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  1. Burned out and hate nursing
    I hate floor nursing. I'm a Case Manager and have more of an appreciation for it than direct patient care, though sometimes I wouldn't mind being a Women's Health NP in a clinic that's closed nights...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. starting to worry I'm to old (51) to be hired.
    I know and work with plenty of nurses over 50 who have landed superior roles in great organizations. It all depends on the location and pool of applicants. If you meet the qualifications, are...
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. I dropped out. Please console me
    There's a time and a place for everything. Scholarship or not, take time off and enjoy your life! :)
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is your Hospital requiring a copy of your diploma or transcripts?
    I was not happy when I had to provide transcripts from my RN program to my employer when I got a different job last year. I submitted transcripts to the BON before I was issued an ATT, so why do the...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. are you happy in the state your in?
    I live in California, have been here all my life and have been thinking about leaving here. Someone posted about Cali always being in financial trouble, which is true. My area is not overcrowded, but...
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Fun: Coke or Pepsi Nurses?
    Pepsi pride!!
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  7. Two VERY low ball job offers in the last month...(management and leadership!)
    The diploma mills and schools that award nursing degrees to anyone who has a previous degree in anything from communications to hotel management (BSN express programs) are to blame. The market has...
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Management
  8. Any ADN-BSN programs without ridiculous papers?
    I don't think I would want to attend a program that doesn't call for paper writing. It builds character and allows you to grow professionally and academically. There are no shortcuts. And even if...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Rant: sick of MAs
    "MAs are the future of medicine"? Not quite, Tyvin. They're not even nurses. Before becoming an LVN, then RN I was trained as an MA back in the day. We had 9 months of minimal training, which made us...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Im a male and want to be a nurse
    Hi Andy5, choosing a profession is not an easy decision. Since you know that you want something in the medical field, perhaps you can go to a career counselor and they can help you to decide. I think...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. Not a real nurse huh?
    Your job is valuable and certainly relevant to the medical profession. Thanks for all you do!
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    Danskos, hands down!
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. I got a job.
    Yay!!!! So happy for you. All the best. :)
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. How is the San Diego Job Market?
    You don't know me, Murseman and I take offense to you calling me negative. I think it's really irresponsible for you to tell someone that the market in San Diego is great when people are vying for...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. How is the San Diego Job Market?
    Run, don't walk in the direction of a field other than nursing...especially if you live in San Diego. Firstly, I love nursing. I have been a nurse in this town for quite some time and, though it's...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Excelsior Graduates/ Students Support Excelsior Maryland
    To the posters on this forum who stated that it is a "privilege, not a right" to have licensure, I want to let you know that it becomes a violation of your rights when you are issued a license and...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. any rags to riches stories
    Hi there. I grew up in a middle-class family and left home at the age of 19, which was not by choice. I didn't have supportive parents and found myself poor, alone and without direction about...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  18. Dropped from Kaplan nursing program
    If you were dropped for grades, it will probably be difficult if not impossible to find another program to get into. However, you can maybe start over applying to schools with your pre-requisites...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  19. SICK of BSN Pedestal
    I graduated last year with an ADN. It was only after I got my first RN job a few months later that I realized how difficult it is for ADNs to get jobs, especially at hospitals with Magnet status. I...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Passed The NCLEX-RN With 75 Questions!
    Hi all, I am writing to say that I passed the NCLEX-RN! I sat for boards on Saturday, March 3rd. I took the Kaplan class for preparation and also used the LaCharity book, which was the most helpful....
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Passed LS1 this morning
    That is so awesome! What an accomplishment. As a recent grad from Excelsior and new RN, I want to encourage you and other students reading this to stay strong; it can be done! Learn all you can...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. If I can do it, you can too (Single mom, worked 48 hrs a week)
    Great advice! To you and all the single moms out there, I want to encourage you to keep your head up! As a single mom, I got my LVN, kept going to school and just passed boards last week and am now a...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. I've Failed The NCLEX 8 Times & Now I'm about To Take It 1 More Time...
    I'm sorry, but I will have to agree with the person that said you should perhaps try another option. Nursing, as you know is a very complex art. It's more than just passing an exam. You must have the...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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