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  1. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    thank you!
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    I think there was some confusion...sorry if I was unclear. I already work at a hospital as a nurse's aide. I am not a CNA, but I took a nurse assistant class, EKG technician class and phlebotomy...
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. how much follow up is too much : job search?
    thanks everyone. I guess I'll wait another week and then call. I really hope it pans out!!
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    Hi everyone. I failed med-surg one by one point (legit one question! argh!). Passing was 80%, I got 159/200 points. I was able to go on and take other classes (our school is weird) and...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. how much follow up is too much : job search?
    Hi there! Okay, so I am in nursing school applying for a nurse extern position at a hospital that my former clinical instructor worked at, and she said she would pass on my resume, cover letter and...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. ADN to BSN advice
    Hi there, Also, a lot of hospitals do tuition reimbursement. Where I work, for full time people they cover 3,000 dollars/year in tuition reimbursement. So you could potentially get 12,000 just...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Patient care technician salary at St. john providence
    It varies based on your experience. With minimal experience, I know a situation where it was 13.48/hr, not including shift differential or extra weekend pay. I believe it is 8% higher for...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  8. New grad RN jobs in Michigan
    I highly recommend that you contact the hiring manager directly. At your interview, you should have gotten a business card/someway to contact the manager directly. I would send an email stating...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  9. Book-smart, but not "on-the-job" smart?
    Hi there, I know exactly how you feel. I felt the EXACT same way. Things get much better with time, because as other posters have said - the only way to get better at this is to practice. ...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. Calling all CNA's. What is your typical day like at work?
    Hi. I work as a PCT on a neuro floor in a hospital, night shift. Here is a "typical" night shift/my routine: Arrive at hospital at around 6:40 p.m, print off patient sheet for the floor and...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Is it appropriate to tell a job interviewer what days you can't work?
    I would ask about scheduling and state that "I am in school and my schedule may change each semester. Will I be able to schedule shifts/have shifts scheduled for me around school?"
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  12. What are PCT/PCA pay rates in your area?
    I'm a PCT at a hospital and I make 13.48 base pay not including differential (5% nights, 8% weekends).
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  13. How does a CNA get hired at a hospital !
    It is difficult to find a job at a hospital. Honestly, I kept applying and kept calling nurse recruiters. Finally, here is what I did that worked for me. I looked at the specific job...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  14. Low GPA...Getting accepted
    You may not be in as bad shape as you think you are. Each nursing program has its own set of requirements for admission. You might be a shoe-in at one school, while at another you may not even...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. flashing red box?
    Hi there. When I go to allnurses.com, I am logged in and on my homepage near my username there is a red box with the number five in white that is flashing. I click on the box and nothing happens. ...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  16. what would you do in my situation? Please read and assist!
    Hi everyone! So about a month ago, I started a new job. I actually didn't want to start the job until mid-may because I had an extended overseas volunteer gig planned. The interviewer said that...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What is acuity adaptable care?
    Hi there! Some of the job descriptions I am reading state that a particular unit uses the acuity adaptable care model. What is this? Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. what are some things a nursing student can do to enhance chances of L&D career?
    Hi there! I am an aspiring L&D nurse who is going to be starting nursing school in about a month. What are some things I can do to enhance my chances of landing a L&D job after graduation? ...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Been working as a PCT for almost a year... go from 0 write ups to TWO within a month.
    I want to give you some advice. I was in a similar situation as you...everything was going well and then I felt targeted. My advice? Don't do what I did. I stuck it out and tried to make the best...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  20. OCC - for Fall 2012 or Jan 2012 prospective students!
    chegg.com is good too but it's a rental service!
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  21. OCC - for Fall 2012 or Jan 2012 prospective students!
    I second "kizeemimis" post about people exchanging names....I'd love to get to know people a little bit before the program begins :)
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  22. OCC - for Fall 2012 or Jan 2012 prospective students!
    I got in too!!!! I'm so excited!!!!!! My letter came in the mail :) Congrats to those who got in :) For those who didn't, please don't lose heart. I didn't get in last year. The entrance...
    Mar 5, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  23. OCC - for Fall 2012 or Jan 2012 prospective students!
    I called the nursing department today. I was told that they started mailing out letters yesterday afternoon! I don't know if they mail them all out at once or what, but I didn't get anything in...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  24. What nurses do (poster)
    hahaha totally true!!
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. L&D/PP Practicum!! :]
    Bookmarking this thread....
    Feb 20, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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