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  1. DOH investigation
    So evidently I am the only one who saw that title - Doh investigaion - and thought of Homer Simpson.
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  2. Waiting to hear if I'm in.  Can't think of anything else.  (A rant, I guess)
    I remember feeling this way when I was waiting for acceptance. One technique I use when I get anxious is simply to tell myself I am not going to think about that right now. Then I try to focus on...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. Book recommendation?
    We Band of Angels.
    May 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is this normal? Is it a sign I shouldn't be a nurse?
    I am a pretty confident person. But I experienced this too prior to graduation. I found that the more experience I get, the more confident I become.
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. must know material?
    Pharmacology. Drug categories. Things like Ace inhibitors, beta blockers. Pharm questions were numerous on the nclex.
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. How can I spiritually learn this...
    " You have to do what you have to do, where the lord has placed you to be able to pass and be advanced to the next level. If you don't pass the test you'll never pass the class and you'll keep...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. National trend...hiring only BSN's?
    It is the same in Columbus, Ohio. BSN's are preferred and if you get hired as an ADN, you are expected to get your BSN within 5 years of date of hire. The job market here is tough.
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. what is "transitional care"?
    I googled it. Sounds like rehab to me.
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. why did you pick the speciality you are in?
    I picked my specialty before I picked nursing. I always wanted to work with kids. But daycare doesn't pay well. So I went to nursing school to be able to make money doing what I love. Fortunately I...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I need some advice from Nurses
    From what I see on Allnurses, the job market is really tough all over the country for nurses. New nurses are branded. Nobody will hire them because they need experience as an RN, but how do you get...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. When is it ok to make waves at work?
    In answer to your question, When is it Ok to Make Waves at work? This is not the time. Sign the paper and agree to do what they ask. That is your job. Also, let your manager know why you cannot...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. What is a RN Hospitalist ?
    I saw this job posting too. I wonder if we saw it at the same facility? It was a Children's Hospital.
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Whats your record??
    I find counting the number of psych patients you had in one shift offensive.
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. New RN's in a long unemployment line and super hurt/angry/frustrated
    Volunteer at the hospital you want to work in. Look to home health agencies for private duty. They love RNs but the pay is low. Having any nursing experience will help. Seek the help of a...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Great Interview Today
    Thank you!
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Urgent Help HESI for Foundations only 1 week away PLEASE
    It was the same at my school. A students couldn't pass that Freaking test. Try hesistudy.com. it is worth the cost. It helped me pass the exit exam, on the last try. I wish I had found it sooner. ...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  17. BSN as entry into practice; why we decided against it.
    The hospital I just signed on with requires a bachelors in 5 years. At their tuition reimbursement rate per year, it may take me 5 years to complete the one year program. After paying for my LPN and...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Great Interview Today
    I got the job!
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. How Do I get a Camp job for next summer?
    If you are still interested, try flyinghorsefarms.org. I believe they are around the country, but you might also look under Serious Fun Network. I volunteered at FFH a month ago and I loved it. It...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  20. Part Time/PRN, does it ever turn into full time
    My advice is to take what you can get.
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Great Interview Today
    I had an interview today with the homecare division of the children's hospital. It could not have gone better and I am so excited! I have worked in private duty peds for 21 months. Nineteen of those...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. BOARDS! AHHH!
    I am taking mine in a few weeks. I got my ATT today and freaked out a little. My Plan: Breathe. Study hard. Breathe. Good Luck!
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Where are new grads being hired right now?
    Columbus Ohio. No new grads. Everyone wants experience. If you live in Columbus and know somewhere that is hiring new grads, pray tell.
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Nervous....
    My advice: Get through first semester! Setting up good study skills will go a long way to helping you get through. Figure out what works for you. Make some friends and study with them. Finding...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. HIPAA Question or ethics issue?
    Thank you for your responses. My employer does not have an official policy on this.
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges


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