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  1. Floor nurse to ER nurse.  Help please!
    Thank you everyone for your constructive feedback. To clarify: I certainly am seeing my patients more than every 4 hours, or 2 for the Level IIs. In fact, like I previously posted, sometimes I...
    Aug 29, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Floor nurse to ER nurse.  Help please!
    Hi everyone, I am completely new (8 weeks into orientation) to ER nursing. My previous experience is mostly cardiac/telemetry. I also did a short stint on a general medical floor and in a NICU. ...
    Aug 28, '10
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Charlottte hospitals w/ on site daycare
    I work for a Novant Health facility but not the main campus. However, I looked it up one time on our intranet (can't do it from home) and I remember thinking that the hours perfectly coincided with...
    Aug 27, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  4. Vacuum Assisted Delivery... ugh.
    I definitely agree with the OP. I was very anti-medicalized birth. However, as a nurse I did feel safety in delivering in the hospital. I did, however, arm myself with a CNM and doula to try for a...
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. New Grad Jobs in Charlotte
    I moved to NC just his April. Thankfully, I had 2 years of RN experience behind me. I would say that I applied for around 15 CMC jobs and never even received an interview. They also took forever...
    Jul 20, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  6. What do you do as a Psych NP?
    I am not a psych NP but did consider that route and did some research. From what I understand, psych NPs only account for 1% of APNs. They are also at or near the top for pay (around $90K). The...
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. NP dual curriculum
    I am currently attending University of Michigan - Flint for BSN completion. I have looked into continuing on with the school for APN training. They just recently started a DNP program and phased...
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. No prenatal care?!
    I can understand your frustration or confusion. I was a NICU nurse until very recently and would ponder such questions too frequently. I do believe that the decision to not receive prenatal care...
    May 31, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Questions about re-locating to NC and the level III NICUs
    My husband and I just relocated to the Charlotte area a month ago. I am currently looking for a NICU position in the area so I have done a bit of research. All of this has just been through my...
    May 26, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  10. Relocating to Charlotte
    I have recently relocated to the Charlotte area. I am an RN with two years experience. The interview I went on today gave me a base rate of about $22/hr with $5 differential for nights. It sounds...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  11. What kind of scrubs do you wear?
    Our hospital has a mandated color for RNs to wear. It is galaxy blue, which is not that easy to find. On top of that, we also have the large red RN letters to wear below our badge. The aides and...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  12. Info on CMC and Presbyterian
    Thanks for the replies. I'm currently working on getting my license endorsed in NC. I think it would be kind of pointless to apply for jobs prior to having a North Carolina license. We'll...
    Mar 1, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  13. Info on CMC and Presbyterian
    Hi, My husband and I may be moving to NC in April for his new job. The company is located in Mooresville. I am an RN with 2 years experience (telemetry and NICU) and will probably look into...
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  14. Question for U of M Flint RN to BSN Students
    I just finished my 3rd semester in this program. From what I understand, the clinical credits you will receive from you previous program will actually be given as UM-Flint credits. No need to take...
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  15. Low Census
    Our NICU is usually staffed for 8 babies. We have been having anywhere from 14 to 21 for the last two months at least. The overtime has been getting excessive. Where we used to have a few...
    Nov 28, '09
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. RN duties in the NICU
    Hi, I am just finishing up my second week of orientation in our level IIIB NICU. Prior to this postion, I worked as an RN on a cardiac/telemetry floor. I am really enjoying the new position...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. U of M Flint-RN to BSN
    They need to make sure that you have the prerequisites. I assume that they are incredibly busy at registration time. I am taking NUR 407 currently and had to wait to be cleared last semester to...
    Nov 12, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  18. U of M Flint-RN to BSN
    I am currently in my 3rd semester of this program. I chose it because my credits transferred in nicely and I figured the U of M name couldn't hurt. After this semester I will only have 13 credits...
    Nov 11, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  19. University of Michigan-Flint or Oakland University
    :yeah: Congrats!!!
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  20. NNP Program at Rush University in Chicago
    Bump... I'd like to know too.
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. RN-BSN Completion Programs
    I agree. There were two main reasons why I chose UM-Flint. #1 is that it accepted my other credits much better than any other program I looked at. MSU looked to be the worst. #2 is that I figured...
    Oct 2, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  22. RN-BSN Completion Programs
    I'm in my 3rd of 5 semesters at U-M Flint. I live in the UP, so it is all distance learning. I chose the program because the cost was reasonable, and because my credits from JCC transfered in...
    Oct 1, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  23. Job Conundrum
    I was wondering if anyone could offer some insights. I have been an RN for about a year and a half on a Cardiac Floor. We get a lot of pacers, caths, MIs, arrhythmias, and the random medical...
    Oct 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. University of Michigan-Flint or Oakland University
    I am currently in my 3rd semester of classes through U-M Flint. I am very pleased with the program. I could have completed it in 4 part-time semesters, but I decided to stretch it one more semester...
    Sep 26, '09
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  25. NCLEX/MICHIGAN BON question?????
    I'm in Michigan. I believe I waited about a week from the "unofficial" from Pearson until I had a license on the state website. I do not know why it took that long. I agree with the PP, I did not...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum