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  1. How did you feel when you got your first nursing paycheck?
    I remember thinking that my bank account had never seen that much money! ...and then it was gone after putting a down payment on my apartment. :wavey:
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. Info about acute care/ER care
    That is awesome!! Congratulations!! :up: It is truly an unforgettable experience. Enjoy!
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Brand New RN starting in OR
    I start October 7th! I can't believe it's only a few weeks away! :nailbiting: I will check back often to see how things are going. We can do this! Eeek!
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. Failed NCLEX at 1st attempt and am devastated!
    I'm sorry to hear that, RedNavy! Like many people have already suggested, I agree that choosing and sticking to one study source would be beneficial. It is easy to assume that the more sources you...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Brand New RN starting in OR
    Hi ej1104! Our stories are extremely similar. I graduated in May 2012 and passed the NCLEX-RN in June 2012. I have been working as a RN on a Pediatric Acute Care floor at my local Children's Hospital...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  6. Info about acute care/ER care
    First, congratulations! This is a very exciting time in your life! Now is where the fun begins! :D I have been a Pediatric Acute Care Nurse for over a year and I can honestly say that accepting...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  7. Hospital Jobs while in school
    I commonly see students working as Clinical Assistants (aka Nurse's Aide), who obtains patient vital signs, records intake and output, changes linens, restocks unit supplies, & assists in any way...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. How to apply for a job?
    Although it is convenient, applying online can have its disadvantages. Between the positions being filled internally, hundreds of applications coming in for one job, and the lack of personal...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Help!!! Caught btw rock and hard place--Instructor sending students home early...
    YAYY! :ninja: Now we wait for corrections to be made. Clinical is the MOST important part of nursing school. It is necessary to have adequate clinical hours to help build you a firm, basic foundation...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Do you know of anyone who has been thrown of of nursing school/program? And why?
    Several people were failed for ridiculous reasons in my class, all by the same instructor. Technically, they weren't "thrown out" but it felt like they were. One student was given a 0 for an entire...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. What # of questions did u pass the NCLEX with?
    I passed the NCLEX-RN exam with 83 questions! :up:
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Tips & Advice for a Brand New RN Starting Out in Pediatric Med/Surg
    Thank you! I will definitely check them out!
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  13. incident report
    I am so sorry about your loss. It is easy to get distracted after such a devastating experience but mistakes happen. Some important facts to consider regarding incident reports include documenting...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Tips & Advice for a Brand New RN Starting Out in Pediatric Med/Surg
    Wow. Great advice! Thank you! I'm afraid that learning to communicate effectively with patient families will be my greatest challenge. I completely understand their concerns. After all, I am caring...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  15. Graduation woes
    I know exactly how you feel and what you're going through right now. I had to take my exit exam 3 times before I passed, which was the day before graduation. It's extremely important to just relax....
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How to deal with a loud/mouthy fellow student
    :sarcastic: Oh boy... There is always that one classmate that drives people insane with attention-seeking behavior. Unfortunately, there is not much you can do. Ignoring/avoiding her is probably your...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Advice on Preceptorship Options...
    There are several ways to approach preceptorship selection. For example, you could choose units that will provide a lot of education/learning opportunities, or you could choose units that you are...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Yet Another Pre-Employment Drug Screen Thread
    Thank you for the kind words! :nurse:
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. New grad and scared to work
    You guys are freaking me out! I graduated in May & I start my first job Monday. I have the same concerns. Nursing comes with a HUGE amount of responsibilities. Since we are constantly on the go, I...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Tips & Advice for a Brand New RN Starting Out in Pediatric Med/Surg
    After graduating in May & passing the NCLEX-RN in June, I am scheduled to start working as a nurse on a med/surg floor in a pediatric hospital next week. I am extremely enthusiastic about finally...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Bevill State Fall 2012- What to expect?
    I'm a little late on joining this thread but I would love to have an update from both of you on how the Nursing Program at Bevill State is going!
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  22. Bevill State Nursing Program... food for thought
    This thread is really old, but it's still one of my favorites. It deserves to be bumped with new comments added. Anyone else have an opinion about Bevill State's Nursing Program?
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  23. I had an interview today!!
    No, it is not a bad sign. Managers are busy people with many obligations & slipping out of an interview early for a meeting is just part of their job. If you remained professional & you fit the...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. Help!!! Caught btw rock and hard place--Instructor sending students home early...
    This is unacceptable. You are PAYING these instructors to teach by spending the required amount of hours in the assigned unit, not paying them so they can leave & go watch Honey Boo Boo on DVR (or...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Yet Another Pre-Employment Drug Screen Thread
    **UPDATE** THE HOSPITAL FORMALLY MADE ME AN OFFER! ...in which I gratefully accepted, obviously. Here's the thing, I never received a call from a MRO. This can mean one of two things: 1. I tested...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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