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  1. Hospitals Providing More Time for Nurses to Spend with Patients
    Interesting article in Tuesday's WSJ about how a Florida hospital is using technology, team nursing and other solutions to allow RNs to spend more time on patient care. Article mainly focus around...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    BSN degrees to some extent have always been about "theory", but we aren't going there (again) *LOL* Yes, it is becoming more and more difficult to graduate with an associates and find work much...
    Jul 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. st.pauls school of nursing spring 2014 queens waiting to hear?
    Take away point to remember about St. Paul's is that the schools are for profit. Simply put the jobs of everyone connected to those schools depends upon getting behinds in those seats. My cousin...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    Totally agree with you that on some levels it is unfair, but again nursing programs exist not simply as guaranteed job placement schemes. Also persons will point out just as with say law prospective...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    All nursing programs have a "cap" on open slots each semester. It has been that way for ages and will continue. Rather than some arbitrary number nursing classes sizes are based upon the resources...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. How Can New Grad RN gain experience to land a job as a RN
    To be clear a properly licensed physician does not need to be "employed" by anyone. He or she depending upon their specialty can set up a practice (office) and thus are self-employed. Not every...
    Jul 15
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Nurse Exposes Problems At Albany VA Hospital
    Registered nurse Valerie Riviello has worked 28 years at the Albany Stratton VA Medical Center, most recently in the psychiatric unit. She teaches at two local nursing schools,and has received many...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. US Military Hospitals Plagued by Avoidable Errors: Report
    Washington: The US military hospital system, which cares for the 1.6 million active-duty service members and their families, is rife with chronic yet avoidable errors and is only subject...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    Think tale end Baby Boomers (those born in the early 1960's and reaching their fifties now) and perhaps the generation just after them will have a different idea of what "retirement" meant say versus...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    Small, independent community hospitals are going the way of the Dodo fast, at least in NYC. Despite all mayor de Blasio's bluster and even being arrested in protest, Long Island College Hospital...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    Here is the thing, to hospitals (employers) they are not being unreasonable in their demands regarding the BSN. They point to all those studies from within the profession itself that equate better...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. st.pauls school of nursing spring 2014 queens waiting to hear?
    It is really confusing. The NLNAC lists a "Saint Paul's Nursing School" on their website of accredited programs. However the New York State listing of programs does not indicate either Saint...
    Jul 8
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    It worked in Canada same as in the UK, France, Germany and elsewhere; that is because nursing is governed by a single government agency with vast if not countrywide jurisdiction. Making the BSN...
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    No, it isn't appropriate to chuck experienced hospital nurses to the curb, but as with many other things in nursing everything comes in cycles. Anyone around during the 1980's through 1990's...
    Jul 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    Here is the thing; going back to the original intent of creating BSN nurses and that NLN paper reinforced was that the BSN was *not* supposed to be at the bedside. Her advanced training/education was...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    Here in the NYC are North Shore- LIJ became BSN only a few years ago, but they at least grandfathered current ADN nurses: North Shore-LIJ Becomes NY’s First Health System to Require New Nurses to...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Nursing Shortage= Thousands of Unemployed New Grads?
    Just to be clear, yes many hospitals were reluctant to get on board but the push to move nursing education out to colleges and universities came from within the profession. The powers that be then...
    Jul 4
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. New York Nclex requirement
    Everything you need to know is here: NYS Nursing:License Requirements and here: NYS Nursing:Application Forms RN & LPN Yes, you are required to give your SSN when completing the application...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  19. New BSN grad fired after 5 weeks of orientation
    Being terminated from any position isn't an easy thing to accept, thus your anger, hurt and bitter feelings are understandable. However being as that may it is never wise nor advisable to allow such...
    Jul 3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    Ok, am seeing the word "corporation" mentioned here in more than one post. The SC ruling only applied to closely held/family enterprises. There you have an actual family or whatever that is closely...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Health Care and Contraception: Did the Supreme Court Get It Right?
    Just to bring you up to date; if you are referring to the polygamy laws in Utah a federal judge overturned them last year or at least recently. His ruling was that the state did not have the right to...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. how much hire level math is required for nursing?
    Cannot speak for everywhere but back in the 1980's do not think a single CUNY community associates program required full college chemistry or algebra as part of the program. Students had to pass an...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. how much hire level math is required for nursing?
    Keep in mind often the distribution of credits for those seeking a four year college/university degree is mandated by the state, not particular institution. Thus anyone undertaking a BofS in NYS may...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Is it me (with no experience) or the NYC job market still sucks?
    Am hoping this recruiter give preference to the RN-BSN (likely an experienced ADN or diploma grad who is getting her BSN) over a newly minted but no clinical experience BSN grad. But that would take...
    Jun 29
    Forum: New York Nursing
  25. Is it me (with no experience) or the NYC job market still sucks?
    P.S. It also isn't helping that everyone and their mother it seems wants to become a nurse. Hard to believe that just as recently as the 1980's and a good part of the early 1990's NYC...
    Jun 29
    Forum: New York Nursing


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