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  1. MEN, dont come into nursing
    I'm not sure what part of the country you are posting from but my state has an abundance of good paying nurse jobs. ER jobs in my area start at $50. Have you considered leaving America and trying...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. This Blows Every Other ED Visit Out of the Water
    Well this beats all my ED sex toy stories.
    Aug 29
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Help finding nursing staff for my college!
    Love that part of California and wouldn't mind teaching but not a big fan of the high taxes in California and the high cost of gas and food. Hope you find someone. And snow sounds great by the way.
    Aug 28
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End
    Sorry I don't log on too often. To answer your question, some of the county hospitals offer a state retirement program and they'll take your military time as well as "university based" hospitals...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End
    Don't forget you can always get a GS job and your time in the Army counts toward that retirement. Oh, and if you work in a state retirement institution, it'll go towards that as well. Good luck with...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student.
    amzyRN, Spoke with the manager today and told him that this floor wasn't a good match for me. I didn't feel like going through all the details with him because I didn't feel like it would really...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!
    @ShyTXN... Are you working now? How did you explain that to your next employer?
    Aug 10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student.
    I'm going through my orientation and absolutely abhor going to work. My preceptor didn't even want to precept me (constantly tells me) and this last week told me "I hate coming to work because i have...
    Aug 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. The Irony of Nursing
    Amen. So many good points in this article. It drove me crazy how many instructors read from their slides they received from the publisher.I could have done that from home instead of going to class....
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I dread going to work- not a new grad. Has this happened to anyone else?
    Ativan, I'm sorry to hear about your situation. I haven't been a nurse for very long but I'll never forget some advice I got when I was starting out from a nurse administrator. She told me to start...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. To my preceptor
    What a great thank you letter.
    May 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Racial Refusals In Nursing
    Obviously the only people who can be racist are white people towards blacks (sarcasm). I've seen women nurses denied by Arab guys (and if they do have to have a female nurse the nurse is ignored...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. FY 2014 Air Force Nursing
    Thanks everyone for answering my question.
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. FY 2014 Air Force Nursing
    There seems to be a great deal of knowledge on this forum. Can someone please answer a question for me? I'm prior enlisted Army with a BA in International Studies and a BSN. My first degree was right...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. A Guide in Becoming a Nurse in Dubai
    Sharlowtee26, I appreciate the response. Do you work in Dubai now? If so, how are you liking it? Do you work a typical shift, 12 hours 3 times a week?
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  16. UTA MSN in Administration
    Thanks for the reply RTX. I agree, there are a lot of haters and people who are complacent with just maintaining the status quo. I want to better myself and see how far I can go. I noticed you posted...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  17. UTA MSN in Administration
    RTX723, I'm thinking about doing the UTA program starting in the Spring. Before I start this journey, is it truly worth it? I told my manager, who also mentors me, and they told me that having this...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  18. A Guide in Becoming a Nurse in Dubai
    Is the Prometric Exam basically the NCLEX? Do you know how much an American nurse would make working in Dubai? I found a hospital there called the American Hospital of Dubai which is a mid-sized...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  19. Guys, what do you like best about being a nurse?
    Most of the above comments I agree with. I'm second career as well. Left a high paying IT career because I felt unfulfilled and really wanted to help people and the ability to get hired in...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Signs of the times: largest St Louis Hospital System laying off RNs
    I agree with DoGoodThenGo above. Several of the nurses I work with are employed at two different hospitals because the PRN pay is better than if they did just 3-12s at our hospital only. Our hospital...
    Jun 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. How to pay back your student loans
    LandD_RN_chica, I am also in the same boat trying to pay everything down so my wife and I can afford a house. I keep hearing that our generation, I too am in your age group, are waiting longer to get...
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. 10 camp lessons.
    Thanks for posting this article; it was very helpful and informative. How do you get 8 weeks off from your other job to do camp nursing? I assume you have another job but could be wrong about that....
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  23. Fired After Fifty: Redux
    "Everyone I know >40 is hunkering down to work as much and as hard as possible to get themselves financially correct for now and any potential future *problems*." Exactly. Us newbies see the...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. New Army Nurse Corps officers:  first things first!
    I can't seem to get any good information from my healthcare recruiter. He's a nice guy and professional but hasn't been in his position very long. Do you think it's wrong to contact a different...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. New Army Nurse Corps officers:  first things first!
    Thanks Lunah :) . I guess I just remember all the young O1s, O2s, O3s when I was in and everyone retiring around 38-42 years of age. Do you have any certifications right now? Do they offer any sort...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing