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  1. Catholic University
    I know this an old forum, but I'm just wondering about the quality of education at Catholic. I am new to the area, and thinking about applying for the pediatric NP program at Catholic. Any...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  2. DC Housing
    Thanks for all the advice!
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  3. Shift Diff at Children's Hospital
    This is what I was told: -10% Sat and Sun days -15% M-Th eve -20% M-Th night -20% F, S, S eve -25% F, S, S night
    Jun 23, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  4. DC Housing
    Jun 23, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  5. DC Housing
    Hey everyone! Wondering if anyone has any advice about housing in the DC area. I will be working at Children's National. Is Silver Spring safe? Any suggestions for housing there? Any other...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  6. New grads  at Children's?
    Hey everyone! I am about to start applying to Children's and was just wondering what the shifts are like. On the website, it lists all d/n 12 hr every other weekend. Is this the case, or is there...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  7. DC Salaries for Experienced RNs
    Hi! We are planning on moving to the DC area this August. I am trying to get an idea of the hourly rate for RNs with a couple years of experience (specifically interested in Children's National, but...
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  8. Peds after graduation
    I agree! If peds is where you see yourself, go for it! I knew I wanted to do peds, but started in adults (have worked on a gen med floor for about a year). I have spent most of the year looking...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  9. Got a Peds Job!
    I was just offered a peds job last week on a hem/onc peds floor (also gets gen med/surg kids) at a children's hospital!! I have been working for a year in med/surg and am soo excited to start as a...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  10. Hello, thanks for encouraging a newly inspired nurse2be
    Congrats! I felt the same way after my first experience in the NICU and am hoping to get into one soon. Good luck with the rest of school! 5 weeks will go by very fast!!! :yeah:
    Nov 24, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. From med-surg to NICU?
    Oh do I ever feel your pain!! I was exactly where you are just about a year ago. Being a new nurse is VERY difficult at times. It is a whole new world. I have been working on a medical unit for...
    Nov 20, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Nurse posts brain surgery pics on Facebook
    Would it have been any different to you had it been the patient's genital area instead of the brain?[/quote] . . . have any of you heard of this? A surgical resident took a picture of a male's...
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. What Do you Like and Dislike About the NICU??
    Hi SL1011, There are actually several threads started about what people like/don't like about NICU nursing. Look in the sticky section (at the top) for some topics about why people love working...
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Premature baby 'comes back to life'
    Thanks for sharing! What an amazing story.
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  15. Help! WWYD? Need advice!
    Who says that you aren't a nurse?!?! That is ridiculous. There are many different areas of nursing, and anyone who has said this to you is simply closed minded. Working with geriatric psych patients...
    Aug 12, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. HELP! Newbie nurse need your advice!
    Congrats Dawn!!! That sounds like a very interesting floor- I bet you will learn a LOT. So glad to hear that things are going better for you there! Good luck to you :)
    Aug 8, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. HELP! Newbie nurse need your advice!
    Oh my goodness! That is WAY too many patients for a day shift! How are you getting assessments & vitals done, all meds passed, cares done, etc? It sounds impossible! Are there any larger hospitals...
    Aug 1, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. What do you do for a dying patient/family
    I am a fairly new nurse, but we often have hospice/comfort care patients on my floor. In my experiences I try to feel out the family for what will help them best. I have found that many just really...
    Jul 31, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Does anyone ever feel like..
    Hang in there!! I am pretty sure every new nurse feels overwhelmed by the fear of harming patients. Being a nurse is an incredible responsibility and when you first start and realize how big this is...
    Jun 27, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Need advice for new grad!!!
    I agree that having a heart-to-heart with your manager and preceptor is the best thing you can do. In most situations, people truly appreciate this and may even begin to respect and trust you more...
    May 31, '08
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  21. Job Advice
    I would also accept the second job. It will likely make you much happier in the long run. Plus, if you haven't started working the 1st job, it shouldn't be too big of a deal (just tell them asap)....
    May 23, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Need advice about applying for NICU jobs.
    Hey everyone! Some questions about applying for a job in the NICU . . . I will be relocating in about 9 months, and would really like to work in a NICU (just graduated in Dec. and am working with...
    May 15, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  23. What title is this called? I want to work with transplant
    I would recommend looking at bigger hospitals as they are likely to perform transplants. Where I work we have a few units: solid organ, which is a general floor for stable transplant patients...
    May 14, '08
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. What overwhelms you the most?  What did NS NOT prepare you for?
    First, I want to say that it is awesome that you care enough about your students to seek this feedback! I am fresh out of school (graduated in Decemeber) and I can clearly remember being...
    May 3, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. How long should I stay at first job?
    Hey everyone! First I just want to say I am so happy I found this site! It looks like a great place to get and give support and advice from other nurses. I could use some advice about how long I...
    May 1, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure

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