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  1. LPN Market in Colorado does it exist?
    Fiance and I are thinking of moving out of state. We want to go somewhere we can enjoy the outdoors Colorado peaks our interest. We figure we move out when we have nursing licenses. Fiance is in an...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. Nursing market in Mass
    Will eventually look into NH or Maine I guess. Really don't want to leave New England rather work as a nurse after completion of my associates towards a Master's in Nursing. Appreciate the...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  3. Nursing market in Mass
    Hi, coming from CT planning one day to move to Mass. Working on my RN degeee via associates route. The COL, college, and taxes are less in Mass than CT. Pay doesn't seem to deviate from the $28-$30...
    Aug 10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  4. Nurses Fight Back! Why Some Hospitals are Despicable
    Old hospital I worked at was 1 nurse to 6-8 patient's. There was one PCA and three if lucky to 2 non skilled nursing tech's. Basically we were the eye's and ears of the nurse's. Current unit each...
    Aug 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How do you get use to variable shifts
    Hi, thankfully my manager/director is a kind hearted soul most of the time, ha. I am not working eve's to day's. However, my new schedule is that of a jig saw puzzle: Working:, 8 hour's days, 4...
    Aug 5
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Top States for ADNS?
    What do you think are the best states for RNs with associates searching for work? I say most of New England and Tri State area is off the map.
    Aug 4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. New Graduate Job Search
    Avoid New England if looking for a part time or full time work. Your best bet be Bristol Hospital, ECHN, Gaylord, Waterbury, St. Mary's, and possibly St. Francis/Sharon/Middlesex. Hartford Hospital...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  8. Do you think CT needs to add another BSN program to the state
    Well Hartford got hit hard with that tax increase by the state. Stamford a year or so went through the same thing, but believe avoided lay offs. I mean most hospital's in the state are losing about...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  9. Mental Health and Nursing in Virginia...
    Hi, currently residing in CT. Have a degree in Criminal Justice in process of taking prerequisites planning on completing my associate's of nursing. Virginia always interest me and love to move down...
    Aug 4
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  10. Funding Prerequisites
    Do you really not qualify for federal loans? Fudge I was banking on loans to pay for my CC have $10,000 in debt as it is. Paid for my bachelor's out of pocket did two semester's on financial aid....
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Funding Prerequisites
    $800 sounds about right. It's about $130 a credit so four credits plus a $150 lab fee and misc. fee here. Think it's about $610 here. Then if you do a payment plan its about $710 for a class. About...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. What nursing specialty interests you the most for the future?
    Our state cut a lot of funding to psych shut down five facilities and a hospital kind of a disappointment. Old psych unit on we mixed in geriatrics on our unit with adult pop. Many just sat their for...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Is It Possible To Work During Nursing School?
    Going to try take prerequisites and first year at 36 hour's working 3X12 night's with rotating weekends. Working variable 24's right now day, eve, night's 3 day's a week not 100% sure what would work...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Second degree and nursing
    Appreciate the feedback. Been gung-ho doing the BSN program; year's back in college wanted to go BSN route but opted not to. I see a thinning job market for nurse's with associates. However, still a...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Second degree and nursing
    Knowing my learning style and wanting to work during nursing school an accelerated anything is off the table, ha!
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Second degree and nursing
    Cool no already have a degree in criminal justice work as a Tech for four year's on a psychiatric inpatient unit. Many nurse's work with already achieved their RN license via an associate program....
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Second degree and nursing
    I've heard stories of nurse's with federal job's that they have a ADN a non nursing bachelor's degree and a MSN be rejected on the basis they don't have their BSN. I don't know if there is truth to...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. NURSING CARE PLAN
    Doesn't give you much to go on ha. Do non medical psych care plan's at my work. I mean is Mr. Green a frequent flyer at your hospital. Where is the pain located. What type of pain. Does it radiate,...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. What nursing specialty interests you the most for the future?
    Would like to be involved in community health, infection disease control, forensics, psych, and corrections. Hoping to one day be in charge or some leadership position for public health within...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Second degree and nursing
    Was a general statement working in a nursing home. However, think that will come to truth in our state 75% hospital's are either magnet or won't hire a nurse with an associate's. Our hospital is...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Anyone else want to burn their statistics book?
    I took it eons a go in college dreading to take it again for nursing school. Stats, Trig, and Calc are my weakest area's of math. I took a business accounting stats can remember pie charts.
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Becoming a nurse is no longer an option for me?
    I thought it was easy to get a college loan even with bad credit...don't scare me ha. I know with my F.A. only $10,000. With work maybe $5,000 if I keep and can go full time with work. The program...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Second degree and nursing
    Hi, a hot topic around our work is the closure of our hospital's nursing program and the 2020 deadline for all nurse's to be BSNs in the hospital. It isn't a set in stone ruling many employees who...
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Switching to day shift blues
    Can't stand day shifts. Usually work 18 day's in a 4 week schedule. Usually rotate where I do 8 day's or 10 day shifts. Or the next month do 8 evenings or 10 evening shifts. Lately since only 24...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  25. What is "burnout" and how do you cope?
    I been dealing with burnout found ways to relax me. However, work schedule has been chaotic just feel dead. Working 16 hour's and only getting 4 to 3 hour's of sleep due to a quick turn around back...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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