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  1. What can I do this year to improve my chances?
    Do well on the GRE - time yourself when you practice. Also 4.0 your statistics. Otherwise you look very competitive. Prepare your typical interview questions because you should get one.
    Aug 26
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  2. Advice to Improve
    You should get interviews at more than half of the schools you apply to. Then you gotta nail the interview. If you'd like something to improve, I'd retake the Biochem and get a 4.0. That's the...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. One semester left and I'm scared I'll fail!!
    Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God, and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  4. Pre-CRNA would like any ideas
    Looks pretty good. You may have to apply to a few schools because GPA is looked at quite highly. Be prepared to explain your poor bio degree scores and why you're a totally different, better student...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  5. Should I pursue CRNA or Med School? (Help)
    Lets not focus on the likely 5 or more years of residency?
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  6. Torn - CRNA or not?
    Yeah that sounds more reasonable.
    Jul 13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. Torn - CRNA or not?
    You spent 110K in one year? Do you have a family that you're supporting? And how much is your tuition? That seems like a ton. But my tuition is about 20k/year and I'm single...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  8. Not enough ICU experience?
    Jul 11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  9. Tips on acceptance to UT Houston
    You're doing all the right things. Just continue to follow the advice that blankets the internet. Get a job in a SICU or CTICU at a level 1 trauma center, learn all you can, do great on the GRE, get...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. Experienced nurse, but new to trauma ICU
    It's not easy to find a job. It might take a couple months even. Stick with it and don't get discouraged!
    Jun 20
    Forum: Trauma ICU
  11. fatigue and burn out
    It sounds like you've got two things that are really making you have these feelings. 1) Anxiety in general. It sounds like you've got a lot of anxiety about making a mistake and causing harm. A...
    Jun 4
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist (SRNA)
  12. OR nurse to ICU? Here's a story I wrote about my first interview for MICU and what I learned from it. By the way, I work in SICU now......
    May 30
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. No!  It is NOT OK.
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Best place to apply
    I've heard and experienced nothing but good things from UM-Flint.
    May 22
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. Shadowing CRNA
    You definitely should shadow. I got rejected when I called the hospital HR dept. Then I called the school I was applying to and asked if they had any advice. They immediately set me up with someone...
    May 13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  16. Best GRE book
    Anyone with practice exams. Then time yourself.
    May 13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  17. Failure is An Option; A New Grad Story
    A one way ticket to Hawaii seems to solve a world of problems. I may have to try that sometime. Great story! Man you did have some challenges come against you! I wanted to scream for you.
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Get together at NTI 2014 Denver - Will You Be There??
    Dang this looks fun! Wish I could go. Here's a link that describes it for those who don't know... NTI2014 Home
    Apr 29
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. OR nurse to ICU?
    The fact that you want to be challenged more means you will be a good ICU nurse. It's not as hard as you think. It just takes learning and practice. Do it!
    Apr 11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  20. Jane Fitch MD, prior CRNA, now Anesthesiologist elected president ASA
    And this, really, is the main point, and the only one that matters. Say, hypothetically, that MDAs have to go through 12 or 20 years of anesthesia residency before they begin practicing. If the data...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  21. question about to CRNA school
    I agree with everything ssrhythm just said. It's hard for me because I've always been one to pay for school as I go. I've always hustled and graduated with no debt. For anesthesia school though,...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. Working during RN-BSN program?
    It's a good plan, Jack! A young man with a vision and determination can do much. Stick to it, bro.
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  23. Realistic chances of being accepted into a CRNA program
    You'll get an interview
    Mar 29
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  24. Hyperkalemia a ticking time bomb?
    It's hard to say if it is a big deal or not. I think you had the correct amount of concern. The problem is, lets say 49/50 patients don't have anything happen to them on a night like this, and the...
    Mar 28
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  25. L&D RN --> CRNA
    I think that'd be a smooth transition. Keep in mind, going to the ICU, you should get a solid orientation with a lot of classroom time built in; e.g. ventilator management, hemodynamics,...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry