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  1. Lost my dream job
    Thanks to everyone for your responses and your support. So if you had told me four and five years ago when I went to nursing school that nursing would change so drastically i would not have believed...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Lost my dream job
    Tomorrow i go back to work after a well deserved vaca, and I dread it. During my break I got to interview with my dream hospital, for a dream position after two years since graduating trying to get...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. etextbooks & ipad
    any current nursing students using nursing etextbooks on an ipad. Curious about your experience. thanks
    Mar 16, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  4. any neuro-oncology nurses
    just wondering if there are any speciality nurses who practice in neurooncology, want to know what it is like?
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Neurological Nursing
  5. Things you'd LOVE to tell coworkers...and get away with it!
    what i wish i could say would get me banned from allnurses
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Nurse uses same needle on patients for months
    here's a scary thought, who oriented her? and did that person also assume the needle changed automatically? this is just awful for everyone involved.
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. What are the item(s) you need most for nursing school?
    Not quite sure if you will need a scientific calculator, but i'd say to plan as though you'd need one. Start saving so that when class starts if your professor says you will have to get one you will...
    Aug 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. First year nightmare...
    Thanks for the replys, i have friends in other hospitals trying to help me out. All i can do is hope something comes through. It's tough having an associates (or BSN) with no experience in my city. I...
    Jul 27, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. First year nightmare...
    I don't know where to begin, I don't like to sound like I'm a complainer especially since things are soooo hard for other new grads out there especially in my state. But my frustration is beyond...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. New grad fired 2x- now what?!
    Be honest, tell them what happened, don't put the blame on your preceptor nurse, but just give your side of the story and then follow it up with what you learned from it so that you don't make the...
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Was it everything...
    I didn't think i'd be waiting a year to start working in a hospital setting and getting my career started, but it took exactly one year. It was the worst year of my life but i prevailed. I didn't...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Looking for advice esp. if you are a nurse in the NYC/NJ area
    I empathize, I also spent an entire year post graduation looking for a job, I only just got hired to a city hospital last month and began my orientation the other day. I suggest looking at craigslist...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. New grad fired 2x- now what?!
    I am so sorry this has happened to you and I am humbled by your story. I am starting my very first job as a new grad after a year of unemployment and i am not sure how it will go especially since i...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. a year after graduation i'm finally hired....
    I graduated a year ago, and completed my first week of hospital orientation yesterday. The past year has been an absolute nightmare for me especially emotionally and financially. I thought after...
    Jun 12, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. FINALLY....A JOB!!!!
    Congrats! Sounds like my story. BS in another field, ADN, 1.5 yr of PCA work which included Bedside care, phelbotomy and EKG's. EKG certification, ACLS, BCLS. Still no dice. urgh. Hopefully, I pray...
    Nov 25, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. OR interview coming up...Help!
    Thanks! I actually got to sit in on minor and major surgeries during nursing school and I enjoyed it. I am definately interested in OR but it was something I was hoping to do later in my career. That...
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Associate degree BMCC before doing Columbia's ETP?
    I believe columbia's program is for persons with a BS in other majors with NO nursing experience or nursing degrees, so if you got your associates first and then tried to apply to them you probably...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. OR interview coming up...
    Hi, I'm a new grad, and I'll be interviewing for the OR in a few days and was wondering if any one here has any tips, or questions I should expect to hear. Any help in prepping for this interview...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. OR interview coming up...Help!
    Hello, I am a new grad and will be interviewing for the OR in a few days time and I was wondering if anyone can give me any clues or advice on the type of questions I might expect to hear...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  20. I'm so sorry I didnt go straight for my BSN
    I'm right there with the OP, I am beginning to regret going for my ASN. I have a Bachelor's degree in a different major and a few years experience in the hospital, but it seems as though nobody...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Flash Fire Kills Patient on Operating Table
    Holy crap!!!!!! :eek:
    Sep 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. The RN Jobs Squeeze
    I agree too that there is no shortage. How in the world can it be a shortage, when I graduated with over 100 classmates in june, along with i dunno the 50 or so nursing programs in my state it seems...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. A Day In the Life of a New Grad
    let the new grad congregation say Amen! and Amen again!
    Sep 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. New York City's Council Addresses Nursing Shortage
    what nursing shortage? My class in NYC ALONE has graduated 120 students, not to mention all the other nursing schools that just graduated nurses the same time as me add in the seasoned nurses --...
    Sep 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Eleven Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)
    #12 ) woosahhhhh!! Loves it!
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion