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  1. Does anyone work for Texas Children's Hospital (Houston)...?
    Congrats on your position! I'm from California also (SF Bay Area). If you're use to Cali traffic then Houston should not be that bad. I live in Katy (near 99 and Westpark Tollway) and honestly...
    Jan 20, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. CCM exam
    Took the exam today and got a preliminary PASS!! I bought the book, CMSA Core Curriculum for Case Management by Powell, Suzanne and honestly didn't use it. The outline format was not easy to...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. ANY Case Managers at United Health?
    I'm in Texas and its not that bad. I'm in the field so I'm not clocking in when I sign in. It is a lot of paperwork and most times feels like your not really doing "real" case management because a...
    Mar 12, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. DNP APHN Program - Really worth it?
    Thanks for your response. I think I'm going to have to relocate from Texas as there are next to no opportunities for PHN. Looks like I may have to go back home (California) or to the East Coast.
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  5. DNP APHN Program - Really worth it?
    Was looking to apply to the same program. Hopefully someone will answer!
    Jan 19, '13
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  6. Applying for CA license via livescan
    I'm originally fom CA but now live in TX. I did the Live Scan when I was on a trip in CA and the BRN sent me a letter stating that I had to do the fingerprint card. Wasted $75!! Hope this helps.
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. ADN night or night/weekend program in Houston area
    I graduated from Kingwood College in Dec 09. It was a night/weekend program. I attended classes MW evenings and clinical on Saturdays. I do believe this is still an available option. I worked...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. MPH/BSN-RN Career with a MSW degree Question!
    Wow, 2 chem classes for an ADN program?? Do you have to take Microbiology and Nutrition? You probably could just do BSN, sounds like the same requirements! Anywho, it depends on how strong you are...
    Jul 15, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  9. MPH/BSN-RN Career with a MSW degree Question!
    Hi....just wanted to share my experience. I also have a BA in Sociology, concentration in social services. I was working for about 5.5 yrs at the welfare dept in California and I decided that I...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  10. Got the Job!!! (Health Dept.)
    Man, am I jealous!! I'm currently doing psych/dev. disabled nursing. I just graduated with my BSN this month (RN-BSN program and I have a BA in Sociology) just so that I could do public health...
    May 22, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  11. It's Official!!
    Congrats to us Chiefswife!!! We're classmates. I'm also a RN-BSN graduating Red Raider!! Can't wait for next week..woohoo!!
    May 13, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  12. Student with Lice - what to do?
    Prior to becoming a nurse I worked as a medicaid worker. CPS is not the right agency to handle this situation. CPS falls under the Dept of Family Protective Services and is an agency that...
    May 13, '11
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Best degree for government health, MSN vs MPH vs MHA
    Hey jessgonz You wouldn't happen to be in TX would you? Saw you worked for DADS. To answer your question, I think it depends on what you want to do. From my understanding, the MPH is more...
    Apr 15, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  14. State of Texas Public Health Nurse Credential
    Hi Shaikandbaik, I'm from California also, now living in the Houston area and am also interested in public health nursing. To answer your question, no. Texas doesn't require nor have the PHN...
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. ADN as PHN?
    Calliotter3, I believe the schools are CSU Dominguez Hills and Northridge. I'm currently in Houston but am from California. Do you know how to go about getting just the certificate if you have a...
    Oct 27, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  16. Highland Hospital
    Hi Studentnurseee, I am a new RN and I work to a state hospital in Texas where the population is developmentally disabled and mentall ill. Because no one really wants to work with this population...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. ADN as PHN?
    Hi Mandi, I am in the same boat as you. I've recently obtained my ADN and passed NCLEX in May '10. I also have a BA in Sociology/Social Services. I worked in social services, particularly...
    Oct 12, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  18. anybody move to TX and regret it?
    I know EXACTLY what you mean....I'm from SF/Bay Area.
    Sep 14, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  19. Med/Surg experience???
    Hope you all have some advice for me because I am deeply in need of it!! Here's my situation....My desire is to do public health nursing. I am a ADN nurse (2 months to be exact) with a BA in...
    Jul 22, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  20. Texas Tech Fall 2010
    I'll be attending Tx Tech's RN-BSN this Fall. I'm from Katy!
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. RN hourly rate
    Just got my license this May and began working with the State of Texas as an RN II with no experience, July 1. I'm working at a State Supportive Living Center. The population consists of the...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Kingwood Medical Center hiring for their New Grad Program
    FYI******This is the new grad program they were holding off hiring for. It's their new academy!! Those hired will be ...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. I feel so incompetent
    I agree with jrwest!!
    Jun 17, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    PVT does work!! Took my RN exam Tues @ 8 am and around 3 pm I tried the PVT and received a good pop up!! Checked TX BON on Thur @ 8 am and my license was posted. :nurse: Didn't even need to pay...
    May 28, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Job Interview
    Hope someone can give me some much needed advice. I am a brand new nurse, yet to step foot on the floor, who is very much interested in public health nursing. I have my ADN and a BA in Social...
    May 13, '10
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing

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