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  1. how to get into peds
    I am a peds ICU nurse in Nevada and I regulatory sit on new grad interview panels. For any area you want to go into the question you need to ask yourself is, "what can I do to separate myself from...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Rhode Island Nursing
  2. Nevada State College RN-BSN Track
    I have been in this program for a year and it is going to take me about another two to two and a half years to finish it. I could do it faster, but I have zero desire to be a full time student. I...
    Nov 14, '13
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  3. Bio 189 @ CSN
    Bio 189 at CSN. Oh how I will never forget that class. It has been a few years since I took it, so I cannot talk about the instructors. However, I have one piece of advise and that is study, study,...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  4. New grad salary:)
    In my experience $25 is a little low and $30 is a little high, but that seems to be the range. Hospitals do not necessarily pay more, because they are more in-demand. When I was a new grad, I went...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  5. Obtaining CNA license during ADN program
    At CSN you will be eligible to take the CNA exam once you are pass the Fundamentals of Nursing class with a C or better. The process is simple fill out the application, which I have attached a link...
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  6. Question about zeroing lines
    Very good discussion thank you guys
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  7. National University RN program beware
    I am proud to say, I graduated from National University. I passed the NCLEX in 45 minutes with 75 questions. Today, I am a pediatric critical care nurse. Sense graduating I have become certified...
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  8. CNA Programs Las Vegas
    I do not recommend searching the web for CNA programs, because there is a lot of fraud out there. Here is the board of nursing's list of approved CNA programs. I would recommend contacting the...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  9. Nursecore las vegas
    I worked for them as a CNA a few years ago. I enjoyed it. The pay was fair and the work load was reasonable. I have not taken an assignment with them as a nurse, but I would.
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  10. ADN vs BSN
    This issue has been covered over and over. Try looking at other posts for information.
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  11. New grad with ADN
    I graduated with an ADN from an unaccredited school and I had two job offers with in a week of taking the NCLEX. Yes, ADN's get hired. Just make yourself standout in other ways. Make sure your resume...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  12. CSN current nursing students - online classes?
    I am a past nursing student and I am currently taking general education classes at CSN. I would say it really depends on you. Online classes offer flexibly and are good if you are more self passed...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  13. Kaplan's RN Program...
    congratulations sarah (on the baby and school)! study hard! nursing school is one of the hardest things you will ever do, but it is so worth it.
    Mar 24, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. CSN supply and book list
    i agree the ___ made incredibly easy series is good. i also used lippincott. lippincott books are good, because the question is on one side of the page and the answers are on the other side. that way...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  15. CSN supply and book list
    ... a good printer (i bought a laser printer)...[/quote] you defiantly need a good printer. your first syllabus is over 200 pages. one of your first assignments is an elderly essay, remember the...
    Mar 22, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  16. I have a BSN, but never passed boards
    i disagree with the statement above. you have a bachelors degree in nursing, which is a degree. be proud of that[color=#ffa07a]! someone suggested going to another state and endorsing your license...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. nurse from france
    Your first step should be to contact the Board of Nursing. Follow the link and click (international graduates). How to apply for RN/LPN Licensure :: Nevada State Board of Nursing
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  18. Kaplans ADN program ???
    i highly doubt that. i know st. mary's hired at least one of carrington's las vegas students, and that school never gained accreditation. what makes you say kaplan's adn program will not gain...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  19. ACLS & CPR courses in Las Vegas area
    i took pals at flex ed and i know they do acls also. they are in one of st. roses office buildings and most of the people in my class were st. rose employees. flexed.com
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing
  20. Whats the Difference??
    impaired spontaneous ventilation is not a nanda so i would not recommend using it.
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Administered Insulin pt. wasn't hungry..
    I am not sure you did anything wrong. The pts BS was 295? I highly doubt he is going to bottom out with 11 units of insulin and like Loriangel 14 said even if he did there are always ways of dealing...
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Kaplan's RN Program...
    I have never gone to Kaplan, but I have been to many of the Nevada board nursing meetings. I have to say Kaplan has an exceptional program, with a strong nursing administrative team. They are new and...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  23. Arizona Nurse's License Threatened by Doctor After Providing pt education
    I verified her licence on the AZBN's website. Her licence is under investigation. The story appears to be accurate.
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. adult tele rn to picu?
    I spent 6 years as a CNA on a med/surg floor, became an RN on the same unit, on day two I had four patients to myself and I did fine. I went to PICU and it was 6 weeks before I had a patient to...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  25. First CNA job
    What city are you in? Did you try rehabilitation facilities or home health? Open the yellow pages and go down the endless list of agencies, eventually you will get a position.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nevada Nursing


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