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  1. Online degree advice
    I have been an RN for less than 1 year and am currently working full time in sub-acute rehab. I am looking for a relatively inexpensive online RN-BSN program that I can do at my leisure. I don't care...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. HELP, new nurse and I dont like it
    I am also a new RN and have been working sub-acute rehab/ltc for almost 3 months now. I work the 7A-7P shift, but 12 hours is not enough time to get all the work done for 20-25 patients. I work with...
    Mar 4, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Feel like an idiot
    I had charted admissions before and incident reports before and did not have any problems. I don't know if it was a computer issue or if I was just so flustered over the acuity of the patient that...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Feel like an idiot
    I am a fairly new RN, with about 1 year LPN experience prior. I found my first job in a sub-acute/LTC facility. This facility gives each RN between 18-22 patients, so you give meds, do tx., take off...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. ltc rant: short staff- burnt out-fall downs
    You are not alone. And the new cuts in Medicare are not making it any better.
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Orientation at LTC/Subacute Rehab facility
    I was told that I would have 2 weeks orientation and then, if I was not comfortable, I could ask for more. I had one day in a classroom to fill out paperwork and watch videos. Then had 2 shifts...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. When will I stop dreading going to work?!
    I feel your pain. I dread going to work in the mornings and sometimes feel like crying on my way home. The stress is terrible and I am losing sleep at night going over what I did during the day. I...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Sorry I got the RN
    Yes, I started my first RN job right after the new year in a LTC/Rehab facility. It is definitely not my first choice, but it is a chance to get some experience and then hopefully find my niche. I...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  9. NEW GRADS! JOBS??
    Thank you, I think that they are the only ones that I did not send a resume to.
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  10. NEW GRADS! JOBS??
    mel101478, could you tell me which home care agency is hiring new grads? I am in south jersey, received my license in July and have applied to everything and am still looking.
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  11. Sorry I got the RN
    Most places will not allow you to work below your highest license. If you become an RN and your facility only carries so many RN's on their payroll and there is no room for you, out you go. I know a...
    Oct 5, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  12. Sorry I got the RN
    Tried applying to flu clinics, did not get a call back from them either. If I were young and single again, I would pack up and move across country if I had to, but I have a family and cannot do that.
    Oct 3, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. RN working as LPN
    I have a question. I am a new RN grad, but still have an active LPN license. Can I still look for work as an LPN even though I have the higher RN license? Both are currently active and I am having...
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  14. Sorry I got the RN
    I actually know somebody that works at Shore Memorial. She even gave me some contact names to send my resume to and still nothing. Not even an interview. As for Atlanticare, they require the BSN and...
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  15. Sorry I got the RN
    I live in jersey and there are no jobs around. My youngest is in high school and my husband has a good job in this area, so moving to a location that is hiring nurses is really not an option for me....
    Sep 11, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  16. Sorry I got the RN
    Hope an "up" comes soon. I don't want to lose my skills. Hopefully something will come up. At this point, I will take anything that comes along.
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  17. Sorry I got the RN
    I was an LPN who wanted more, so I went back to school for the RN. Now I can't find an RN position and I have slammed the door on being an LPN. I should have waited to take the boards and continued...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  18. Different Tiers
    Can somebody explain the different tier levels of nursing? I notice on some hospital career websites that there are tiers; tier 1, tier 2, up to tier 4. As a new RN grad, what tier would I be?
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  19. ATT from pearson vue
    You can register with Pearson Vue when every you are ready. You just cannot schedule your test date until they send you your ATT.
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  20. ATT from pearson vue
    Good luck on your test. My test is 2 weeks away. I have been doing practice questions every night. Hopefully, in a few weeks, we will both have RN after our names and then the fun begins looking for...
    Jun 24, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  21. ATT from pearson vue
    I am testing the second week in July, that was the earliest I could get. I am testing in south jersey, Atlantic City, and I even looked at a few testing centers in PA. and they were full until the...
    Jun 22, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  22. ATT from pearson vue
    I sent my paperwork to the BON at the beginning of May, graduated middle of May and registered with Pearson Vue, had to take a mandatory NCLEX review course (school would not send in paperwork until...
    Jun 21, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  23. ATT from pearson vue
    I actually just received my ATT, exactly 2 weeks after my school sent in my paperwork. Thanks
    Jun 20, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  24. ATT from pearson vue
    How long does it take to get the authorization to test from pearson vue? School sent the transcripts 2 weeks ago and I have already registered with the BON and pearson vue, fingerprinting is...
    Jun 16, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  25. NOT going to the pinning ceremony
    My pinning ceremony is in 7 days and I do not want to go either. I am definitely not going to graduation and sitting there while they call about 3000 names and I am not going to make my family sit...
    May 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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