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  1. Previous (non-nursing) job - let go for "unsatisfactory perfomance". Still hireable?
    Last year I worked for a company that let me go for "'unsatisfactory performance". I disputed this allegation, but it's still in my record. Now I am being offered a job in a sub-acute facility and...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. New RN, wondering if becoming a nurse was a mistake. Please read, I need advice!
    I am so sorry for the loss of your baby. That must be so difficult. As far as the hospital experience - I feel for you! Yet, you are getting very valuable experience that you can use. There are so...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Common Correctional Nursing Interview Questions
    Thanks for all the practice questions! This is really helpful. I've had one interview at a California prison, and have another scheduled. Here are some of the questions I remember from my...
    Dec 21, '10
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  4. For those who did Hurst review....
    I passed!!!! I thought the Hurst Review did a great job simplifying concepts and had great mnemonics. I was also really glad I studied the "Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2010-2011 Strategies, Practice, and...
    Jul 30, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. For those who did Hurst review....
    I took Hurst Review and found it very good for core content, but weak on testing strategy. So I'm now studying form the Kaplan NCLEX-RN 2010-2011 edition as well. It's an easy read and gives pretty...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. RN or Accupuncture?
    Laurag_dc, one of my favorite nursing professors is a Reiki Master. She teaches Research and Leadership. Are you thinking of NP? I think you hit the nail when you said "if money were no...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  7. Need chest tube basics
    I know this post is really old and I hope you passed the NCLEX and are now happily practicing nursing! Thank you for sharing your notes - they are very clear and simple. As a student, I had a...
    Oct 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Samuel Merritt Uni. ABSN program questions
    SFRose, congratulations on your acceptance. I don't know much about campuses other than Oakland, so I hope it goes well for you. Preparation: understand as much anatomy, physiology,...
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. RN or Accupuncture?
    Hi there, just thought I'd chime in here. I chose acupuncture over nursing 10 years ago. I am now in a nursing program, getting my BSN. For me, there are more opportunities to be part of the...
    Sep 23, '09
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  10. Samuel Merritt Uni. ABSN program questions
    Hi there, I'm currently in the ABSN program at SM Oakland. I am not the only one in my class who is already burnt out, only 12 weeks into the program. It is the hardest program I've ever...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    Does anyone know if there is any information regarding uniforms and shoes at SM for clinic? Will we find that info out at Orientation?
    May 8, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    E.mac Yes, I agree with you about advocating for ourselves. I did note that they were very concerned about resolving my situation which indicates to me that they intend to have integrity. I think it...
    Apr 8, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. samuel merritt in oakland 2009 summer/absn
    Alameda is very close to Oakland. Much better than 3 hours on the road! I'm moving to attend Oakland campus also. I live up in Sebastopol, about one hour from Oakland without traffic. I think...
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    Update! Samuel Merritt admin admitted their mistake and let me into the program. I received a personal phone call last week. I miraculously got accepted to the Oakland campus. Which gives me...
    Apr 4, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  15. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    Thanks all for the information on CNA classes. :redpinkhe Weekend classes sound appealing, as I'm currently working. Lil Gumble, I'm not even on the wait list because my application was...
    Mar 19, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    LilGumble, wow, you're GPA and NET are very close to mine. The Reading Comp got me as well. Now I am nervous!!! What number are you on the waiting list and which campus? did you ask anyone why...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    lisa333: I emailed lizzie about the non-attached attachment. I have it and can email it to you. Lilgumble: The Red Cross offers CNA classes. I'm up in Santa Rosa and they offer 8-week PT...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    SFChef, RN2B, RN Hopeful: Thank you!!!!! I'm up in Sonoma county and will be working full-time, so I really need an online course. I will definitely check out the schools you suggested. That's...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    Rob7RN: I took the Pharm class at Barstow Community College and I would NOT recommend it! First of all it's only 8 weeks - way to short to cram in all that info. 2nd of all, the teacher I had was...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    2lRoberts: hmmm. I didn't get the email that fall app deadline is extended! but that is good to know - thanks for the info. Now the challenge will be to find a microbiology class that is...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    sstarr003: I am outraged that they neglected to let me know I was missing ONE credit until the 2nd week of March. I'm checking to see where microbiology is being offered and so far, every school's...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    Well, I got my decision letter on Friday the 13th. It took them 4 months to tell me my application is incomplete. I am missing ONE unit of a 4-unit pre-req science class. The class was approved by...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Samuel Merritt ABSN - San Mateo June 09
    Well, I got my decision letter on Friday the 13th. It took them 4 months to tell me my application is incomplete. I am missing ONE unit of a 4-unit pre-req science class. The class was approved by...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    Congrats to all you new SM students!:bow: gosh, I still haven't heard anything either way regarding my application! I'm getting upset. If they really did mail out all the decision letters on...
    Mar 12, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Anyone Applying to Samuel Merritt ABSN April, May, June 2009?
    I'm still waiting also! 1. Oakland 2. San Mateo 3. SF
    Mar 7, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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