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  1. Yale ACNP Program
    Hey all, anyone else here starting this program in the fall?
    Apr 10, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. MSN acute care NP programs....
    ...That don't require the GRE!! Anyone know of any??? I've got a "realistic" program I applied to that doesn't require them, and i didn't do well enough to feel confident about my 2 "reach" schools...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. Narcotic Descrepency!!!
    One of the pharmacy managers or supervisors came up to my floor to talk to my PCM while I was working yesterday, and they both approached me to tell me no big deal, I was fine. Usually with a...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Narcotic Descrepency!!!
    I do feel much better about it this morning. I'm obviously humiliated at the fact that I didn't report it, but I know I've done nothing wrong besides that. I'm also fortunate to have a PCM that...
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Narcotic Descrepency!!!
    Right, so I'm the idiot new grad who ALMOST had a smooth first week off orientation, and I got sidetracked and failed to do the obvious, which was to immediately report it. It's a mistake I'll never...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Narcotic Descrepency!!!
    @orange tree- I counted 3 times and checked on the floor and even between the pyxis and the wall. @medsurg- I know, this is the part where i goofed up the worst. I did show another RN the slip, but...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Narcotic Descrepency!!!
    Hello all, I am a new grad and recently just finished up my 3-month orientation. This is my first week on my own, and up until today I had yet to create a decrepency in the Pyxis. Well today,...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Personal Statement/ Goals- suggestions please!!
    That's a great idea that I never would have thought of, so thank you so much for passing that along to me!! :-) Specifically, did you hit on points such as why you chose nursing, why you want to...
    Aug 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  9. How to transition from nursing school to first nursing job
    I'm 7 weeks into my first job, still orienting, and still learning things every shift. Most preceptors are great resources, and you should be asking them a lot of questions (after you have already...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Personal Statement/ Goals- suggestions please!!
    Hello All, I just finished my BSN and have begun working on a telemetry unit, and I am hoping to start grad school (ACNP) next fall (2012). I know a personal statement is required to apply to the...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  11. ACNP, MSN Admission: Personal Statement
    Hello All, I am writing in the hopes that someone can help me with some questions I have about grad school, particularly the admission process. The most daunting part seems to be the personal...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  12. 5 new admissions...on my face!
    Serious!! I'm day shift, with rotating nights, and I worked my first night this Monday. Omg all I did was drink coffee/energy drinks and eat!! And then I ate when I got home BEFORE I WENT TO BED!
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Anyone applying to Yale for Fall 2012? (MSN)
    I will most likely be applying to Yale. My other schools are UConn, Columbia, and Univeersity of South Carolina. South Carolina is my last choice (I'd have to relocate), UConn is my realistic...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  14. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    Got another one...not sure why your pen won't work, and then you realize you actually have your penlight, rather than a real pen.
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Which color?
    And definitely get it engraved!! Not only is it a nice sentimental touch, but you can prove it's yours!!
    Aug 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. BAD Preceptor, HELP!
    I'm also a new grad, and while everything is going well for me so far, I know for a fact that you're not the first/only person to have a problem like this. I was offered a few different jobs and...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Confess!  Whats the craziest force of habit you've done in the "Real World"
    haha! I'm a new grad and I accidentally signed RN on credit card receipt the other day...I feel like much less of a d-bag now that I see I'm not the only one who's done that! ;-) Also, can't walk...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. Which color?
    If you're gonna spend all that money on a Littman, you should get the color you want!! :-) And whatever you do, DON'T leave it in your car on hot days...found that out the hard way with the first...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. rn salary in ct
    I was offered positions at St. Francis in Hartford and two other CT hospitals (one of which is a Hartford Healthcare/ Hartford Hospital affiliate), and the offers ranged from $27.25-$28.85/hr (base,...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  20. Best NP Track for me...
    I'm also looking for NP programs (ACNP in my case). I've looked into the cirriculums/ plans of study each has to offer, and I noticed University of South Carolina offers two Pediatric classes that...
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  21. need advice for balance for new student...
    Hello! I just finished school in May, so I definitely remember what it was like to have to balance everything! The most difficult part of nursing school is not necessarily the learning material, but...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. new grad problems adjusting to big hospital- help!
    Thank you both for the advice and encouragement! It's only been 2 weeks...so I know it probably sounds like I'm not giing it a chance.but I really am trying. I went against my gut, and I usually...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. new grad problems adjusting to big hospital- help!
    I'm a new grad RN who had multiple job offers, and picking one was really tough. The two that I narrowed it down to were a part time medsurg position in a smaller community hospital where I'd done a...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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