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  1. 50 days!
    Till I graduate! Ahhh, it's getting real. Anyone else?
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Graduate nurse (GN) salary in NM
    Totally depends on where you live! Here in colorado that's a great starting pay. Congrats!
    Oct 21
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  3. Last semester of nursing school...CAPSTONE placement
    I had the same problem! It came down to picking the units where I liked the staff the most and felt the most excitement about. My top choice was CVICU and I got it! I also lucked out and got a...
    Oct 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. VA CLC
    The clc in our town is basically a nursing home/hospice care center. I work in a different department but I have friends who work there. Lots of wound care, basic med passes and adls.
    Sep 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. burnt out/senioritis
    Right there with ya! I'm trying to work, do school, 144 hours of senior clinical and 45 hours of mentoring/leadership. Sigh. So ready to be done!!!
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Fall 2014 is almost here!
    Smf0903, what day do you graduate? Ours is dec 12th with pinning the 13th. I can't wait! 😄
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Fall 2014 is almost here!
    Thanks LAkrug! I'm so thrilled to be an RN finally! I really haven't had much summer with working full time at the VA. But it's been a great learning experience!
    Jul 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Fall 2014 is almost here!
    Wow. I'm really shocked at how fast these past 2 years have gone. Only one more semester and I can call myself a NURSE finally. It's been a long road! We start August 20th for the final 16 weeks of...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Dansko EU/US sizing discrepancy?
    You really should find a store and try them. I'm a 10 normally too and a 42 fits best for me.
    Jun 28
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. VA valor program
    I only got a 400 hour contract. When I'm done if there's money in the budget I could get another. When I graduate they have some temporary new grad positions and then it's applying for the...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Fall 2014 start and hello!
    Congrats!! I hope your journey is smooth and fast! I started 2 years ago in my nursing program and am set to finally graduate in December. It's still surreal. Get the best education that you can,...
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Calling fall 2014 class!
    Yay smoup! Are you in an accelerated program? This fall will be 2.5 years for me. In some ways it feels like forever and some it feels like it just began!
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Calling fall 2014 class!
    It's still not completely real yet but I was just thinking about my fifth and final semester this fall...crazy how fast it has gone. Everyone said it would but it's hard to believe when you're knee...
    Jun 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. When Should I Start Studying for the NCLEX
    Our program pays for Kaplan test prep. Each semester we have to take specific Kaplan designed tests based on the classes we are in, like med surge. At the end, we also have paid for a 4 day Kaplan...
    May 27
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    I got my CNA at 18, worked off and on in between school and having kids and hubby's schooling. Now I am almost 36 and getting ready to graduate with my BSN in December! It's very surreal, but now...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Passed 1st semester of nursing school :)
    Second semester was definitely the hardest! We had med surge and pharm 2. Just a ton of time requirements. Paperwork was a beast, kept us up half the night before clinicals and then a ton of other...
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    Western colorado 23.00$ hr base pay I'm not a graduate yet, but that is the rate for the biggest hospital around. The cost of living here is not cheap either, we pay 1500$ a month for our 4...
    May 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. I finished nursing school
    Congrats Camwill! Have fun in Reno, I lived there while my hubby went to UNR.
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. My moment in the sun
    Way to go! So happy you finished! I've had so many moments like you described, agonizing over whether I could or should finish school in spite of what was happening in my life. I stayed and have...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Passed advanced med surge!
    Thanks sjalv! I'm so relieved to be done.
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. The FINAL final
    Oh no! That's awful. I'm sorry!
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Passed advanced med surge!
    I passed the hardest course yet! I think I might actually make it to graduation. Lol I wasn't that worried, but a little. One more final to go, then one more semester till graduation!!!
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. What are you doing summer break?
    Paid internship full time. My poor summer is shot even before it begins! I do have one week of girls camp in there though. Just need to get past finals week!
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Should I not buy (or rent) any text books?
    I have hardly touched most of my books, but there might be a rare teacher who assigns homework from the book. I have bought most of them, but almost all of then were precious additions. It has never...
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Low GPA..
    C's get degrees! I know you want to do your best, but we all get the same diploma in the end!
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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