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  1. Man brings 3 guns into ER
    here in Chicago we law abiding citizens have no second amendment right. The thugs and gangstas however have lots of firearms they discharge all over the place. laws prohibit carrying guns into...
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Swedish Covenant Hospital
    they pay lower than other hospitals in the city. I got 25 for 2 years experience in 2007, went up by 50 cents in 08. Wuold have been great place except that they did not do anything about nurses...
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. Yikes! Relocating to Chicago Area/ New Grad
    I agree, it's been hard for all nurses. You might have better luck in the burbs than the city.
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  4. New RN Grad's First Job - $23/hr. Is this a rip off?
    I agree it sounds about right. I had 2 years expereince when I moved to Chicago and made 25 at Swedish. I now get 28 base at another place with 3.5 years experience.
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. is this a form of medicaid abuse?
    you can't have any kind of property or anything of value to get medicaid or food stamps- report her @$$ and get a picture of her driving the escalade if possible. I think some states only offer...
    Aug 22, '09
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. scrubs in chicago
    Where can I go without paying $50 a pair or have to worry about my car being stolen while I'm in the store? Thanks!
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Home health in Chicago?
    I just started per diem with Health Trends based out of Des Plaines. They seem to have plenty of clients in my area (lakeview east, LP, river north). One of my advisors at Rush used to work for...
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  8. Rush vs. DePaul masters entry program
    I can't speak for the msn program, but the NP programs at Rush are comprised of nearly all online classes. If you like having someone to give additional information or expand on text I would go...
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Banner Good Sam
    I had almost a year of tele experience...lots of med passing and little chance to put things together to get a big picture. I went in enthusiastic and made it a point to bring in baked goodies. My...
    Jul 5, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  10. aesthetic workshops
    I'd love a referral for employement....but as you said it's not easy. I interviewed with NuU, and I'm glad I didn't get a second interview. I could never perform the lipodissolve with a clear...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  11. Banner Good Sam
    I'd like to know what you mean by being proactive. If I ask to switch preceptors, complain about people not giving me report, offer to switch some shifts to get more experience in swan insertions,...
    May 28, '08
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. aesthetic workshops
    I will check out CL. Any laser IS an invasive procedure. They penetrate beneath the straum corneum, which is all estheticians are permitted to treat.
    May 27, '08
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  13. Rush MSN Program.
    I am in the FNP program and it's very hard. There's little time for work or social life. Had to quit my job cause I wasn't doing well in one class and needed more time to study. NOt sure what...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. aesthetic workshops
    I don't know that there is any training specifically for nurses. I want to do cosmetic dermatology when I finish as an NP BUT here in IL they haven't cracked down on people who have gone through...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  15. ?'s about living and working in Chicago
    Average starting pay for 2 yrs experience is 25.50-26.50/hr in the area. I go to grad school at Rush and would never be there after dark. You can park in a garage that has a walk way to the med...
    May 27, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. Rush MSN program
    Well, I got in and am moving the first full week of Sept. Anyone else in Rush's NP program? I'd love to be able to talk with other students and have someone to talk to in the city. :cheers:
    Aug 21, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  17. Rush starting pay
    wow! How do nurses survive on that low pay? I make more than that in CLEVELAND (the biggest poor city in the U.S.). Guess it's just as well I can't seem to get a job offer out there.
    Aug 13, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  18. Rush MSN program
    This process is impossible. The person in charge of my file didn't respond to any of my emails- then now that the deadline is in a few days I get an email stating she doesn't have a recommendation...
    Jun 29, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  19. How long til IL BON approves application?
    got my temporary permit in about 2 weeks, just waiting on fbi check for permanent licensure
    Jun 28, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. employee rights
    Something recetly happened on the job that involved a patient putting everyone's health at risk. One person was indeed exposed to something that could be deadly. The entire hospital knows about the...
    Jun 27, '07
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. employee rights
    SOmething happened on the job recently that one would expect people not to tell everyone else in the hospital, but somewho everyone knows. If it had happened TO a patient (instead of happening by...
    Jun 27, '07
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  22. Banner Good Sam
    AMEN! I was hired for 11c/d and most people were so mean to me, then there was Julie who took over for the manager when her husband passed...wanted to write me up for looking to my preceptor when a...
    Jun 25, '07
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  23. Interviewing for research position
    Hello! I am going to be interviewing for a position that deals with clinical trials. Back in school I did some work with collecting and analyzing data, but nothing on a high level. I did get to...
    Jun 22, '07
    Forum: Research Nursing
  24. How long til IL BON approves application?
    the IDPR told me today the temp permit takes about 5 1/2 weeks from time received for endorsement applicants. now all I need is a j-o-b
    Jun 21, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  25. Rush MSN program
    The person assigned to me, Ms. Green, hasn't replied to a single email. It's been the secretary who's helped me at all. I'm just incredibly frustated that the isupport people won't respond to a...
    Jun 16, '07
    Forum: Illinois Nursing


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