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  1. Who HATES the term MURSE?
    Yah Fiona, to my understanding, the term is now more affiliated to a "man purse" than a "male nurse". I really think the stigma / preconcieved notions / level of ignorance among the general public...
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Starting Davis & Elkins with Wifey in Aug.
    Thanks for the good wishes! We will be moving from W.V. We've been looking primarily in Texas, though have options in Virginia and Georgia as well. Things are still playing out. As far as D&E, we...
    Apr 14, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  3. Starting Davis & Elkins with Wifey in Aug.
    I'm the original poster on the thread. And I'm now happy to say that we'll be graduating in 5 weeks!!!!!:yeah: I'd be happy to give you any info/lowdown/inside scoop you need to know. ...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  4. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    NO reason to apologize. We new grads need and appreciate the sage advise of you experienced RN's.:bow: Regardless of the fact that I have a good amount of work experience prior to nursing, this is...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    Dude, you're GOLDEN! You have the power to negotiate because of your ample experience. Us new grad peons just get to take what they offer and deal with it....not that it's really all that horrible.
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    Yes it can. Sad but true. Why take the chance, Right??
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    So, I started the post...And since then have stopped asking about the dough. :up: However, there have been a few places that have just laid it right out there. "We offer $:twocents:/hr, with A,...
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. HESI Stuff
    RONSO, I am up to my eyeballs in HESI B.S. right now!! I'm in a 2 year program and they are trying to introduce HESI to us in our FINAL SEMESTER!! Nothing but drama and frustration. I have...
    Mar 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    Any suggestions how to make a recovery with a place I REAALLLLLYYY want to work at? I've only spoken with the RN recruiter, no nurse managers.
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    OK, OK I give... I may not necessarily agree, but I clearly see the point being made. No more asking about pay. :trc:
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    I know it's "proper" not to ask, but it just doesn't make much sense. I'm interviewing over the phone with these people and some of them are very difficult to get ahold of. When you finally have...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    So, why especially in this economy? Why do the tough time make it a more sensitive issue?
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. May 2009 Graduates!!! Do you have a job yet?
    Yah....Good ol' D&E. They're not really on my good side right now... Hopefully, issues are being resolved as I type. We'll see this week. Is the Middle Fork out out by Dry Fork? Great fishing...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Davis Memorial Hospital
    I externed this summer in the OR and it was awesome. The nurse manager/charge/staff are FANTASTIC. I'll be preceptoring in the ICU this semester, starting very soon, and will be happy to share when...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  15. May 2009 Graduates!!! Do you have a job yet?
    Let the frustration continue!! Sure I know of Morgantown. I'm in Elkins, aka "Hell-kins". We have to get somewhere warm. We're not from here and miss the sunshine.....
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Anyone use Potter & Perry 7th Edition Nursing Fundamentals?
    Yep. I think it depends on how your prof's are testing. Mostly from lecture or from the book. No matter what, reading the whole chapter isn't going to do anything but help...sometimes. I have run...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!!
    So, I've been applying all over the country. Every place is different. Sometimes I'm speaking with HR. Sometimes with the Nurse Manager. I've even spoken with a CNO. I'm aware that you NEVER start an...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Interview etiquette for finding out the pay!!
    So, I've been applying all over the country. Every place is different. Sometimes I'm speaking with HR. Sometimes with the Nurse Manager. I've even spoken with a CNO. I'm aware that you NEVER...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. May 2009 Graduates!!! Do you have a job yet?
    My wife and I live in West Virginia. We have been offered a position in San Antonio, Tx. We are likely to be offered a position in Lynchburg, Virginia. We hope to be offered a position in Austin,...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. need info abt Methodist San Antonio...plzzz!! =D
    Hey there. My wife and I are looking into Methodist Hospital, S.A.. She was just offered a position in the MICU. Did you end up at Methodist or Seton? We have applications in at Seton too. ...
    Mar 11, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Any Austin inside 411?
    Thanks for the input. That's the kind of stuff we're looking for. We are about to submit our apps and resume's to Seton and probably St Davids. Wish us luck!
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Austin New Grad/Residency/Internship programs
    Nice... I'm sitting herein West Virginia, freezing my A@@ off, day dreaming about Austin and getting more and more excited about the possibility of working within the Seton group. Seton almost...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Austin - Seton Hospital Nurse Residency Programs
    Ohhh. Well hey, jump back on that horse and get it done...just do it after I apply! ;) LOL!
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Austin - Seton Hospital Nurse Residency Programs
    Hey Borta, How did everything work out for you? Did you end up with an interview? Have you been hired? What's happened?
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. How early can I apply (austin)
    I too am just starting my research into the Seton group. Would you mind sharing the names of those recruiters with me? And maybe why you're so fond of them? Thanks! You can just PM me if that's...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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