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  1. MSN/MBA
    I can tell you that UT Tyler is well respected program here in TX. 3 of the MSN educators in our program are pursuing their PhD thru UT Tyler. I too am interested in the MSN/MBA plan there. How do...
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. Why should I become a Psych RN?
    I graduated last May and went to work on a very busy critical care/telemetry floor. For the most part I loved my job, but when I came home excited about a shift, I found myself most excited about the...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. Hendrick Medical Center Abilene, TX--What is the pay like?
    $21.50/hr is the base with a couple bucks an hour for differentials in evening and weekends.
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Need advice, just failed first semester of nursing school
    Honestly, I would consider another line of work. Not trying to be rude..but maybe work on something easier.
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    This type of thing is happening all over America. We are better than this. We take care of each other better than this. Don't we? Maybe we used to. Health care is not ONLY a human right..it is a...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    Please tell me how extending the right to "achieve" a standard of living, particularly health care..is an acceptable alternative to extending the standard itself? Say to an ill infant? You are going...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Nervous wreck...am I the only one?
    I was nervous last week before my first day. I found that almost EVERYONE was feeling the same way. You could just see it in our eyes lol. Hang in there, focus on what it took to get to this point...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Calling graduating class of 2014!
    I started Sept 27th...I am a little overwhelmed and definitley excited and nervous at the same time! Good luck to everyone this semester! I have first skills lab/check-off tomorrow am....anddddd I...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. First day done. I am excited, and a little overwhelmed
    Today was day one of my BSN program. I have worked for years to get here. I am excited to actually feel like I am "becoming a nurse" finally. But WHOA...the quantity of scheduling info and syllabi...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Do you keep your personal life private while in nursing school?
    I'm relatively private, however...I dont mind sharing a little info about my circumstances because it may help a fellow student nurse. Even if they have different scenario from myself, my experiences...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. What areas TX are looking better for LPN's?
    Probably focus on the Hoston area. Here in west TX (small city of 100k) - a friend of mine is the supply chain coordinator and just hired an EXPERIENCED LVN to be a clerk for $8/hr...they couldnt...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. New Grad Pay in Texas?
    Just chiming in here...my wife is a new grad in a small city in Western TX. She is getting $21/hour plus evening shift diff starting at 3pm and weekend shift diff beginning fridays at 3pm. She...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Possible move to Texas, need input
    The market for new grads is tough in the larger cities in TX, but especially for ADNs. Experienced nurses are still being hired all over, w/ preferential hiring toward BSNs. Any of the major...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. UCH Residency July 2012
    Thank you for that info. I am definitely looking at being active in SNA, and I currently volunteer at the local Medical Care Mission (in a non-healthcare related capacity, just office help). I will...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  15. UCH Residency July 2012
    I was wondering where some of you went to school, and what advice you would offer me to make myself a good candidate for this residency in 2014. I will graduate with my BSN in May 2014, and my dream...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. RN moving to Houston
    I dont have a ton of reliable info on Houston, but in TX..generally speaking overall..it is relatively new grad friendly, especially for BSNs. Ive seen 2012 May grads getting anything from 21-26 an...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. Male nurse song
    Wow - I needed this. Awesome to read your story and then watch the video...very touching. I like to think my Grandmother who passed a couple years ago would be pretty proud of me for going into...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. Would you be scared of 6 foot 3 male nurse.
    I worry about this myself. I am 6ft tall and also a big guy. (Ok I am still 50lbs overweight and working on it..don't be mean or I will have to go eat my feelings lol kidding) Anyway yeah I always...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. "You should be a CRNA.....you are a man"
    I've read a lot of things talking about how male nurses get the whole "why didn't you go to med school?" question regularly. Well within the nursing community I am seeing another question presented. ...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Changing Careers to Nursing as 35 year old man
    My wife is a new RN, and I am 31 and starting the last 2 years of my BSN at nursing school. I have not encountered anything but positive reactions regarding being a man, and a career-changer.
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Current RN Payscale in Colorado
    My wife and I have dreams of moving to Colorado. We love it up there!We are still a ways off from being able to do it, but we like to plan our family's future out in advance as much as we can. We...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  22. New Grads in DFW...what are you earning?
    You applied for 150 jobs in DfW??What are your shift differentials like?
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. new grad fort worth
    Parklands, Medical City, baylor.. Cant remember where else but parklands had the most.
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. new grad fort worth
    The internships and residencies do account for a couple i have seen, but the ones i looked at were all looking for BSN degree holders. However, I saw 20-30 positions not requiring experience posted...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. new grad fort worth
    Thanks for the link. I want to point out though, that even if merely half of the postings were all that were "legitimate" opening, there is still a respectable number of jobs in DFW for new grads. I...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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