LPN scope of practice
    Try reading this: http://www.ncbon.com/uploadedFiles/Practice/Position_Statements/LPNPositionStatement.pdf It also links some more information for further clarification.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Guys, do you take this personally?
    I wouldn't take it personally at all. People have different belief systems and they may conflict with your own. In my opinion its more about them than about you; culture, feelings etc.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. Moved out of state before they sent my license
    Your welcome, glad to hear it worked out for you.
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Moved out of state before they sent my license
    Did you contact continental testing 1-800-359-1313, 708-354-9911. I looked over the paper and their the one who mail out the forms. Maybe they can mail you another one to your new address.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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