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  1. Harried and Hopeless!!!
    It's natural to second guess yourself. You have worked for years to finish nursing school and this test is a major part in your future. It would be almost UNnatural to not be nervous about it. As...
    Feb 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Travel Nurses Who Started with less than 2 years experience
    I started with one year. I worked on a surgical unit but was frequently floated within the hospital including pediatrics and intermediate. I got my first assignment to a magnet hospital in their...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Professional Nurse Resume Writers
    I also thought about using a professional service. I chose not to (too expensive!). I recently rewrote my resume since starting working as a nurse. I wrote the resume on my own and was able to get...
    Aug 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  4. avantus?
    I have an interview on Wednesday with Avantus doing acute dialysis through a hospital around here. Has anyone heard of them or have any information to share? I am trying to research the company...
    Aug 4, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. OccuVAX...? Or other flu/vaccine clinics...
    I do some work for Occuvax. It took a few weeks for them to send me my check but everything was legit. I worked with another nurse for a company sponsored clinic and it was pretty busy. The time went...
    Aug 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. Orientation starts in a week!!
    Congrats on your new job! We had 12 weeks orientation when I started. The first week was pretty much all classroom then I started on the floor. I work a on a post surgical unit although we do get...
    Jul 29, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. Surgical RN...1st resume. please help!
    I am finishing up my first year under my belt and am JUST now rewriting my resume. My boyfriend and I are at least an hour away from each other and we have been living apart since I started nursing...
    Jul 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  8. Koi Mystery Scrub Top Purchases
    Ive never heard of this but thanks for posting! I just landed my first job on a post surgical unit and am trying to build up my scrub stash!
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. I quit my job
    Congrats! It's a great feeling! When I was accepted to nursing school I quit my job 4 months before school started. LOL. I loved it!
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. What do you think of 12 hour shifts?
    I love 12 hour shifts! However, at my current job, I work 8 hr nights and it isn't as terrible as I thought it would be. As long as I work 8 days within the 2 week period, I still keep my FT status....
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. Need opinions on my plan..am I making the right choice?
    Thank you to both. I think part of my uneasiness is due to starting a new position in a new career. I dont handle it well when I am in the position of not knowing what I'm doing. I plan on getting as...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. First 5 weeks of nursing school
    Congrats on starting nursing school! For me, the first 5 weeks were spent getting to know classmates and instructors, reading, practicing skills, studying, and trying to get yourself organized! It...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. IL NCLEX 3 Year Limit
    I'm sorry to hear about what you're going through. I do not believe that IA has a time limit like IL does. If it were me, I would most likely take a refresher course, review content hard core,...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. How long does in take to receive you ATT for the NCLEX letter from Pearsonvue?
    I'm in IL. Here is my timeline: 5/18 - graduated 5/20 - school submitted papers to PearsonVue 6/12 - received ATT By the time I received my ATT, July was the first date I could register for :(
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. need Advice for kaplan classes
    I took Kaplan classroom and I thought it was a waste of time. My instructor taught us their decision tree and for 4 days we just answered NCLEX questions. That was it. Personally, I learned more...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Kaplan Q trainer
    There are Qtrainer questions online if you search for them. However, if you want access to Qbanks, you will need to pay for those.
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Need opinions on my plan..am I making the right choice?
    I am an ADN and graduated in May. After waiting for about a month for my ATT, I finally received it in June and took NCLEX the first week of July. During that time I had declined 2 RN positions...
    Aug 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. help for immigration
    It seems as if you have received some good advice. However, there are just no alternative ways of getting into the us quickly. If these methods are not fast enough, you may look into other countries...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. help for immigration
    Yes...silverdragon is right. The waits are very long. My grandmother petitioned for my aunt and uncle to come to the u.s. 21 years later thrir petition was finally approved and they will be arriving...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Leave a comment now before i go to bed! need CNA Advice!!
    Be a team player. Look for opportunities to help and be willing! Learn from your preceptors and everyone else around you :-) You will be just fine if they see that they can trust you to do what you...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Leave a comment now before i go to bed! need CNA Advice!!
    Wow....how did you go through c.n.a clinicals without having to clean someone up? I am surprised. Im assuming you have your license. Honestly it depends on the facility how orientation goes. But...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. help for immigration
    How are you related to your relatives in the us? Unless they are immediate family (parents,brother,sister) im afraid you will be out of luck as only immediate family can petition. Good luck!
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. On hold test results
    First of all, calm down and breathe. From what I understand results can be put on hold for many different reasons. Its not an automatic fail. At this point it is what it is....waiting is always...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Will I be Stuck in LTC???
    I am in the same situation. I personally think any experience is better than no experience. Also it would depend....Are you financially able to not work for an undetermined length of time? My...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Help? Really need some advise :(
    I agree...sounds like a toxic environment. I would find somewhere to study like , as someone suggested, the kibrary. Do you have any friends that you can stay with occasionally or other relatives?
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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