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  1. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    Perhaps it's gossip. But I don't think it is. I think things will change in slowly, like in steps/stages. Won't he over night. But it will change.
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    A three star already has been slotted for command. Air Force general.
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    I have worked civilian ICU and military ICU and have floated to the floor at times. "Generally" speaking I have noticed that staff throughout the hospital in-patient wards are not balanced optimally...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Anyone been PROFIS to Landstuhl ICU Recently?
    There for a year? Get a beater car and enjoy your time here. Weather sucks. Keep a good attitude and travel. The ICU there is pretty easy compared to civilian world. The nurse patient ratio is...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Need advice for Army Nursing career path
    Hi SGT, I see you have 6 years left on your enlistment. You may want to look into the AECP (Army Enlisted Commissioning Program). There is some info on the Army HRC website under the...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. One Year in the Army Nurse Corps, DNA x 3, and Tinfoil Lining in my Patrol Cap
    I hate the run also. I got this nifty Nike GPS watch and I was running like up to 5 miles feeling great. Can't wait to PCS to somewhere where it's not crap weather....
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    If your waiting to scroll. From my understanding your in brother. Your waiting on congress to basically commission you, usually probably attached to some other bill or something. It's a formality....
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. I keep being told the ARMY is changing; How is this affecting Nursing.
    The Army is changing as you know they are winding down in Afganistan and pulled out of Iraq. This means they are downsizing and there is a transition from constant deployments to a more garrisoned...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. What to expect as a new BSN for Army at first duty station
    Zombie apocalypse is coming! Don't you watch The Walking Dead? The writing is on the wall! Actually I came up with the handle working nights..... And you know how that is.
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. What to expect as a new BSN for Army at first duty station
    I don't see you being deployed off the bat, like the others were saying. CSH is a funny beast. It may feel like your a reservist at times In a garrison environment. Congrats on AECP it's a good...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  11. HELP PLEASE! What branch do I join as an LPN??
    Air Force does not use you as a LPN. Your basically a tech. I don't know about Navy. The Army would class you as a LPN, be prepared though to do other jobs though. But, your foundation will be a...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. People really do ask you for medical advice! Wow...
    People always ask for advice, but rarely do they follow it; and most of the time they know the answer to their own question. Stop smoking, exercise, lose weight, and stop smoking crack. Stuff like...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. LTHET/Northeastern University App.
    I received word as well from NE and I am in! You should have heard from LTHET a while back, like a month ago. The list is out. See you next year!
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    LizardMommy, Hi, how long have you been nursing as a BSN RN? your time as a anything other than a BSN nurse does not count toward constructive credit (which will help with your initial rank). ...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  15. LTHET/Northeastern University App.
    I have a quick question. What are the chances of being picked up for LTHET and then not getting into Northeastern? Has anyone heard of this happening? Northeastern releases their selection...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. Army Nurse Corps FY2013
    I was in your position. I took the 30k bonus for 4 years at the time, I kick myself now... I missed out on the 20k per YEAR for four year bonus they offer and I am only eligible for it after...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Ancp & msn
    Ah, I checked the website. I guess it depends on what your masters would be in. I mean you can get your masters online depending on what it is and alot of folks use their G.I. Bill to help pay...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. Ancp & msn
    what is ancp?
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. No veterans preference for military vets who work as nurses at the VA hospitals.
    Preference sounds too much like affirmative action or something. If I am the employer/manager of a hospital/unit/whatever I should be able to hire whoever the hell I want to based on the...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  20. Army Nurse Wannabe
    The tatoos is one thing. But, I think the depression is an issue. Army has a high suicide rate right now. I don't see them accepting anyone with a history of depression. I am not saying that one...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  21. Joining the military and getting pigeon-holed
    I came into the Army with my 8A identifier (critical care) b/c I had worked a few years in a Civ ICU. As a new grad I went to a unit that was hurting in staffing so bad they were taking new grads in...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Pros and Cons of military nursing
    I worked both sides civ & military. I never regretted going Army after civ life. You cannot beat your work experience in the military. Respect among your peers and taking care of the best patients...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. Obtaining a BSN while active duty army and Questions about AECP
    You can get a good amount of college online depending on your attitude. If you come in and fart around with these guys straight of high school and get caught up in that drama and drink party all the...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. Should I go back to the military?
    If your goal is to become a CRNA this is what you should do. If you have your BSN, Direct Commission if you can. Remember your constructive credit (time which counts toward your rank that you...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  25. Joining the Army Reserve Nurse Corps... Help me w/ pros and cons
    Hi, I am active duty Army. Not sure if I can help. Wondering what your specifically asking though. It sounds like your initial motivation is to get your schooling paid for which I guess is a...
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing


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