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  1. Air Force FQ applicants Sept. 2015
    Actually yes, my recruiter did say that sept 11 was the original date that our packages are due. However, he said we now have until the 29th when the board meets. So I guess Sept 29th?
    Aug 28
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  2. Air Force FQ applicants Sept. 2015
    Hey! I just got back literally 10 minutes ago from Nashville. I had my CNO interview this morning. It was an awesome experience, actually meeting my recruiter (and the recruiter that I started...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  3. Question about DQ conditions
    Wow. Well. I am well aware of the draw backs, the unbelievable competition, the strict selection guidelines and all the other discouraging details. Thank you. Very much. I'm well aware that my...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  4. Question about DQ conditions
    I will be taking my med surge certification exam soon, so I will have that. I also have bls and acls. We don't go to mess now until we are selected so I wouldn't go until October at the soonest.
    Aug 1
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Question about DQ conditions
    Actually I don't need an age waiver. The max age is 48.
    Aug 1
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Question about DQ conditions
    Well I don't have a thing to worry about when it comes to lying-the recruiter has 15 years worth of my medical records, lol. I did list both conditions on my workbook. I just saw somewhere that...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Question about DQ conditions
    Hi! I am applying to the Oct AF Nurse board and have a question. Does anyone have any experience with DQ conditions? The only things I have on mine medical history that could cause a problem are...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Air Force FY2016
    I'm not sure. He read off the list of specialties and their numbers and he said 30 for med surge. I know it had been 15 for the previous board. I sure hope he's right!!
    Jul 27
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Air Force FY2016
    Hi! I am applying for the September/October board also. I am so excited as it's right around the corner. I'm coming from a little different angle though. I am a civilian with no prior and I am...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. RODP FNP Spring 2015
    Thank you! I think my cumulative was 3.58. My BSN was 3.8. We start signing up for classes in November. I decided to mix mine up a bit so I don't spend 2 straight semesters writing papers for 4...
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. RODP FNP Spring 2015
    Hi, I will be starting Spring 2015. My home school is ETSU where I graduated with my BSN in August. I think I was notified in August of my acceptance and received my packet. I am sooo excited and...
    Oct 19, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Bedside Shift Report
    Hate it. With a passion. 5-6 pts? Nope, 7. We are also supposed to be doing bedside reporting. If we actually did it? In reality it would be almost 8 before night shift left and I got started. ...
    Feb 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Nursing Salary Survey 2014
    Geographic location: East Tennessee Pay rate: 18.10 In which area / specialty do you work? Med Surge What type of license do you have (RN or LPN)? RN What type of degree and/or certification...
    Jan 2, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What's the nurse-patient ratio in your unit?
    I work a busy med surge floor and our ratio is 7:1.
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Please explain this concept to me!
    I agree, lol, but I am still confused HOW it happened. I had a second nurse verify the settings after this happend to see if I had it programmed wrong. I didn't. So, if I had it programmed...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Please explain this concept to me!
    I am a new grad in orientation and I am confused. I have run across an issue with IVPB running too fast and it was explained to me that if the primary is set faster than the IVPB then the pump will...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Advice please!
    I had to double check to see if I had actually posted this!!! I promise you, you aren't alone. I am only 8 weeks in, with 3 weeks of orientation left though. We have 7 pts also. I run the entire...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Not sure about this setup at all
    HouTx, I want to clarify my post. When I said CNA duties, I meant those duties that the CNA does, as a CNA. I fully understand that MY job title includes those duties as part of patient care (and...
    Apr 8, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Not sure about this setup at all
    Well, each CNA has 14 patients a piece, so they are doing vitals, ambulation assists to bathroom, etc and answering the other 100 pages. It's not that they aren't busy, it's that we need a third...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Not sure about this setup at all
    I am a new nurse (Dec 2012) and am 5 weeks into my first job. Let me say, I am under no false illusions nor am I delusional. I knew exactly what to expect as far as nursing stuff that everyone...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. New Grads, How much do you work?
    Graduated Dec 2012, passed NCLEX Jan 17th, started orientation Feb 18th. 72 hrs per paycheck out of the gate (6 12's). After orientation I'll be working 84 hrs per paycheck. With 45 minute commute...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. New nurse-never heard of this
    UPDATE: I was correct about this position. It basically is a part time job, with full time hours most of the time, and no benefits, and it is labeled PRN. However, lucky for me, 2 days after I...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. Your Starting Salary?
    New Grad Dec 2012. Just hired 18.10 days, $3 for nights, $3 for weekends. Knoxville area. Wow-sad! :crying2:
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. New nurse-never heard of this
    I think you are probably correct. I think I may have the 2 positions confused in my mind and I was actually offered a part time job with possible full time hrs and no benefits, lol. The day shift...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. New nurse-never heard of this
    Yes, I don't qualify for the extra amount that PRN usually pays because I have no experience. As far as OT, night and weekend differentials, yes, I will be paid all of those. Base pay for new grads...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance


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