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  1. Dont wanna be a floor nurse..
    Many non-bedside nursing positions posted (from what I've seen in my area) in public health or case management or even school nursing require a BSN/MSN.....OR one year experience in exchange for...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Should I stay or should I go?  I don't know.
    No kids? go for it. Especially if this job opportunity for him could lead to more relocation. If you give up your dream job for his, and he gets another job offer to move again, you'll really start...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing students...I can't believe...
    OP, I was you in nursing school. After a year in a very busy trauma/ICU I find myself thinking about going back to school. NOT because I cannot handle the workload, but because I feel very...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How old were you when you finished nursing school?
    Second career for me- graduated at 31 with my ADN......BSN is going to be a lot slower Est. grad 2014 (one class at a time) if I start in 18 months. Mayyyyyybe I'll do an RN-> MSN program with a...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How valuable is speaking Spanish in health care?
    Depends on where you live. In the D.C. Metro area, I wish at least once a day I was fluent in Spanish.
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Watch your manners please..
    I'm sorry to hear that you had to encounter such a rude tech while in a very stressful situation with your grandfather. I'm hoping the nurse reported the tech, or contacted the tech's supervisor....
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Critical Care to start
    Do you work on my unit? ;)
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. Relationships with Doctors
    No romantic relationships with anyone you work with ever!!! I say "don't get your honey where you get your money"....MD's, PA's, other RN's, PCTs, PT's, OT's, LPNs, Lab techs, xray....the list goes...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Night Shift For Newbies
    Thanks for all the tips. I am scared about the drive home more than anything else. I have an hour commute, and am freaked out about the driving. Does anyone take a quick nap in the car before...
    Feb 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Mother/Baby VENT!!!
    Sorry to hear you are going through this. I just started working, so have no experienced words of wisdom. ((hugs)) <<< but you have my support as a fellow nurse.
    Feb 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Where Does Responsibility End?
    This may have been the situation as you experienced it, but I doubt it. And I truly doubt that is the situation for many other illegal/undocumented workers in the States, or any other country. I...
    Feb 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Audio/ ipod NCLEX questions?
    I am starting a job with a two hour round-trip commute, and want to use that time to study if I can. Anyone know of downloads, or audio devices, CDs that I could use? I'm driving not riding (to...
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Torn between Nursing and Medicine
    If I was your age and could do my life all over again, I'd go to med school. I'm smart enough, but went through a lot of crap as a teen, and ruined my grades. I didn't go to college until I was in my...
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. NCSBN Test Prep?
    I am currently enrolled in Kaplan, and hear repeatedly that they are harder than NCLEX questions. I am wondering about this, since many questions seem crazy to me. Has anyone used the NCSBN test prep...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Vertical Violence on the floor
    LOL! I'm sorry but that is hilarious. Not the rest of your story, that is sad and scary. As a new nurse I feel like I have plenty to worry about, never mind looking over my shoulder all the time....
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. DC Area Job Opportunities
    I have no inside connections anywhere. I had some clinical rotations at the hospital I was hired at, but I knew nobody when I applied. I used LinkedIn to find the correct spelling of the RN...
    Jan 16, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  17. DC Area Job Opportunities
    I got a job, just graduated last month with my ASN. I consider myself very lucky. The problem with this area is that while there are a lot of medical facilities, there are also a lot of RN programs....
    Jan 15, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  18. Just got ATT-gonna hurl!
    Seriously trying not to hyperventilate right now. I did not expect to react this way to permission to test- never mind taking the test. "I will Pass, I will Pass, I will Pass"- my new mantra for...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCSBN commercial
    thanks for the heads up on what is supposed to happen. my point is that ads like this are usually in response to, or as a pre-emptive strike against public hue and cry. the effort seems to be a way...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. NCSBN commercial
    And wouldn't the money be better spent trying to organize a way to accurately identify legitimately unsafe nurses who cross state lines and practice for years in one state, while another has revoked...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. NCSBN commercial
    Sooooo THAT's where the $200 per application, per test for each NCLEX applicationon goes.....to produce a video depicting young, super-cute nurses, caring for young, super cute patients smiling like...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. You Want Me To Do WHAT??!
    Thanks for sharing. I've enjoyed your articles, and I am not at all surprised you were asked to do this. Use the same good-humor in your speech as you do with us here, and it will be great.
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Breastfeeding in the Hospital??!!
    Check your state laws. http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14389 I printed a copy of the laws pertaining to my state and carried it with me for the first couple of months I was breastfeeding....
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Filipino employees sue due to English-only targeting
    Having worked with a number of different immigrant groups in my previous career, and having many immigrant groups in NS I personally feel very comfortable with multiple ethnicities working together....
    Dec 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. At my boiling point...you are NOT a Nurse...of ANY kind!!!!
    MA= Medical Assistant CNA= Certified Nursing Assistant LPN/LVN= Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed (Vocational?) Nurse; East Coast is LPN, West Coast and Midwest is LVN (so I understand) PA=...
    Dec 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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