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  1. Depression/Anxiety Medications A Possible Hinderance to Getting a Job?
    Hey, go ahead and shoot the messenger if it makes you feel better, I can only relay what was told to me. If this were an issue I were facing, I would certainly do my own research.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. USA Spring 2013
    Just wanted to say hello and good luck to everyone who applied. I'm in my first semester of the FNP/Advanced Emergency AACNP and so far I LOVE it. Although there have been little bumps in the road...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  3. Depression/Anxiety Medications A Possible Hinderance to Getting a Job?
    One of my best friends who is ex Army Ranger was passed up for an NP program, had two interviews and the dean told him he couldn't let him in because he didn't want to see him get through the program...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Depression/Anxiety Medications A Possible Hinderance to Getting a Job?
    One of my best friends is a newly minted BSN, RN who right now has a job in an ED where she is very, very happy. Less than one year ago she was an inpatient at the acute psych facility where I...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Too much emphasis on "caring"
    OK, that made me actually LOL. Thanks :-) I must say, I think this is the most intelligent and thought-provoking thread I've read in a long, long time. I love it, and I hope the conversation...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. "Why does a nurse have to go to college?"
    This suggestion is utterly and completely ethically and morally bankrupt. It is absolutely loathsome and horrifying to suggest that a young woman should be deluded and deceived in order to maintain...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Do i have to put my night managers as references? who can I put?
    You will have to put down supervisors of some sort who have worked with you directly. Otherwise you could easily come off as someone who has poor effort and/or performance to hide. Providing a full...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. International Editions of textbooks
    I've never used an IE, but from what others are saying it sounds like a great deal if you do your research and make sure it's not in B&W. Where do you purchase international editions? I still need...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. When does the anxiety go away???
    Oh sweetie. There's a word for that. You're nesting. It's just that you're doing it at work too, instead of just doing it at home. This too shall pass. Try to avail yourself of any resources...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  10. ECT Nurses where are you at?
    I'm not really an ECT RN, I work at an acute care psychiatric hospital that is located in a building about 1 mile from our hospital but we are technically considered just another "unit" - as though...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. You know you've been a nurse for too long when..........
    Sent this in the wrong place
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Took my NCLEX-RN today!
    I estimated my test was about 40% SATA, I had 76 questions, and I passed. Not looking would drive me NUTS, lol, I checked in the lobby before I even left the building! FYI - I know it varies...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. NCLEX Scoring - Need some REAL advice.
    Where do you get this number from? I am completely unaware of any instance where it has given a false negative, let alone any data showing what percentage of times it gives a false negative, so I'm...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Earplugs during NCLEX?
    My testing area was also quite quiet. I found the earmuffs very helpful for shutting out the noise of people arriving and leaving for the test.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. My NCLEX - for what it's worth
    It's an acronym for "Pearson VUE Trick." It's a way to check your results without paying for the "quick results" from Pearson VUE. After you are done taking the test, get back onto Pearson VUE...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Nursing is slavery Period!!!
    Holy Chicklets! :eek: Show ME where a new grad RN makes 70K! I know I"m in a low-pay area - but are you serious? :eek::eek::eek:
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. NCLEX Math Conversions to know
    Just for some perspective - I've already passed my NCLEX and I had 0, that's right, ZERO math or conversion questions. None. I was a little shocked, but I'm sure not going to run and complain about...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Question about RN Boards
    who put kayexalate on your cheerios? why would you put energy into crapping all over somebody's post of hope and anticipation? that, i just "don't get."
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Question about RN Boards
    Let the celebration begin. Congratulations, jimmy5, RN.
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. My NCLEX - for what it's worth
    lol, I did not even care what I looked like. :clown:
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. My NCLEX - for what it's worth
    Thank you for letting me know that. It means a lot to me that this information was helpful to someone. May you soon enjoy your own joy of accomplishment and relief :nurse:
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. My NCLEX - for what it's worth
    My preparation for the NCLEX was not stressful or lengthy. I graduated on May 3 and took the test on Sunday, June 3. The first two weeks after graduation I studied about 2-3 hours a day maybe 3...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. University of South Alabama Fall 2012 DNP
    Nick, I have a 3.6 overall, 3.7 BSN. My essay was only about a page and a half, but concise and heartfelt. I deliberately kept it as short as possible, bearing in mind how many of these...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  24. Why I guard the referral telephone like a dog...
    LOL. - So they do, . . . So they do. Present company has taken many a note on family consultation in our units "library" room :-)
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. 5th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "All those acronyms and jargon . . . . it's like they're speaking another language!"
    May 30, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements


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