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  1. Interventional Radiology Tips Please!
    A lot of nurses that I encounter that do IR seems to love it! Really looking forward to it!
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  2. Interventional Radiology Tips Please!
    Thank you! I'm gonna read, read, read. Your post was really helpful, thanks again!
    Dec 10, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Quitting nursing
    Do what will make you happy. I am leaving my ICU job for a less-paying job in IR but I cannot put a price on happiness. I loved the ICU but it was stressful. There were nights that I worked that I...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New Grad Leaving Hospital for Office Job
    Have you ever thought about ICU? I loved working in the ICU because it really gave me experience and it sharpen my critical thinking skills. Most of the time, the residents relied to us (nurses) for...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. OMG!!!! Got the "good" pop up!! Does that mean I'm an RN?
    I think you can check somewhere online, 24-hours post test. Try your state's Board of Nursing. I paid $10 to get my results five years ago :)
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. RN Salary
    I live in Florida and the starting for new grads here is $23 I believe. Are you working nights? The night differential here is roughly $5 more per hour. Plus, we also have Clinical Ladder.
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  7. The 'what ifs'
    I have been a nurse for five years now and here's what I know so far: 1) Its okay to cry. I cried one night inside the med room infront of my colleagues. I was charge nurse and had a full load of...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Maybe im not a nurse
    I did horrible in some of my nursing classes. I did well on L&D and Pediatrics but I do not work in those fields now, nor have I ever worked there. Don't give up. Try a different studying method....
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. I got fired today...
    But every management is different I guess :(
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. I got fired today...
    I'm so sorry this happened to you. I think it was a little too extreme that you were fired over this. I work in an ICU and experienced nurses have made mistakes as well as new grads. To name a few......
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. 12 hour shifts...dangerous?
    12 hour shifts are tiring. I am starting a new job soon that is 8-10 hour shifts.
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Tampa, FL Hospitals: HELP!
    Moffitt does not take new grads. TGH wants BSN. Good luck!
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. Managing a transition to night shift?
    They're hard but they pay well. My first nursing job was on nights and I absolutely loved it.. not so much now because I am older. Take a really good nap during the day. I used to clump my shifts...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  14. Last semester but.. I Hate Nursing!
    You can land a job at a doctor's office or school nursing.. Something that is relatively low-key. I work in the ICU now but I am leaving it for another position because it is too stressful. I can't...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Quitting?
    I have been a nurse for 5 years now. I enjoyed all my jobs except for my current one. Good news is: I only have a week left in this job. I am starting my new job in 2 weeks, different department and...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. Interventional Radiology Tips Please!
    Hello all, I am starting a new job in IR next month and would like some input as to what I should prepare myself for. I have never worked IR before. My background includes: ICU, telemetry,...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  17. What is the best unit to start on in Cardiac Nursing ???
    I would suggest ICU or critical care if you are aiming for your CRNA. If you decide to be a nurse practitioner, I would suggest starting off at a tele-floor or ER. ICU patients are usually on a...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  18. PCCN exam
    Has anyone here ever taken the PCCN test? I am aiming to take it this November. The educator at my work said that the failure rate is pretty high! So far, I am using Ann Brorsen's PCCN review book. I...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing


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