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  1. OR nurse training program, should I take the job?
    I did a periop program with a 2 year contract at a local hospital. The OR was so not for me the contract makes you feel so stuck. THis particular OR was very toxic. I would recommend against it...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. My world, upside down, but its ok! I'm good now!
    I just want to say I am sorry. I am in the same boat. I tore a tendon in my foot and the doctor was so incompetent I ended up with complex regional pain syndrome as well as another very major...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. RN who graduated from Concorde Career College
    I graduated from concorde in 2007 with an associate degree in nursing, sat for the NClex and passed. worked as a nurse at Lutheran medical center and now work as an OR nurse at Swedish. I am not a...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  4. Well, its official....
    Congrats, I know how you are feeling after 2 years on an ortho floor I am in a Periop training program which is exactly where I wanted to be after nursing school. :jester:
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Looking for LPN school in Colorado
    I graduated from concorde 3 years ago, and have worked at Lutheran Medical Center for 2yrs. I have had no problem with finding a job. Also I know for a fact that Regis will take Concorde credits. the...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  6. Nurse Told She Is Too Obese To Move To New Zealand
    I think there is a couple of issues with this, definitley working 60hrs a week, I don't care what you look like that is alot of 12 hour shifts and could be very dangerous to the nurse and the...
    May 3, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. How often can I say no?
    boy i wish i had that problem lol, I have been called off more than called in. I am not saying anything bad, just here in colorado things are so bad. I got called off tonight, we only had 8pts. I...
    May 1, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Fused joints and nursing
    Hi I am 24 also and I have a fused joint in my foot, I have to say nursing has been challenging I am out right now after having the fused joint cleaned out and a repair done to the cartilage. Even...
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. Do Nurses have to do the following??
    I am a fairly new nurse and one of my best friends on my floor is an aide, I know that she really appreciates that I have no problem helping clean up a patient. I think it is silly to hear a nurse...
    Mar 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Concorde vs DSON
    I would just like to say that I graduated from concorde and had absolutely no problem finding a job, our clinicals were at great hospitals and I feel like i got a very good education. I also work...
    Mar 14, '09
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
    hi, I used suzannes plan. It was awesome Good luck
    Feb 8, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. First year in nursing really that hard???
    I have been on my own now for 3 months and they have been incredibly challenging, but I think as far as your experience goes depends on where you work and how helpful your co workers are. I work...
    Jan 4, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Med/Surg or Not to Med/Surg. That is the question?
    I was one of those students that was dead set against doing med/surg. I said I would never work on the floor. I am working on a orthopedic med surg floor and I am so glad that I am there. I would say...
    Sep 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. frusterated and annoyed with clinical instructor (long sorry)
    Hi, i will be working on an orthopedic floor, i am glad that this has helped other people.
    Jul 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. frusterated and annoyed with clinical instructor (long sorry)
    Hi all, I wrote this, yeah it was resolved, nothing else ever came from it and the teacher doesn't even teach there anymore. I have since graduated and will be starting my first job soon. I...
    Jul 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How strict is/was your nursing school concerning your appearance?
    We had to wear turqoise colored scrubs to both clinical and class, white shoes but they were fairly lenient on them just not too much color. Hair up, pony tails were fine, and our nametags. All the...
    Jun 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I broke my ankle
    Hey, I am sorry to hear the doctor didn't put you in a boot. I was supposed to be completely off my crutches and walking by now but bearing weight is still excruiciating, so i called my doctor and...
    Jun 10, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. I broke my ankle
    Wow, some people should just not be nurses, I am so sorry that you had such an awful experience at the ER. It is amazing what some people compare things too. How much longer do you have to be off...
    Jun 1, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. I broke my ankle
    Hey, I am so sorry you broke your ankle, I am in the exact same boat as you, I just got my license but i tore both my peroneal tendons so badly they had to be replaced, I have been off it for 8 weeks...
    Jun 1, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. STUPID QUESTION? taking the NCLEX in a different state
    Hi, I took my test in Nebraska, and am registered in colorado, i called the colorado board of nursing and they told me that it didn't matter where you took it as long as you were registered in the...
    Feb 11, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Any 5th or 6th time test takers out there
    Hi all, I am so sorry you are going through this, I read through your posts and you all have tried so many different things. I strongly urge all of you to take a look at suzannes plan, I was so...
    Feb 10, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Took the exam today and sad
    Hi, I completely know how you feel!!!! I took mine today for the second time, I got around 220-240 I can't remember exactly how many. I did suzannes plan and I don't feel confident at all, I was...
    Feb 7, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. I failed NCLEX-RN
    I am so sorry you didn't pass. I did not pass the first time I took it and it was quite a blow I felt like i was prepared. I am taking it again Feb. 7th and I realized that I was not as ready as i...
    Feb 2, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. February NCLEX takers.....
    Glad I can help, hopefully you can find someone to go with you. We plan to get into NE early evening find the building and then go to dinner and a movie. I am kinda hoping taking it in a different...
    Jan 31, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. February NCLEX takers.....
    i hear ya, this will be my second time taking it and there was no way i was going to wait until the 20th that is almost a month away. I feel so much more prepared. My best friend is going to drive...
    Jan 31, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure