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  1. Let RN license lapse to get out of "Old" new grad rut?
    Thanks! I live in the metro area of the East Coast. :( Because we can get by on my husband's salary for now, me relocating and splitting up the family just isn't something we think is a good idea...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Let RN license lapse to get out of "Old" new grad rut?
    Again, as indicated in the original post and explicitly stated above, I would never lie about it. That wasn't even on the table as an option. And the "sales pitch" as you put it is the exact and...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Let RN license lapse to get out of "Old" new grad rut?
    THANK YOU for this response. This sums up exactly what I was going to respond, too! Also, because I saw it mentioned a couple of times, I would have been extremely upfront with the hiring...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Let RN license lapse to get out of "Old" new grad rut?
    1.5 years after graduation and I have not a single nursing job under my belt. What is a girl to do after spending all that money and time and work on an education? I've come up with a plan? What...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. No luck with a new grad job- should I go back to school?  Any nurse managers around?
    Thanks for the responese!! Do you know, if I went back for a BSN would I be considered a new grad (and eligible for a job) even though I got my RN license after finishing my diploma program?
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. No luck with a new grad job- should I go back to school?  Any nurse managers around?
    I'm wondering if I go back for either an RN-MSN program or a RN-BSN program, will I still find myself just as unemployable? I gradated in Dec 2011 with an RN diploma degree. Right after...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. Does this sound safe for my license?
    I'm a new graduate and I responded to an ad for a flu shot nurse in my area and when I got the details it sounds a little questionable. The company wants to mail me the syringes and vaccines and for...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Advice about getting into critical care
    Okay, I'm sure there are a lot of posts asking a very similar question, but my situation is just a tad bit different and I'd appreciate any opinions. I'm a "new grad" nurse and I really want to...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  9. ipad nclex questions?
    hi!! i'm scheduled to take my nclex march 19th and will taking a long flight in a few days. i'd like to a) download a good practice questions app for my ipad b) print out some good questions...
    Mar 13, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Just want to share
    I got 10cc's of residual the first time, gave 600 cc of free water because when I got there his Na+ went way up (600 to replace insensible water loss, I learned!), titrated up his feedings, then got...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Just want to share
    Thanks, I still changed it. I'd rather not share at all than share too much. :-/
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Just want to share
    You know what, I originally used information that was not totally true-- you know, similar in the level of care it would require but the real story "story." I was definitely thinking about HIPAA. ...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Just want to share
    Today in clinical py pt has a foley that has been irrigated (perhaps it will need to be irrigated again), a PEG that needs residual check Q4H (never done this before) and has been having 300cc's of...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Taking 6 months off nursing...right after graduation?
    Okay, thanks for all the suggestions and feedback everyone! I'm still not 100% sure what the next best thing to do is. Hopefully, something will pan out with getting experience over there (thanks...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Taking 6 months off nursing...right after graduation?
    Yes, that's the plan. Does it make any difference for finding a job when I get back?
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Taking 6 months off nursing...right after graduation?
    Hi everyone, So traveling for 6 months after graduation has been the plan since before I started nursing school, but I'm terrified I'm going to be 100% out of luck finding a job when I get back....
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. MD's orders
    Agreed! I actually tried REALLY hard to think of what I should say and do to make sure the patient felt safe with both the doctor and myself. Including just stating that it wasn't how I'd learned to...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. MD's orders
    Oooo! That would have been good. But, can we do that? As in, is that allowed if we've pulled it from the pyxis and initiated it?
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. MD's orders
    ..and I don't mean the official type. I mean the type that gets you into FIGHTS! Today, I was so studiously administering 80mg Lasix IV push over 8 minutes, and the patient's doctor walked in the...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. When can you register for NCLEX?
    So I'm still in school, but with 14 weeks until graduation (I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S THAT SOOON!!!!), I'm starting to study for and think about NCLEX. I'm also trying to plan a move, as I'm spending 6...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Brainstorming about tomorrow's pt
    Any ideas as to why this patient might be on 1/2 NS @ 75mL hr? 68 years old, morbidly obese female, admitted with sepsis from UTI and C. diff. Patient also has CRF, CHF, severe pulmonary HTN (and...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Thick skin missing
    Blech! I think almost everyone feels this way when the start. Some more than others, and some say they don't feel this way but I think they're lying. 99.9% chance you are perfectly capable of...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Being badgered by clinical instructors
    A good instructor understands that 99% of students are extremely nervous in clinical and that is the MAJOR learning block. This is true of nursing students, PA students, and med students. It's...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Physical Abuse against Staff
    In regards to the scrotum pillow: nooooo!!! I feel for you, if that was a real situation (and it sounded like it). Before nursing school, I worked most of those other professions and it is true...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Physical Abuse against Staff
    I was JUST thinking about this sort of stuff last night! I agree with you all-- it sucks and there is a line where something needs to be done, but certainly not whilst in the midst of etoh...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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