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  1. Any good "nurse" shows on tv?  Netflix?
    Yes!! Oh my gosh that series was amazing. Made me cry so many times. Unbelievable nurses and doctors. :))
    Jun 18
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  2. Advice concerning learning Spanish
    Hi! First of all, I wanted to say I really appreciate you for wanting to learn another language. I think it's great when people make this decision as it opens up their world so much! I am a native...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. What is a surgical-oncology floor like?
    oh and i forgot to mention the urology patients. we are our hospital's designated uro floor so i don't know if it applies to you, but we get lots of prostate CA pt's who undergo turps, bladder CA w/...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. What is a surgical-oncology floor like?
    Hi there. Congrats on your job offer! I've been working on a large surgical unit for a year now and let me tell you it is extremely stressful. We are, according to floats, the most stressful unit in...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  5. BSN+2 years experience=Now What?
    awesome advice, thanks for sharing. i could have written the OP's post myself, and I am sure many others could have too. your advice is sound and will surely make us make wiser decisions.
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. NP vs PA vs CNS
    Making fun???? Where was I making fun??? I was correcting him, where was I making fun? Are you serious? I clearly pointed out where he was wrong, I think, fairly. Because one does not think like...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. NP vs PA vs CNS
    No, I am not an NP, I'm an RN. I don't know how much you read but I was clearly comparing RN's to PA's because DIVOBARI was the first to say they are practically the same thing. I even quoted it. Of...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. NP vs PA vs CNS
    ah lol its ok!
    Jan 25
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. NP vs PA vs CNS
    I'm replying to Divobari2's post, where, if I am not mistaken, makes it sounds like PA's just "do more technical things" than RNs but have the same level of education. But I just realized he/she is...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  10. NP vs PA vs CNS
    Oh no no no. Very incorrect, I am sorry. First of all, getting your certificate, Associates, Bachelor's or Masters in PA Studies is the SAME. They take the same coursework, except Master's may...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  11. MSN-NP or PA?
    I would do PA if I were you. I don't see the point of getting your RN to become an NP. Your experience is real competitive for PA programs, you would just need some LORs and I think you could get...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Not sure if I want to stay in the nursing field...in desperate need of advice.
    To slinkyheadcna, I knew since 2nd or 3rd semester I would probably hate nursing but felt stuck since I had already made so many sacrifices to get in. Now that I have been an RN for 7-8 months, I...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. MDC Fall 2011 =)
    Honestly I wouldn't bother. Enjoy your break and let the professors enjoy theirs. You will be learning a whole lot of info for the next couple of yrs, and not receiving 3 of the syllabi isn't going...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. NP vs PA vs CNS
    These requirements are nearly identical to my local PA program that also awards an associates. Now they are offering a Bachelor's and Master's bridge program with local universities. Just because...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. NP vs PA vs CNS
    MOST PA programs require a minimum requirement of GOOD HCE(many times over 1000 hrs)--meaning army medics, RTs, RNs, PNs, ER techs, PTAs, etc. including volunteering and shadowing MDs/PAs/NPs.
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Sorry but I need to get this off of my chest... can anyone relate??
    I can relate so much. About the same amount of time, started at a step down unit with a ratio of 4-6. high turnover. daily huddles in the middle of med pass to tell us our pt satisfaction scores are...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. FIU RN to BSN online.
    Ladies and gents :) I am applying for the program for this january. Wanted to know how yall liked it. How do the clinicals work? How manageable is the coursework, how many classes are you taking...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Miami New Graduate Nurses
    Don't bother with Baptist Hospital. They will only get you with 1 year experience. Even if you have 9 months experience, they will not hire you. I have friends who got jobs in Jackson North--they...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  19. New RN can't find job in Miami with 5 years LPN experience
    Me and all my friends found jobs. It took on average 5 months after license, about 6-7 months after graduation.
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. New Grad-First Day in the ER--Feeling Overwhelmed and Foolish
    i am almost at my 6month mark and i do dumb stuff all the time. i work in stepdown/sx. i still cry. a lot of the nurses with 5+ years of exp. still cry. don't beat yourself. a lot of it is nerves and...
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  21. How did you feel when you got your first nursing paycheck?
    as a new grad they had me on $20/hr, lol. i was happy because as a UC/tech i was hardly making enough to pay gas. but seeing what other new rns are making elsewhere in my city i am feeling pretty...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  22. Working F/T while pursuing biology degree doable?
    Hey, thanks for writing. I think you have a point, especially because having my BSN I would be meeting requirements for both degrees. I was looking at the curriculum for the RN-BSN tonight, and it...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Working F/T while pursuing biology degree doable?
    Hi ladies and gents! I am a new grad on a surgical/tele/stepdown unit. It's been about 2 months since I've been working as an RN, been working on this unit before as a PCT/UC, so I already knew...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Its official! I am leaving nursing.........
    wish you the best <3
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Liberty University--Adv.patho & pharm. How do-able?
    I don't think it would be a problem. And if I am not mistaken, he is getting a degree in anesthesia, not biology.... Who cares what you know or don't know about the Cambrian explosion lol
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry


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