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  1. New and not so new nurses..
    I work on the floor and had something similar happen to me a few days ago.
    Dec 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. May Graduate--Applying for jobs
    It never hurts to be ahead of the game in the job hunt keeping in mind that the majority of hospitals will not consider you for a position until you have graduated and some not even until you pass...
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Applying for Nursing School-Points System
    I think they all take the percentage that you make on the TEAS test and add it to your points. Also, I would highly suggest that you finish all of your prereq classes BEFORE you start nursing...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  4. care plan- smart (specific, measureable, accurate/achievable, realistic, timeframe
    No one will do your homework for you. Post a few nursing diagnoses on here to get feedback. You're more likely to get help that way.
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. How Long?
    I lucked out in the current market too. Graduated in May 2011, passed NCLEX in June, and had a job in July.
    Oct 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. how much orientation did you receive as a new grad?
    9 weeks
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Program Entrance Question
    Usually they only test for illegal drugs. If you are still concerned about it call the school you are applying to and ask them if they test for nicotine.
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Calhoun RN Grads: Have you found jobs?
    I didn't graduate from Calhoun but from Wallace in May. I was able to find a job pretty quickly. Since you are just starting school my number one piece of advice would be to make a really good...
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  9. Need help for nursing school
    If you are trying to get into super competitive program you may need to consider retaking anatomy again so you can get your grades up.
    Aug 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. How should nursing schools pick students for admission?
    I would gladly give any vet extra points for a nursing school admit, job, etc for fighting for and preserving my freedom.
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. New Grad... Job hunting advice anyone?
    First thing you should worry about is passing boards. No one will consider you for a position until you are done with NCLEX. Once that is taken care of apply for everything you possibly can (full...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Need study help for repeat nclex-rn taker
    I would recommend hurst review. The instructors make the content fun and easy to understand. You'll also get some good study tips. Good luck.
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. New grad  nurses- what did you do to get hired?
    I had to use a contact I made during my second semester in clinical. My instructor told me to call her as soon as I graduated and she would help me get an interview. She did and I start my new job...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Does bullying really go on in Nursing?
    Absolutely bullying occurs in nursing and unfortunately some of it begins in nursing school among students, clinical instructors, faculty members, and nurses at the clinical facility. The best way to...
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Hybrid/Online RN Programs..
    I did! I passed with 75 questions and will be starting my job on 8/1. Have you taken boards yet?
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  16. Hybrid/Online RN Programs..
    I also just graduated from Wallace in May. The program is very fair and the faculty really care about their students.
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  17. USA vs Faulkner State/BSN vs ADN?????
    Has a new nursing graduate (I got my ADN) I would strongly suggest you just go to USA and get your BSN. Most hospitals that I know of would prefer to hire someone with a BSN over an ADN. Good...
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  18. Nursing School Info
    Have you looked into Springhill, University of Mobile, or Bishop State?
    Nov 20, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  19. Possibly Moving To AL
    The schools here do not require CNA certification prior to starting nursing school. You may want to consider just going on with an ADN or BSN program since you have so many classes completed and...
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  20. Advice Needed
    Did you try Springhill, Bishop, or University of Mobile?
    Nov 12, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  21. Virginia College
    FYI- if you are interested in cont your education and going for a BSN you might want to make sure that the classes at Virginia college will be accepted by a higher level college.
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  22. Clinicals for the LPN program at Wallace
    If you are a first semester nursing student your first round of clinicals will be in the nursing home. You won't start until sometime in October.
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  23. Those that attended Wallace State orientation...
    Any apple product will work with tegrity. Most of the current WSCC student their ipods to download lectures.
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  24. Clinicals for LPN program at Wallace
    Are you a first semester student?
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  25. Information on Lawson wallace and jeff state nursing programs
    It should be on your application info. If not I think that an A = 4pts, B = 3pts, and C=2pts. Good luck and hope you get accepted! With your grades and GPA I don't see much of a problem with that...
    May 27, '10
    Forum: Alabama Nursing


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