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  1. Do you lose nursing skills as a nurse case manager?
    You will learn new skills. However, I no longer fill comfortable starting IVs, but I was never great at that skill anyway. I don't know anyone who leaves bedside nursing and wants to return though....
    Mar 14, '14
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. Broward College Nursing or NSU ? Winter 2014'
    Definitely, without a doubt, Broward College. It is a difficult program and some of the instructors are very challenging. However, my co-workers, who are NOVA, Barry and UM graduates, make the same...
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  3. Upcoming interview.  Please help me to explain...
    I have an interview scheduled with a managed care company. I am not sure how to explain why I am trying to leave my current case management position where I have only worked a few months. My...
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. Case Management in nursing
    I am an acute care case manager, which means I am an RN case manager in a hospital. My role is to make sure we get paid. I review charts to ensure patient's meet inpatient criteria, to identify and...
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. Pre-Employment Testing
    Not quite. I mean the competency exams.
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  6. Pre-Employment Testing
    I would like to apply to a few agencies in the South Florida Area. I have been off the floor for about 9 months. I am reviewing NCLEX materials. Any advice or study tips for the agency...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  7. What was your experince at Broward College nursing program ?
    If at all possible, stop working 32 hours per week!! This is a full time program. It is very difficult especiallt if you work!
    Nov 25, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. Teacher turned Nurse
    I miss teaching as well, especially the bell, the vacations, the lightbulb moments, and getting home every day in time for Oprah!!
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Psych Nurse Practitioner
    Hello Alllnurses, Where can I find information about the job outlook for psych nurse practitioners? The schools in my area have closed admission to their Psych NP programs, which makes me...
    Oct 20, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. Is 50+ pages of reading a week "normal?"
    I wish I only had to read 50 pages a week in nursing school. That's less than 10 pages a day. My first exam in nursing school covered over 900 pages of text!! Seriously, I counted them!
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Too many Applicants....
    You don't catch your own mistakes because when you proofread your own writing less than 24hours after you wrote it, you usually read what you think you wrote not what you actually wrote.
    Apr 30, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. New grad RNs: Do you hate nursing already?
    This is the prevailing theme at my place of employment. Well, at least we have a job!!! This attitude drives me crazy and explains why nurses are at the bottom of the totem pole. :mad: I swear, even...
    Apr 15, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. New grad RNs: Do you hate nursing already?
    Please try EAP. Speaking with a therapist can only help. If you aren't happy with the first person you speak with, try someone else. You don't have to struggle alone. Also, it makes me feel better...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. job expenses to expect?
    I don't have enough experience. But, if I make it through, I will definately consider it!
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. job expenses to expect?
    My expenses as an RN are not even worth mentioning when comparing them to my out of pocket expenses as a teacher. As a teacher, I spent a lot of money on supplies, incentives, cloths, food, etc for...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New grad RNs: Do you hate nursing already?
    I could have written your post. I am having a very difficult time with my new career in nursing. I became so depressed. My unhappiness with my career choice was taking over my life. I think about...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. So who do nurses marry or have as civil partners???
    My husband works in utilities. I met him in middle school.
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Things I have learned in Nursing
    Nursing has taught me... I am in the BUSINESS of healthcare. Not the healthcare business.
    Feb 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing vs. Teaching for Major
    I worked as a teacher before returning to nursing school and becoming an RN. Both have their pros and cons. In most states, you can teach without a degree in education. However, you can't be a...
    Feb 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  20. Where is the caring and advocacy for ME when I really need it????
    I am sorry to hear about your sister and your unfortunate experience with your physician's office. Best wishes to you and your family!
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Is Psych Nursing Easy?
    I greatly appreciate all of the info shared in this thread. I am a new grad nurse on a med/surg floor. I have a bachelor's in psych and I am excited about getting a year of med/surg experience and...
    Dec 29, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Merry Christmas from...
    Merry Christmas from Fort Lauderdale, FL, where we are celebrating Christmas in T shirts and shorts. It is a nice 77 degrees today.
    Dec 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What was your experince at Broward College nursing program ?
    Jam 911, I got an offer contingent upon passing the boards, which were scheduled 2 weeks after the interview. The nurse manager and assistant, who interviewed me didn't even ask about my license. ...
    Dec 23, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. What was your experince at Broward College nursing program ?
    Jam911, I took my boards, passed with 75 questions. I got a job before I passed the boards and started working shortly after.
    Dec 23, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. What was your experince at Broward College nursing program ?
    I always used the current edition. However, I had a couple classmates who always used an old edition b/c money was tight. They passed. So, my guess is, it doesn't matter.
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing