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  1. Looking at North Carolina
    I'm looking at Wilmington, Nc as a ER registered nurse. I want to move over there but I can't get an answer from anyone about the pay. No matter how you cut it we want to know now much money we make...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Critcal care as new grad
    I graduated in May 2013 and I went straight into a Cardiac PCU unit with is a step down but still considered critical care at my hospital. And right now I only have my ADN but I am getting my BSN in...
    Jan 6
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  3. RNs running ECMO on adult patients
    Look at it this way every new skill you add to your tool bag will net you more money at you next job. As nurses we always have to look forward for increase in pay and to do that we have to become...
    Jan 6
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. There is a light at the end of the tunnel.......
    Top 10 confessions of a brand new nurse: week 1 10. Day 1 sucks. You're a fish out of water struggling to breath, to fit in, to prove to yourself you're gonna make it. 9. Don't speak to...
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How are male nursing students perceived?
    I"m a male nursing student I graduate in may 2013, woohoo 48 more days lol. There will be a moment here and there that will seems awkward but remember to be professional and focus on the task at hand...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. Lost it today
    I"m third semester nursing student and those day happen, specially in the first semester the school go through a weeding out process to see who can handle the stress and who can't or at least they do...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. New grad got the job!!!
    congradualtion one small step into a big world good luck you'll do great :)
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  8. How many must make 80% or better on each exam?
    my school is 78% guess they felt sorry for us lol
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What's the deal? Any insight is helpful
    depending on the state license board can take 4 to 6 weeks
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Failed NCLEX-RN... what now?
    I would recomend a study program like Kaplain yes it's money but they do a great job letting you know how the NCLEX is worded and strategies to passing it.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. An easy way to remember Anatomy??
    I didn't find any magic way to memorize it was pure repitition, but It worked I got an A and now a third semester in nursing You can do it :)
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. What states have the most NG jobs? (the two or three there are)
    I';m in east tennessee and wanting to move to NC what parts are best I would like to be on the coast if possible thanks I graduate in may 2013.
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Got license but unable to get job
    Consider a change of venue, certain areas are inundated with new grads where others are begging for employees not a perfect soultion for at least a temp one that will land you some exsperience.
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. First week in classes. Mental meltdown.
    My program is the same 78% or else lol. I"m in my second year, my first year was hell, teachers always trying to break you down and see where your weaknesses are and if you have any they will find...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Offered a job but...
    I would keep my options open and keep pursueing other jobs. If you have more than one offer on the table you have leverage to get extra benefits not just "take" what one employer offers.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Personal Relationships While in School
    At my school we have no time left after school, clinical and studies. Hope your's isn't as bad :)
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. The Nursing Process
    If you remeber your ABC's and ADPIE and Maslow's Pyramid you can work through almost any nursing situation. Hang in there it will get better.
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. No life??  Really?  I need advice, please.
    Most college professor tell me that for every credit hour you spend in class you need three study hours out side of class. I'm a second year nursing student, our classes are 10 credit hours each,...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Experiences with rude staff at clinical sites
    Through my clincals so i far I have ran in to wonder nurses and nurses who are burnt out and just going through the job. You will find this at all levels. In my personal clinicals so far for each...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. A&P what do we really need?
    In my program A&P was critical they do not go over anything in the nursing they exspect you to already know and retain it from the A&P and Micro classes.
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Any advice for a Pre nursing student :)
    Study hard, don't get behind and find a study buddy to make bouncing the ideas and concepts much easier.
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. My NCLEX experience!
    Awesome Congratulations all the hard work paid off =))
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Need advice, how to get on at Level 1 Trauma Center or into Flight Nursing?
    I'd check with your current employer they may offer ACLS ect just have to let them know your interested in it. :)
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Question about awaiting license after passing nclex, had to submit court documents
    Well when you live in a state that sells senate seats I'm sure the rest of the gov't is corrupt too shoulda sent the letter of explaination in with a benjamin to speed up the process lol/ I"m just...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  25. New grad RN on floor, night shift, am I depressed or am I normal...
    My advice get a hobby and leave work at the door. good luck :) I worked an externship in the OR suite at a local hospital when i clocked out work was turned off. just my opinion of coarse.
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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