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  1. New Grad anxiety
    Thank you all for your thoughtful responses. It is going to be a rough transition, but this is what I've worked so hard for. Time to be confident with what I do know and ask questions about things I...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. New Grad anxiety
    Soon I will be off orientation and on my own. The realization has finally hit me and my anxiety is hindering my sleep... I think about it constantly and I am scared to death. Ive been told i'll be...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Why so many travel positions?
    Sadly many hospitals rather pay for travelers than pay for benefits/other expenses that come along when employing FT/PT.
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Portfolio Questions
    They usually glance at it during the interview. You can also reference it during the interview. Have the nurse manager keep the portfolio so they can look at it (hopefully!) after the interview as...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. What am I doing wrong? Or am I missing something?
    Look into obtaining certifications if you dont have them. ACLS/PALS, tele, IV therapy, etc
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Malpractice Insurance- needed?
    Hi AN, As a new grad RN, should I purchase my own malpractice insurance? I know that technically I am covered by the hospital I work at, but I have been told not to rely on them and to have my...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New Grad malpractice insurance
    Hi AN, As a new grad RN, should I purchase my own malpractice insurance? I know that technically I am covered by the hospital I work at, but I have been told not to rely on them and to have my own...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Stanford New Grad Program Fall 2012
    I got a call today... So they are still making offers.
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  9. Portfolio Questions
    In my new grad porfolio I included the items below: Cover letter Resume List of references Letter of recs (3-4 is adequate) Transcript Copy of License Copy of Certifications...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Landed a New Grad Job!
    I am so happy to have started following this forum prior to entering nursing school. The advice and support is amazing. I have officially landed my first RN (new grad) position at a local hospital...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Cardiac Pocket Guide for New Grad
    Thank you sgp9! I will look into it!
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  12. Cardiac Pocket Guide for New Grad
    Hi everyone! I am a new grad RN and I will soon be starting my first job on a cardiac step-down unit (CABG/MI/CATH/PPM, etc). I was hoping to get suggestions for a handy pocket book/guide that will...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  13. New Nurse having trouble with report
    One way to organize your report is to go through your information by systems (neuro, resp, cardiac, etc) making sure to include lines/drains/tubes where important. Then you can add any important...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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