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  1. New Grads...
    Please refrain from using text speak, you should want to present yourself as an educated professional. As for openings you will need to do the leg work, a quick google search we lead you right to the...
    Nov 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  2. Moving to a new ED soon, questions
    Don't forget the abdominal pain for years as they chow down on flaming cheetos and mountain dew
    Nov 10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. The Great 'Scope Debate
    Yes it is! Many times I have to try and listen to kids fully clothed when the first come in the door, if a co-worker has one see if you can borrow it and compare
    Nov 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Oklahoma to Florida Lic, gap in employement
    Best thing to do is call the FL BON and get the answer straight from the them. Good Luck!
    Nov 6
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. I finally got an interview at Martin Health, North in Stuart!
    When you respond tell them that unfortunately it would not be in you or your family's best interest financially and medically to accept the offer blah blah blah nicey nice, and you never know, they...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. Henry Ford Hospital?
    Unless things have changed, take the NCLEX for MI if you are moving for sure, my first license was a FL license and I was unable to transfer it during my initial period, after renewal I was eligible....
    Nov 6
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  7. The Great 'Scope Debate
    I am on my second Cardiology iii (first one the tubing cracked a day after warranty ended grrrr) I started having a hard time hearing clearly out of my SE about a year after school so upgraded and...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Preceptorship
    I was pushed into the ICU by my instructors who felt I was selling myself short by only going after Med/Surg jobs. I liked and did well, was even offered a job, but I stuck with my Med/Surg roots. ...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Depressed 1st semester student
    It's so worth it! And guess what, the teens can HELP! Mine weren't teens when I went back to school but that is when mom quit doing their laundry, tide pod and push play, you forget then you have to...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.
    Congratulations!! I too "just showed up" at a tiny community college in SW FL, hardest two years of my life! But that started me down the road to where I am now, I work in a level 1 Peds ER and have...
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Can any of you please answer the following questions it is for a school project
    I too am not comfortable posting any part of my diploma as part of someone else's project, if you can get your instructor to drop this requirement I will answer the rest of the questions.
    Nov 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Cyclic vomiters (drive me up the wall)
    It's a slippery slope with this one, I have taken care of a few CVS pts and one in particular is a super sweet teen who gets set off by stress, welcome to high school night brought on an episode, the...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Share your unit's new Ebola protocol
    The circus is still convening, literally as I type, never have I seen so many suits on the department, and because we have the big shiny new hazmat room guess who gets them ALL? yep US! The Peds ER,...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Moving to a new ED soon, questions
    I made a similar move 3 years ago, I went from a 10 bed rural ER with mixed population to a 28 bed level 1 peds trauma. I see VERY few "fresh" traumas, most are recycled, it's the chronic kids that...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Is emergency nursing the most intense nursing there is?
    Our PICU takes every congenital heart pt they ever operated on, and our Hem-Onc team keeps their sickle pts long after the pediatrician cut off of 24, they have to present to the adult side ER after...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. RN NEW GRAD
    if you don't mind the commute check the U of M pages, not sure if they are still up but there were several GN positions, I don't have a chance to open your resume, the U is pretty much BSN only now...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  17. Comparable pay to NY??
    We got out of FL 3 yrs ago and moved to MI, lower cost of living, higher wages, the union is very strong in my workplace so conditions are great! I tease my co-workers that have been here their...
    Nov 6
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Help please
    Kaplan vs Saunders is more of a personal preference, I used Saunders and found it was nearly identical in format and difficulty to the NCLEX but that was also 6+ yrs ago
    Oct 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. The other side of the curtain
    Pretty sure life gave me limes so pass the tequila!
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The other side of the curtain
    I didn't realize how many times cancer is diagnosed in the ER, most pediatric cancers are and my heart sinks everytime a patient with cc of abnormal labs pops up on the board
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The other side of the curtain
    It was in paragraphs and reformatted itself whenn posting since I'm using my phone, so sorry to have inconvenienced you....
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. So there is actually a difference between ADN and AAS?
    I am an ADN with an AAS, all it means is that I had to complete a few more general education requirements for my upcoming BSN program, I had to take a stand alone patho class, comp II, a second...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. The other side of the curtain
    More of a vent thread but there's a shred of wisdom that can probably found in the following run on that I have to get out to people who understand it all lol After the past 18 months I am seriously...
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. pregnancy liabilties
    Sounds more like a legal question and we can't answer those. Congratulations though!! Talk to a local labor lawyer or do a little googling for your specific state.
    Oct 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Help please
    Get a good NCLEX-PN study guide that is broken down by systems to use in conjuction with your lectures and tests as a study guide.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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