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  1. Travel Nursing
    I would advise against having only 1 year of nursing experience before traveling. Someone else mentioned that the hospitals want 2+ years and that is for good reason. There is no hand holding, you...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. Chamberlain FNP program
    Chamberlain is an accredited program and is an actual school in existance for over 100 years. Excelsior had problems because they were running a nursing program without a clinical component. You...
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Best time to apply to Florida hospitals
    Landlords are pretty strict because there are strong laws that protect the tenant, and there are professional "non-payers" of rent that move from place to place and it can take months or years to get...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. NYC RN x7 yrs,  -moving to Fl! (help)
    I moved to Florida from NY less than a year ago. I considered Miami, but the cost of housing is not that much cheaper than in NY if you want to be in a nice area. 1 BR apt's can be $1500 or so. If...
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Moving to COCO Beach
    Did you ever wind up moving there? I am now in the Tampa area and not loving where I work. Am seriously thinking about applying to the space coast hospitals.
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. LPN information for Tampa/St Petersburg
    If a job can be found, prob around $15 an hour? Very low paying. New grad RN's start out at about $21, so the LPN pay may be even less.
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. planning to buy in New York city area (nurse salary)
    Jobs in NYC pay well compared to the rest of the country, but not enough on that salary alone to buy anything in Manhattan or probably even Brooklyn in a decent neighborhood. A studio in Manhattan is...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  8. University of South Alabama, MSN Emergency NP Dual Role, Spring 2012 start
    You need a certain number of hours in your specialty to satisfy the requirements, I don't know how an FNP or another primary care specialist fudges his or her numbers to renew, but its not honest. I...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. University of South Alabama, MSN Emergency NP Dual Role, Spring 2012 start
    I was also interested in this program, I am not enrolled, but I think I can answer part of your question. The ENP is really just Acute Care NP and FNP training, and you have to take the certification...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Accepted!! - University of South Florida Fall 2013
    Glad to see a lot of people here applying to USF for the ACNP program, I am in the process of applying, just working on my essay and need to get my letters. I too was undecided on whether to attend...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Kaplan practice exam scores and new passing level on Nclex
    IMO if you are scoring 60 or higher on NCLEX you have a great chance of passing. Good luck!!
    May 20, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Worried sick
    Go ahead and finish your degree, I'm sure when you appeal to the board and prove to them that you have turned your life around that you will be able to move forward. Your offenses are not violent and...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  13. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    I have never had an experience at work..Until a few weeks ago. I was assigned to the last 2 rooms at the end of the hall in the ICU, and when I was in the last room, I saw from the corner of my eye,...
    May 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Who Can Answer this Scenario?
    Esme is right, think the situation over on both sides of the coin. Do you think the doctor was right or wrong to say the scan continues?
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Need help with study for rn exam
    Kaplan is the closest to the real boards and unless you are scoring in the 60's you most likely will not pass the real test. You have to keep doing questions and study the rationales in order to...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. What's the weirdest thing management has said to you?
    :roflmao:
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Strategy for NCLEX RN
    A clinical nurse is planning to complete a physical examination on a 19yr old female who has participated on a strenuous physical activities while in High School. It will be most important for the...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Need help with study for rn exam
    what were you scoring on the kaplan practice exams?
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. What would your answer be to this question?
    If you pick apart the answer choices, you will figure out why the other choices were wrong, even if you didn't know that assessment is the answer. Do you know why we do turn, cough, deep breathing...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. 265 Questions and sobbing.
    I wish you the best of luck and I know you will pass this time around! You have to do probably like a thousand questions, just keep doing them over and over and make a note of the ones that you are...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. 265 Questions and sobbing.
    Maybe, but I wouldn't encourage someone who is scoring borderline to go ahead and retake and risk failing again. You can only take the test 3 times before you have to go for some sort of retraining,...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Tips for surviving the 1st Semester of Nursing School
    The best advice I can give besides what is already mentioned is DON'T SLACK OFF AND DON'T CRAM!! There is just too much material to keep putting studying off, before you know it you will have an...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. 265 Questions and sobbing.
    The Kaplan questions were very close to the NCLEX, I felt that Lippencott and the rest were better for school tests but Kaplan was for the boards. I did not have the other types of questions on my...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. First Semester Clinicals
    Never went to LTC in RN school but did in LPN school. First semester I did mostly patient care, some meds and the care plans. The PCA's used to clear out the floor when they saw the nursing students...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Why do people fail the NCLEX?
    I think the biggest two reasons why people fail is: 1) Test anxiety 2) Improper preparation for the test. You can be an A student but if you don't prepare properly there is no way you are going to...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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