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  1. University of Miami Hospital new graduate RN residency program
    They pretty much know who they want. UM scholarship.
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. University of Miami Hospital new graduate RN residency program
    UM Hospital is very difficult to get into . I apply there every chance I get. Im even a UM alumni! I get a rejection letter everytime!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. any chance a newly license nurse get hire in miami fl
    Been trying for 4 years with the hospitals and nothing
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. BRN Survey Response (New grads unhirable)
    I can certainly appreciate where you are coming from. I almost started my own stale grad thread, I am still chasing that ghost after graduating BSN in 2007, I finished a refresher in April 2012 and...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Done With Nursing
    I wanted to elaborate to GitanoRN 's post yes there are other areas of nursing to go to but 98% requires you have 1-5 years of recent bedside exprience otherwise your window of opportunity is very...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Done With Nursing
    I had kind of the same experience as you when I graduated, I was miserable after completing my clinical practicum back in 07, I really felt that I was being set up left and right. I also took the...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. Hepatitis C: More Widespread Than HIV And AIDS
    My mother had contracted HCV in a cath lab. Unfortunately she was not a candidate for the therapy she lived for 18 years with it primarily alternative medicine and vegetarian lifestyle , she...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  8. Relocating to South Florida
    Its tough here, too a medsurg refresher and acls thought it would help ,guess what. It didnt
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. Is my RN career ruined?
    I feel like in in the same boat, I just completed a nurse refresher clinical practicum and got my ACLS , Ive applied to most of the hospitals in my area and still either rejection letter or no reply.
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  10. Advice from someone who hires
    This has been a most informative thread, and I want to thank everyone in hiring capacities for their advice. I have been a graduated nurse RN BSN since 2007. I did not go into nursing immediately...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. I just suck at sticking people.
    Maybe you need glasses, or a different prescription, I had trouble doing sticks because I never had a vision problem until my late 30's and 40s, so I would get stressed out when I couldnt do the...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Will nursing grow on me?
    I kind of felt the same as you in nursing school,I went to the "U". I was in my 3rd semester when i realized that it was not 100% for me. At that point quiting was not an option, 2nd career , loans...
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Anyone start their career late in Life?
    I just wished the windows of opportunity are available for new nurses over 40.
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  14. Fl. educated nurses
    1. University of Miami 2007 2. BSN 3. Saunders NCLEX Review 4. 1 time
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Care to Share Your Study Techniques and Tips?
    Yes it did
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. Care to Share Your Study Techniques and Tips?
    What helped me immensely was recording the lecture (if your professor allows), read the book and powerpoints. Study at the same time each day whenever possible . I never joined study groups , I...
    Oct 9, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. University of Miami accelerated program spring 09
    Savings, significant other support, credit card, signature loans
    Aug 18, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Is there hope?
    9 months?? Most are 30-60 days long!!
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  19. Current status: re-entry nursing in FL
    If you here anything in So Fla, please let us know...
    Jun 20, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. are you in the area of Sales/Pharmaceuticals? tell m about it.
    I sell medical disposables.I graduated BSN-RN 2007, As one of the previous posters stated, yes it is dog eat dog, your nursing knowledge is expected to close sales as this is the bottom line. I have...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Florida job market for new grads or returning nurses
    Has anyone had success getting hired after taking a refresher course?
    May 20, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. New Graduate Nurse Residency Program at University of Miami Health System?
    Call them.
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Whats all this talk about not being able to find a job??
    She should consider herself fortunate.
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. Quit nursing school, now what?
    If you want to stay in the healthcare field, consider becoming a dialysis tech or surgical tech or some similar. If you have BS you can get into the business side of healthcare , consider medical...
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. How Can I Become a Hemodialysis Nurse?
    Ive applied to Davita 3 times in the last year and I never received a call back. I recall once upon a time you could apply at Davita and you would have a recruiter contact you within 24 hours, how...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology

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