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  1. Current nursing student interested in oncology
    I second what Ashley said above. I just graduated in May, but I started out my very first semester by finding who the "oncology teacher" was in the program. I met with her to discuss wha opportunites...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. New Grad Nurse in Hem/Onc, Stem Cell Transplant
    Well I'm not in the Chicago area (Texas) but I did get hired onto an oncology floor as a new grad and I start Monday. I have actually precepted on this floor my last semester, so I kind of know...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  3. Nursing Major in Doubt...
    My sister has one DWI on her record and although she was told by the nursing board of our state that they would allow her to be licensed as long as she satisfied her school requirements, she didn't...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  4. Barely passed Teas for Texas Woman's Univ -- is there still hope?
    OK, I just looked at TWU (I just graduated from nursing school there, so I know where EVERYTHING is on their website) and for the 2012-2013 period, they say the minimal score they would accept would...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  5. What can I do now in my situation?
    Please, please, please see a mental health professional. What you are describing is how I felt when I was going through depression and I had a GREAT job at the time and couldn't see it for the...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. parkland critical care and trauma internship
    @hockeynpolo - I am currently a graduating BSN student as well as a PCA at Parkland and have applied for the internship. Are you still at Parkland? Also does it help to mention in the interview that...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Mental Health Issues and Nursing
    Nope, not a problem. The only thing you might have to disclose to the Board of Nursing of your state is if you are on any psychotropic drugs. Most drugs for depression and anxiety don't fall in that...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Can anyone tell me if this is possible? Work and school.
    Well said MN-nurse. I totally agree.
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Can anyone tell me if this is possible? Work and school.
    I've been in my program for the last 3 semesters and I have a 7 yo son and a husband. I don't know if you could actually pull off those hours of work. In my program our clinical days start at 6:30...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Older Nursing students
    @Alpine Hiker - I walked into my first pre-req class for my nursing degreed (I already have an MBA so I've been down this road before too) and I didn't feel any different than I did the first. I'm...
    Jun 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Older Nursing students
    Well, I will be 42 this year and I am 3 semesters into a 4 semester program. Yikes, I won't lie and tell you that it's easy 'cause it isn't. I have a 7 yo son and he and my husband spend "quality...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. I Quit!!  What do I say?
    Short and sweet "personal reasons" says everything it needs to. Besides if you lie, someone is bound to say something after you leave that you had another offer.
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Older Nursing students
    So far, so good. I'm 41 now and I've been through one year of the BSN program and am loving it. Am I making all A's like I did before, NO, but am I enjoying what I'm doing and what I'm learning, YES....
    Dec 15, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. quit without notice a year ago
    My 2 cents... stay put. Take it from someone who had to leave a place of employment with 2 hours notice on what is called a "constructive discharge", which is a legal term meaning that any reasonable...
    Dec 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Contact Isolation: Do YOU always gown up?
    Well I'm still just a nursing student but one of my clinicals for this last semester was at a specialty hospital where they treat a lot of wounds, many of which are MRSA positive. It was amazing...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Can You Become A FNP Too Quickly?
    Fribblet, can you expand on what's false about that statement? Have I been given incorrect information?
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Can You Become A FNP Too Quickly?
    OK, here's my 2 cents worth. I'm looking at the same opportunity as the OP, but one thing we all have to remember is that come 2015, the only way you will be able to become an "NP" of any kind is to...
    Jul 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Nurse to Patient Ratio legislation
    hey everyone, i just read this article about the legislation being entered into congress concerning nurse to patient ratios and at the...
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Nurse to Patient ratio legislation
    Hey everyone, I just read this article about the...
    Jul 9, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  20. Nursing Diagnoses:  Useless Statements secondary to Professional Insecurity
    OMG, I am so going to print out this thread. :) I am a second career nursing student. I will say that I am not coming into this profession without being highly educated and maybe that is the reason...
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Just interviewed a nurse who *loves* her job
    This is the second time today that I've heard a nurse say she loves her job (ok, so there's 20 of you on this post saying the same thing) and I am so glad to hear it. I met a nurse at the mall today...
    Jun 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. When an Unemployed New Grad is No Longer a New Grad
    I don't have a whole lot of business jumping in on this thread seeing that I won't graduate for another 2 years, but I have to say that after reading threads like this over the past 6 months has me a...
    Mar 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. GPA for MSN
    Hello all, I am currently a NS in Texas and am in my first semester. I am doing reasonably well with the first 8 weeks of classes under my belt. But I'm not happy with my test scores/grades (yes, I'm...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. GPA for MSN
    Hello all, I am currently a NS in Texas and am in my first semester. I am doing reasonably well with the first 8 weeks of class under my belt. But I'm not happy with my test scores/grades (yes, I'm a...
    Mar 8, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  25. To all the moms out there: How did you do it?
    If you're like me you probably won't qualify for any aid that's GIVEN to you. What you might want to do is request financial aid in the form of school loans. No it's not exactly what you want to do,...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion