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  1. So close to giving up... please help!
    Its definitely tough in New York. Check out Northshore/LIJ website, Westchester med center, NYP( the pysch division), Hudson valley medical center, Northern Westchester hospital, the City hospitals....
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. Ok to send thank you card/Xmas card to Nurse Recruiter?
    I was recently hired by a great nurse recruiter who went out of her way to get me the job. Basically, I was up against a lot of other far more experienced nurses. The day I was interviewed, I met...
    Nov 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Current Salary @ Bronx-Lebanon Hospital
    Does anyone have an idea of the current salary at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital as well as shift differentials. Thanks in advance
    Sep 9, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Name the hospital and its Starting Salary!!!
    St Vincent's Hospital Westchester Division: $61,963 base, $1000 for BSN, $5,300 for evenings, $6,350 for nights. 8hrs workshifts. Per diem - $41.38/hr days, $42.44/hr eve and nights
    Mar 27, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  5. I failed my first clinical!
    This thread started almost two years ago. I wonder if anyone noticed. Anyway, wonder how the original poster is doing.
    Mar 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse to Doctor
    As for any advantages, according to my friend, she was given a hard time during her med school interview. She thought it had to do with them being biased about nurses, however, she was able to tell...
    Mar 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nurse to Doctor
    Yes, RN to MD is doable but quite difficult to accomplish. I have an aunt, a nurse for 12yrs, married with 3 very young kids, got into a medical school in the Carribean. At 42yrs old, she is...
    Mar 22, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Mount Sinai Medical Center
    No, have no idea about the their pharm test. If you get in and start working, please let us know how the hospital is as no one knows much about the place. Thanks
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. Graduate School
    NYU has a good grad program and if you work for them, you can switch to a part time position during the clinical portion and still be paid full time.
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  10. Graduate School
    Usually, the applications require that you submit a professional resume in addition to other materials. I believe some schools may allow you to start taking the non clinical portion of the...
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Mount Sinai Medical Center
    I am also interested in that hospital. I have been looking for information both online and talking to people. People familiar with the hospital said the environment is okay, just that they have...
    Mar 20, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. Prepapring the Spouse...
    :nuke: That's so sweet that he is interested and supportive. You might want to talk to him about the amount of time that you would need to spend studying, going to clinicals, and doing various class...
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. advice sought: preparing for new grad RN position Cardiac step-down
    However, did an externship on a CCU. As far as I can remember. It was more about patients with chest pain, MI, ventricular and atrial dysrhythmias, CABGs, valve replacements and a couple with...
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. advice sought: preparing for new grad RN position Cardiac step-down
    However, did an externship on a CCU. As far as I can remember. It was more about patients with chest pain, MI, ventricular and atrial dysrhythmias, CABGs, valve replacements and a couple with...
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  15. advice sought: preparing for new grad RN position Cardiac step-down
    Sorry, no advice as I need one myself. I'm in the same position as you. I graduate in May, got offered a job in medical step down unit in a teaching hospital, another job in the MICU/CCU in another...
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. advice sought: preparing for new grad RN position Cardiac step-down
    Congrats!! Just wondering what hospital that is :spin:
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. Hello everyone
    Many thanks to you all:lvan:
    Mar 16, '08
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  18. A little Med Surg tip for anyone who needs it
    Ur heart rate is how often ur heart beats. Pulse is the number of times the heart beats in a minute. The apex can also be used as a pulse site and it is called the apical pulse or apical impulse. It...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. A little Med Surg tip for anyone who needs it
    Correction- Heart rate goes up for low blood pressure compensation. Pulse would go up also initially
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. A little Med Surg tip for anyone who needs it
    I originally wrote this in response to a past thread but thought to put it up so anyone who needs it might read. I tutor junior med surg students as part of work study, and I tell them to study...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. 26 out of 40 Failing Med Surg/Psych
    I tutor junior med surg students as part of work study, and I tell them to study up on the pathophysiology of whatever the disease is. Then they should try to apply various clinical situations such...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. 50 out of 100 Nursing students failed program
    I couldn't help but add my 2cents to this post. That is a really high failure rate and the teachers also have to re-evaluate their method of teaching. Some teachers feel good about students failing...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. STUPID interview questions, add yours here
    I was simply asked during an interview, "you sound good, but don't have the clinical background for the position you applied for, so convince me, why should I hire you?" My brain probably chose to...
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Is nursing hereditary?
    My mother is a nurse and she encouraged me right from childhood to consider nursing. I did resist for a while, studying Biochemistry, but midway into college, I switched to nursing. When I called her...
    Mar 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Have you ever said something so dumb...
    On my first day on a hospital unit, I needed to wash my hands, so I went to the sink, turned on the water, pushed on the soap thing on the wall, but nothing was coming out. I debated about just...
    Mar 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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