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  1. What is your Achilles heel?
    Dental surgery. I did a PEDS clinical rotation at a small hospital and 9 out of 10 of the PEDS OR/PACU cases were dental surgeries. I watched ONE child receive dental crowns & I'll NEVER do it again....
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    I agree with you about being told to "go faster". I feel as if I'm going a little bit faster every week but in the back of my mind, I'm afraid that I'd miss something or make an error.
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    For about 4 weeks...
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    For about 4 weeks....
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    Ohhhh my goodness!! I felt the same way today...make that everyday! Like, 'How in the world did I pass the NCLEX?'. I feel as if I don't know a thing and I can't "put the pieces together" (critical...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. New grad nurse in hospital and feel like I won't make it through orientation.
    :-D I'm a new grad and this of allllllll the posts on allnurses and from my colleagues, has helped me the most. I kinda got a slight chuckle from it lol. I have been feeling the same way as the OP...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Best place to buy a stethoscope?
    Definitely Medisave!! They ship super quickly, price was so much cheaper than other sites, and free engraving.
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. New Grad RN Training- Take it or Leave it?
    Sorry, but I agree with this poster...especially being that there's no guarantee after you "train" w/ them. I've never heard of any program like this but I guess it's different for every state. Have...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. TO all the NCLEX PASSERS, I need helpp
    I think everyone says to (& this helped me) look at the SATA questions as true or false questions. When I studied for the PN, I used the Exam Cram book, PDA book, and I can't remember what else I...
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Torn between specialties
    When the time comes, apply for any and every unit/specialty that you may be interested in. I didn't apply for any specialties that I was not interested in because I knew when it came down to it, I'd...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  11. I took NCLEX in MD and thought i completely failed
    Congrats!! I think majority of the people that took it, thought they failed it lol. I just one of those things that 'you don't know til you know'. Anyway, great job and good luck on your job hunt...
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  12. Shock trauma RN...BSN preferred?
    No problem. I believe the position that I applied for said 'BSN preferred'. If that's the case & you think that you'll have a good chance of getting a call back (& you meet the requirements), why not...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. Shock trauma RN...BSN preferred?
    I was recently hired as an ADN but I'll be on a critical care floor in the STC, not the TRU. You might want to look at some of their job postings online but from my understanding you need experience...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. How much orientation time for a new grad?
    My orientation will be 10weeks on a trauma progressive care unit/intermediate care unit.
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Pearson Vue Trick was WRONG!!!!!!!
    I agree with you. If you got the good pop-up, let that ease your anxiety until you get your license # on the BON website. Don't pay for the quick results. I was still nervous/anxious because my # ...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Can anyone verify Pearson Vue "trick" April/May 2013?
    PVT is accurate. Took the test on 6/14 (Friday) and got the good pop up. 6/16 (Sunday) did the quick result. 6/17 (Monday) BON states that the results are pending. RN license # today 6/18 (Tuesday)....
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Drawing the Line: Shutting Down Verbal Abuse
    Thank you for this article!! I'm a new grad RN but I've been working as a LPN for the past year or so. I've dealt with a bully (another LPN) and it really makes me dislike being in the facility. I've...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I am an RN now!!!!
    Congrats!!
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Kaplan Question Trainers and Readiness tests
    No problem. Thank you!!
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Thoughts on NOT studying day before NCLEX
    I was a crammed in nursing school too. So I know how you feel. It just didn't feel right to not look over SOMETHING at the last minute lol. Honestly, I did like 10 QBank questions to get myself in...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. only had 5 or 6 SATA got the good pop up
    Yeah although I had 20-30 SATA, I was freakin out because of the overall # of questions I had. I didn't have 75, 100, and by the time it got to 150, I figured I would get the dreaded 265. I can't...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Pearson Vue Trick was WRONG!!!!!!!
    Trick worked for me. Quick results say that I passed. Will check BON website til I see my official #
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Taking NCLEX - RN tomorrow...
    Good luck to you all!
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. 39 select all that apply on my NCLEX!!
    I had the same just more questions. At lease 20-30 SATA and majority priority questions. Also, I guessed throughout the entire test...thinking to my self, "There's no way that you got that question...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Thoughts on NOT studying day before NCLEX
    I know right lol?! I admit that I feel very relieved after seeing the good pop. Now, I can get back to leisure reading (non-nursing lol). I've made a list throughout nursing school of books that I'd...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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