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  1. Becoming a transport RN right out of school
    If you know where you'd like to practice and can work, even per diem, you may be able to transition from critical care paramedic to RN at the same company. I was a paramedic for 10 years before...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Flight Nursing / Surface Transport Nursing
  2. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    Geographic location Southeast PA Pay rate $33/hr In which area / specialty do you work? Emergency What type of license do you have (RN or LPN)? RN What type of degree and/or certification do...
    Jan 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. thomas edison state college RN-BSN?
    You do not need to be a NJ resident. TESC is one of the nations largest nursing programs and have students from all over. There are no clinicals required which was of my main main reasons for going...
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. TESC RN-BSN ?
    I am about half way through. It is a good program, it is a reasonable pace, and the mentors have, on the whole, been great.
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    "Le-a" Mom was unhappy with me when I referred to her child as Lea...she retorted..."her name is Le DASH a". You can't make this stuff chance that kid will have trouble with other kids...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. Some questions for nurses
    1. what is the most important problem or problems facing medicine as a profession today? lack of access to primary care (the emergency room is not your pcp) 2. what do you think is the cause of...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. thomas edison state college RN-BSN?
    33762FL which class are you taking? This is my first class as well, I chose Informatics as my inaugrial jump into the BSN program at TESC, what did you go with? jb
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. thomas edison state college RN-BSN?
    tesc doesn't give anything for your license but rather from your nursing education (semantics, i know). the lower division nursing credits are from your nursing school along with any general...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Clinical Ladder Dream or Deception?
    Not my experience at all. Rather than demoting, we are encouraging promotion to Level IV with a 7.5% raise rather than the 5 % for other levels. Now we are striving for Magnet status and level IV...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Lions WR Nate Hughes doubles as registered nurse
    Tragedy, fortunately, was averted -- thanks to maybe the only registered nurse in the NFL. The rest of the article can be read @: ...
    Aug 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. The Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences 2012
    Best to call (610) 741-0100 and speak to the nursing program recruiter. Their guidelines state that "Test scores are valid for two years, with the highest score used in the admission decision...
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  12. Growing number of churches hiring nurses to motivate the faithful
    Growing number of churches hiring nurses to motivate the faithful Growing number of nurses work with churches to promote wellness July 02, 2011| By Kate Santich, Orlando Sentinel Joe...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Job Satisfaction Declining for Nurses, Survey Says
    Job Satisfaction Declining for Nurses, Survey Says (SAN DIEGO) -- Job...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. Dr Oz and Aspirin
    Ever notice the amount of pts. that are "allergic" to aspirin, yet take it everyday? "Oh, I am allergic to the 324 mg asa!" Really, what is your allergy? Allergic = stomach upset?
    May 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Another CEN question
    I concur with the take it now contingent. No one knows what the future iteration will be and it will take a little time to tweek the prep classes. I looked at the notes from a review class for a...
    May 6, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. If you love your job, what is your speciality?
    Emergency and EMS. The independent decision making, the variety and the collegiality (which leads to GREAT education) with all disciplines makes this a GREAT place for me
    May 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How old were you when you finished nursing school?
    I graduated @ 45. Second career nurse after retiring from the fire department and attending a 2 year diploma program...should have gone the accelerated 2nd BSN route, but now I am a RN-BSN-MSN...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Choosing between RACC and Reading Hospital School of health sciences
    AHHHH misinformation...isn't it wonderful to just say what you think like it's the Gospel? I was accepted at both RACC and RHSoN (now RHSHS) and picked Reading because it had the shortest...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Why everyone wants to become anesthetist? Is it because of the salary?
    Really??? One pt at a time...sitting down...passing gas all day...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. It's here: BSN only hiring in hospitals
    I must be doing this wrong...After paying for a portion of my diploma...I am letting the hospital pay for my BSN...then they'll increase my pay when I get it. I didn't enter this job for the...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. anyone working as both ER RN and Paramedic??
    Yeah, me too! I spent 20 yrs working for a large midwest FD the last ten as a FF/NREMT-P, retired moved back east and stayed a paramedic while in RN school working on the ambulance and in the ED...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. It's here: BSN only hiring in hospitals
    This has started anew since the nursing shortage bubble popped. This is really the evolution of the GPA argument that many of my classmates made that went like this, "It's no fair that they require...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Help, I'm a new nurse....worried about losing licensure constantly..
    This is a continual worry for nurses and especially new nurses. In nursing school and now in practice I hear almost everyday, "It's your license", which is true, however, they use this for...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Survey Reveals Nurses' Dissatisfaction With Healthcare Benefits
    so are you dissatisfied with your health benefits? survey reveals nurses' dissatisfaction with healthcare benefits monday february 14, 2011 [color=#cccccc] ...
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Images of Nursing:
    Excellent short video on the public image of nurses and nurse stereotypes produced by Digital Education Strategies at The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University here in...
    Jan 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing News

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