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  1. Has anyone worked with continental travel nursing?
    I am a new nurse but planning on beginning international travel once I hit my 12 months. I have been talking to Continental, which so far seems friendly, but I have read reviews that once you...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Does anyone know about job prospects in CO?
    I am a new nurse, but don't plan on moving until I have one year experience (next March). I have looked on the site and everyone is saying it is super difficult to find a job in CO. I have my BSN...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  3. I got a 71% on QT 7???
    I used all my Qbank already!! :(
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. I got a 71% on QT 7???
    I know everyone is posting things like "Kaplan says you're supposed to get __%" but all I heard from Kaplan was that above 60-65% you're good. Does anyone know how a 71% on the last question...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. For anyone who's done the Kaplan Qbank?
    okay good! I'm also pretty worried about the pharmacology and how much time I should spend on it. So far I haven't really studied pharm, and have just looked into meds as they come up in Kaplan...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. For anyone who's done the Kaplan Qbank?
    I am studying for the NCLEX (3 weeks away!). And have been getting 60-84% on the qbanks (mainly in the 60's/low 70's). I'm wondering how this compares to everyone else and if these are good...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. RN's! I need your advice!!
    yes, mpcu is a an icu stepdown unit. I am leaning towards this position..
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. RN's! I need your advice!!
    I'm a GN and I was offered a medsurg position recently, but I am also hoping for the mpcu position I interviewed for. If I happen to be offered the mpcu position also, I'm not sure on which one I...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. I don't understand why nephrotic syndrome causes increased lipids?
    Can someone explain this to me? I'm not having much luck trying to find a reason for this.
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Rationale behind decreasing calcium intake prior to parathyroidectomy?
    Unless you have an overactive parathyroid and need to decrease calcium because of that...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Rationale behind decreasing calcium intake prior to parathyroidectomy?
    I am studying for the NCLEX using Kaplan and this was one of the questions. It said that calcium needs to be reduced prior to the procedure, but did not really explain why. The only rationale that...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Question about Croup??
    So I'm studying for the NCLEX with Kaplan, and one of the questions was about how Croup is transmitted. It said that you need to use contact precautions, but isn't Croup transmitted via droplets?? ...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Rationale behind decreasing calcium intake prior to parathyroidectomy?
    Is this done to avoid a sudden decrease in Calcium after the procedure?
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  14. Will getting a masters degree as an NP hurt me as compared to getting a DNP?
    Hello, I am applying to grad school in a couple of months, and was planning on entering a NP program. I am now concerned that with all of the schools switching to DNP, that once I get a...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. TPN and hypotension?
    Can anyone tell me how TPN can cause hypovolemic shock? since it's a hypertonic solution, wouldn't it increase vascular volume?
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. correct PTT values??
    I keep getting different lab values from different sources. But I think that the normal PTT is 20-45, so on heparin it would be 30-90. Is this the correct value I should remember for the NCLEX? so...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. FNP vs WHNP
    well the thing is I don't want to do L & D, and I don't mind working with other women's issues too. So that's why I ruled out midwifery...and the NFP gives me wiggle room in regards to the unit I...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. FNP vs WHNP
    Hello, I want to become an NP, and my dream job would be to work with expecting mothers. But I am leaning towards FNP because I don't want to be stuck in one field if I want to change things up...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. getting into an MSN program?
    Hello everyone! I have always wanted to become an FNP, and right now am thinking about applying to the University of Colorado Denver, but have heard it's a hard school to get into. I also have to...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. How hard is it really to get a 4.0 in Nursing school
    Depending on the school you go to, it can be extremely difficult. In the program I am in, you would literally need to get 100% on every single assignment/exam to have a 4.0. Needless to say, I'm...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. question about obtaining licensure!?
    but is the endorsement just for temporary licensure or is it for the full time until renewal? and how long does it take to apply and receive the new license?
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. question about obtaining licensure!?
    So I live in Michigan and plan on moving out of state. I have a state in mind but I won't be sure until after I take the NCLEX. So, my question is, should I get my licensure in Michigan so (because...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. possible to get an RN position in Colorado?
    I will also have one year of nurse tech experience. I don't know if that matters. My boyfriend will be attending grad school out there so there's not really a way that I an extend my employment. ...
    Apr 26, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  24. possible to get an RN position in Colorado?
    I will be moving to Colorado next year, specifically the Boulder area. I am concerned that no one will be hiring new grads. Hopefully by that time I will have at least 4 months experience as an RN,...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  25. possible to work during NP school? or loans?
    I am planning on attending an FNP program. I am starting to think that it would be a very bad idea to work and go to school at the same time, especially if I want to get it done within 2-3 years. ...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student


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