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  1. Need help writing narratives!
    New nurse here four months into orientation... I've been struggling with writing my narratives. Since I've been so used to banging out care plans in nursing school, it's been much more difficult...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Question about zeroing lines
    Yes it does make sense! :) Thank you janfrn!!!
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  3. Question about zeroing lines
    Hello, I'm a new grad few weeks into a preceptorship in PICU. I've been bouncing around among few preceptors and shown different ways to zero lines. First I was told that the transducer has to be...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  4. Poll: I got my new grad job in...?
    NYC - Peds CICU
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. Where are the CNA jobs in NYC?
    If anyone's interested, NYP-Cornell is currently looking for "nursing companions." You have to be enrolled in a nursing program and have taken one year of nursing courses. Sounds like an amazing...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Moving to NY after graduation
    I agree with the above posters... The job market for new grads in the tri-state area is VERY saturated right now. Even for those who have their foot in the door working as unit clerks, nursing...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Overnights... how do you handle them???
    Make sure you snack as you go and take a nap during your break... Idk how Id do it without caffeine.
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  8. CNA's taken off schedule after passing boards?
    I passed my NCLEX but yet to receive my license#. Everyone on my floor knows I passed including my manager and I start working as an RN in September. My manager hasnt said anything about me being...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Tell me what you think
    Your scores look good, to me at least. My qbank score average was 53% and I only completed 70% of the qbank. I passed with 75 questions.
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Last few days before exam?
    I studied the night before. I did some questions, saw that my scores were good and then watched an episode of my favorite show. I couldnt sleep until 2am.. got up at 5am to get ready.
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Just found out I passed NCLEX.. When will my NY license # be posted?
    So frustrated here as well. I already have an offer but cant start til i have my license! God knows how long this is gonna take...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. How do you feel about using an old edition of a book for nursing school?
    Some of my instructors actually used older edition books. I did too and I would just compare my book with the newest one from a friend. I saved money by renting books also.
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Top 10 tips for nursing school
    Try to make the most out of your clinicals. Ask questions. Get an externship or a tech/na job at a hospital. Learn how to write a good cv & resume.
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. NYS BON very unhelpful-lic question
    If you have a job lined up and u just passed the NCLEX, theres a form u can fill out from HR that can accelerate the licensure process. Ask ur HR and u can fill out the form and HR will file the from...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: New York Nursing
  15. took the NCLEX just now. Shut off at 75 questions :/
    I took mine on Wednesday and it shut off at 75. Tried the PVT with the good pop-up and got my results today saying I PASSED! PVT works. But yeah, I didn't really feel like it was real until I got the...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. The NCLEX experience from a procrastinator
    I passed. :)
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. kaplan nclex pn qbank
    Are you reading the rationales for every question? I was stuck in 50s for awhile too but it gradually went up as I reviewed more content.
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. The NCLEX experience from a procrastinator
    The NCLEX experience from a procrastinator I took it on Wednesday the 25th and I thought I’d share with everyone how I prepared for this draining test. This is gonna be one of those TL;DR posts… ...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Kaplan scores
    Hurst is a series of videos you watch online. It reviews all the core content that they think are absolutely crucial to passing the NCLEX. When you're doing any kind of practice questions, you have...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Kaplan scores
    My qbanks were all over the place too. I didn't do the qtrainers but my last 5 qbanks were 62, 54, 68, 48, 72. I studied content along with questions though. I did Hurst and Kaplan qbanks and I...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    During the test I felt so freakin nervous I had to try very hard to not sh*t myself when the clock began ticking. My heart was beating so fast so hard I was sure it would jump out of my mouth at any...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Nervous about NCLEX... ADVISE PLEASE
    I just took the NCLEX this morning and Kaplan was the most similar to the questions I got during NCLEX, though I haven't taken ATI (my school switched from ATI to HESI last year). I tried the PVT...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    oh ok. thank you. i was really surprised it shut off at 75. i definitely did not feel ready!
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    i finished taking the exam a few mins ago andran into the nearest star$ for free wifi to try the PVT! It says our records indicate u recently scheduled this exam contact bon. DOES THIS MEAN I PASSED?!
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Non-nursing jobs
    LithEruiel - to me it sounds like you are tired of the heavy, unsafe patient load. Do you ever think about switching to another specialty where patient load is lighter and safer? You seem like a...
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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