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  1. First job...  NIGHT SHIFT....
    Did you not like the answers you got on your other post asking for advice about starting night shift? There are countless threads on this site with advice for how to survive night shift, try a quick...
    Sep 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. physical capabilty test
    I don't know exact numbers, but I can't tell you the last time I worked out and I passed. Couldn't do a pull up, can't even do a sit up. It's not anything to worry about just when you're taking the...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Benefits of Clinicals w/ partners vs. without.
    The worst! MY patient, MY IV. I threw down over this in nursing school.
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Benefits of Clinicals w/ partners vs. without.
    It seems to me like you are one of those students who is a real go getter, who would've been fine day 1 without a partner. It really depends on where you are in your education-- med/surg is where it...
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Applying for Summer '15
    I think that's very wise of you and I think it takes a brave person to admit their current situation isn't working out, especially when it means starting over again. Best of luck to you in the...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  6. Applying for Summer '15
    Did you decide not to do the second degree program route?
    Sep 10
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  7. Calling all New Grad Nurses
    1. 7 months 2. Yes 3. 4 months 4. N/a 5. Accelerated BSN
    Sep 6
    Forum: California Nursing
  8. Not What I Expected
    I hated clinicals all the way through nursing school until I found the field I fell in love with (OB). I felt in the way, I felt like I was annoying the patient by repeating tasks/assessments the RN...
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. OSU new grad pay
    New grads starting at $24/hr. Thats pretty standard across all the central ohio hospitals with maybe $0.10 differences. Mt Carmel, ohio health, OSU. I do know OSU and Nationwide Children's are on...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  10. OSU new grad pay
    I work for mt Carmel and I love it...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  11. New RN Job offers
    What are your long term goals? Do you want to work in pediatrics? Do you want to work in an MDs office? It all depends on what type of nursing you want to do. Two years is quite the commitment, but...
    Aug 27
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Striving to do Better
    it's near pointless to get an ADN in Columbus, so I ron think the RN-BSN or CSCC route would be a good one. The job market is so saturated with new BSN grads. It took me 4 months to find a job with a...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Did anyone find that their previous degree was harder that nursing school?
    I have a BS in biology, got a 3.3 cum and busted my butt for it too. For my 13 month Accelerated BSN, I got a 4.0 with half the work. I attribute it to actually enjoying learning and being able to...
    Aug 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Striving to do Better
    I did mount Carmel's second degree program, also went to osu first, also planning on OSU's CNM program here in a few years. Twins!! You should look for aide jobs in mother/baby so you can get hired...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. ATI Comprehensive Predictor and NCLEX
    Yes I only used ATI and NCLEX RN mastery app on my iPad. When I hit on areas I was weak on (I always struggled with kidney disorders) I would study them from books or YouTube videos. You will do...
    Jul 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. ATI Comprehensive Predictor and NCLEX
    ATI was super similar to NCLEX-RN. I felt it prepared me very well. I had 92% likelihood of passing nclex, and I did in 75 questions.
    Jul 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. New grad finally found job... In the MCICU!!
    Thanks Ruby!
    Jun 2
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. New grad finally found job... In the MCICU!!
    I've been unemployed for what feels like forever (4 months) in central Ohio and I finally found a job!! I'll be starting as a staff RN on a Medical Cardiac ICU and I'm so scared and excited to take...
    Jun 1
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  19. ATI anyone?
    I personally thought ATI questions were really similar to NCLEX and I was grateful to my school for choosing it and making us do those stupid tests. I felt like ATI prepared me well and all my...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Got my license, no interviews yet :(
    I'm in the same boat. It's really discouraging!
    Mar 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. NCLEX next thursday march 6th
    I passed!! God bless you all for your positive thoughts and prayers!
    Mar 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. NCLEX coming up FRIDAY!!! AHHH!! Need some pointers!!
    I took the test Monday and passed! My school also used ATI, I got level 2 for everything except I got level 3 on peds and mental health. I personally thought the nclex was very similar to ATI and...
    Mar 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. NICU exposure in Nursing School
    I was in the NICU for my entire peds rotation and i loved it! Other clinical groups were in burn units, GI floors, Etc. We do have a large children's hospital close to our school though.
    Feb 27
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  24. NCLEX next thursday march 6th
    Good luck!! I just registered for Monday the 3rd. Eek.
    Feb 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Mount Carmel SDAP program
    I am graduating this February from SDAP
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: Ohio Nursing