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  1. ER or Trauma Nurse
    I'm at a level 1 trauma center ED. We're all ED RNs. Only those who are TNCC certified as Trauma Nurses can run traumas. Once trauma protocol is dc'ed, then any ED RN can take over care.
    Sep 25
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Is it possible to accept two positions. One as an SICU nurse and the other as an ER nurse?
    Not only should you be concerned about scheduling conflicts, but I'd be more concerned about crashing and burning. Working 6 days a week including every weekend in 2 high intensity fields is taking...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Nurse Slang Yo!
    I'm in the ED. Our ETOHers are marked as MTF -- metabolize to freedom. When a bunch of orders pop up at shift change: DSP = day shift problem.
    Sep 1
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Are you Facebook friends with your coworkers?
    I'm friends with a large number of coworkers -- supervisors, techs, RNs, and Drs. We also have a closed FB group for our department where we can post things like shift swap requests and department...
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I graduate nursing school in September and applied for a ED TECH before boards
    You graduate in 2 months? Our hiring process takes that long. By the time you started as a tech you'll be an RN.
    Jul 22
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  6. Nursing school student loans.
    As long as we get hired full time into the hospital system that my school is affiliated with, the $10,000 loan is forgiven over 2 years. I'm in NC, attended Carolinas College of Health Sciences, and...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. WHY do I keep getting Near Passing??
    I passed in 75 questions. I didn't do Kaplan or Hurst or LaCharity or any of the other study guides out there. I did 75-100 questions a day for a couple of weeks before the test. That's it. Maybe an...
    Jul 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Clinicals and walking boot
    I wore a walking boot for several weeks when I was a student as well as a CNA at a local children's hospital. No issues!
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. How to use my last 4 days effectively????
    Relax. Get a massage. Do something fun. Review. Relax some more. Sleep. Eat. Review. You know what you know at this point.
    Jul 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. New RN, direct hire to ER?
    I'm an ADN new grad in a level 1 trauma center ED. All the new grads they've hired in the past 2 years (at least 6 that I know of), we're all from the same school.
    Jul 5
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  11. charlotte lpn bridge or second bachelors
    I think Carolinas College of Health Sciences has a program that lets you skip NUR101 if you're an LPN.
    Jul 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. Now THAT'S a lab result
    I also had one with 12. He was out of it until we started pushing D50.
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. anyone seen this?
    I'd definitely read it!
    Jun 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Help! Need advice with NCLEX prep
    My ATI predictor was 99%. I took NCLEX 3 weeks after graduation with little studying. I passed in 75 questions. All of my classmates -- even those with low predictor scores -- passed NCLEX.
    Jun 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. States that hire ADNs
    I'm in NC at a magnet hospital and they hire ADNs all the time.
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Should I reschedule??
    I graduated Dec 12, 2014. With school finally being behind me and the holidays coming up, I didn't want to study at all. My test date was early Jan (8? 9? I can't remember now). Some days I did...
    May 29
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Tote bags
    Look into Thirty One Gifts tote bags. I love mine!
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. When can I apply for a job after graduation.
    I had a job lined up 2 months before graduation. I'd start applying!
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Kudos to ER Nurses
    I'm a new grad RN who started in the ED at a crazy busy 70ish bed level 1 trauma center. It's been 2 months and holy cow it's been a wild ride! Some days are smooth and other days I'm one step away...
    May 7
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Charlotte RN Salary??
    Not sure about pay for experienced RNs but Carolinas Healthcare System new grads make $21.12/hr (plus shift dif/weekend/night pay).
    Apr 17
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  21. New grad. Torn between two..ER or med/surg?
    I graduated in Dec and was hired into our level 1 trauma center ED. We have a nurse residency program that includes a 6 month orientation to the department. The department makes sure we're ready...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. Do you have to be an adrenaline junkie to work in the ER?
    This was my first thought as well. The ED would be "waaaaaaayyy too busy" x a million at times.
    Apr 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Help! What to wear for CNA State test?!?!
    It makes if easier if you're the patient during skills testing for skills like taking BP.
    Apr 11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. 2015 pearson vue trick worked
    It doesn't have to be a valid credit card number. I used an old gift card with nothing left on it. I shared it with several classmates. We all entered it at the credit card page and everyone of us...
    Mar 31
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
    I think I received an email to my school email account advertising the program and the free trial. Google it -- I'm sure you'll find it.
    Mar 30
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum