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  1. NP Starting Salary range in Maryland area?
    Jules, I totally agree with you. I work in a department I love currently, with great coworkers, and I've ahd no problem leaving jobs before because of poor work conditions and undercompensation. I...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  2. NP Starting Salary range in Maryland area?
    Thank you for your suggestion barnstormin', I didn't see that feature on Indeed. I'll check it out further. At least it's a start.
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. NP Starting Salary range in Maryland area?
    Thanks for your response. I'm looking mostly at the Baltimore City area as I plan to start in that vicinity, but I'm open to MoCo, Carroll County, Frederick County, and parts of Howard County as...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. NP Starting Salary range in Maryland area?
    Wondering if anyone can help me out... I've checked Salary.com and similar sites but the ranges are so varied it's hard to get a good sense. I'm currently in FNP school at GWU and trying to get a...
    May 21
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. What Kind of Experiences before ER
    I had 5 years of experience prior to transferring to ER - 1.5 in MedSurg, 2 in tele, 6 months in observation and 1 year in ICU just prior to transfer. I transferred to ER when I got accepted to a...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Just thought I'd post for anyone looking into ADN - FNP programs that GWU slightly changed the format of the semesters this year... it used to be 9 semesters long for part-time education with Fall...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. ED techs to start IVs?
    Our ED techs are qualified and trained to start IVs and perform phlebotomy as well as EKGs. They are very helpful to us. A number of them are better than the nurses at getting difficult lines.
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. New grad starting in ED in 2 months, what to review?
    Fast Facts for the ER Nurse on Amazon is a great reference I gave to one of my orientees in ER when she started, she was a new grad and has used it every day.
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. why do nurses hate medics?
    I don't get the beef. I have worked with some excellent nurses and excellent medics, not-so-excellent nurses and medics, and the same for the EMTs that worked with the medics. While I don't trust...
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Hi, kzywus1. The application was through the NursingCAS website and was quite detailed and required at least two letters of re%ference, but no GRE's. I am not sure how many people have been...
    Jul 28, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  11. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Hi juppy! I was told I am required to come to two days of orientation, August 20-21 at the Ashburn, VA campus. I am also in the process of completing my background check/drug test and finalizing my...
    Jul 28, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. Certs after graduating with FNP
    I know of post-master's programs for Acute Care cert, Pediatric cert, etc. I'm sure there are other certs you can get as well.
    Jun 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Which Maryland Hospital Do You Work At, and What Do You Think of It?
    I work at Montgomery General and I like it well enough. The people are great. It's a community hospital, so experience is limited, but it is a good environment and pay seems reasonably competitive...
    Jun 5, '14
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    I got in for Sept. 2014 FNP! :)
    May 30, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  15. "I'm not the doctor!"
    I think you hit the nail right on the head. One of the things I love most about working in ER is that our physicians generally have a great deal of respect for us, which is mutual. We work together...
    May 19, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Update: I got an email today that stated my application is under review by the admissions committee so I'm just waiting to hear!
    May 5, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Congrats! When did you apply? Did you get your acceptance via mail? I'm still waiting to hear!
    Apr 28, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  18. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Are you doing BSN to FNP? The ADN to FNP deadline is 4/1. That website was confusing. No idea on decision time but I hope soon!!!
    Mar 5, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  19. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Not AG-PCNP, but I applied for ADN-BSN-FNP 2014
    Mar 5, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Thanks for your response! How did you complete your hours? Did you follow someone for 2- 8 hour shifts a week? Or some other way? Just trying to picture how I would be able to get everything done....
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    I'm looking into applying for their FNP program in Fall 2014. I'm wondering if you can tell me.. those 750 clinical hours, are they all during the NP/MS section of the program? Or spread across the...
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. Jobs for New ADN Grad RN?  Bleak outlook or glimmer of hope?
    If NJ pays anything like NY, you'll be better off in NJ anyway. I'm from NY and took a HUGE pay cut to work here in MD (my husband wanted to move here to be nearer to his family, were I still single...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  23. Kudos to floor nurses
    Thank you from me, too! I've been on both sides of the fence.. did 1.5 years in MedSurg, 1 year in tele, and now in intensive care... I couldn't handle my old MedSurg unit today if I wanted to. Thank...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  24. How many hours per week (avg) do you work these days?
    Yes, long hours do exist. I work 38-50 hours per week (3-4 12's) depending on staffing needs and my own needs.. I'm full time so I'm required 3. Lots of OT available at my facility and they'll beg...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. How do you "leave it at work?"
    I like marycarney's reply. My commute is about 35 miles, and I usually listen to an audio book if I'm really tired because it helps keep me awake, or blast some "90s Pop Radio" on Pandora (I'm a 90s...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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