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  1. What did I get myself into??!! I'm scared!!!
    I worked 2.5 years on a med-surg floor, while I loved med-surg I did not like floor nursing. I have been doing HH for 5 months now and I like it. I like that I can go to work at 7am, 9am or...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. LPN/RN ...Is it all the same? Please Advise!
    I went straight to med/surg with 8 weeks orientation as a new grad. I find only new grads get a good orientation. If you've been a nurse for awhile, they throw you out there. Fortunatly I have...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Tired of Hearing the One Year Experience Required Line!!
    I am a graduate from a diploma school (only one in my state) and it was easy for me to land a job. Since the school is hospital based they (the hospital) hires the new grads! I graduated in 2010...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Considering leaving hospital after new grad internship
    I spent 2 years on a busy med-surg floor as a new grad. Like others have stated even the one year isn't enough anymore. I landed my dream job and I believe my 2 years at the hospital landed me the...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Anyone in the MSN program?
    Yeah, I have read everything I can about the program but had yet to speak to anyone in it. The BSN program is two classes at a time and I find that is doable as I work full time as well. Thanks for...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  6. Anyone in the MSN program?
    Congrats Karen!! I'm considering it but not much info out there on the MSN program yet. I just started the BSN online in July and I like it too. I was looking into the education or healthcare...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  7. hardest part about nursing is finding a job
    Also, check craigslist. Doctors office/clinics post for nurses there and that may be an option for you. If you're not pickey the city of St. Louis jail is hiring and the pay isn't bad. Starts at...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. hardest part about nursing is finding a job
    Are you looking for something specific? It's hard right now in St. Louis. Have you tried St. Anthonys, Des Peres, Jefferson Regional Medical Center (which is opening an urgent care this fall) or...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. Nurses who never worked in the hospital?
    I don't think hospital experience is a needed experience now as it was in the past. I did go directly to a med-surg floor and spent 2 years and still work PRN (more than I like) and I do believe for...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Hi All, kinda new and feel frustrated for flubbing an interview ?
    I wanted to add also that when you have a post-op patient with a low grade fever having them deep breath and cough and use their incentive spirometer will also decrease the low grade temp. As others...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  11. How would deal with these type of CNAs?
    It's hard for new grads. I've been out of school and at my hospital for two years. They are testing you, to see how you work, your abilities, and your attitude. I had this happen to me as well and...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    Good for you! That boy was lucky to have you there. Although I agree with the others that your safety comes first!!! My husband was in a car accident 7 years ago. He was working out of town and...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. RN-BSN July 2012..
    I am currently in Transitions and Cultural Diversity and my professors in both have been great. I just signed up for English Comp and Health Assessment for September. I usually start my postings on...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. Paramedics rank higher than LPNs?
    Paramedics work in the ED at my hospital and I hold the greatest respect for them. There are two that work the night shift and I find them to be great at patient care and if I ever need an EJ I know...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. clinic nurse supervisor/no staff
    Can you use agency?
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  16. Anyone in the MSN program?
    I am currently attending the RN to BSN online and would like feedback from others who are currently in the MSN program. How do you like it? Did you bridge from Chamberlain? How are the...
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Discouraged new RN
    Been on a med/surg floor for 2 years. First year was hard, I thought, and not so much physically hard but mentally hard. IT GETS BETTER!! I searched and searched for a new job, every day. Went on...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Patients hitting on nurses
    I had an older confused gentlemen grab a hold of my arm, call me his wifes name and tried pulling me into his bed. I kept telling him I was his nurse and to let go but he insisted I was his wife and...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  19. With BSN at Chamberlain can you get an MSN elsewhere???
    I am attending Chamberlin RN-BSN and was able to get government loans. Actually covered almost 100%.
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  20. Why IV nursing.  What do you like about it?
    I just accepted a job as IV infusion nurse for home health. Curious as to why others enjoy this specialty so much. I haven't started yet but I am so excited to leave the hospital for this specialty!
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  21. Thinking about a career change, will I find a job?
    Wanted to add too that I know of a few hospitals that will hire you for tech work once in the nursing program, which will help you advance once you receive your degree.
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  22. Thinking about a career change, will I find a job?
    I graduated from Lutheran school of nursing. Didn't have a problem finding a job, my secret? Got in good with the nurses and nurse manager at a clinical site...networking works and I've found that...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  23. Is med-surg a must?  Not wanting to get pidgeon-holed..
    Went into M/S as a new grad. Have spent two years and just accepted an infusion home health position...exactly what I wanted. I wanted home health the minute I started nursing school. Knew I need...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What is the hardest subject in the nursing curriculum, in your opinion?
    Same for me
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Return to hospital??? Anyone actually like working there?
    I guess it all depends on the hospital. I have spent my 2 years as a nurse on a med-surg floor and am leaving to do home health. I like med-surg but I do not like the hospital I am at and I find...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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