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  1. So is ADN- RN really a waste of time?
    If you already have a bachelors in another major and switching careers to nursing, makes more sense to get an accelerated BSN over an ADN. 1 year vs. 2 years of schooling (intense but worth it)....
    Jul 25
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. White Plains Hospital
    I've applied to some positions with them as an experienced nurse and I haven't received any replies. Their loss! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 22
    Forum: New York Nursing
  3. single mom with 1 yr old
    Well, that was rude ... 😠
    Jul 22
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  4. Is it ok to be an LPN instead of an RN when working in a hospital???
    Depends on the type of hospital you are trying to get into. My hospital is a teaching hospital and only a handful of them are LPNs. They are actually being phased out in favor of bachelor-degreed...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Brookhaven Memorial's RN Emergency Department Fellowship Program
    I don't think it is. That part is only for those already employed there. There is a link for resumes, which I assume is for external applicants.
    Jul 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. Brookhaven Memorial's RN Emergency Department Fellowship Program
    No one out there? So hard to believe. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jul 16
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. how to get to critical care?
    I was going to start a thread on this same topic, but my issue is the opposite. I have 2 years of med-surg/tele experience with no classroom training or floor experience in critical care (no stepdown...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. New to CTICU ... Any Book Recommendations?
    Thanks for the suggestions. I found the Hardin book in the health science library of my hospital. I borrowed it and will look at it within the next few days. Looks comprehensive. I'll decide after...
    Jul 10
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. Shattered hopes.
    Ignore the counselor, prove him/her wrong! A preadmissions counselor at a top nursing school in FL told me that I had low chance of getting in to the accelerated program with my undergrad GPA at the...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. New to CTICU ... Any Book Recommendations?
    Hope to get a job in the CTICU after 2 years of med/tele. Can anyone recommend any books I should read to get a good intro for a nurse new to the specialty? Any "bibles" that I should have? Thanks!
    Jun 25
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  11. 2 NCLEX Attempt
    Just do practice questions every day (about 75 or 100, no more and no less) and then review the rationales of the questions you got wrong only (if you got a question right, no need to review that...
    Jun 24
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. Minimum level of experience for FNP
    As a general rule, I would personally want to know how long a NP was working as a RN before becoming an advanced practice nurse. No way would I feel comfortable being treated by a NP with less...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. Johns Hopkins Nurse/Patient Ratios?
    Thanks Bunnybop, would really appreciate that. I am aiming to get a travel assignment there.
    Jun 21
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Why is this question always asked?
    It is all about doing questions and reviewing rationales of wrong answers regardless of book used, THAT'S IT! There is no magic formula to passing this exam!
    Jun 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Johns Hopkins Nurse/Patient Ratios?
    Bump. Anyone?
    Jun 20
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  16. Stony Brook's Hiring Process
    They seem to like to do that, depending what is available and their need for staffing. But once you are in the system, it is easier to transfer to another unit. Meaning, you still have to interview...
    Jun 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. Stony Brook's Hiring Process
    One interview with the recruiter and one with the unit. Usually it's done on the same day if the management is available and it can be scheduled that day. Mine had to be 2 different days as my...
    Jun 17
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. John hopkins hospital and starting salary
    Any updates in 2014 for this hospital's hiring and salary? How much does a travel nurse make?
    Jun 16
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  19. Johns Hopkins Nurse/Patient Ratios?
    Does anyone know what the typical nurse/patient ratios are @ JH (the main hospital downtown, not Bayview)? Particularly med-surg and telemetry units, but stepdown units as well, thanks!
    Jun 15
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  20. Travel Experiences with Nightingale Nurses Boca Raton, FL
    What a shame to have an agency such as this carry the name of Florence Nightingale. She must be turning in her grave!! :o
    Jun 6
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  21. Laptop vs Paper
    I'm old school, and I am a great note taker. Still prefer the notebook and pen, at least I dont have to worry about it ever getting erased. I use computers for assignments and papers, but never for...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What's with all this Swing Shifts?
    I'm naturally a night person (case in point, I am typing this on vacation and very much awake at 1am lol) ... and the idea of swing shift unnerves me. I haven't done days on a floor since I was a...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  23. Brookhaven Memorial's RN Emergency Department Fellowship Program
    Bump in case someone has gone through this program. Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jun 5
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. Good pop up and Failed???! Really??!
    Oh please ... PVT works ... congrats :D Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jun 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Brookhaven Memorial's RN Emergency Department Fellowship Program
    Has anyone ever done this program @ Brookhaven? I'd be interested to hear feedback, thanks! Sent from my iPad using allnurses
    Jun 2
    Forum: New York Nursing


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