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  1. Is clinic nursing relatively drama free (does everyone get along)
    I don't know. I work in school nursing. My situation is a little bit different because I'm a public health nurse directly affiliated with the county, not the school system. The school system has some...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. I want to be a nurse with a 9-5 job w/ weekends and holidays off
    I'm a nurse who works 8-4 with weekends and holidays off! Left the PICU for public health/school nursing for the county and it was the best decision I ever made. Oh, and to support your statement, I...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. EBP and school nursing
    Check out American Academy of Pediatrics and their recommendations regarding lice in schools. Very interesting. If that's not applicable to you specifically, or you just aren't interested, there is...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  4. The flu shot making people sick
    Thank you Elvish. Its very hard to keep up with this thread and actually put thought into some of my responses in between managing my clinic. Life is so hard.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  5. The flu shot making people sick
    excuse me, true. but inactive vaccines cause similar s/s.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  6. The flu shot making people sick
    I wouldn't necessarily say she'd be tarred and feathered, more like questioned, like I just questioned you. And I agree, the debate still exists. But it only exists because of lack of education....
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  7. The flu shot making people sick
    Are you a nurse? I know NO nurse that still believes the worlds most successful hoax ever.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  8. DePaul's MENP questions
    You need a 3.2 in order to have your GRE waived. If you do not have a 3.2 (but your GPA is above a 3.0 or near it), you need to take a GRE and test with a combined score of 1000 or higher, and a...
    Apr 10, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Anyone starting at GUH as a new grad in summer 2010??
    You know, I'm not sure. I don't know of anyone else besides us (and the girl that is in the PICU w/ me) that are starting this summer. Feel free to PM me though and we can look each other up on...
    Apr 8, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  10. Anyone starting at GUH as a new grad in summer 2010??
    Hey! I'm also starting at GUH in July. I'll be in the PICU, and I'm coming from Chicago. Super excited to be moving, but I graduate in June so its going to be a pretty hectic month. Worth it, I...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  11. Job Hunt
    Try googling "resume" or "new graduate nurse resume" for some ideas and feedback.
    Mar 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. DePaul's MENP questions
    To everyone who is wondering about their app status: My roommate is a competitive candidate for the Fall '10 cohort, but has yet to hear back from DePaul. I inquired at the department and was told...
    Mar 28, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. "NP's Are Smart Nurses" ????
    Well then...I hate to be irreverent but let's consider this simple analogy: NPs are to smart nurses as PAs are to _________ doctors. (*hint* use your SAT skills) Juuuuusssstttt saying.....
    Mar 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Georgetown University Hospital - What's it like?
    You know, I'm really not sure. I would guess its twice a year. I would try calling Nurse Recruitment. The number is on the GUH site. Good luck!
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  15. Georgetown University Hospital - What's it like?
    The application came out online sometime in October or November. I applied, took a Nursing Battery Test, had a short phone interview and was invited to New Grad Day. During NGD, I interviewed in the...
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  16. MRSA, Is this true?
    http://tahilla.typepad.com/mrsawatch/2008/12/highly-resistant-bacteria-common-in-er-workers.html Interesting. There are also relevant links to other studies on that site.
    Mar 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. MRSA, Is this true?
    There have been studies done (although regrettably I'm too lazy to find sources) where nurses' nares have been swabbed for MRSA and the majority tested positive. I assume this is because people who...
    Mar 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. where, & how do I get pedi experience?
    I know there are hospitals (like Children's National in DC) that have a peds orientation for experienced nurses. Also, I wouldn't be discouraged in applying for positions, even if it requires a year...
    Mar 12, '10
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  19. Cover letter question
    I have always addressed my cover letters with "Dear Sir or Madame:"....it tends to be the most appropriate.
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Salaries for New Grads
    I'm not from DC, but I've done the research because that is where I will be working come summer. I have heard anywhere from $24/hr to $28/hr at unionized hospitals (WHC). But again, these numbers...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  21. Georgetown University Hospital - What's it like?
    I have been! And you?
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  22. How to get to the destination I hope for
    Have you tried other cities? You may want to branch out to the east and west coasts (mostly east since california is so selective) as well as texas and arizona. There are many sublets to chose from...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Georgetown University Hospital - What's it like?
    Hi everyone, I'm just curious to know what its like to work at Georgetown University Hospital, aside from pay and benefits (although if you see fit, feel free to comment on those too). Do/did you...
    Feb 28, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  24. DePaul MENP '10??
    Kyle, I really don't think its your place to undermine anyone's opinion of the program. The student was simply making a statement of her/his disappointment with the overall structure and...
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. New grads  at Children's?
    jlharris1, Did you get to interview with the facility?
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing


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