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  1. Tattoos in the OR
    I circulated in an outpatient plastic surgery OR and wore long sleeve warm up jacket all the time, because it was always FREEZING. So did the other circulators. They were more concerned about hair...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Is the nicu and nursery easy?
    What about working in a flu shot clinic if you're helping look for something "easy" for your mom? I did that one season & thought it was cake (the clinic maybe had 4-5 patients walk in per hour &...
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Overwhelmed by recruiters
    I felt the same way when I started traveling! I made a list of the cities I wanted to go to, then researched the hospitals in those cities & picked out the ones I like, then call those hospitals HR...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Name that rhythm...
    Sinus brady with 1st degree AV block, maybe? Not a rhythm queen, but that's what I see at first glance!
    May 27, '12
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  5. Appearance for an Interview -- especially styling tips for hair
    I would suggest a very low heel for the shoes. Something about clicking around in 6 inch pumps doesn't seem professional & even comes off as if you're trying to appear sexy (maybe ok if you're super...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. Is Cardiac Telemetry good experience to begin travel nursing?
    Sure, I don't mind you messaging me at all. I'll tell you whatever info you need:)
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Easiest way to make the move to NYC while on assignment
    Hi travelers! I'm interested in taking a travel assignment to NYC (from Florida). For those of you who have taken an assignment there, I am wondering: 1. What did you do with your car while you...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Help with first assignment
    PPR is based out of my hometown in Jacksonville Beach, FL. Although they are not the travel company I am with (I'm interested in getting out of the Southeast since I've been here my whole life), I...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Seasonal Nursing in Florida
    Seasonal nursing in South Florida hospitals typically runs September-May. This is the general timeframe when all the "snowbirds" from up North are here for the mild winters. I think most of the...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Is Cardiac Telemetry good experience to begin travel nursing?
    I am literally in the same exact situation as you. I have about 2 1/2 years of experience as a tele nurse, would like to transition to ICU and then travel as an ICU nurse, but right now is a great...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. What do u do when there are no mothers/babies in unit?
    Also, want to add to my comment above, that that was from the perspective of when I was a student and only a few days at clinicals. I have no idea what goes on in L&D on a daily basis & maybe those...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. What do u do when there are no mothers/babies in unit?
    When I was in nursing school a few years ago & did clinicals in L&D, there were no mothers/babies for a few days & the nurses were literally sitting around reading the latest Twilight novel at the...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. New Assignment in Ft. Laudy Daudy!! :)
    Hi everyone! I am super excited to say I will be starting my first travel assignment at the Cleveland Clinic in Ft. Lauderdale on a telemetry unit in a couple weeks. Has anyone else traveled there or...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. New to travel...looking for a (some) Travel Buddies!!!
    Hey everyone! I'm starting my first assignment in Ft. Lauderdale April 2nd and would LOVE to go to Cali (San Diego, Palo Alto, SF) or NYC next. I already have my CA license but want to get in touch...
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. How much money did you save?
    Hey Everyone! I really, really want to be a travel nurse (this has been my dream for years now), and I feel like I am finally in a place where I can begin my journey. I have been a tele nurse for...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  16. Speaking foreign languages
    This was brought up in one of our recent floor meetings (in August) because some of the staff and patients complained about the workers conversing in other languages (we have many filipino and...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Stanford Univ. ICU assignment?? where to live..
    Hi BAC! I just sent you a PM. Good luck at Stanford, I know it will be amazing!! Very excited for you!
    Nov 25, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  18. Who has more stess RT or RN?
    Oh and I forgot to mention, if the patient soils themselves when the PT gets them up, PT comes running out of the room to the nurse so that the nurse can clean them up. In the meantime, PT is just...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  19. Who has more stess RT or RN?
    Someone else mentioned PT/OT and from what I can tell, at my hospital, they have it made! They are not present at any of the codes, they simply get the patients up out of bed into a chair or...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  20. QUICK QUESTION
    You have to have your BSN. But who knows with all the online programs out there now.
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. any RNs have their Perkins Loan cancelled?
    Another helpful website that should give information on all the loans you have ever taken out as a student is the National Student Loan Data System http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/ . This is...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Why are X so Y?
    Hahha! Yes OP, this is true, you really can fill in the variables with whatever you want and the world may never know the answer. Despite my recent post about the ICU nurses being rude (over...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. any RNs have their Perkins Loan cancelled?
    @roma4204, go to ecsi.net for perkins loans, click 'students' and go to their faq's and/or create a login to view the status of your loan. There should also be a customer service number available to...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. any RNs have their Perkins Loan cancelled?
    Also, I haven't paid a single dime to my Perkins loan, nor am I required to. Portions of it are being waived on a yearly basis as I keep up with the paperwork documenting my full time RN status...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. any RNs have their Perkins Loan cancelled?
    The above post that states "the loan needs to be for the nursing program, not another degree" is incorrect. I took out a Perkins loan for my first degree which was in Health Science. I entered an...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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