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  1. Just a little advice after a year in the ICU.
    This is great advice and very well put. I've been a nurse in the PICU for 1 year now and I came staight from school. The learning curve is soo incredibly steep that I'm still struggling a little. I'd...
    May 10, '14
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  2. Is the NP schedule flexible enough to be a mother?
    That's wonderful that you know what you want to do! I'd recommend working as an RN while you do your MSN to make sure you like it (this is my second career. In my first, I got a masters and then...
    Apr 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. INOVA nurse recruiter info
    Hi, I'm trying to get in contact with the nurse recruiter at INOVA fairfax, does anyone have her info? If you could pass it along to me I'd greatly appreciate it. thanks!
    Apr 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. New RN needing advice!!
    I could be wrong but I don't really think it'll matter (in terms of a hiring advantage) if you have those classes under your belt- you're still a new grad. It would probably be more beneficial to...
    Mar 18, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Staying in critical care after new grad
    She may be speaking about the PICU that she works on. Perhaps there isn't a great training program there or the staff/other aren't supportive of new grads however that doesn't mean you shouldn't...
    Jan 14, '14
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  6. Trauma Centers- East Coast
    Shock Trauma- Baltimore (for adults)... or Hopkins PICU for peds trauma
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
    Sorry I dont know about CHOA but I know that Hopkins hires new grads into their PICU. If you don't mind living in baltimore...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  8. what's the pay at children's miami?
    Hi, Sorry if this is posted in the wrong forum. I'm wondering if anyone knows how much Children's Miami currently pays and RN1 and and RN2? Thanks!
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. How do I rescind an offer that I've already accepted?
    I've had two interviews, neither were close in date to each other. The first place offered me the job, I asked them when their deadline for acceptance was and it was 2 days before my interview with...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Miami Children's- when does new grad residency start?
    I called the recruiter at Miami Children's hospital today to ask if they hire new grads. She said they'll accept and application and hold onto it until the new grad pools starts but she said she...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. New Grad Needs Experience
    try a residency program at a hospital. there are many that have 6month to 1 yr programs where they train nurses who want to get into trauma/critical care. You may have to relocate. Applications are...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. How soon before NCLEX do you apply for a job?
    Hi, I was wondering when I should start applying for jobs? I'll be taking the NCLEX in Jan. and have heard that you should start applying before you pass.... any idea on when would be a good time?...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Calling second degree students..... Competition
    apply to GWU, they're pretty easy to get into since they're new
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Where to apply in Boston as a new grad?
    I'll be graduating with my BSN in dec and am in Virginia right now. I want to move to Boston and am trying to figure out the best place to find a job there. I reaaaaaaally don't want med-surg (please...
    Jul 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. GWU ABSN Fall 2012
    I've gone through the program and just wanted to share a little about it. -Most of the teachers are great, they're knowledgeable, kind, caring and really want you to succeed. Not all the clinical...
    May 13, '12
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  16. A Few of my Favorite Things about Nursing School
    Honestly I hate it and it's dysfunction. It's all consuming and completely draining! I'm burnt out. I hate doing tech work during clinicals, spending 6 hours writing each care plan only to be told...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. trauma/ER training programs for new grads in DC or Miami
    Hi, I'll be finishing my BSN from an accelerated program in Dec 2012 and I'm interested in working in trauma. I was wondering if anyone knows of any hospitals that have training programs for new...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Skyscape vs. Unbound Medicine - Final Answer
    good to know! thanks! do you know if the content between unbound and skyscrape differs? (I think skyscrape might be cheaper too, right?)
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  19. Skyscape vs. Unbound Medicine - Final Answer
    thanks for this thread! my school is pushing unbound but i dont like that you have to keep paying for it every year, the way i see it it's the same as buying a book- you should own it for life, i...
    Aug 2, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  20. George Mason Accelerated BSN Fall 2011
    I actually think you have enough experience and a good enough GPA that you shouldn't need to volunteer anywhere.
    May 20, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  21. George Mason Accelerated BSN Fall 2011
    I find it weird that they haven't yet accepted you to the university- i applied back in sept and go accepted right away- within maybe like 3 weeks or so... maybe something happened to your...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  22. George Mason Accelerated BSN 2009
    thanks for the response. It's helpful to know that the professors are great. I want to move back to Miami ASAP after graduation but who knows i may have to hang around VA if thats where i get a job,...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  23. George Mason Accelerated BSN Fall 2011
    On another note: I've heard a couple people say that communication and organization aren't great in the mason program and that really concerns me, especially if school is stressful enough I hate...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  24. George Mason Accelerated BSN Fall 2011
    Thanks for the reply AEP. I hear ya on GW- I know it's not "proven" yet, but I feel as though it can't be bad since they have a great reputation... but worth the money, i dont know. I too, am trying...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  25. George Mason Accelerated BSN 2009
    I've heard a couple people say that communication and organization aren't great in the program and that really concerns me, especially if school is stressful enough I hate having to fix problems with...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing