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  1. Being a SAHM after graduation
    I graduated in Jan. Had my first in Feb. Stayed home for a few months before going nuts and jumped into my first job in May. I work 24 hours a week, second shift and we have a sitter for a few hours...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Job Prospects for New Grads
    Absolutely horrible. Do not relocate here as a new grad.
    May 22
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  3. RN Salary Survey 2013:  Post here!
    RI new grad- BSN LTC 28/hr, $2.50 weekend differential no union, obviously.
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Float pool as a new grad?
    So a little BG: Just graduated in January with my BSN (have an undergrad in biology as well), worked at a small community hospital as a student nurse intern in the float pool. Graduated, got my...
    May 21
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Impossible Family Member
    We've got a family removing their loved one from our facility because our doc refuses to prescribe Imodium for her loose stools...she has Cdiff. So they said they would bring it in and give it to her...
    May 21
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. You gotta love them!
    The activity aide was wrong... the correct answer was obviously wine.
    May 21
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Relationship Between Unmarried Residents.
    Wow. No advice. What a tough situation. I hope you find a solution soon- keep us posted!
    May 21
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Where are all the nurses?
    Thank you! Yup that's where I was at. I actually just got hired at a LTC facility.
    May 19
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Where are all the nurses?
    Just graduated with my BSN. I'm in northern RI very close to Fall River. Tons and tons of hospitals around, applied for about 30 positions with not even one call back. The job market is rough up...
    May 19
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. New grad advice: psych?
    I am a new grad with a BSN and also a BS in biology. My long term goal is to go back to become an FNP and work in primary care. The job market where I live is absolutely horrible- there are...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Every weekend jobs
    Has anyone heard of new grads getting per diem positions?
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Every weekend jobs
    Thanks for your input. The nursing market here in Rhode Island is brutal. Mostly all postings don't want new grads. Even those (like myself) who worked as student nurses- it doesn't count as...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  13. Every weekend jobs
    I've got a 6 week old so that is the exact reason i'm looking into it. I'm not too excited about the idea because of the reasons you listed plus never seeing my husband. But it might be a good idea...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Every weekend jobs
    I'm a new grad looking to work every weekend. Are these jobs few and far between, or something to bring up to HR and/or unit managers? I worked as a student nurse intern at a hospital and they're...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. Admission to RIC
    yes- GPA is reset when you start taking classes at RIC. They will look at that one to decide if you're above 3.0 or not, not the GPA you have now. What they will look at from your previous school is...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  16. Rhode Island College School of Nursing-- BSN Program
    I was told that the science pre-reqs are looked at more heavily than gen eds. GPA is the #1 thing they look at.
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  17. Is RIC nursing program day/night like CCRI?
    Hello. Most of the lectures are during the day at RIC. Selected courses offer evening clinicals (3-11) but you can't bank on them as they're not available for every course and may not be consistent....
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  18. ADN or BSN and NICU
    CCRI at night.. and definitely wouldn't bank on being able to get into a NICU without experience and/or BSN...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  19. Rhode Island College School of Nursing-- BSN Program
    TEAS to my knowledge is just an indicator on your basic knowledge. They've done nothing with it I don't think. I actually did very poorly on it (not sure how) but have done fine in all my nursing...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  20. Rhode Island College School of Nursing-- BSN Program
    Hi! Have you heard whether or not you've been accepted?! I took all four courses and I was SO glad I did. It's challenging, but it is by no means impossible. You will put a lot more effort and time...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  21. Rhode Island College School of Nursing-- BSN Program
    Silvestri, you sound just like me when I applied last October. I was also a second degree with all the prerequisites completed with A's and B's. I got into the program first try. Message me if you...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  22. Who applied to RIC for Spring 2012?!
    Yep- I will be at the testing from 9-12 and then I guess there is a meeting afterwards. As far as I know it's just basic math and reading comprehension. Good luck with all the preparation and with...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  23. Who applied to RIC for Spring 2012?!
    Congrats to you too! Yes- it feels amazing and I'm so excited! I am a 2nd degree so I petitioned to take 223 and 224 also, but still haven't heard anything. I bought the books for it and stuff so...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  24. Who applied to RIC for Spring 2012?!
    I got in! You?!
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  25. Who applied to RIC for Spring 2012?!
    Uhh yeah, me too! I know they don't send them until the second week of January... but you never know. I am hoping for sooner!!
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing


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