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  1. Precepting question....
    I will begin on-the-job orientation next week with my preceptors - this is scheduled to last three weeks. So far, I have been blown away at the thoroughness of the general orientation, I am just...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  2. How much do you make as a tech?
    I just started as a PCT on a Med/Surg floor at $10.00hr with a 9% differential for nights, and a 15% differential for weekends. Location is in Anderson, Indiana - 20 miles northeast from Indianapolis.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  3. HELP - need advice!
    Thank you :) I have decided to take the summer off and readjust my goals. I suppose this is also a lesson that can be applied in nursing later - the need to be flexible!
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. HELP - need advice!
    I love this - thank you so much :-)
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. HELP - need advice!
    Thank you very much christina731, that is the direction I think I am heading. I am just so scared to make the wrong decision right now - so any and all advice is welcome.
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Give It to Me Straight: Will I get into Nursing School?
    Ditto! No worries :)
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. HELP - need advice!
    I am newly separated from my husband of fifteen years with two teenage boys at home. I am currently in my second semester of an ASN program and have always planned to attend the Summer session, which...
    Feb 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I finally got the job offer!!!
    Well after three separate interviews and waiting for three weeks, I finally received the call yesterday to offer me the patient care technician position that I wanted! I feel so blessed to have...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  9. So excited - I have a second interview in the morning!
    Update - I have a 3rd interview, a "peer interview" on Tuesday morning! :woot: I was told as long as my references all come back great, there is no reason I will not get it! Now, unfortunately, I...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  10. So excited - I have a second interview in the morning!
    Well thank you - and good luck to you in your search!
    Jan 23
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  11. So excited - I have a second interview in the morning!
    I am a second semester nursing student in an ASN program and interviewed this morning for a PCT position with a major hospital. Strangely, I had applied for their PRN position, not knowing they also...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  12. YOU CAN'T BE SERIOUS
    I understand. Today was my final competency in med/surg I, scored a 94%, ended with a final grade of 91.91. No rounding in my program either. I needed a 92% for an A. It sucks, yes, but I am still...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. 10 Things You Should Know About the First Semester of Nursing School
    Hahahahaaa...I LOVE this post! I just wrote a few similar tips to someone else on here, apparently you and I both COMPLETELY understand the printer ink conundrum! Great tips!
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Nursing school
    First - CONGRATULATIONS! I am just finishing up my first semester, and it has been a crazy ride, so get ready to hang on tight! * Prepare to be organized like never before - it's crucial! * Buy...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Med Surg and Pharm Together? Can it be done sucessfully?
    I am a first semester nursing student and I am currently taking, pharm, fundamentals theory, fundamentals lab, med/surg theory, med/surg lab, and med/surg clinical. The fund lab was only the first...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What am I doing, trying to be a Nurse? Who am I trying to fool?
    RNStudentJ has said it all very well :) This is sound advice. Good luck!
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. For those who have graduated or are far along in your program...
    If you could have designed a perfect studying spot (small home office, den, etc...) looking back - what would have been your "must have" elements?
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. First Day of Nursing School
    I too begin my first semester on August 19th :) My clinicals will begin three weeks into the program and although I still don't know the "where" part, I do know it is a single nine hour shift. I...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Why the heck do I have to be assertive???
    Very well said! :)
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Class of 2015
    I just received my acceptance letter on Saturday for the ASN program at Ivy Tech in Indianapolis! Should I take some courses over the summer next year, I will actually graduate in Dec. '14. Since I...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What year are you hoping to apply for?
    I am totally with you! I applied for fall 2013 and am also waiting on the all important "LETTER!" I applied to two different regions and should get my news any day now! Eeeeeekkkk!!!
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Advice to the Younger Nurse Me
    I am currently waiting on my acceptance letter, hoping to begin the nursing program this fall. I loved reading this and am going to print it out and keep in a handy place - thank you!
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. ivy tech ASN program
    You can also choose to take math 135 - Finite Math. Either one is acceptable for the ASN program at Ivy Tech. Both classes are hard, you really have to pay attention, study well, and use critical...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  24. Ivytech fall 2013
    I would love to find out if anything new was discovered as well! Until now, I have been doing really well waiting on the letter; however, although still early, I am finding myself thinking about it...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  25. Ivytech fall 2013
    Hi everyone! We are all in the same boat right now - waiting for anything and everything that displays the "Ivy Tech" logo in the mailbox, lol. I applied to Lawrence and Anderson with all A's and...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Indiana Nursing


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