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  1. Is trauma for me?
    Ok, this is interesting. I work in a post surgical unit and ortho neuro unit. This sounds a whole lot like my patients. I assume TICU patients are more likely to turn on you at any moments...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  2. Double Dip CE Education Credits?
    Hello Everybody Quick question I'm wondering if you know about. I'm a nurse in Texas but I'm also license in California. I'm in the process of obtaining my CE credits for Texas but I wondering, do...
    Jul 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Timeframe for California to send License Verification
    Hello! I'm just wondering if anyone knew the actual timeframe in which california sends your license verification to another state? I know california is backed up but anyone know if there are any...
    Mar 20
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Damn, I am good at IVs now.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. PDA la charity 2nd or 3rd edition?
    Elsevier: Prioritization, Delegation, and Assignment, 3rd Edition: LaCharity, Kumagai & Bartz This lists the changes/updates. 3rd edition looks like it has a online feature now and several new...
    Jan 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Uggghhh!!! Hurst vs Kaplan
    I actually went through both Hurst and Kaplan (long story). I compared the two on this thread: http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Jan 4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Starting an ER job with no orientation?
    Hello LostNNakedNursing I just wanted to say that I hope you found a job and I hope you made a good decision not accepting the job offer. I wanted to share this quick story, I recently just...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Anybody use nurseprose.com or nurseresumewritingservice.com?
    Hello I'm tempted to pay for a resume service that will rework my resume and cover letter but I'm hesitant shelling out the cash. Has anybody heard or used of nurseprose.com or...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. True or False: Nursing school education and job orientation
    I love this so much! Especially the mention of a supportive workplace. As a runner, finishing a race with people cheering for you and supporting you just gives you the desire to finish strong.
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. True or False: Nursing school education and job orientation
    Hello everybody. Question for everybody: True or False Nursing school can only teach you so much, that's why it's important to find a job that will continue to build on that foundation starting...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. NCLEX- Kaplan vs. Hurst
    For Meds, I stuck with Hurst. They don't have a video lecture but they have these print outs that was organized to a point where I could schedule myself to go over these types of meds one day, and...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. NCLEX- Kaplan vs. Hurst
    this will help you - i took both also and wrote this up http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Mentor, orientation, or trial by fire?
    That's what I'm wondering. I always thought that orientation would always be a couple of weeks.
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Mentor, orientation, or trial by fire?
    Hi hello everybody. I'm just wondering how everybody got their feet wet in nursing. Did you have a really good mentor showing you the ropes? A really good orientation program that prepared you for...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How to welcome a new staff member to the ED
    MEAN!!! Damn, I wish I worked with you
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Well, I now have two resumes. One is my simple text resume easy to read and organized. The other is a more "stylized" but simple version; no crazy fonts or colors. Just a couple of subtle images but...
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  17. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Thanks everybody! I'm still thinking about the pros and cons. The biggest con, it's not editable so if I want to change something, I have to ask them to do it. I am designing my own resume on...
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  18. Wondering if prepu is a waste of time
    PrepU is basically a digital version of Lipincott's book but I found it helpful until I hit level 5 or 6 and then it was repeats galore. The leveling system is also flawed because if you open up a...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Don't forget the time and a half pay (or 2x pay if you're lucky)
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Thoughts on designer resumes?
    Hello Everybody I'm thinking about commissioning someone to design my resume so it could stand out a little bit more (also, I like pretty things). Just wondering what your thoughts are. The...
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  21. Hurst or Kaplan
    I actually had access to both online Kaplan and hurst. Here is my review comparing the two. http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/hurst-vs-kaplan-823565.html
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. CEN passed!
    Congrats! If i can ask, how many years of ED experience do you have and how long have you been studying for? Any tips?
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. How long did it take you to master inserting an IV?
    Sure, my biggest issues with inserting IVs was that I would stabilize the vein to close from the insertion site, I would go in at an acute angle, I would accidentally advance the needle and pierce...
    Nov 18, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  24. Starting an ER job with no orientation?
    My advice: be careful. The last thing you would want is your coworkers and your patients confusing inexperience with incompetence. I know this from experience because my orientation program was...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. Is 1-year ED experience enough to apply elsewhere?
    No no no, you were helpful! And I appreciate your input. I'm guess what I could take from your comment is that each facility is different. I actually didn't think about if I get a job at a...
    Nov 17, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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