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  1. My NCLEX Notes
    Bump. Thought you December grads could use these. :-)
    Dec 6, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. scrubs dont fit me well
    Also try browsing craigslist for a seamstress - for like $5-7 they'll slim a shirt so it fits your torso better.
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Feelings at the three month mark!  How do/did you feel?
    At the three month mark on Sunday and I would say I'm about 70% competent/knowledgable/can navigate around the landmines. Making some mistakes for the first time are out of my control; but I am able...
    Sep 18, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. What is an irregular heart beat???
    Bump...bump...bump......bump....bump.bump......
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Taking the reins from your preceptor
    Try setting up mutual expectations (i.e., as a preceptee my expectations of you as a preceptor are.... likewise, what are your expectations of me?) Also, take a couple of minutes and make a plan...
    Sep 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. case management interview at Samuel Merritt
    They're looking for someone who can be well rounded and interact with people from all different kinds of backgrounds, ethnicities and cultures.
    Aug 21, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. My most important tip for a nursing student is....
    If it seems pretty easy, you're missing something.
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. New Grads We Have Hit A New Low...Work For FREE
    lol. They're always in need of nurses too. The company makes around a $400 million dollar/year profit and essentially is taking advantage of an economic situation to avoid paying nurses for work...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Stuck between being a LVN or wait 6 years to be a RN?
    As an LVN you can complete an LVN to RN bridge program that's about a year long. There are less people applying for these programs also. Just sayin...
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  10. What do you wish you knew before you got into nursing?
    The female Filipino nurses wild and freaking crazy. ;-)
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. Looking in Sac area
    Honestly your best bet is volunteering in a hospital and making connections. That being said: UC Davis keeps spots open specifically for new grads. Most managers prefer you have experience at...
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Anyone up for random FACT THROWING??
    This is by far one of the best threads I've ever read. Worth reading through each page. Yeah, there are some repeats but it just helps with the memorization. ;-)
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. WANTED: Nursing student tidbits of advice
    If it hasn't been said already: Grab an NCLEX book and follow along with what you're covering in class (eg. peds, maternity, cardiac, pharm).
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Qualified New Grad RN, No one wants to hire!!!!!
    ^ this.
    Jul 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Best scrub store sacramento area
    2nd vote for uniform advantage. They've got a great clearance section. :-D
    Jul 8, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Does any1 know where they're hiring new grads in the SF bayarea??
    Yes, in hospitals. Problem? http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u134/Ryomalol/Random%20Stuff/trollface.png
    Jul 8, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Any one else annoyed?
    ^ this.
    Jul 7, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. ATTN: bay area RN new grads.. Were you able to land a new grad job?
    Offered a job in Sacramento.
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Who's taking Kaplan and if so what kind of scores...
    I never scored above 73% on Kaplan's QB and passed the NCLEX w/75 questions.
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. If you could do it all over again, would you?
    Nope. Would have chosen pre-med and ROTC and been a pursued an MD degree in emergency medicine. As they say tho; hindsight is 20/20. I'm an RN now, and enjoy the job.
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. Paramedic Shears for ED nurses
    Try searching Google for: 'best trauma shears forum'.
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. does it matter where i get my I.V. certification?
    If you are an LVN check for approved courses. I'm not sure it matters much if you're an RN.
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. A question to new Nursing school grads who were able to find a job.
    California - 20 weeks.
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Graduate Nurse starting salary? All feedbacks welcome!
    In Sacramento, Ca -- With differentials the hourly ends up being $45/hr
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. How I found a job.
    Like many other in this forum I have been searching for a nursing job since graduating nursing school and passing the NCLEX. I live in California and have interviewed at hospitals as far east as...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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