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  1. A (Long) Note to New Grads
    Honestly, you have NO idea how much I appreciate this post. I graduate in may with my BSN. I already work in a (very nice) psych hospital as a PCA. I absolutely LOVE it there. I love psych. I...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Chances of getting hired... will ACLS help?
    Hello all! :) Before I begin, I know there's a lot of threads about this topic, and I have read all of them. I still am unsure. :) Long story short, I am a new grad as of may 2015 with my BSN. I...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Working in a Psych Hospital... Will employers consider this "Hospital experience" ?
    Hey everyone :) I currently work as a PCA at a psych & chemical dependency hospital (spring stone). I have heard that when looking at new grad RNs, they look for hospital experience as a CNA/PCA....
    Jan 6
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Is it safe for me to start in psych nursing?
    Thanks for the input! I think what everyone said was very valid. My clinical professor for psych told me with her MSN, that she can't get a staff RN job in a typical m/s unit because she doesn't have...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Is it safe for me to start in psych nursing?
    Hey all. :wavey: I am about to graduate in May with my BSN. I am currently working as a pca/pct at a psychiatric/addictions hospital (spring stone is the company, if you know of them). I love...
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Has a resident/patient ever complained about you?
    An RN pulled me aside today and told me that a resident that I was taking care of last night complained to her family who then called the facility about me. Apparently I was "short" and "mean" to her...
    Jan 5, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. Snotty fellow CNA!
    Hey all. I need some advice. There is a coworker that I work with that is 17 years old and has been a CNA for about 6 months or so (I have been one for 4, so we're both relatively new.) I keep my...
    Jan 5, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. Is it worth it to take a Cardiac Dysrhythmia class while in nursing school?
    Ruby Vee, I am a second semester Junior in a BSN program. 3 semesters to go including this one. :)
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Is it worth it to take a Cardiac Dysrhythmia class while in nursing school?
    That's a good point. Didn't think about it like that. I could have the $$$ if i saved but it would hurt me financially so I was trying to weigh up whether it's really worth it. I don't have much to...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is it worth it to take a Cardiac Dysrhythmia class while in nursing school?
    Title says it all. I have the option to take it as an elective in nursing school, but it'll cost me around $400. Would it be worth that kind of money? Does it look good on resumes? Why would you take...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. What should I do to help my resume?
    Thank you Drewroarkcprw!
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. So I failed my HESI Really bad... :( Am I going to fail the nclex?!
    I have taken 3 HESI's so far... Fundamentals, Mid Curricular... and then Med-Surg. For the first two, my scores were 696 & 675. Then, for my med surg... you won't believe this but my conversion score...
    Dec 6, '13
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  13. Co-op Program... Statement of Consideration? Please help!
    Hi everyone, I need some help! I'm applying to my school's co-op program, which is at either a children's hospital or the main university's hospital, and in the application I need to write a...
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Have you ever had fellow students make you feel really stupid and incompetent?
    wow, thank you :) I feel so much better now after having had read that! I'm glad I'm not the only one and someone understands! It's not that I was clueless, I just wasn't sure about some things...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Have you ever had fellow students make you feel really stupid and incompetent?
    lol that's what everyone says! makes me feel better, thank you :)
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Sorry, but no..:
    Yes! Finally someone said it! I always think this when I read "client" in my textbooks!
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Have you ever had fellow students make you feel really stupid and incompetent?
    I'm a Jr in a BSN program. I was in open lab today and was trying to help students a year below me insert a foley catheter. I have not done this skill since fundamentals, which was over a year ago,...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How much experience do I need before a hospital will look at me?
    I hope you're right! I might wait for a few months, I just started the LTC job in september... if i try to stick it out for a few months it'll help me, won't it?
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  19. How much experience do I need before a hospital will look at me?
    Hey guys :wavey: Just a question. I'm a nursing student who has completed a med surg clinical, so I already qualify for a PCT position. I'm currently working as a CNA in LTC and am wondering how long...
    Nov 6, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  20. Nurses who don't treat CNAs fair :(
    Bumping this, because the OP described my situation exactly and asked questions that I, too need answered.
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. What should I do to help my resume?
    I apologize if this has been asked a thousand times before... If so, you can direct me to the question. I'm a BSN nursing student with no health care experience, apart from a CNA job that I just...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  22. Brand new CNA job, Discouraged, Depressed and Wanting to know, is this really normal?
    Hey everyone. Thanks for reading... I REALLY need help/advice. Please read! I'm a nursing student, BSN Junior. I got my CNA (STNA in Ohio) recently and found a job pretty soon after. The pay...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Has anyone taken Nursing Research? Please help?:/
    I am at a loss with an assignment I have. I honestly have an easier time understanding my med surg textbook than I do this! Could someone try to help me out? I would appreciate it so much. :unsure: ...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. How much are CNA's making in Ohio?
    I just landed my first CNA(STNA, as it is called here.) job paying $10.50 an hour , at an LTC facility. I couldn't believe it when the DON that 10.50 would be my pay rate! I feel extremely blessed...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Everyone:How do you keep yourself motivated when you just want to give up?
    Title says it all. I'm a junior in a BSN program and I've been really struggling. I'm taking med-surg, community health nursing and nursing research. I'm pretty sure I failed my first med-surg quiz...
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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