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  1. Is there Any hope?!
    I just wanted to update this, I got accepted to the University of Missouri's FNP program. It's a DNP program so i'll be working on it for some time, but because to be honest the price is right, and...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. St. Lukes College of Health Sciences MSN program?!
    Hi Everyone, I just got accepted into the Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program. Does anyone have any info about the MSN program? I plan to go to there information meeting...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  3. FNP or Adult-Gerontology?
    Hi all! I was really down a few weeks ago, but today I checked my email and found I'd been accepted to an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care NP program. I know that I never want to work with...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. Is there Any hope?!
    I'm going to start a new thread about this but, I just wanted to say, I got accepted to a Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program in the area, I'm still sending out applications but I...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  5. Is there Any hope?!
    I'm shy about online programs. I have nothing against them, it's just i don't know where to start with what is a good online program vs a program that just wants me to pay them. I've heard many...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  6. Is there Any hope?!
    I did just what zmansc suggested and contacted the school. The director of the program told me the lowest GPA they accepted this year was a 3.75! She also said they've taken as low as 3.3. It just...
    Mar 26
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  7. Is there Any hope?!
    Hi everyone, I'm just feeling very depressed right now. I want to be a FNP, but I feel like there's no hope for me. I graduated with a BSN in Alabama relocated to Kansas. I worked...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  8. Is the FNP or the MSN/MPH more marketable?
    Hi all, Sorry if this is the wrong place to put this I just don't know what to do!! I want a long term career in public health working working with infectious disease, not so much as a hands...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  9. What to do when you know you're in the wrong?
    This morning it was my turn to make the morning assignments for the dayshift nurses. After much contemplating, I tried to make a fair assignment, but ended up loading one nurse down with an accuity...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. When to put in notice
    Hi all, I have been offered a job that starts next month. I haven't completed the occ. hlth screening, and i wonder if i'm jumping the gun to put in a 2 week notice in at my current job...
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. First months, and I still dont get the hang of it
    Hi NewlygradBSN, Getting started is HARD. That said I'll tell you what I did. I'm 6 months into a RN position and my first few months I found myself forgetting all kinds of things too! ...
    Dec 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Looking for a new job after 4 months...
    I've been working at subacute for 6 months, and I can definitely sympathize with the need for something different. I'd say if your supervisor or coworkers are the type you can trust with information...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Iíve given this job 6 months andÖI still hate it (vent)
    thank you all so much for the advice! "bottom line, technology can be boring - machines only make bleeping sounds (often for no reason), pts have a wealth of lifetime experiences to relate and...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Iíve given this job 6 months andÖI still hate it (vent)
    I’m a new grad I started in a subacute rehab facility fresh out of graduation. I always wanted to work in ICU or step-down, maybe moon light in acute psych. However, this was just not to be. I...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Being a new nurse is causing depression
    OP I definitely feel where you are coming from. This first year in nursing is turbulent to say the least. Coming from school which was a relatively sheltered environment, to full speed as a nurse...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. New RN needs advice here
    I agree with SoxFan80. I'm four months into my job and I just now am starting to get comfortable with my position. I wanted to jump ship. I even interviewed somewhere else. But now I'm getting...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New RN needs advice here
    Hi Lisa1980 It's incredibly difficult to start out in nursing. Two months into a difficult position like MedSurg/Onc sounds very overwhelming. However, try to stick with it a little longer and...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. How hard can it be?  It's just night shift....vent
    Student2Registered, I agree that all shifts are difficult. I worked Days, Evenings, and Nights. I'd say the hardest at my facility is the 3-11 shift, so many things get neglected because of...
    Oct 16, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. How hard can it be?  It's just night shift....vent
    Hi all, Yep I had a new hire say that to me the other day. I gave her a look of death. :mad: I felt so annoyed. I get soo irritated when I know I've busted my butt for 12 hours non stop,...
    Oct 15, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. What kind of hospital is Missouri University Hospital in Columbia?
    Hi everyone, Yes it's me again. I love the Kansas City area but found that MU has a graduate nurse opportunity available at this time. I wonder what kind of work environment it is. I'm...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  21. Any hospital hiring new grads? anywhere in the country?
    St. Lukes Healthsystem in Kansas City has many Registered Nurse I openings. Centerpoint Medical Center (HCA) has new grad openings. Missouri University also has some new grad openings. Good luck...
    Oct 10, '10
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Is this wrong?
    I haven't signed any sort of contract binding me to the facility. I don't want to burn any bridges, the work environment there is actually pretty good. I just want personally to go for it. I think...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Is this wrong?
    Hi all, I've been working in rehab for about 3 months now. I worked at the facility before graduating nursing school and was rehired after graduation. I've been putting out resumes to...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. How many miles does an average RN walk per shift?
    I wear a pedometer regularly. On a good shift it's about 3-4 miles, on a bad shift i've done as many as 7! :eek: I sure other nurses/healthcare professionals can relate! :nurse:
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I cannot stand Med/Surg!!!! 3 months in my job and ready for a change STAT!!!
    Don't give up. IMHO the three month mark seems to be the time when job hate starts/intensifies. However, it WILL get better, you will become more proficient. Don't lose sight of your dream, but...
    Sep 30, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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