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  1. FL new grad interested in working for state prisons in FL, CA, AZ, NM
    I'm currently a DON at a prison here in AZ- the state doesn't provide care to the inmates any longer. PM me if you want any information regarding working in one!!!
    Jul 19
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. Hey there MSN in leadership and management
    Congrats to you Indyrn00!!! I hope to start on April fools day:) how long did you average on each class?
    Feb 18
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  3. Western Governors University Competency Based MSN Program
    I'm in the process of getting into the same degree path at WGU- my question is how long has it taken you? At first was a little bummed that they wouldn't accept my credits from another school, but...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  4. Pay Rate
    I spent 7 yrs there- PM when you get a chance:)
    Feb 18
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. Have you worked for Wexford?
    So did you stay or did you go? If you stayed - how's it going?
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  6. Have you worked for Wexford?
    We just heard their presentation a few days ago - not sure what to think yet - alot that was said, didnt go over too well. We are suppose to get the offer letters, by the end of next week - so I...
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. Have you worked for Wexford?
    By chance - do u live in az?
    Apr 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  8. Dept of Corrections Testing
    Gotta agree the inmates are the easy part of my job. Now that I am a supervisor, my number one headache has to be - communication is seriously lacking the farther up the ladder you go :)
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  9. how to negotiate hourly prison pay for lvn
    Cali has the highest pay in corrections - I was trying to get in, but when ur out of state it is a little tougher. Here in AZ, as a lpn, I was at 27$ with 6 yrs exp. at the time, not sure where it is...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  10. Recently hired to work in a women's prison
    I have to agree with wyogypsy. I have been in female corrections for 5 years, with my second job at local hospitals and ironically I am oddly comfort at the "big house". Those I work with say women...
    Feb 26, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  11. Clinical Skills needed?!
    I have worked the hospital setting a longer than corrections, but correctional job is where I have mastered my triage skills, hands down. When you have limited resources, you learn real quick, to pay...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  12. Leaving hospital to correction facility?
    I have worked in a hospital setting as a cna/lpn and rn for over 15yrs and I have been doing corrections the same time for 5yrs and have to say, ironically with a state budget as a train wreck,...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. how to know its the right decison
    Hello everyone, I have worked 16 years in a hospital setting and at the same time a prison setting for 4 yrs. I have an excellent oportunity to take a supervisor job in corrections, paying 18000/yr...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  14. New to Hem/Onc, HELP!
    I have had a similiar situation, I have had 3 nursing directors and 3 cno's in a year, along with 2 ceo's. At first, I was a little freaked out and then I took a step back and realized it was not...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. New RN graduate, just offered a job on an Oncology unit!
    I have worked a majority of my career with oncology patients. I feel it to be a privilege to care for someone during their journey of the biggest fight of their life:yeah::yeah::yeah: People often...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  16. power ports
    We use only power ports and love them, no heparin though and I use to use the 3/4 inch needle and would have an issue sometimes with blood retrn, but when I changed to the 1 inch needle, problem has...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  17. Kudos to those of you who work UMC Tucson
    Agreed!!! The entire hospital staff is awesome and thank you for all your hard work :yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  18. Yet more MSN vs. MBA advice needed again
    I know the choices can be confusing and I took at least 6 months to decide, while finishing my RN-BSN. I decided on the MSN Executive tract/MBA dual degree with Chamberlain and this can allow for me...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  19. Just checking
    Is anybody out there starting the 2yr. program with Chamberlin for a MBA/MSN dual degree??? :yeah:for any reply!
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  20. Please enlighten me;is the cna allowed to insert urinary catherer in any state?
    In AZ they can insert catheters, in fact they are usually better at it, then the floor nurses. Ironically, at a hospital I worked at, would allow them to place foley's but determined they are unable...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Dont now what to do
    Just checking what your opinion is? Currently I am a BSN and been a nurse for 15 years. Trying to figure out which route next. 1) MBA/MSN dual degree (Chamberlin) 2) MSN in Regulatory...
    Nov 16, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  22. Getting started with Excelsior College
    I too did Excelsior and I was with the 08 bunch that graduated and about 2 months behind Lunah and if it was not for this site and Excelsior's own peer network, I doubt I would of made it. The tests...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  23. I'm not getting it
    Can anyone please explain to me the difference between dissemination and evaluation plan, or are they one in the same? Thank you in advance for any reply's :yeah::yeah::yeah:
    Nov 6, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Thinking of going to Excelsior college- pros or cons?
    I went from cna-lpn to excelsior for my rn and I am glad I did, but if I had not been an lpn, I would never of made it. I went through excelsior 2 yrs ago, now finshed my BSN at a local university....
    Nov 4, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  25. Pros and Cons
    I have worked with Oncology patients for over 13 years, along with other areas, such as L&D, ER, med-surg, corrections and I would never do anything else besides Oncology. My view is, I feel it is a...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Oncology Nursing


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