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  1. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Hi, kzywus1. The application was through the NursingCAS website and was quite detailed and required at least two letters of re%ference, but no GRE's. I am not sure how many people have been...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Hi juppy! I was told I am required to come to two days of orientation, August 20-21 at the Ashburn, VA campus. I am also in the process of completing my background check/drug test and finalizing my...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  3. Certs after graduating with FNP
    I know of post-master's programs for Acute Care cert, Pediatric cert, etc. I'm sure there are other certs you can get as well.
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. Which Maryland Hospital Do You Work At, and What Do You Think of It?
    I work at Montgomery General and I like it well enough. The people are great. It's a community hospital, so experience is limited, but it is a good environment and pay seems reasonably competitive...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    I got in for Sept. 2014 FNP! :)
    May 30
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  6. "I'm not the doctor!"
    I think you hit the nail right on the head. One of the things I love most about working in ER is that our physicians generally have a great deal of respect for us, which is mutual. We work together...
    May 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Update: I got an email today that stated my application is under review by the admissions committee so I'm just waiting to hear!
    May 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  8. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Congrats! When did you apply? Did you get your acceptance via mail? I'm still waiting to hear!
    Apr 28
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  9. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Are you doing BSN to FNP? The ADN to FNP deadline is 4/1. That website was confusing. No idea on decision time but I hope soon!!!
    Mar 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  10. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Not AG-PCNP, but I applied for ADN-BSN-FNP 2014
    Mar 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  11. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    Thanks for your response! How did you complete your hours? Did you follow someone for 2- 8 hour shifts a week? Or some other way? Just trying to picture how I would be able to get everything done....
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  12. Has anyone done George Washington University Online Program?!?!
    I'm looking into applying for their FNP program in Fall 2014. I'm wondering if you can tell me.. those 750 clinical hours, are they all during the NP/MS section of the program? Or spread across the...
    Jun 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  13. Jobs for New ADN Grad RN?  Bleak outlook or glimmer of hope?
    If NJ pays anything like NY, you'll be better off in NJ anyway. I'm from NY and took a HUGE pay cut to work here in MD (my husband wanted to move here to be nearer to his family, were I still single...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Kudos to floor nurses
    Thank you from me, too! I've been on both sides of the fence.. did 1.5 years in MedSurg, 1 year in tele, and now in intensive care... I couldn't handle my old MedSurg unit today if I wanted to. Thank...
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. How many hours per week (avg) do you work these days?
    Yes, long hours do exist. I work 38-50 hours per week (3-4 12's) depending on staffing needs and my own needs.. I'm full time so I'm required 3. Lots of OT available at my facility and they'll beg...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  16. How do you "leave it at work?"
    I like marycarney's reply. My commute is about 35 miles, and I usually listen to an audio book if I'm really tired because it helps keep me awake, or blast some "90s Pop Radio" on Pandora (I'm a 90s...
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Ol' Roy
    Thanks, Viva. You never fail to get me all choked up. :)
    Apr 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. The Hardest Day, The Happiest Day
    anon456, after a particularly rough shift, you moved me to tears. thank you for your story. i was only 18 and a pre-nursing student when my 14-almost-15 year old brother was hit by a car and coded...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. MD Hourly Wage - Information is Power
    Hourly wage - $27/hr day shift base salary (weekdays there is an evening dif of like $1.80/hr from 3-11 and a night dif of $3/hr from 11p-7a, weekends there is an evening dif of like $3/hr from 3-11...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  20. Fishy smelling gtube
    Wouldn't be a bad idea to notify the doc. I would cleanse the site and apply a new dressing and document my care including any drainage and the appearance of the site as well as the odor noted, and I...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  21. LOST
    I'm a registered nurse who has been working for almost 4 years now.. med-surg, telemetry, and now ICU for the last two months, and I still don't "know all that is wrong and the nursing diagnoses,...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Had My First Conflict With A Preceptor Today
    *hugs* Hang in there. I'm sure you did the best you could. I would note that if you're feeling left out to dry, you should tell your preceptor this.. maybe she doesn't realize? Maybe she feels...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Need job in NY...help!!!!!
    You might try Maimonades in Brooklyn? SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn? Bellevue hospital or NYU also in Manhattan? NYHQ (New York Hospital Queens) is also fairly close to NYC (in Flushing)...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. Who were you in high school
    I was the chubby, quiet girl who read a lot of books and ended up falling in with the musicians and artsy kids.
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. That Dreaded 3-11 Shift
    Childless, engaged, twenty-something ICU nurse here- if presented with the opportunity to work any shift I wanted, I'd totally work either 5-days, 3-11 shift or 3-days, 11a-11p shift. I usually stick...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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