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  1. New Grad - OK to start with PH with no clinical experience?
    I love public health and public health loves me. The PH arena is a great place for you to learn. I'm still a pretty green nurse, but I do not regret avoiding the hospital arena. Would I ever work...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. PHN environment?
    I think your psych background will be really helpful in public health. I currently work at a non profit clinic which provides general medicine, HIV, Hep C care. We also have behavioral health with...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  3. Nurses laid off - Thanks to Obamacare
    I had my first day of work today, which was kind of overwhelming....These posts are making me crack up-thanks so much! It's also really nice to know there are some nurses out there who believe in...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Looking for agency (Fresno,Hanford,Lemoore,Visalia) central CA area
    SO TRUE! Good luck-I'm moving back to Missouri to get my one year, whatever it takes to get that experience. DCF/CDCR are great options, but they take forever to hire you on. Hospitals are not...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  5. NCLEX Rules - Please Follow Them!
    My test shut off at 75 questions and I just sat there. I started to hyperventilate and the person monitoring the test takers came over and said, "Okay, it's over, you're done." I started to cry and...
    Jul 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. What would you do?
    Thank you all for your responses. I have talked with SO and kids...went surprisingly well. My SO and his children were so supportive during nursing school and still so now. Thinking about not...
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. What would you do?
    We have been together since 2005, I'm 32. He is moving up in his job and is not willing to relocate to MO, plus all of his family is in CA and all my family is in MO. Sigh...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. What would you do?
    So I need to ask for advice in regards to a major life decision.... I went to nursing school in Kansas City, MO. I lived in Sacramento, CA before school and it had horrendous waiting lists and...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Random drug tests in nursing school?!
    I agree with this completely. I also remember during nursing school we had an OB patient test false positive for meth and the staffs attitude toward patient TOTALLY shifted (which is sooo wrong) and...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Overreacting?
    Hella weird....on both ends-hospital having a Facebook page and her responding.
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Less Common Nursing Interview Questions (Part 1 of 4)
    Just a question about the response for a greatest regret/lesson. You wrote to not say anything too intense, but would if the greatest regret is something the interviewer will eventually find out...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  12. Convincing a male to wear a condom?
    oh by the way, there is a condom wizard site that has this measuring device to make your one of a kind condom-not too bad of a price, but let's face it, not everyone has the ability...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  13. Convincing a male to wear a condom?
    I love this question! I haven't read all the responses, but I thought I would chime in as a previous Sex Educator working with Sex Trade Workers and young men locked up. A great tool to get is a...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  14. Correctional Nursing as a New Grad
    I hear what you are saying Orca in your post. The sad thing is as a New Grad the only people that have responded with a possibility for a position are the correctional jobs for me. I would love to...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  15. Good pop up and Failed???! Really??!
    I did the PV trick and it worked. If you had hard questions-that is good. I received the good pop up. I worked with a nurse during clinical that received the bad pop up and passed, so yeah it is...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Some tips that might help
    I have been searching for my first RN job since March 28, 2013. I thought it would not be this hard due to me being bilingual in Spanish and having healthcare experience. WOW, what a reality check...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. the homeless that wander in...
    I have worked with the homeless throughout the years, not as a nurse (yet), but it makes me feel good that there are nurses out there like you all that care for their well being. Anyone can be...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Sacramento County DCF/State of CA Nursing Positions
    I have recently been put on an eligibility list for a potential interview for a RN position in DCF through Sacramento County. This is a continuous filing position. My rank is 2nd and my score was...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  19. Any tips for a new grad??
    Good luck is all I can say. I live in California and received my license at the end of March. I have applied to almost 100 jobs. They all just blurr together. I have applied to volunteer as a New...
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Plan B Available for all per Court Ruling
    I am so happy to see this decision to be made. I have worked in reproductive health for many years, especially with teenagers. This will help prevent unwanted pregnancy even more. Access is what...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. What would you do ROOKIE?
    sorry, suzie-i can't email you due to lack of posts :)
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. What would you do ROOKIE?
    What a nightmare! I graduated Dec 12 and now have my license. Not only do I have 'rookie' attached to my resume but I also have a DUI along with it. The searches for a job cause mental anguish and...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. What to do first questions...
    What about these questions? Bold are what I think 1. You are on a critical care unit caring for clients with a spinal cord injury. Which client should you assess first after receiving the...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. What to do first questions...
    I am wanting some feedback on some questions for a homework assignment. Here it goes... 2. You are caring for a client on a ventilator who is exhibiting respiratory distress. The ventilator...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Work while going to nursing school???
    From my experience so far, I think the question is, "Is your job flexible around nursing school?" My school does not give people a pass if they do not come to clinical, if there is an emergency,...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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