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  1. Hawaii contract details - Opinions needed please!
    Who are you traveling with? My recruiters act like there are never assignments in Hawaii.
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. Ways to get a new recruiter?
    Thanks, maybe it's just me venting, but yeah, would love their info.
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Ways to get a new recruiter?
    I am on my second assignment and about to extend my contract with AMN . The current issue is that I am not happy with the area I am living in, that I want to be in an area of the city that there is...
    May 5, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Im Pagan and a Hospice Nurse....
    First off, I give you props for your specialty, end of life care has been one of the most rewarding experiences of nursing for me. Hospice/End of Life has such a big spiritual component as you are...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. New to travel...looking for a (some) Travel Buddies!!!
    Hey I'm @ Stanford in Palo Alto, CA and this area is GORGEOUS and weather has been awesome so far. Starting my first day on Monday. My specialty is Oncology/MS but always looking for other travelers...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. Travel nurses - any regrets?
    Traveling has been the best experience of my career so far as a nurse. I was very afraid when I first left and started. The learning curve is steep but if you are a smart person, determined, or just...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. Advice for surviving the first few couple weeks of travel nursing.
    Thank you thank you everyone for your encouragement. :) It is going pretty well, overall. I will say the EPIC system is probably what is kicking my butt the most (used Meditech up to this point) and...
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Advice for surviving the first few couple weeks of travel nursing.
    Hello, So I am on my first travel assignment and completed week 1. I spent the week filling out paperwork and taking tests to learn the epic system and was on the floor for 8 on Thursday and 12 on...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Advantage RN
    I wasn't impressed with Advantage RN when I was applying through them. My first recruiter who was sweet was then out on "medical leave". The second recruiter was highly disappointing, told her in...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Landed my first travel job!
    I just got mine too. I am going to Burlington, VT! Good luck!
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Student Loans not covered???
    Hello, So I have spoken with a nursing recruiter and was told the only school loans covered are undergraduate BSN student loans. It seems rather bizarre to me as you can only borrow 65,000 in...
    Nov 20, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  12. Integrative Medicine in Military
    Hello, So I am looking at joining the Army Nurse Corps. I have not started applying (will be doing that in January) I am in schools currently for my masters. However, it is not in nursing, it is...
    Oct 25, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Trying to boost morale advice wanted!
    Wow, so I appreciate the replies and the honesty given. I cannot fire my manager and I do not know how to effect staffing as simply put, we don't have the staff and what we have is stretched so thin,...
    Jul 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Trying to boost morale advice wanted!
    Hello All, To join the many others on here looking for ways to improve life upon their unit, I am looking for help. I work on an Oncology Med-Surg unit in a hospital where the dollar bill is more...
    Jul 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Would Love to Hear Worst Student Nurse Fumbles
    when i first started, i was changing a patient and going rather fast because i was thinking about all the other things i had to do that day. i reached between his legs to grab the diaper to pull...
    Jan 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Some more questions about joining ANC
    Hey, So I have been doing a lot of research still about joining the ANC but a couple things would like to get clarified still. 1) How likely is it for an experienced nurse to get stationed at...
    Jan 10, '10
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Can I get a little information about being in the military and nursing?
    Hello all, So I have been an oncology med-surg nurse for the past 2 years and I am thinking about exploring the world of Nurse Corps although I have a few questions first and hopefully you are...
    Dec 28, '09
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. How to become a holistic nurse?
    I am going to the only accredited program for a Masters in Herbal Science in the USA starting in September! I am so psyched. Just thought I would pass it on. ;)
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  19. Say It Loud---Give Me What You Got!!!
    Patchouli wearing hippie Happy go lucky fool proud to be a nurse by trade Spiritual not religious cat owning liberal 1 nose piercing 2 tattoos swimmer and painter CPI certified knows the 5...
    May 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Say It Loud---Give Me What You Got!!!
    Brilliant :)
    May 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You know when your hospital orientation is terminated when...
    Oh we are supposed to include funny stories about preceptors? This preceptor I was with was a total tight wad and a bit obnoxious at times. Patients and their families complained about her to me...
    May 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. You know when your hospital orientation is terminated when...
    hahaha! that is awesome, although would have been great if you said you can't fire me, I QUIT. good luck i'm sure you will find something way better. :)
    May 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Notable Nurses - Laura Berg - Accused of sedition
    You go Laura Berg! :)
    May 2, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Nurses: Don't believe everything you see on TV
    I think there should be a show about nurses and here is the plot. New nurse comes to work all bright eyed ready to save the world. Just to have some nasty ass doctor on her first day come around...
    Apr 27, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. US blocks genetic discrimination
    So does this mean that if your family has history of some possible genetically linked disease they can't discriminate?
    Apr 27, '08
    Forum: Nursing News


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