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  1. Considering Traveling
    I'm an ICU nurse with a compact state license. I am currently working in MS, never traveled before. I'm working at the hospital in the small town I grew up in and am 35 now and wanting something...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Considering Traveling
    Thankyou so much NedRN. Do you have a travel agency you recommend?
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Considering Traveling
    Hi all, I'm considering travel nursing for this summer. I haven't signed up with an agency yet but I've been researching Parallon and Fastaff and most of the info I find is from previous years. I...
    May 7, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Does everyone feel like they can't do it?
    Those feelings are common. I'm a new nurse as well, I've only been nursng a year and a half. I started in an ICU fresh out of nursing school and I've felt that way multiple times. It's starting to...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New Grad in ICU feeling terrible...,
    Hi, I just want to say you are not alone and hang in there :) I am a new grad in the ICU also, I've been off orientation about 2 months. I have good days and difficult days but I constantly learn...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  6. New job....so incredibly nervous!
    I hope it all goes well for you :)
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Not-so-friendly coworker..how do you deal with it?
    I agree, don't react to her negativity. Just continue to be pleasant and do your work, don't even give her the satisfaction of getting under your skin. Good luck :)
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. New grad ICU RN
    Hello and congratulations!
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  9. Should I Quit Now?
    That's right, you're not alone. I'm a new nurse in ICU and I just came off orientation 3 weeks ago! I just study at home and try to do my best during my shifts, it's difficult starting out but self...
    Sep 25, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  10. New Grad Nurse. What should I do?
    I graduated this May as well. I just came off a 3 month orientation in the ICU and I know how you feel. It is tough starting out because we are new and unsure but I believe it gets better. I can...
    Aug 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Why are you and ICU nurse?
    Hi, I am a new grad in the ICU. I'm currently in the last 2 weeks of a 3 month orientation and I love it. Of course I'm extremely nervous about coming off orientation but I've been praying about it...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. New grad who wants to be ICU, pls help!
    I graduated in May of this year and started in the ICU shortly after graduation. I'm in my last month of a 3 month orientation and I love it. It's a lot of work and can be downright stressful but I...
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  13. Where did you worked as a newly Licensed Nurse?
    I graduated in May of this year and was licensed in June. I'm working in the ICU, started working the week after graduation as a GN until I got my license. It's tough, I'm learning wealths of...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. New Grad catch up
    Yeah, I've also been with more than one preceptor due to census but mainly I'm with the same one. I also agree with the shift report problem of gossiping, I get so aggravated because there is this...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. I feel like a complete failure
    Wow, I just don't get why some preceptors are that way. I have more than one preceptor due to census and one particular young lady is difficult to work with but thank God the others are not. I was...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. New Grad catch up
    Hey guys, I'm in orientation as well. Right now I'm taking pts by myself and my preceptor is there as a safety net (well appreciated of course). It's been quite an experience, I've had some good...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Need help adjusting. Any advice?
    Yeah, hang in there. I'm a new RN in orientation as well but I'm at a small town hospital and at first I felt that way, still do some days. I guess it's just a process but we'll make it through. I...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Lack of basic care--appalling!
    Wow...I have to say I'm a bit disappointed by some of what I'm seeing also. My pts are total care pts and are to be turned q 2 and I have to ask like 3 or 4 times for help turning my pts. I mean...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Night Shift
    Me too, I'll be starting night shift this month!
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Transferred to SICU, horrible orientation...what to do??
    Wow, I totally understand how you feel. I am currently being precepted by more than 1 RN due to low census, so basically I'm put with whoever gets to work that day. Well it's not so bad except for...
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. 3rd week as an RN!
    I understand, I'm new too. Hang in there, we can do this! Best of wishes to you :)
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Trying not to be Discouraged:(
    Wow...Thankyou you all so much for your encouragement and wisdom. I really appreciate it. It's really nice to have a place like this to come and share. I am grateful to each one of you for your...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I am told it gets better...
    Hi Jewl, I completely understand as I am a new RN too. I'm on week 5 and had an awful day. I Pray things get better for us on this journey.
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Trying not to be Discouraged:(
    I am normally a very positive person who doesn't let things get under my skin but today all my efforts failed me. I am a new RN on orientation and up until today things were going well. Prior to...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What's wrong with me?
    OP..I was just like you and that's when I knew it was just time to take the NCLEX and be done with it. The week before my test I started getting all anxious and down right sick, so what I did was...
    Jun 23, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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