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  1. New to Virginia Beach, VA RN
    I moved here in January. I have 6 months of pediatric experience from 3 years ago and while here I have applied to about 30 positions and only gotten 2 interviews (one for a school nurse and one at...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  2. Do you include clinical sites and hours on your resume
    I've been told not to include clinicals since they assume that they are part of your nursing education. The only one I did mention on my resume was my capstone experience in which I spent 72 hours...
    Feb 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  3. Best Places/Sites to Look for Non-Hospital Jobs?
    I would like to look for a job that is not in a hospital. I am not against working on a hospital unit but the hours of a clinic job would be a lot easier for my family. I live in the Hampton Roads...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  4. Considering Navy nursing?  Questions . . .
    I am considering applying to the NCP. I already have my BSN but I have not worked in almost 2 years (I have 4 months acute care peds experience). I havent worked because my husband is a submarine...
    Sep 4, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Fired or Resign?
    Resign or ask for a transfer. Try somewhere else with new people in a new situation - you might thrive in a different environment. I went through a similar experience and I regret NOT resigning...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. new grad resume??
    I put down my practicum rotation because it was 72 hours in the same unit with the same nurse. You dont need to write down ALL your clinicals because most of that is just a learning situation and...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Transportation of the deceased neonate
    We always just wrapped them in blankets and did not let people look at the baby if they asked to while walking down to the morgue. I think an 'angel basket' makes it obvious and a plastic crate is...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. New Grad: Starting a new career and starting a family; Advice needed
    A few of the girls who I graduated with had babies in their 1st year of nursing - plus if you get PG now or in a few months it will mean you will have almost all of the 1st year over with by the time...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Are call backs HIPAA  violations?
    Well 1st they are a big waste of time and if the hospital wants them done nurses shouldnt be made to do it. 2ndly I would worry about HIPPAA violations if you call saying they were at the hospital...
    Feb 15, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I really dont know what to do
    Nursing school is tough and if you just want to work with kids it may be a great place to be if you also are interested in medicine. Otherwise there are a lot of other kid-centered jobs out there...
    Feb 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Actual Nursing Vs Nursing school
    I found the difference to be practically night & day. NS teaches you the skills (i.e. IVs, meds, general patient care) but they dont teach you the daily ins and outs of being a nurse on the floor...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Civilian nurse at military hospital?
    I was wondering if any of you knew if military hospitals ever hired civilian nurses? If so who or what agency do I need to go through? Does it help that my husband is military? We are being...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Getting into HH after a termination
    My issue is that I feel like I have a lot of trouble handling the fast-paced environment of a hospital even if the actual patient care is good experience and I just feel like I cant keep up and I'm...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Arguments Disfavoring Hourly Rounding
    I found them to be a huge time waster and just another piece of paper to fill out. Many times we would sign ahead for upcoming hours or behind ourselves at the end of the shift. They want to...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Job Searching after termination - please help
    Hi, I will soon be moving to WA state and I am looking for jobs there. So far my story is this: I graduated with my BSN in Dec. 07 with good standing and a 3.35 GPA. I passed NCLEX in Feb. 08...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Getting into HH after a termination
    My family is going to move to Seattle soon and I am looking into jobs there. I graduated in Dec. 07 and worked as a pediatric nurse for 4 months before I was terminated (long story). I dont really...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Need advice for new grad!!!
    So long story short, I'm 9 weeks into a 12 week orientation and I'm 5 weeks away from a possible termination because I've completely messed up my first job. I came in with the wrong attitude and...
    May 30, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  18. which prep course?
    I'm overwhelmed by all the choices!!! I have decided not to take Kaplan, some of my friends have and found it helpful but I'm not sure its worth $400 plus the cost of gas to drive an hour to the...
    Nov 6, '07
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Charleston, SC pay?
    We might be moving to Charleston next spring via Navy orders and I will be graduating with my BSN in December. I'm curious what the beginning pay is like there. I am looking to work at...
    Aug 20, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion