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  1. Los Angeles Nursing Market Faces Possible Saturation
    I am currently completing my BSN through a state university. One of the textbook that we use in the program talks about nursing shortage. However, the data is so old that it's no longer relevant. ...
    Apr 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    "Cost of Hiring New Nurses on ADVANCE for Nurses (This article includes the chart referenced earlier in the thread, breaking down the specific costs involved in getting a new graduate RN from the...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    In this country, for every 1 hospital like parkland, there are at least 10 other hospitals that are training med surge nurses in a time period of 6-8 weeks. THIS IS A FACT!!!!
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    Department: 4 West Medical Surgical Renal Schedule: Full time Shift: Nights
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I would encourage you to look at the training for community hospitals. My original post did exclude hospitals that have Versant training programs and other programs that are similar to it. Here...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I am sorry but i am only writing the facts. If you like I can copy and paste the links to job description and names and numbers of the hospitals that are providing 6-8 weeks of med surge training...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Weird, but missing my old state's nurses union!
    2011 California Tax Rate Schedules Schedule X — Single or married/RDP filing separately If the taxable income is Over
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    Again my original post does exclude higher acuity unit like ICU, NICU, etc etc. You can call community hospitals throughout USA and they will tell you that the training for med/surge unit is about 6...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    Again these values don't relate to me or the majority of the hospitals that hire med/surge nurses. We don't get 6 months and 1 week of training as you have indicated in the post above. My training...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I will say it again the last line of the 1st paragraph in my original post does state that my figures are excluding specialty nursing unit like ICU, NICU etc etc.
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Weird, but missing my old state's nurses union!
    Before writing something you may want to do some research about the subject at hand. Homeowners in Texas do have to pay property Taxes. Here is the link to it. Property taxes in Texas And here is...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  12. Weird, but missing my old state's nurses union!
    I highly doubt that this will happen in my lifetime. At this moment in time and for foreseeable future, public seems to be really against Unions. I admit there are certain things that are wrong...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    Here is a quote from National Bureau of Economic research about the tax breaks that corporations get for providing so called a valuable health insurance benefit. "]Currently, employers' spending...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    It may be the state that you are in. The insurance that I am looking at has similar if not the same schedule of benefits as one provided to me by employer and it doesn't cost a $1,000 per month in...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    Dealing with the insurance companies for the purpose of selling it to consumers doesn’t tell you the true cost of providing the service. There is an inherent bias that comes into play since your...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    “5:26 am by Multicollinearity You are way off base regarding COBRA. The COBRA payment amount is the amount the employer is paying for your health insurance to the insurance company plus a 2%...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I on the other hand like to question everything and don't like to believe anything on it's face value. I use my own critical thinking skills that was ingrained in the nursing school; however, I have...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I can pull out a number from anywhere myself and tell you that it cost this or that amount to train a new grad RN. My original post has specific numbers for my case and if someone else has other...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    “4:49 am by kylee_adns I think maybe the additional costs can be from the additional certifications and training besides the preceptorship. I am a newer grad (dec 2011) on a similar step-down unit,...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    To me COBRA statement is like a hospital bill if you don’t have insurance “HIGHLY INFLATED” Not real at all. About a year ago when I was attending nursing school and I received a quote of about...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    This is the response to the posting by the thecommuter "1. Some new grads receive the $10,000 worth of training, only to be terminated at the end of their 90 day probationary periods due to an...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    First of all I had excluded all the specialty nursing positions ie ICU, NICU etc etc. See the end of the first paragraph. I have been interviewed for an ICU position 3 times and all of those 3...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I am new to posting on forums and actually I wasn't trying to respond to your post per se. I was actually soliciting a response from someone who doesn't agree with my point of view.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. It's a Myth that it takes thousands of dollars to train a new Grad RN
    I keep coming across this big myth and when I examine it closely, it seems to me that this myth has absolutely no basis in facts. I would really like someone to refute my point with only facts and...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Weird, but missing my old state's nurses union!
    To 8mpg I am an RN from CA and I am currently working in the state of Texas. Last time I checked my paycheck stub from a hospital in Texas does have federal income tax, social security tax,...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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