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  1. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    Anyone have any ideas as to how to get the recruiters to even call you back? I'm currently working on my RN-BSN, am an experienced paramedic, have my CEN and multiple instructor certs, am a prior...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    I'm having a hard time just getting someone at my NRD to answer the phone or call me back. It was totally different when I enlisted. Had to beat the recruiters off with a stick.
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    Thanks for the advice Rob J.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Transfusing blood in an emergency situation
    @PMFB-RN, I love your profile pic! I might be stealing it for other purposes. :)
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Thin skinned nurses
    If you feel the need to yell at me for not getting your dilaudee request, then I feel the need to stand there staring at you with arms crossed sternly telling you you're not going to get it. I'm not...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. New to Navy, ODS, Portsmouth-need any help?
    This has been the most informative thread I've read in quite some time. Thanks for starting it up. I as well have some questions if anyone has a couple seconds to help. I am a prior service HM2...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. New name for nurses who are men
    I could care less. I chose my user name here just to keep it lively. Someone mentioned something about corpsmen, and I did the same damn job as a corpsman in an ER in Japan as I do in an ER here...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Is Being  a Male nurse hard?
    One of the jobs where I work, The manager and assistant manager are both guys. At my other job my supervisor is a guy. I think as long as the old Brunhildas of nursing continue to retire, so too...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Extremely Offensive ER experience
    Sounds like you got caught up in a mix of high expectations and some poor communication from the ER staff. ERs are unfortunately in the business of throughput. You seem to have been well versed...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. New Grad program at Florida Hospital
    I didn't get hired as a GN. :( I know they just finished a round of GNs through training so they might be opening up another round soon.
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. New Grad program at Florida Hospital
    Ditto to ALL of this. I finally did get a job with a Florida Hospital, Waterman. Its not due to my applications from before. I applied directly to Waterman since they do in house HR and don't depend...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. Fl. educated nurses
    1) Polk State College Transition 2) ASN 3) None 4) 1
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. Backboards in the ED
    It differs from quality of medic attending the call in some places, and in others it is a protocol issue. My last agency I worked for had an awesome protocol for clearing c-spine. The medic could...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Needle Chest Decompression?
    Only twice in the field. One was more for experience on an unresponsive GSW that turned code on scene (needle wasn't long enough... the boy was a biggun) and the second was a beautiful tension pneumo...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. What's up with Florida Hospital?
    I am / was in the stack of applicants for the next GN group to be interviewed. The HR rep responsible for the GN program told me that they would have their next selection process for the next group...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. what does allied health clinicians differ from others?
    Allied health are typically non-licensed or if licensed, not ultimately responsible for decisions in patient care. i.e.: paramedics work under a physician's license, PAs work under a physician's...
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. ALF gone bad
    RUN! The job market may be tight, but loosing your license and having to fight for a job behind the counter at McDonald's isn't something most people would like to do. Good luck!
    Sep 22, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. The easier the questions are, the more likely you failed?
    Don't doubt it! You passed! Congrats!!!! :yeah:
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. To all the newbie ER nurses out there...
    Don't be rude to EMS. Your bad day taken out on the medic and EMT will come to bite you in the arse later on when you get a code brown from the same crew and for some reason they were unable to get...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. The easier the questions are, the more likely you failed?
    Nope, not yet. I have heard of one who got the CC screen but in the end actually passed, but never a false positive. I read about 10 pages of the sticky and hadn't seen one who got a false positive....
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. There's an app for that!!! Nclex!
    I found some pretty significant errors with the saunders apps (I got them all). For instance, I had an order question on hand washing in which it told me that the correct answer was to first turn off...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. The easier the questions are, the more likely you failed?
    Why don't you try the pearson vue trick in the sticky above. It apparently is pretty definitive in telling you whether you passed or not. I took mine this morning too and unlike you, I thought it...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Looking into a move to Leesburg, FL
    Leesburg and the general vicinity is a somewhat low socioeconomic area. Not too many homeless per se, but the area is a bit run down and there isn't much to offer culturally. It is actually a cheaper...
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. ER handoff report to floor
    Just started in a new ER (one of the largest in the state) and our CEO is all about ER flow. In my part of the ER it is 2:1 and we have a 3 hour window from bed to out. Our hospital has set the...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Maintaining EMT-B cert as an RN
    I have been told by my last agency's education officer that Florida BEMS allows CEUs to be used for their certifications if obtained for another type of license as long as they fulfill the hour...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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