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  1. Med-Surg floor sucks, and nursing unions
    As far as jobs, the program I was referring to which had students from the previous graduating class...about 50% of the graduating class within 1 month after graduation and taking the NCLEX had...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Med-Surg floor sucks, and nursing unions
    The med-surg floor and the hospital I worked at...same as my colleagues had a max of 4 patients. There is a law in CA that prohibits someone from taking more than 4 patients during a shift.
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Med-Surg floor sucks, and nursing unions
    There are houses in Cali that you can buy for 200k-300k. And there are places to rent starting at $600...and they aren't in the slums either. If you want to be able to afford living in Cali and...
    May 14, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  4. 100k salary?
    I think the thing to take into consideration is yes, cost of living is high in California, but there are families who make $40k or even people who make 30k and are doing ok. You choose to live...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. 100k salary?
    It's very possible, but depends on where you are working. I know states that have an active union pay nurses very well. Here in California, a new graduate with an associate's degree or bachelor's...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. University of San Francisco ME-CNL Spring 2013
    I may be applying...I think the personal essay/goals will play a very important factor.
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. Med-Surg floor sucks, and nursing unions
    wow, several nursing grads shared with a nursing program I was in that they are starting out at $46 per hour plus shift differential, etc. This is in Cali. A lot of RNs with ADNs are making...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. HESI Specialized Exams....are there study guides/materials?
    For those who have a HESI component to their program and have to take specialized exams, were you guys given a set of books or study guides to study from? I know ATI has books for the tests that...
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  9. TEAS EXAM: I failed...Anyone take it with some advice?
    There seems to be no difference in the Math subject when it comes to TEAS IV or V. English and Reading are the subjects that are different from each version. It would be nice if the test included...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  10. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    Yes, look on page 10 or 11 from this thread. BTW, congratulations!
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    Are you taking the class with SMU? When I asked about my prerequisites that I still had left to take, which were Patho and Pharm, L. told me they must be completed by August 31. When I spoke with...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    what prerequisite are you missing or is it still in progress?
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    I think there are 40.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    Just looked at this older post...I agree. Just because you have a high GPA or high test scores doesn't mean you will definitely get in and if you have a lower GPA or TEAS score doesn't mean you won't...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Just got accepted, what's next for loans?
    We can get DIRECT PLUS Loans as an undergrad? I always thought it was for graduate school.
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    :dance: That's great! I'm glad everything is working out for me...so thankful I'm going to Sacramento!
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    I think there a several people who didn't receive calls, but emails. I was reading over some older posts in different threads and I'm under the impression that the email is the official notification...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. Spring 2012 Samuel Merritt ABSN applicants
    Well...I was bummed the past few days because I didn't get in this one school I applied for and I didn't get a call from SM. I was waiting for a rejecting letter..but then checked my email 5 minutes...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. New TEAS V Science Section
    I think you can get a good deal if you buy it on the ATI website with the practice tests as a packaged deal. If you look online at places like Amazon, Half or Alibris..even eBay, you will find...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  20. TEAS EXAM: I failed...Anyone take it with some advice?
    I don't believe this is true. I've always done well in English and Literature. I didn't study for the TEAS IV at all and received nineties and one-hundreds on the English and Reading sections. ...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  21. New TEAS V Science Section
    just took it today. I believe if you study the science in the study guide and purchase the practice tests, you should do alright. I was surprised at how LOW my English and Reading scores were. I...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  22. Can you work as both? Nurse and...
    Wow, thanks so much for your replies everyone! I will definitely continue to think about Pharmacy school and probably even law (have been interested in a while). I think the possibilities are...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Can you work as both? Nurse and...
    so one couldn't work both as a nurse and a pharmacist?
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Can you work as both? Nurse and...
    Can you become a nurse and pharmacist AND work both jobs? Different times, of course!
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. UTA Online Academic Partnership BSN Program - Dallas Hospitals
    I've spoken to my advisor several times, but the best way I am able to reach her is through email. She always responds to my email within 72 hours, but mainly within 24 hours.
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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