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  1. Don't you just hate it when you are scheduled to work on a holiday?
    Yes I do, particularly now since I have to work the 4th of July and Christmas again this year. I had to work those last year as well. I'd much rather work the other holidays than work these two,...
    May 17, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. Which one should I go for in your honest opinion LVN or RN Houston Area?
    I'm not in Texas, but I now work for a LTAC that has facilities all over the U.S., including TX, and they are phasing out LVN/LPNs. In my area, they have required all LPNs to begin school for the RN...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. No wonder our profession is messed up
    Don't give up. There are many of us that admire you. Learn as much as you can and do the best job that you can, and your patients and co-workers will learn to respect and trust you. I said in an...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  4. No wonder our profession is messed up
    I have been treated by several NP and I can honestly say that I have received great care from them. They have been right on the money with each diagnoses for me during my times of illness, and I...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Need RN's opinion- BIG clinical mistake
    This was probably your first mistake, but it will not be your last. Take this opportunity to learn from it and use what you learn in your future practice. Nursing is a job in which you will learn...
    Feb 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Anyone hiring for new grad. BSN in MO?
    That was 2010. The recession has finally hit the St. Louis area for new grads. I know of a nurse who graduated in May of 2011 and just now acquired her first nursing job at a LTAC. I would suggest...
    Feb 21, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  7. Bad preceptorship assignment
    Where you do your preceptorship is not always a determining factor as to where you will work during your first job as a RN. What is important is to land a job after graduating, whether it is in...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. failed my nclex
    A nurse posted on here about a couple of weeks ago that she was depressed because the PVT also took her to the cc page to reregister. She was depressed until her mom told her to wait for the...
    Feb 14, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Soon to be Graduate LPN/ St. Louis
    Jennieb79, that depends on if you are a nurse with experience or a new graduate with no experience. Nurses with experience generally have more options than new grads, however, there are...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. salary increase
    Many nurses that I have spoken to have stated that they have had to move on to other jobs in nursing in order to get a decent raise. You may have to do that. You should just freshen up your resume,...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Please help!!
    So sorry you are having a tough time. My only advice is to keep applying and follow up each application with a phone call to the HR dept to make sure they have received your resume. Maybe try...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  12. Acute Dialysis Position
    I got it! Thanks for all of your valuable info. Guttercat!
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Kindred Healthcare
    Thanks for your reply Esme12! I was just curious since I don't know of anyone who works for them.
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  14. Acute Dialysis Position
    Hello all, I am interested in getting a position as a acute dialysis nurse. I have never done this before. I have a almost two years hospital experience working on a tele floor with different...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  15. Getting a hospital job
    If you have no healthcare experience, I would suggest you apply to any position in the hospital that you do qualify for. Once you are accepted into nursing school and finish your first semester, you...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  16. Do any of the nurses here working 40 hr weeks and going to school, have children?
    Yes, I do. I have a very good support system. My son just turned 11 and can see himself off to school in the morning, however, I have to drop my other child off to my mom sometimes, who takes her...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. What is your definition of an RN?
    I am currently working on the BSN and the whole point of these questions was to use the responses and determine the implications for our field and possibly coming up with ways to alter the public's...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. What is your definition of an RN?
    My definition is what I will put in my paper. The questions I listed above are the interview questions that my instructor has put to us to ask the individuals that I mentioned in my original post....
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What is your definition of an RN?
    Hello all, I have to ask several lay people, as well as RNs some questions regarding the role of an RN. I would appreciate if a few RNs will answer the following questions: 1. What is your...
    Sep 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Advice in moving to TX
    I agree with the above. Also, you may want to try greatschools.org for information on high schools in the area you want to move to. For more information on areas to live in you could try...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. Credit checks and employment
    I wouldn't worry about it until it is over. If they rescind their offer, then you need to find out why and that will answer your question. In this economy, I don't think that will hinder you as...
    Jul 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. My first job!! How much should i get paid in San Antonio?
    Really? Why is auto insurance so high? And I thought health insurance was dependent on the facility you work for. Do most charge the price you quoted? I pay that now for a family of three, so...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. NCLEX taken today HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    this is not the pearson vue trick. i did the trick last year and it worked well for me. i passed with 75 questions, but i was a wreck before i did the trick. i found out two days later i passed. if...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Improving Marketability
    Yes, it is okay for adults to job shadow. You just have to find a willing nurse (to shadow) and unit manager/director that will okay it. I job shadowed before I decided to go to nursing school to...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  25. Single mom calling all Houston and Dallas nurses-advice and suggestions needed
    I am looking at San Antonio as well, but I have friends and family in Houston, so that may work out better for me with my kids. I'm still undecided. I have two years to decide. What do you hate...
    Jun 28, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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