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  1. Hello Flagstaff RN's
    Not sure how many residents we have - I see them mostly in surgery. Great team of hospitalists; I can honestly say I like them all. Nice having that coverage at night too. Here's a link to the...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  2. What kind of shift report was that?
    Report received on a direct admit coming from an outlying area - "Well, he's not a diabetic". That was what she led with, not the chest pain, diaphoresis, previous MIs with stents, and a blood...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Hello Flagstaff RN's
    I've been at FMC for 4 years, starting as a new grad. I love working here - management seems to really look out for staff. We are a level 1 trauma center, have 5 med/surg tele floors, 1 ortho...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  4. In my late 40's, is it worth it to go back to school to become an RN?
    I became an RN at 47. Do it!
    Apr 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. NAU Accelerated BSN 2014
    Flagstaff is beautiful. Housing can be pricey. There are several neighborhoods near campus, and the NAU bus is available. If you have transportation, you have tons of options.
    Mar 14
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. AZ hospitals hiring new grads?
    Come to Flagstaff! Our facility just had a new grad program mid semester, and typically have two yearly.
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  7. sketchers shape ups
    I love mine. I really didn't notice the toning aspect; rather my feet were no longer fatigued at the end of my shift. I originally worked in a SNF; major walking between the hallways, long 13-14...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. Nursing in the Flagstaff area?
    I've worked at FMC since October. I started as a new grad in August. Very supportive staff, and I am pretty happy there. I love Flagstaff; it is very expensive to live here, but you can't beat the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  9. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    I love this post! I am a relatively new grad, and reading through these made me realize I am guilty of quite a few! Good to hear what others think but are too polite/timid/nice to say out loud. ...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I got hired...and I'm scared!
    Brush up on your EKG skills, such as recognizing heart rhythms. Cardiac medications too; you will see those on nearly every patient.
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. should an ADN new grad bother applying to new grad program if it says BSN preferred?
    I would definitely apply! I applied for the new grad program here that stated the same thing in the ad. I was hired in July, and have been on my own since October. The current new grads started two...
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. new grad programs in AZ?
    I wish I had seen this post earlier. Flagstaff Medical Center recently opened a new grad program. They offer it twice yearly, so it will open again in March. I just completed it, and it is a...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. "And it's all going to be your fault"
    Can I come work with you? Loved your post!:yeah:
    May 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Need some encouraging words as new grad in LTC
    I am encouraged by this post. I too just graduated (Dec) and started my first RN job in a SNF this week. We had a quick 8 hour office/policies/paperwork orientation (no nursing), then I started on...
    Jan 9, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. SNF questions to ask
    Thanks for all the info! I graduated three weeks ago, got my license 2 weeks ago, and start my first job at a SNF with roughly 20 patients on Monday. Yikes! I am both scared to death and excited at...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. NCLEX Takers Support Thread
    I graduated last week, and I take my exam on Thursday. I could use some support! The only new grad program in my area filled up quickly, and I did not get in. I wanted to get my license as soon as...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. December 16th is the Big Day, Please Pray for Me.
    Good luck!!! I hope everything goes well!
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Am I too old to just be starting?
    I graduate in December, one month shy of my 48th birthday!
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. When to apply?
    Our application process gave higher points for classes already completed, not just in process, even if you were nearly finished. I'm applying for Spring on the last day applications are accepted,...
    May 19, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. *microbiology Summer 07*
    10 Week class, 3x weekly, plus working, plus kids. Yoohoo!
    May 19, '07
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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