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  1. I live in an area with A LOT of snow, and as a nurse, do I need an SUV?
    Yes, that is also part of my plan. I will continue researching and test driving vehicles so I at least have one or two in mind in case I need to buy something quickly.
    Oct 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. I live in an area with A LOT of snow, and as a nurse, do I need an SUV?
    Wow! I left the post for a couple days and there have been many responses! Thank you all! So, it seems that there is definitely some difference in opinions regarding FWD versus 4WD. In...
    Oct 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Resigned... then hospital wants me back???
    I have had experience with a variety of different hospitals. Poor inner-city hospials, large urban research campuses, averge community hospitals, and county hospitals. Yeah, I have been exposed to...
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I live in an area with A LOT of snow, and as a nurse, do I need an SUV?
    Thank you for your input everyone, and keep it coming! I can definitely say that it would be absolutely mandatory for me to invest in really good snow tires (and not just all season tires) if I...
    Oct 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. I live in an area with A LOT of snow, and as a nurse, do I need an SUV?
    I have searched for cars with AWD/4WD, and the options are very limited... also, my main motivation for getting a smaller car/not all wheel drive is to get better gas milage. I'm wondering if I need...
    Oct 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. I live in an area with A LOT of snow, and as a nurse, do I need an SUV?
    As a little background for you: I am a new grad RN that has accepted a position in a large hospital that is MOSTLY highway driving, about a 30 minute drive in good traffic. HOWEVER, I live in...
    Oct 20
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Becoming an independent RN
    Are you referring to an independent nurse contractor? Or a travel nurse?
    Sep 19
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  8. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    I just accepted a new grad position in a large, large hospital and I am going to be making 24.25 an hour with only a 1 dollar shift differential. Eh.
    Sep 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cleveland Clinic New Employee... maybe
    Congrats on being so close to graduating. I went to CSU myself. I definitely got a solid nursing education. Have you taken the fitness test before?
    Sep 18
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  10. Cleveland Clinic RN assessments
    I just accepted a job offer from the Clinic in one of the cardiovascular ICUs. I am a new grad :confused:, so I know this is going to be tough but do-able. I'm very excited! I have some of the...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. Cleveland Clinic New Employee... maybe
    So, I graduated from nursing school in May. Took my boards, and I passed. I'm now an RN with a BSN. After going through the interview process, I ended up being offered two different positions within...
    Sep 18
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  12. What is the problem with nursing school?
    Our school had a lot more in-depth patho versus superficial signs and symptoms. Like some others said we had to go to a cellular level for a lot of diseases.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. ATI RN comprehensive predictor
    Wow. You need to get an overall 95% on the test? Thats a pretty incredible score.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. How much do you work in nursing school?
    I ended up working second shift (3-11p) sat and sun every other weekend and one day during the week. 16 hours per week. Worked out very well for me as I got some decent paychecks and didn't work too...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I'm about to graduate from nursing school!
    I'm about to wrap up a BSN on May 10th. I'm very excited! Of course, I now plan on taking the NCLEX within the next two months post-graduation. I'm looking for any kind of advice that anyone can...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Why do some choose to pursue BSN over ASN first?
    I am in my final semester of nursing school. I will be graduating in the spring with a BSN and it took me a total of 4 years. I did consider doing the ASN; however, based upon the waiting list at...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Is my nursing school too selective?
    At my university we started with approximately 80 students. I am in my final semester of my senior year and we are at about 65. Some decided it was not for them. Others got "held back" and quite a...
    Feb 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Too quiet to be a nurse?
    Your instructor was way out of line. As long as you are able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients/staff nurses/other students, then there is no reason that she should be...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Nursing School Textbooks...
    My favorite websites are: Chegg.com Bookrenter.com Textbooks.com Amazon.com And sometimes I just use a good old ISBN in the google search bar. You will go through A LOT of textbooks, and...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. To continue on or not?
    Have you actually begun any nursing courses? It sounds to me like you might be in your per-requisites. I will admit that I have never failed a class; however, there are some other students in my...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How much do you make as a tech?
    Community hospital system in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. I started at $11.00 with my only other experience being a nursing student. I think the Cleveland Clinic pays their aids a few dollars...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  22. How to become a CNA while in Nursing School ADN / ASN / RN program in NEW YORK ?
    It depends on the policies at each institution in your area. If I were you, just apply! The worst they can do is say no. Some hospitals require some sort of "certification" (here in Ohio, its...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Can I still get into clinicals?
    Unfortunately, it may be too late at this point. At that point in time, you should have contacted the university and explained your situation. They may have given you an extension on the classes (by...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. What works better for you?
    What you should have done immediately after you failed that second exam is go to your instructor and ask for his/her advice. Simply ask her what you should focus on in your study. Hopefully, she will...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Which nursing program should I pick?
    I would stay away from Case. I go to Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Its just down the road, 75% less expensive. Additionally, I have clinicals in the same hospitals that Case...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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