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  1. Lost my first nursing job... now how do I find another?
    I wouldn't say anything to prospective employers about this job. Just apply as a new graduate. Don't even mention it on your resume/application.
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Very strict credit check is coming. Errors on credit report.
    Oh I know. I'm just saying that's probably the reason they're not willing to overlook small debts that go unpaid. Owing like 50 bucks and not paying it for 5 years makes it look like you're giving...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  3. Very strict credit check is coming. Errors on credit report.
    I can understand why this position requires it. It is common to not be able to get a job with anything having to do with federal law enforcement if you are in any kind of debt. The way they see it...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. Very strict credit check is coming. Errors on credit report.
    So, I have an interview at a prison on Monday. The prison is run by a private company, but has a contract with the US Marshals. As such, they have very strict standards about credit history. ...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  5. Which non-hospital job is best for a new grad with hospital aspirations?
    If a new graduate is unable to secure a hospital job right out of nursing school, which one of the following jobs would be easiest to transition from into an entry-level med-surg position after say,...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. Best online Masters in Nur Education?
    What do you consider best? Cheapest? Most prestegious? One that will prepare you the best for what you want to do? At the masters level, there are a bunch of big name schools that offer degrees at...
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Bethesda Memorial Hospital New Grad Telemetry Program
    Does anyone know anything about the new grad telemetry program at Bethesda Memorial in Boynton Beach? I'm thinking about applying. Two years seems like a long commitment for only 12 weeks of...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Acute Dialysis: Do they want you to live close by?
    I am a recent grad looking into an acute dialysis position because of the extensive training provided. For acute dialyis, will they want you to live in the same city your job is in so that you can...
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Need advice after losing first nursing job
    That's the official word out of the unemployment office. However, in practice, the vast majority of employees end up winning their appeal, even if the employer disputes it. If there is any...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Need advice after losing first nursing job
    If I were you, I wouldn't even mention the fact that you even had this job and just apply to new graduate residencies as a new grad with no nursing experience. Many new grad nurse residency programs...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Trinity/Minot: What's orientation like for new grads?
    If you get hired at Trinity, what is the orientation/preceptorship like for new grads? Are they invested in your success and do they actually teach you skills and provide you opportunities to learn?...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  12. Critical Care in Corrections
    Hello, Are there any subsets of corrections nursing that actually afford you the ability to use your ACLS skills and run codes and work other critical care cases like managing vasoactive drips or...
    Jun 23, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  13. License Switch
    You do not "switch" licenses. If you get the Ohio license first, you will have to apply for a Florida license by endorsement, which involves paying them 218 dollars, having the Ohio Board of Nursing...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. Tallahassee Memorial Hospital: what's the training like for new RNs?
    Hello, I am looking for feedback about Tallahassee Memorial Hospital. Of the floors and units that hire new graduates, which provide quality training and a good preceptorship experience for new...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Compact State Licensure from a non-compact state
    Thanks for the information. It appears then that new graduates from compact states who are willing to work anywhere have a significant advantage over non-compact state graduates, as they are...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  16. Compact State Licensure from a non-compact state
    I have a question about the license compact system. The state that I'm currently licensed in, GA, is not a compact state. If I get a license by endorsement in a state that is a compact state...
    Jan 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Southeast Georgia Health Systems in Brunswick, GA
    Hello, Any information anyone has to share regarding Southeast Georgia Health Systems in Brunswick would be greatly appreciated. I'm considering applying for a job there. Anyone with first-hand...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    Have any of you transferred credits from a semester-based school to Ohio University when those credits were part of a sequence? Like two semesters of chemistry or physics? My chemistry sequence...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  19. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    I have some questions for you all about the Ohio DARS: Who has the ultimate responsibility for preparing it? Who goes through your transcripts and decides which courses are the equivalent of Ohio...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  20. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    If you test out of health appraisal, do you have the option of taking the class if you are not pleased with your grade on the challenge exam? I would rather take the class and get an A than test out...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  21. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    For those of you who filled out the FAFSA and sent it to OU, did your financial aid get processed in time for your start date? I'm hoping to use a Stafford loan to pay for the initial quarter and...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  22. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    Here is general info about the switch: http://www.ohio.edu/students/q2s/ As for the nursing program specifically, they do indeed follow the university-wide quarter calendar. Each 5-week...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  23. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    It means 2 courses at once during each 5 week term. So, yeah 2 courses every 5 weeks and 4 every 10 weeks. One at a time would be one course every 5 week session, so 2 every 10 weeks. If you only...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  24. Ohio University RN-to-BSN Program
    http://bsn.online.ohio.edu/documents/NursingCourseSchedule.pdf According to this, you're supposed to start with NRSE 300 and then if you are doing one course at a time, you take the "a" course...
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing
  25. CLEP Introductory Sociology
    I passed the CLEP Introductory Sociology exam today with a 68 (50 is minimum needed for any credit anywhere, but the program I'm considering has 55 as a cutoff) using only Instacert as preparation....
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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