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  1. This can't be safe at all
    run for the hills is what I got to say about that. Very unsafe and is quickly becoming a common practice. Until new grads start showing employers they won't stand for this then it will keep...
    Mar 17
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Nursing school is on probation, need to transfer
    I'm guessing this is a private school then? Public schools with a statewide system are best and even those are difficult to transfer credits based on Statewide articulation agreements, that's why I...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. a few days left
    The day before, do nothing..just chill out! Its too late to absorb any useful content at this time, so I would focus on questions. Never change your answers during the test, its a bad habit some find...
    Mar 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. I graduated 8 years ago
    You will have to refer to you State board of Nursing, you may have to take an official remedial program prior to testing. They will be the best ones to answer you question. You will definitely have...
    Mar 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Wife is taking NCLEX RN exam for 4th time...
    Agreed, and for this reason some state board require remedial classes after 3 times while some do not. The further one gets from nursing school graduation date the harder it is to pass, there are...
    Mar 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Would you quit over white uniforms?
    As long as I can't see the colorful prints of some nurses underwear , I'm fine with white and occasional do wear white. A person can quit or strike but a private employer has the right to impose any...
    Feb 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. If you can't pass the NCLEX after three attempts....LVN license only!
    What are the general standards for other professions?
    Feb 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Displaying credentials
    Words being twisted here, but I never said I deserve more respect than any other RN...so I'll leave it at that. Anyways You got kids, siblings, friends or you or anyone you know go to a doctor?...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. I am a new grad and think I don't want to take a bedside RN job, advice please.
    There's people in my graduating class who went straight into research after graduating without working the floor. There's lots more to do besides being at the bedside. Initially I hated med-surg, but...
    Feb 9
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Displaying credentials
    Totally disagree with the above statement. Some people got no idea what others have been through to earn their degree. For instance it took me 6-8 years of hard work, with 4 of those years working...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Primary Care NP vs Family NP, what's the difference?
    I'm looking at going back to school part-time to work on an advance degree.I had an interest in CRNA but I still need to built up years of experience whereas some programs I can get into right away...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Just got APRN license, still working as RN. Which license to sign with?
    The whole "you are held to the highest license you hold" is one of the biggest myths in nursing. I'm not an NP but I did inquire about this in details from my BON and at the end of that quote you...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Do Male Nurses Get More Respect?
    With the small percentage of males in the field it obviously attracts a certain type of personality. I know most of the females in my class were alphas so why would one expect anything less from the...
    Feb 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Single mom...interview tips
    Being honest is the best policy if the inquiry comes up (which it really should not based on discrimination laws), however remember this is a job interview and there really is no need to divulge that...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  15. What should a new grad resume look like before actually graduating?
    Because you are not yet licensed you cannot list RN on your resume you can however list the current nursing program your are in under your education...Something like: EDUCATION: University of...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. CNA "patient abandonment"
    People quit all the time. like everyone else said. You have to start your shift and accept an assignment for it to be legally called "patient abandonment". However this may vary according to your...
    Jan 31
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Do quick results ever come faster than 48 hours?
    Congrats! FL BON posts results in 25 BUSINESS hours before pearson says results are ready.
    Jan 28
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Job prospect for males
    Hello OP First of all, I don't like the term "murses" althought some guys are cool with it. It just sounds unprofessional in my opinion. Concerning men and jobs, I think some are being quite...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. for those who work 12 hour shifts, how long is your lunch break?
    My question to those who say its "too busy" is why would an employer hire more people if theythink current staffing is handling things just fine and there is no solid evidence more staff is needed?...
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. African American Hair Problems in Nursing
    Oh and FYI guys concerning the bad stereotypes of dreads, marijuana use is not solely associated with dreads. Dreads is associated with Rastafarians which is a legitimate religion in the caribbean...
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. African American Hair Problems in Nursing
    Lets be blunt...most of the "job requirements" including those concerning hair style and including the nursing code of ethics were created/developed by whites. Given that hair is of nature you cant...
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    I agree partly with this but the only issue is the OP is the outsider here and if she "calls her out" it may seem as confrontational then we all know the preceptor will immediately go to the manager...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    1. Florida 2. new Grad 3. Med Surg 4. Base BSN pay $24/hr evening differentials $3.50 nights $4.50 Weekend $4.00
    Jan 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Preceptor Problems - Advice needed
    Sometimes the "best" preceptor can be the wrong choice. I know in nursing school for my final practicum my initial preceptor was..not that she was a bad nurse...just her personality clashed with...
    Jan 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. for those who work 12 hour shifts, how long is your lunch break?
    I'm a new nurse and ours is 30 mins and yes I ALWAYS take mine and never plan to do otherwise. Some people don't but you are no good to the patient or anyone if you are hungry, unfocused, or pass out...
    Jan 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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