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  1. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I have the ever-so-golden BSN and whenever I've had to precept new grads I made sure to do it with an iron fist. I tell them they're idiots and slap their hands whenever they make the slightest...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Is Bedside Nursing Really for me?
    Which department do you actually work? I spent one year in med/surg as a new grad and totally hated it. It honestly drove me to want to quit nursing all together because back then, our staffing was...
    Jul 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Do I really need ICU experience?
    Just a little background--I've worked Med/Surg for over a year and I am currently in an ortho unit and work per diem at an outpatient EENT department at another hospital. I was talking to one of my...
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Carrer switch to nursing
    I've never had this fulfillment bullcrap of "making a difference in people's lives" back when I was working with patients with chronic health conditions. Everyday, whether or not I was feeling like...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Carrer switch to nursing
    Don't do it. Spend one hour searching/reading through past AN posts about why not.
    Jan 9
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Does nursing really suck that badly?
    ^This x 1000 Although I'm currently in a job where I have more a lot more good days than bad days, I wouldn't recommend nursing just because you're looking to get out of your mundane job and...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. why so many negatives about nursing?
    I come from a family of nurses. I read all about it here in the forums. So you'd think I had a good idea of what I was getting into, right? Wrong. That idea was NOTHING compared to when I actually...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Worried about paying off student loan debt
    It's ok. I WISH $30k was my balance. lol
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Worried about paying off student loan debt
    I don't know what kind of calculations you made, but martina is right. Depending on my spending habits, I pay off 1500-2500/month. My parents won't let me give them more than $500/month because they...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Worried about paying off student loan debt
    I had 90k+ student loans by the time I graduated. I've been working for almost a year and a half now and have paid off about 30k. It could have been more if I didn't have an addiction (shopping)...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. ADN vs. BSN - patient mortality rates
    Not this again. :banghead:
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. New Grad - Issues with Time Management
    Honestly, I didn't start feeling comfortable with my time-management until my 4th-6th month. It'll come with experience. Sometimes it helps to have a "brain sheet". Write the tasks that should be...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Med/Surg to Medicine floor
    Thanks for the response. Actually, this other place is the main hospital and is of a different union, which has a contract for a 6:1 ratio that they actually honor. I've done my last clinical (about...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. 1 year exp. Need resume feedback please
    Can you clarify what you meant by not knowing of a hospital that would have a vented patient on a medsurg unit with a 1:9 ratio. Do you mean that it's unheard of (or ridiculous) to have a vented...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. Med/Surg to Medicine floor
    I've been working for almost a year in a med/surg floor. I plan on applying to work at a different hospital (but same name/company) in one of their purely medicine units. I've been trying to come...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Med/Surg to Medicine floor
    I've been working for almost a year in a med/surg floor. I plan on applying to work at a different hospital (but same name/company) in one of their purely medicine units. I've been trying to...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. 1 year exp. Need resume feedback please
    Thanks a million Bayat. :) This really helped me a lot. I'm unsure which unit I want to transfer to yet. I've had my fill of med-surg and want to learn something new. I just wanted to set up a new...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. 1 year exp. Need resume feedback please
    Ok, not exactly one year but I'm almost there. I recently decided that I want to transfer to a different unit within the same hospital. I needed to rewrite my resume altogether because a new grad...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  19. Why is it so hard to get an RN job in NY?? :(
    I will add that I've met nurses who work at hospitals like NYP from a CPR class and continuing education classes. I've found that some of them are travel nurses. This tells me that hospitals are more...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. COLLEGE OF NEW ROCHELLE! transfer fall 2012
    I'm sorry to say it, but CNR's School of Nursing administration is pretty abysmal. They are pretty inconsiderate to their students and at times, quite disorganized. They make preconceived notions...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. Does Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx let you wear whatever scrubs you want?
    Yes, I do. It's either both ceil blue top and pants, ceil blue top and white pants, or white top and ceil blue pants. It's for every RN and LPN.
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Does Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx let you wear whatever scrubs you want?
    Scrubs have to be Ceil Blue for RNs.
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. No need to be upset at the truth! Change careers
    Why can't I be someone who just pretended to be the most passionate nurse at work (who gives excellent patient care and have the skills to boot) because it'll give me a paycheck and yet, still hate...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. No need to be upset at the truth! Change careers
    I just want to say that I got into nursing because I knew that it would pay my bills and might possibly let me meet a hot rich MD. It would be just like Grey's Anatomy! I'd say the crap that I have...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Residency Program for Associate Degree Graduate.
    http://www.aacn.nche.edu/education-resources/NRPParticipants.pdf
    May 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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