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  1. Wrote thank you e-mail after interview...
    I had the shadow today and am debating on whether if not to send another email.
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  2. Wrote thank you e-mail after interview...
    ...then was told I was going to shadow for a day. Should I write another email to manager? I wish I would have waited till after the shadow!
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. Problem with therapist
    Thank you for the replies! I will my case manager tomorrow. My therapist also says she is going to contact her and "touch base." I'm nervous what is going to come of this.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Problem with therapist
    Hello all, I have been in CT's HAVEN monitoring program for a year now, and about 6 months ago, when I began my job search, my therapist told me she would not have a problem supporting the lifting...
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. NPs, critical care?
    I was just accepted into UConn's ACNP program and am a part of CT's HAVEN program. So yes, it is possible!
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Fall 2014 Admissions
    Going to UCONN's ACNP program starting in Fall.
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. Where have you applied? Gotten your acceptance/rejection letter yet?
    Where all did you apply for NP school? UCONN MSN Which school is your first choice and why? Well, I guess that would probably be UCONN! The program quality and value cannot be beat in CT. They...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. Np pay related to years as an RN
    is 180k common in Boston?
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. I got accepted to UCONN
    I applied pretty early to the ACNP program--back in Nov, I think--and found out I was accepted in Feb. sometime. The phone interview was pretty straight-forward. The program director asked me about...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  10. ACNP salaries
    I have this website that features ACNP salaries: http://practicalnursingsalary.org/CT/1/salary/Acute-Care-Nurse-Practitioner-Salary The figures seem a little optimistic. Anyone familiar with...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. Possible to switch tracks?
    Hello all. I am accepted to the ACNP at Uconn for starting this Spetember. I am having second-thoughts about the ACNP track, and am wondering if it too late to change to the FNP instead. Has anyone...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. NP School Interview
    I am having an interview for an ACNP program. I am very nervous about telling them I am in a monitoring program. Has anyone had school interviews while being monitored? Any suggestions?
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Most important undergrad classes for admission
    thanks for the responses. I still have a ways to go before I apply to school. I'm currently working tele, and hope to get into our ICU within 6 months. Just wanting to see where my GPA stands in...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Updated info re: new grads in CT?
    Gaylord will be looking to replace myself because I'm leaving for the Hospital of Central CT in early March! Gaylord is a good place to start.
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  15. Most important undergrad classes for admission
    Do CRNA schools focus on particular classes when admitting students? I have a science GPA of around 3.8, but my overall GPA is 3.52. Will I be just an average applicant or above?
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. Is There Truth To This?
    It is most definitely fact that a hospital will hire a BSN over an ADN. Simply more education. You're right that more clinical experience is obtained with an ADN degree, but it is still less sought...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  17. Already have BA..which nursing school is best for me?
    I say go for the BSN if you can. It'll be much easier to go back for your master's or go on to management positions in the future. Southern is definitely the best choice for the accelerated program....
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  18. Is There Truth To This?
    Don't be insulting. Yale may hire a few ADN nurses, but they HIGHLY prefer BSN nurses as do other magnet status hospitals. They need BSN nurses to keep their magnet accreditation. Most other...
    Jan 19, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  19. Need some opinions on my dilemma
    Hello fellow nurses. I'm a new grad who has been orienting on a medical LTAC floor at Gaylord Hospital. At the time I accepted the position I had applied to over 100 hospitals and Gaylord was the...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Updated info re: new grads in CT?
    I was hired at Gaylord Hospital in November as a new grad. It's a long term acute care hospital, and IMO is great experience.
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  21. Will new job be good experience for ICU wannabe?
    Don't get me wrong, I am very thankful for the job and am enjoying orientation so far. I just am hoping that it will be acceptable experience if I try to get a job in telemetry in the future.
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. Will new job be good experience for ICU wannabe?
    I am a new grad starting a position on a long-term med tele unit at Gaylord Hospital, an LTAC hospital. Was hoping to get a tele job at an acute care hospital but the job market is so stingy for new...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  23. critical care nurse in the army
    I am a new graduate nurse who is considering joining the Army. My main interest is ICU nursing. If I enlist do I get any say in which specialty I wish to train? I know they offer a critical care...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  24. Good experience for an ICU?
    Today I interviewed at Gaylord, a long-term acute care hospital. I hope to eventually work in an ICU. Does anyone know if an LTACH is considered acceptable experience for ICU positions? Thanks
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  25. Neonatal NP Salary
    I am thinking about going to UCONN for the Neonatal NP program. Does anyone know approximate starting salaries in the New England area?
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry


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