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  1. Longing and Wanting
    All you can do is apply and try! You never know. Sometimes employers looks @ no experience as a positive thing, believe it or not. They don't have to re-train you how to do things their way. Just...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  2. Anyone else find nursing school not as tough?
    I think most people who are capable of getting into a nursing program are very intelligent and ver capable of the work. I think the "difficulty" sets in when fatigue takes over. It gets hard to stay...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. New grad--should I specialize in ICU or L&D??
    No offense taken, seriously! I wasn't trying to be rude in my reply.....sorry if you took it that way! I realize that what I may consider "difficult" is very subjective and is subject to change with...
    Nov 25, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. New grad--should I specialize in ICU or L&D??
    I guess it depends on our own strengths and weaknesses that will determine what is easier vs harder but I completely disagree with above. L&D is extremely faced-paced and requires quick critical...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. I finally landed my DREAM JOB!!!!!!
    Congrats! It's a great feeling to do what you love!
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. new office job, help?
    It will be a huge learning curve but you will get it! I started at an ob/gyn office 2 months ago and am still learning how to function in the office setting. Your assessment skills you gained from...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Any OB triage nurses?
    Hi! I just started a job 2 months ago as an ob/gyn telephone triage nurse in a busy office......maybe I could help you? It is MUCH harder than I expected. And it is MUCH DIFFERENT than hospital...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Does anyone else experience pain from standing all day?
    Compression stockings are good too! Especially for you OR nurses. I used to wear them at the hospital :)
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  9. Do you remember your first day on the job?
    It's not my first day anymore....but I did just switch jobs two months ago. Scary as heck and unbelievably challenging! Thanks for sharing this!
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  10. GOT MY HOSPITAL JOB!!!!
    Congrats! It is a wonderful feeling to achieve a goal! Good for you for not giving up!
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  11. How long?
    Where I live, ANY nursing experience will help you get a job that isn't intended for "new grads." With 9 months experience, I would apply to any jobs intended for "experience of 1 year." When...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  12. OB/GYN nurses!?
    I am new to the ob/gyn office setting so its too early for me to say "what I see the most given" is.....but we still do implanon. We only have 1 provider trained to do it so I don't see it a ton (we...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Is she trying to intimidate me?
    I would just ignore her and move on. Don't dwell on petty BS since that can be worse than the person giving you BS.Good luck!
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. 5 interviews no offers.NEED HELP
    You may not be doing anything wrong, it may be that the competition is really high. It's hard to say without knowing what you actually say in response to questions. The best advice I can give is...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. Waiting after interview advice...the suspense
    I know the suspense can kill!! I was told for my current job that I would know the decision by a week after the interview......it ended up being 3 weeks after that I finally heard that I got the...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Med/surg first?
    Some hospitals allow you to start in l/d as a new grad. It's not necessary but because of the competition for those floors those spots normally go to experienced nurses.Good luck! OB is a wonderful...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. Resume help please!!!
    Your resume might come off a little biased when applying to floor like med-surg. You have everywhere that your passion is in woman's health which may make another type of unit weary. They might be...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. Job Decision Help- Please!
    That's tough....and you have a baby-BABY at home. I will say from my experience that it's easier said than done. I have worked in m/b for 8 months with the same hope of working in l/d. I work...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  19. How to summarize clinical exp on resume.
    I agree with the poster above.....My new position required A YEAR of OB experience in which I only had 8 months. The HM said, "I consider 8 months close enough." I'm sure some workplaces enforce...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  20. The good, the bad, the ugly - your first real patient contact
    I remember my first time with patients contact (in nursing school) was soo akward! It felt really unnatural lol It took a while for me to feel comfortable. I even felt nervous about patient contact...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Searching for entry level RN postions in E.D. Help!
    What part of NY are you in? Upstate has a few hospitals that have ED new grad programs (strong memorial hospital being one of them) Strong also has an ED observation unit that takes new grads. Good...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Finally...I got the job!
    That's great news! Congratulations to you and your family :)
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. Am I wasting my time going for my ADN?
    It must be where you live. I live in NY and know that NYC is brutal for ADN nurses but, upstate is very generous. Its best to research your area and see what's in demand. Where I lived, BSN...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Getting nervous!
    Lucky you! That will be such a fun semester. I loved OB and was so happy to get the chance to find a job in it! I did all of schooling as a single mom. It's hard but not unreasonable, and my...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Pre reqs for nursing !!! HELP
    It took me a year to complete pre-reqs. This included summer as well as intersession classes. Took me 3 years total at a community college to get my degree in nursing.
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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