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  1. resp therapy vs RN
    hello, i am an rrt,rpft and worked 16.5 years as a therapist. i have also been an rn for 1 year. both are just as stressfull and both deal with alot of bad things. respiratory care and nursing are...
    Jun 5, '08
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  2. Jobs for burned out Nurses?
    I agree!
    May 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. ISU program anyone?
    I do have a few questions. Do they really give in-state tuition to distance education students enrolled in the program? Is undergrad statistics required? How many hours a week, each semester, do you...
    May 23, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  4. ISU program anyone?
    I graduate with my BSN from King College in Bristol, Tenn December 2008. I hope to start January or August 2009. Thanks for the information. I may be contacting you later for more info. Thanks...
    Nov 18, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  5. new med/surg grad. Don't want any enemies, got a new preceptor, need advice  permali
    I'm sorry you had to go through that. I have been in healthcare for almost 17 years and have two licenses; Respiratory Care and Nursing (RRT,RPFT,RN). When I started Respiratory Care, I never...
    Nov 17, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. ISU program anyone?
    I also plan on starting at isu, is there really no requirements to visit the campus. I live in Va and would not be able to travel. Also, any prereq other than BSN from accredited nursing school? I...
    Nov 16, '07
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  7. "Don't waste your time getting your BSN..."
    I work with nurses with BSN and nurses with AAS in Nursing, There is good and bad in both. I personally have an AAS degree in respiratory care and nursing and I am currently working on my BSN and...
    Aug 24, '07
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Types of Nursing Careers
    Hospital nursing gets really stressful. Try rehab or Skilled nursing.
    Jul 3, '07
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. would you choose a job based on salary or "the job"?
    Take the job you will be happy with. Money isn't everything!
    Jul 3, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Polling our male nurses: What area of nursing are you currently in right now?
    Working in Skilled/rehab. Enjoy it!
    Jul 3, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. New nurse
    I have only been a nurse for a week but have been a Respiratory therapist for over 16 yrs, but I have noticed that people tend to criticize others when they themselves feel inadequate. It's their way...
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Brand New RN.... yippy!!!
    Hello, I'm a new RN as well and just started my new job on a Skilled/Rehab unit this week. I have only worked 2 days and feel overwhelmed with all the extra paperwork involved on this particular...
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Does anyone really enjoy LTC?
    Just wanted to comment about Skilled nursing. I have been a Respiratory Therapist (RRT,RPFT) for over 16 years and just passed the NCLEX-RN last week. I have worked in different capacities in...
    Jun 24, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Respiratory Therapist VS Nursing
    I am a Respiratory therapist that has worked for over 16 years, just finished nursing school. Through the years nursing and respiratory therapy has disrespected each other. Both are equal in terms of...
    May 3, '07
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. What does a Respiratory Therapist Do That An RN Can't?
    I have been a Respiratory therapist for over 16 years. RRT,RPFT. I have just completed AAS in Nursing. RCP know more than what most nurses think they know and nurses know more than what most...
    May 3, '07
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. Where are all of the May 2007 grads?
    Took my exam last Thursday. Got an A for the class. Pinning is May 9 and grad is May 10. Glad that's over. Good luck on NCLEX!!!!!!!
    Apr 30, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Torn between jobs
    My wife is an MT at home. I am a Respiratory therapist/Pulmonary Function Technologist in RN school. Stay at home and keep your MT job. Concentrate on studying and enjoy your kids. Just my opinion....
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The Guys Club: Guy Students Come on In!
    I'm a RN student graduating in May this year. Also a male, married to a beautiful young lady. Also a RRT/RPFT and have worked in Resp. Care for over 16 years. There are 5 guys (including me) out of...
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Understaffed and sick of it!!
    I am also an RRT/RPFT and have worked as a Respiratory Care Practitioner for over 16 years and graduate RN school this May. I agree that healthcare in general with it's cutbacks causes facilities to...
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Ati
    Ati
    Hello, I graduate in May this year. We have to get in the 60th percentile on our ATI RN comprehensive exam in order to grad or we have to do remediation on practice tests and make 90% on those. Our...
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. resp therapy vs RN
    Hi, I'm a RRT,RPFT and in Feb of this year will have 14yrs in RT. I am in my 2nd semester of nursing school. The job options in RT is somewhat limited but RT can be a rewarding field. Although...
    Jan 10, '05
    Forum: Pulmonary Nursing
  22. Who else is starting 2nd Semester Nursing Program in January?
    :coollook: I start back tomorrow on my 2nd semester. I have enjoyed nursing school. I go part time evenings and weekends. Our program is spread out in 4 semesters for AAS/RN. I work full-time as a...
    Jan 10, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. The Guys Club: Guy Students Come on In!
    Another guy here. I'm a Registered Respiratory Therapist/Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist been in Resp. for going on 14 yrs in Feb 2005. I'm in my 2nd semester of Nursing school. I plan on...
    Jan 10, '05
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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