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  1. More alarms about the nursing shortage
    Where I live as well......I'm sure we will be hearing more about this in the near future as it starts happening in more and more demographics.
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. More alarms about the nursing shortage
    I just quit a job b/c of it......it is rampant
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. tough time attracting nursing faculty
    I agree. I am just getting really suspicious of the attitudes that hospitals are now touting towards 'new grads' or those of us without 2+ years of acute care experience. I recently spoke with a...
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. tough time attracting nursing faculty
    I am a nurse in CO. Like the article stated, CO colleges and universities have greatly increased their nursing school admits the past couple years. The problem is, there are so now so many 'new...
    May 28, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Employment background checks
    only 2 weeks???? girl don't sweat it, you don't need to use it. The 'background checks' are basically to see if you have a criminal history. Employment checks they will call your previous...
    May 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. NY has a shortage but I still don't have a job!!
    I'm in the same boat, having worked psych and ltc (3years) and then trying for acute care jobs. It seems hospitals don't even consider those jobs for experience. It stinks to then have to hear...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Noticing a trend here
    It does seem that there are just as many, or more, 'pre-nurses' than there are nurses here at 'allnurses.'
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Lots of new grades = decreasing salary?
    And then there is the issue of even getting a new grad job - there is another thread going on about this. It is all about supply and demand.
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    I have been looking for jobs in the Denver area. I have been a nurse 3 years but have worked LTC and psych b/c that was what I could find at the time in my community where there is an oversaturated...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    UKstudent hits the nail on the head!!!:up:
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    Thanks Nurse Salt. I agree that Wendy79 brings up a very valid point. I right now am very discouraged about my nursing career (long story) basically related to this issue, however. I suspect we...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Western Wyoming Community College
    Yes wyo CC's admit on a competitive basis. When I was there the rumor was (probably true) that if you were 'somebody' in the community, that would get you in more than anything else and it wasn't...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: Wyoming Nursing
  13. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    Sorry Editor2RN:uhoh21: I was implying to the other poster who seems to be most interested in the paycheck.
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    I was always under the impression that special ed teaching jobs were easier to get than regular teaching jobs d/t the fact that fewer people want them. I think it is a very noble profession. Have...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    Even if the nursing job market is good, that isn't what it is all about. Nursing can be a very high stress job, you are often subjected to unsafe working conditions, horrible and unfair...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    Careerbuilder.com confirms this. Also, they aren't pushing out tons of grads compared to other jobs. Over 100000 applicants are denied each year That is applicants to nursing schools....not...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    To prove my point (to Onyx)....Editor2RN you say that you are a highly qualified teacher. Your complaint is that there are no teaching jobs in your area - why don't you move somewhere where there...
    May 13, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How to solve the shortage of new grad jobs?
    I totally agree with you Wendy.....I have posted about this as well - it is very competitive to get hired as a 'new grad' where I live (northern CO). There are several nursing schools and they have...
    May 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Don't know if I'm going to make it as an OB nurse
    As I am reading your post i am thinking to myself "Giving birth was was of the most monumental and important experiences of my life. It is scary that the nurses who take care of me in this time would...
    May 11, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  20. Online ACLS certification
    Thanks so much bluehen and binki for the AHA website......I found a class being offered in a couple weeks not far from where I live and I will register on Mon!! Hopefully it isn't full:uhoh21:
    May 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Western Wyoming Community College
    I took some gen ed classes back in 2000 - I applied to the nursing program but didn't get in. There must have been 100+ people applying for 16 spots. The campus in general seemed really nice and i...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: Wyoming Nursing
  22. Online ACLS certification
    Thanks Dorito.....i figured there was a 'catch' with the online ACLS class. I know hospitals teach the class periodically but mine won't teach it again for awhile. Do you know of any other type of...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. It seems some Nurses don't do much...?
    I just quit my job as a night shift psych nurse......the pay and hours were good but it was SO boring! I felt guilty. I want something more challenging!
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Online ACLS certification
    I have been trying to find a ACLS class to take in my area and not having much luck.....I see that you can take it (test) online and then have a clinical supervisor sign you off on the 'mega code'-...
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. will anyone ever hire me
    I agree with viking......that seems awfully petty!
    May 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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