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  1. New nurse...hate my job...don't know what to do
    I also work in Ortho and float to Med/Surg. I just went to days. There are days that I really like my job and days that I feel like I was thrown under the bus. We also have lack of support at times....
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Confused new RN!
    I worked in LTC for three months for the same reason you are doing it now. It's really hard for new grads to find employment. LTC will help you to learn to organize your time, but it is tough. I am...
    Feb 13, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Employed '09 and '10 grads: Are you where you wanted to be?
    I graduated in February of this year. I found a job in LTC in April. It was a good learning experience in organizing my time, as in (never stop moving). In June I got an interview in a hospital in a...
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Patient ID Bracelets in LTC?
    I would like to see if pts are one or two assist posted on their doors. As a new employee, I'm never sure how to help patients ambulate. I always have to ask someone.
    Apr 25, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. New Grad: Where to start a career with geriatric patients
    I am a new grad. Graduated in February. There is so much competition for the new grad positions at hospitals in my area. I have been hired as a charge nurse in a SNF/LTC. I've only had four days so...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. SO am I the only one who loves LTC?
    I am a new grad. When I first started school, it was my intention to work LTC because I like the elderly and want people to be comfortable and happy as possible in that stage of their lives. I got...
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Petrified when handling residents that expire...
    When in Nursing School, I knew that this would be an issue for me. I am Christian and went back to Church. Addressing my beliefs and faith in God is so helpful when considering death. In clinicals, I...
    Feb 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Back to College after 20 Years
    Almost $36,000. It's alot, but I figured that since I would be able to work so much sooner it would be worth it. I wanted to be able to this without having to work and believe me, you wouldn't want...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Back to College after 20 Years
    Wow. I also got laid off from my full time newspaper job. I worked at the Kansas City Star for 24 years. I started as a paste-up artist for the news pages and as technology changed, my last job was...
    Dec 5, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Back to College after 20 Years
    I am 49 years old and started an accelerated ADN program in October. Taking finals next week for the 1st 5 classes, which included Micro, A & P 1, Algebra, English and Psychology. It's been a tough...
    Dec 1, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. BRIAN or Administrator?
    I would really like to see a category in the student forums for those of us who are in accelerated ADN programs. The curriculum is so different. It doesn't quite fit in pre-nursing or nursing...
    Nov 15, '08
    Forum: How To Use Site
  12. Concorde Kansas City
    Hi, Kelly! It was nice to meet you. What a coincidence. See you at school. Cinder :wink2:
    Oct 3, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  13. Concorde Kansas City
    oops. see next mesage
    Oct 3, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  14. Concorde Kansas City info needed
    Thank You so much for your post. It was very helpful!
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Concorde Kansas City info needed
    Hi, I tried a post in the prestudent section, but since they aren't in school yet, I've got no responses. Concorde has a new accelerated RN program. Third class is starting and 1st class graduates...
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Concorde Kansas City
    I am considering the accelerated ADN classes. It is new and in it's third class. The first class graduates Feb 2009. Their LPN classes show a good pass rate on the Missouri Nursing Board. It's very...
    Aug 30, '08
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  17. Concorde School for RN
    I am looking into the accelerated ADN program at Concorde in Kansas City. It is a new program and 1st class graduates in Feb 09. They do have a LPN program that seems to have a good pass rate though....
    Aug 30, '08
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student