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  1. New Grad - Just got a job at Starbucks. Help.
    Yes, Utah! Lot's of new grad nursing jobs there! Utah is also the safest state in the U.S., as it has the lowest rates of all types of crime. I interviewed for a position there too. Salt Lake City...
    Jun 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New Grad - Just got a job at Starbucks. Help.
    I'm not sure what makes you think that people don't research BEFORE going to nursing school. Knowing the type of people who get accepted and who are successful with nursing school..........trust me...
    Jun 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. New Grad - Just got a job at Starbucks. Help.
    There are lots of nice cities in New Mexico. I'm not much of an expert on what areas are good but the surrounding cities of Albuquerque and Santa Fe are nice in my opinion. If new grads can get jobs...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New Grad - Just got a job at Starbucks. Help.
    I too am from Southern California and couldn't get a hospital job here. I sent out tons of applications. I had a fantastic resume, volunteer and CNA experience, a BSN, graduated with honors, had tons...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Just got accepted into LPN program, but I have 2 pending misdemeanor charges
    Is this a joke?! Dump him! Never take the blame for a crime you didn't commit! That is madness! Say goodbye to any chance of a nursing career! Someone who would let you take the fall for them clearly...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  6. travel nursing?
    But if you try sometimes, you just might find.......... You'll get what you need!
    Jun 4
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Death of a Dream
    You are the only one who can make you dreams a reality. If you want it bad enough you can have it. Getting through nursing school takes a considerable amount of determination and motivation....
    Jun 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nursing Specialties - Dream Job
    My dream job is to be an trauma ER nurse. I've recently graduated and just accepted a job in another state working nights in the ER. It doesn't have a trauma center but it's a great hospital. I...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Moving back to Denver with 1 yr NICU Exp.
    I think 1 year is enough experience to start looking for something in Denver. Most job postings say, "at least 1 year of experience". You can probably get a phone interview and move out there once a...
    May 23
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  10. Will I be able to come back to California?
    I would also suggest working in Arizona for a year in the field of your choice before going back to Cali. I am a new grad leaving San Diego for New Mexico for work. It is super hard to find that...
    May 23
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Valedictorian caught cheating
    This situation would piss me off if I were in the OP place but I think it is important to take the high road here and act with a little grace. Don't mess with your special day by holding on to a...
    May 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. How did you pay for nursing school? Help...I'm in a pickle!
    Don't drug dealers and strippers make a lot of money? No, I'm just messing with you.
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Stories of the pre-vaccine days
    My uncle got polio as a child and lost much of the function of his legs. He has had dozens of surgeries since his illness and as an adult still has to use special crutches to help him walk. This is...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  14. The Emergency Department: Where pain isn't what the patient says it is.
    Thank you! Great advice. As a patient, I wouldn't want my nurse to treat me with suspicion when it came to needing pain meds. One time I had kidney stones and asked my doctor if I could get...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Moving from NJ to San Diego
    Hey! Welcome to sunny San Diego! You are looking at about 35-40/hour in the hospital setting with your experience. I live in North county San Diego and it is very affordable by San Diego standards....
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. National University Cohort 42
    Congratulations kellylowe43! That is a big step! I am a graduate from Cohort 33. When is Cohort 42 supposed to begin? If you call the nursing dept. they can tell you. They might tell you not to call...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  17. New Grad - ED Resume Critique
    Do you have any work experience? Misssrblake is right, elaborate on ED experience. Maybe put it under "Professional experience" and list a summary of your roles and responsibilities. If you have work...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. The Emergency Department: Where pain isn't what the patient says it is.
    Hey Everyone, I am a new grad working in the emergency department and find I am really bothered by something. I notice that the staff seems really jaded when it comes to treating pain in the ED....
    Jan 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. National University Cohort 33 Applicants and/or members
    Hey Everyone, It's been nearly 2 years since I posted the original post. I will be graduating from National University's BSN program in 3 months! It wasn't easy. Out of the 50 people who started...
    Jun 29, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. home health aide - what to do during down time!
    I bring my kindle and read or play Sudoku or Candy Crush. Sometimes I do my homework. Make sure you know how to set up a mobile hot spot on your phone, as old folks don't always have wifi. Bring your...
    May 18, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Tips for nursing school success
    Wow, that was a great link!
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. National University Cohort 33 Applicants and/or members
    Hey lynn_08, That was the only book that everyone I know used. Most of my friends got scores from 85-95% overall, so I think you will be just fine. Best of luck to you.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. National University Cohort 33 Applicants and/or members
    Congratulations nissy_nc and cappuccinespresso! I guess we will all meet on Nov 30th.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. National University Cohort 33 Applicants and/or members
    Hi lynn_08, My TEAS score was 83.9% overall and I had B's in all of my pre nursing classes except for an A in biomed stats. My regular GPA is like a 3.5 or 3.7ish. I don't know what I got on the...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. National University SD Accelerated BSN January 2013
    I got in too! I'm so happy!!
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: California Nursing


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