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  1. Telemetry or MICU job offer??
    I would choose the MICU. I say that because both are considered acute care and both will have Telemetry type patients. Honestly, it seems like ICU nurses are more respected than the Med-Surg Nurses....
    Jul 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Can a Nurse Punch a Patient in Self-Defense?
    I have, LOL. Especially working for the State.
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. A Nurse and A Go-Go Dancer
    Wow, she shouldn't have came to work like that, smh.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. Agency or PRN directly for the facility?
    Thank you so much for the reply. I have two interviews today, so hopefully they go well.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. New Grad Jobs in Nashville?
    Look at Vanderbilt, Saint Thomas Health, and Tri star hospitals. Also, try the VA. My first job was with the state at MTMHI, I only stayed 3 weeks, but if you are looking and need one fast they...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Getting noticed as an applicant
    I looked at the jobs posted on indeed or other job posting sites and if the job description had the phone number or email address of the recruiter I emailed them my resume and what I was looking for....
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  7. 4 months experience, 2 babies, career options?
    Get at least 1 year med-surg and then apply for prn.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Agency or PRN directly for the facility?
    Next week, I have three interviews with local hospitals for prn positions. I have also spoken with a local agency that staffs for these hospitals as well. I know the pay for the agency and not the...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  9. I am Humiliated
    Agreed!
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. RODP FNP in TN? Anyone?
    Hi. Its been a while since I have posted on this form. I went to TSU for their on ground MSN in holisitic nursing and my first semester was Spring 2014, I only took pathophysiology. I was working...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  11. Combative/Violent Confused Patients
    I understand how you feel. When I was pregnant I was always hypervigilent and never told patients that I was pregnant because I know some who would purposely hit or kick me just because. But, we all...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Nurses not prepared for report
    Hmmm. I am a Float Med-Surg Nurse. When I get report I have a basic blank sheet with a little information on it about each of my patients. I do not go and look up information about each of them prior...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  13. VA Hiring Process
    That's awesome! I hope you enjoy the VA. It is a lot different then outside hospitals, but is also very rewarding.
    Jul 15
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Got written up
    I was wrote up 3 times in one month by the same nurse. Only one of the instances I fessed up too. The others I plead the 5th and made it a he say she say situation. Luckily, I no longer work on...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  15. Do you feel so drained from nursing you just want to cry?
    I use to work in the MICU as a tech and use to think life would be much easier when I became a nurse. Unfortunately, it was the opposite. Sometimes we have rough days, I have found that being able to...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. TN RODP FNP- Spring 2014
    I believe there is a Matthew Walker in Nashville, Smyrna, and Clarksville (I am guessing, lol) and General is in Nashville. Also I was told the Minute Clinic at CVS does FNP students.
    Jan 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  17. TN RODP FNP- Spring 2014
    Have u tried General Hospital or Matthew Walker for womens health?
    Jan 17
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  18. Looking for new career path...Please Help.
    It is what you make of it. My previous teacher taught full time and had a her own hypnosis practice on the side.
    Jan 16
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  19. TN RODP FNP- Spring 2014
    I decided to go to TSU instead for my Holistic MSN. Good Luck Everyone. I am only taking Patho.
    Jan 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. TN RODP FNP- Spring 2014
    I have been procrastinating forever but finally my start is this Spring 2014 with APSU. I will be taking Role and Patho.
    Dec 9, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Called Out, Manager Never Gets the Memo.
    Yes we can call out up to 2 hours after, I never do it but that is our policy. Also we don't have a set policy on the number of sick calls either. Also if a nurse gets off at 8am or 8pm and their...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Getting married after graduation... Honeymoon during orientation?
    I am not sure what an ATT letter is but I would just tell them that you can start on whatever date is after your honeymoon.
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. when you don't feel like you did enough
    That's most days for me. It happens to everyone. We just keep moving forward and hope to do better next time.
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Depressed
    YES! It seemed like the nurses with a ASN would try to cut down the new BSN graduates and quiz us on *stuff we would obviously not know and then say that whatever school we went to didn't prepare us...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Tennessee CNA Test/CNA salary in TN
    I took the test back in 2009. I passed the written portion with flying colors and failed the demonstration portion. At this time I obtained a job that did not require a license and I never took it...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing


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