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  1. DaVita Village
    As someone who worked for DaVita as a nurse for 3+ years and Charge Nurse for 1 year, I agree with parumph on 98% of what was said. If you go to DaVita as an FA who is also a nurse trust me when I...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. Why did you become nurses?
    At the risk of sounding cliche nursing was my calling. From a small child I always said I wanted to be a pediatrician. As I got older I realized I didn't want to go to college for the length of time...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Failed Rn boards 4 times
    Taking the LPN boards will not be any easier. In fact, I have talked to many RN's who were LPN's first and every one of them has said that the LPN boards are much harder than the RN boards. To be...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Is it hard, time consuming, or both?
    The people who I know that failed out were either not 100% committed and focused or just didn't get it. It requires a lot of sacrifice of your time with friends and family that some people were not...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. The only skill I don't understand is BLOOD PRESSURE!
    LITTMAN!!! Enough said!
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. After 1 Year I am SICK of Dialysis
    gcat after only a year I have stories for days and they all sound very similar to yours. I wish you the best of luck in finding a new position.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  7. After 1 Year I am SICK of Dialysis
    traumaRUS I love that you brought that up. I had a patient tell me last week that he pays my salary (this was his bad attempt at making a joke). Excuse me!?!? You are on Medicaid and have not had a...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  8. After 1 Year I am SICK of Dialysis
    You'll notice that I said MANY are noncompliant. Not ALL. As far as the environment goes I put on my smile and do my job above and beyond so if there is an unpleasant environment it is not one of my...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. After 1 Year I am SICK of Dialysis
    I am currently in a bridge program and can definitely tell you that once I am done with school I am out the door! I won't be able to run fast enough. Unfortunately, this is the only job that works...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. After 1 Year I am SICK of Dialysis
    I don't think I have ever been burnt out with a job so fast, nursing or otherwise, but I have had all of the dialysis nursing that I can take. The patients could all benefit from a mood stabilizer,...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  11. CNA/LPN/RN Pay in Georgia?
    My mom is a CNA and just moved here to Atlanta about 6 months ago. I drove her around to her interviews and most jobs wanted to pay her $9/hr and she has over 10 years experience. She eventually took...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  12. 3rd Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    And to think I was planning on having tacos for dinner...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  13. Opinions Please!!
    I went to nursing school full time, with a newborn and a one year old toddler, out of state away from every friend and family member I knew. My boyfriend worked nights so that I could go to school...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Prerequisites Chattachochee Tech
    Keep in mind though that Chatt Tech is no longer on the quarter system. They are now on the semester system.
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  15. I can't belive it desperetely need your help
    Everyone else has to pay to retake it. I usually don't say anything either about some of these crazy threads that I see on here, but as hard as I tried to stop my fingers from typing they just kept...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. I can't belive it desperetely need your help
    Am I the only one reading this thread? They gave you a ticket to retest simply because you sent them a letter stating that you really "felt" that you had passed? What state do you live in so that I...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Finally a Nurse Manager that does NOT tolerate nurses eating their young.
    I wish I could write a book on my experiences with the bullies that I worked with for 2 years. Some people might be amazed at the stories I would tell.
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. "Sir or Ma'am" when addressing physicians?
    I personally say yes ma'am and yes sir to allof my co-workers. My family is from southern MS, not to mention my father and other members are prior military so it is the way I was raised. The only...
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. GHC Hybrid Bridge Program, Repost
    We are up and running on VISTA ladies!
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. GHC Hybrid Bridge Program, Repost
    Hey you said that you bought all the books that the bookstore had. What books did you end up buying? I went to the bookstore website to look up the books and started my ordering. Had to get prepared...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Turning in my two weeks notice today!
    I agree that it is easier to find a job when you already have one. I went for an interview some time back and was told by the employer that they were only looking at people who currently had jobs. I...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nurse prepared for a big headache
    Ooh I feel so at home here. I thought I was only one who carried an OTC pharmacy around in my work bag. Everyone makes fun of me until they have a toothache, headache, or tummy ache.
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  23. GHC Hybrid Bridge Program, Repost
    I sent you a friend request on FB also. You e-mailed me before so I just looked for you by your e-mail. Two and a half more weeks ladies!
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. GHC Hybrid Bridge Program, Repost
    I found another girl on here too. I PM'ed her to join our discussion. I will PM you my e-mail, phone, and FB info. That's a good idea.
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  25. GHC Hybrid Bridge Program, Repost
    When I went to register for the course I was told that we do not start until after Spring Break which is March 12th. Hopefully we do get started sooner though. I am pretty anxious myself. The way I...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing


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