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  1. SUNY Institute Of Technology- FNP- Questions
    I am wondering who has attended, or is attending, SUNY IT's FNP program. I know a lot of the classes can be taken online. I want to apply for part-time study for the Fall 2012 (soon). My question...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. I hate being a nurse
    I have worked in 4 hospitals and you know what....nursing is nursing is nursing. Same stuff, different setting. I recently took a job in the CCU, thinking that I needed more of a challenge and change...
    Mar 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Graduated 2010 almost gave up nursing.
    Are you only applying to large facilities? Have you tried applying to rural health facilities? I worked in a critical access hospital and they hired pretty much whoever had an RN license. We had a...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. CRNA Applicant - help? Do I have a chance?
    Yesterday, I met with a director of a CRNA school in NY, and she didn't care that I got a "C" in acute care med/surg lol. That was one C on my entire transcript. I think if you made it into Critical...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Dont wanna be a floor nurse..
    Wow, you're so new and fresh to nursing and you already want out of direct care? If you don't mind answering, what makes you want to get out of this aspect so soon? I just ask this because when I...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. HELP / OPINIONS REQUESTED--BEST 2nd Degree Accel. BSN program in US?
    Hi Blessed87! I have been out of school for 2 years after my BSN and I have had SO MANY opportunities in nursing that I never thought I would. They're not always immediate, but with patience,...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. How do nurses retain the information they've learned?
    Repetion, experience, and mistakes will help you retain info, mistakes will make you retain it faster! Not to scare you,we all make them... I guess I'm not being funny, sorry! But seriously,...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Night Shift For Newbies
    I don't work nights anymore, but I just want to say that as a fresh new nurse, I think it saved me from running away from nursing altogether and I'm glad I did it. I loved my night shift crew and...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Keep full-time job until travel job is verified??!! Help! Need advice please
    Hey all! Whew, you're literally lifesavers (I'd insert a candy lifesaver here lol). It's crazy, I gave my resignation letter to my supervisor ( she didnt know it was a resignation letter though)...
    Feb 27, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. You know it's going to be a crazy night at work, when
    When the cops bring a 'patient' in to ER and admit diagnosis is "intoxication", no iv needed, MD plan: "pt will metabolize ETOH". oh since whe are we the drunk tank and security guards! Grrrr!
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Keep full-time job until travel job is verified??!! Help! Need advice please
    Thanks for your input everyone! I still have not put in my two weeks. I'm getting cold feet now, I'm thinking too much. In my financial situation id be cooked without a job, in limbo. Thinking about...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  12. Rn's, are you able to do job well without chemistry class?
    You don't need chem. I was in BSN program and they took my HS chem...hallelujah! And I had no problem passing microbiology/A&P/Nutrition/pharmacology...etc w/o it! The only chem I remember is...
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Keep full-time job until travel job is verified??!! Help! Need advice please
    Help! I have been communicating with three travel nursing agencies for jobs. I am an RN with over 1.5 years Tele experience, going on 2 years in June. I am at the point in the application process...
    Feb 21, '11
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. I don't know if nursing is for me!
    emptying colostomy bags...
    Oct 19, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Pearsonvue "Trick".  Is this TRUE?  Does it Work Every Time??
    I took my NCLEX RN July 23rd ( little slow on posting) and tried the "trick". I got the popup. I kept trying the trick almost every hour for that day!!! and continued to get the popup ("please...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. CONFUSED about the DNP! Help!
    OneNJen, I think you might as well get the DNP. From what I've seen in my area, all the universities and colleges are jumping on the DNP program like white on rice, and this is late for them...
    Jul 21, '09
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. Doctoral degree to become an NP???
    Oh Boy! I have been doing research on the new requirement for the DNP. Anyways, after reading many posts, certain medical professionals certainly show their arrogance and inability to understand...
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  18. ANP v. GNP
    Great! Thanks for the advice. I think that by deliberating, Adult NP would certainly be a better option. The floor I work on now is Telemetry and it's pretty much Geriatric clients! I don't think...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. ANP v. GNP
    I am looking to possibly attend graduate school for NP. Now the question is, which NP? I was interested in Geriatric NP for a long time because I like to work with the elderly and this is a hot...
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. F/T nursing school/program & NO work
    Take out loans. Don't worry about how much you WILL owe, think of it as an investment in your future. Don't let loans stop you. You'll def be able to pay them back with a career in nursing. In the...
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Seeking Guidance For My Daughter
    woops i didnt realize this was in 2005! hahahaha
    May 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. HELP / OPINIONS REQUESTED--BEST 2nd Degree Accel. BSN program in US?
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Advice for the new nurse entering Med-Surg
    Well, I didn't quite know where to put this but I'll put it here for now. I am going to graduate in May and have no speciality or true desire to work in ICU, ER, Neuro, etc., and so far, desire...
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  24. starting med surg, question
    if you wanna get spiffy ch-ching... get a palm pilot w/ RNotes! Our school made us get one. im sure the quick guide is good. i'm thinking about starting in med surg out of school this May!
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. HELP / OPINIONS REQUESTED--BEST 2nd Degree Accel. BSN program in US?
    I am an ABS student at the University at Buffalo in New York. The price here isn't too bad since it is a Public University, scholarship is also available. Depending on where you are in Canada, this...
    Feb 23, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure