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  1. Nurses Week 2015 Freebies
    A friend of mine just went to DD in Massachusetts yesterday and got her free coffee (although you an only get an iced dark roast). So it's definitely true!
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Hospitals hiring new grads these days?
    Beth Israel-Plymouth (formerly Jordan hospital) hires new grads.
    Apr 26
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. Nurses forced to work as aides
    Coming in and being a tech in my hospital happens often. I actually don't mind it at all. I can do a really thorough skin check for the nurse I'm working with. I also help any of the nurses that are...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  4. ER in small hospital vs. rehab position
    I work in rehab and the staffing is always terrible. I'd go for the ER it's a step in a better direction IMHO.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. When should I start a family?
    I'm 29 now and in an ADN-BSN program. These thoughts cross my mind all the time as I'd like to get into an NP program next year, but I'd also like to get pregnant this year. My husband is gone half...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Preparing for a float position
    Hi, I'm looking for some advice. I am starting a position in an acute hospital within their float pool. I'll be covering ms/tele, cardiac/tele, and their 24hr obs unit. Do you have any advice before...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    Rn of 1 year (prior lpn w/ 3 years) Ma Float position in large acute hospital 29.61/hr, 1.90diff evenings, w/e diff 1.55
    Mar 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Chamberlain College of Nursing-FNP...accepted!!!
    Is anyone from Massachusetts doing the FNP? I know they weren't accepting Ma residents for awhile, but I'm not seeing anything on the website that states that anymore. Thanks!
    Mar 8
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Non-FIT Nurses and FIT Nurses
    My vice is an almond joy iced coffee from a local coffee shop called maylous. Too yummy!
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Interview with Beth Israel!!! Questions!
    Hi, I'm wondering if there are any current employees of the BI that can give a little insight into the interview process. What I should keep in mind? I am specifically interviewing with their...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. Medical Professional Institute in Malden, MA LPN Program
    I went to QC for my RN and MPI for my LPN. MPI is awful. I'm pretty sure tuition is up to 24k for their 1 year lpn program. That's way too much. Their nclex pass rates are really low. Many people...
    Jun 11, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  12. Medical professional institute
    Good luck...
    Jun 5, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    Started my LPN at 25 and finished it at 26. Began my ASN at 27 and finished at my current age of 28. I just started my BSN and will finish at age 29!
    May 18, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. A concerned LPN!
    I wouldn't look at it as having 35-38 residents, but look at it as how many things are to be done on that shift. Typically there aren't a lot of meds or treatments to be done. I would make a list of...
    May 18, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Dialysis staff nurse salary in US
    I'm sorry but taking an RN job for 10/hr is bad for the nursing community. Basically by taking it your showing that nurses will accept awful pay for such a responsible position. It's a "slippery...
    May 17, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  16. why nursing is a mess. three simple facts
    I think you're all just being trolled. He literally has changed his icon from a vain "selfie" to one of those "troll face" drawings. Methinks he is pleased with the outcome of his trolliness.
    May 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. Medications on NCLEX 2014
    I took it at the end of February and only had generic names. It through me off a bit, but I had literally 4 med questions. So it wasn't a big deal.
    May 17, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Update: I have received two calls from this hospital for two different positions after going in for the job fair and applying online for various positions. So maybe it helped? The HR woman said they...
    May 14, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  19. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    Ma 27/hr day shift 7a-7p, weekends= $5 diff, weeknights = $7 diff, weekend nights= $9 diff 3 yrs LPN Exp, new grad RN (adn) Rehab hospital
    May 13, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. 1st year nurse-resume help!
    I would say just the job on the resume if you're planning on being there awhile. Most places don't really care about clinicals.
    May 13, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  21. How long will it take for my license number to be issued?
    I think it took mine about 6 or 7 business days to show up on the MaBON website.
    May 13, '14
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  22. Obamacare? what are your thoughts
    Did you receive pell grants for your college education? Many people would consider that to be a "government handout" as well...
    Apr 26, '14
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Where are all the nurses?
    I was just recently hired at a rehab hospital, but literally sent out over 100 applications in massachusetts. Three years of LPN experience and recent RN grad. It was rough!
    Apr 24, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Ours was a 73. I think my school had a 96% chance pass rate the first time on the NCLEX. 12/40 failed going into the last semester, but everyone made it after that to graduation. I wanted to add...
    Mar 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    So, I ended up going and the HR lady said that they weren't hiring new grad RNs. I told her I thought I would take a chance and come in since I had LPN experience. She said she thought that it was...
    Mar 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help

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