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  1. Med-Surg Roll Call
    Ortho Med-Surg here! More med-surg than ortho. First job and I really, really enjoy it so far. Awesome team of nurses and a great preceptor. I'm never bored for sure!
    Jul 24
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Major Dilemma
    Thank you all. I DID go ahead and drop off my application today. But, thinking over it more, I decided that if they do indeed call me, I may inquire about a substitute nurse position instead if...
    Jun 3
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Major Dilemma
    Thank you both. I honestly didn't think about PRN for the hospital job...I think that's the route I'll try. It's the guilt that's getting me! Even though I KNOW in my heart we are all replaceable...
    Jun 2
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Major Dilemma
    Okay, requesting some honest opinions here. I graduated in May with my BSN. At the end of March, one of the major hospital systems here had a hiring event. I was offered a part time, day shift...
    Jun 1
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. You just can’t make “This Stuff” up…..
    Thank you for your service my friend! I too served as a Medic, for 20 years and 3 months. In 11 days I will walk the stage for my BSN!
    Apr 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    Haven't fainted...but came close to vomiting. I was a student and was tasked with suctioning a new trach. Sure!!! I didn't realize it would be so...juicy. And stringy. And...MOIST. And so difficult...
    Jun 28, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Jobs in Louisville/Elizabethtown
    Have you tried Hardin Memorial? I stalk their job listings just for giggles (I haven't graduated yet) and there are always RN announcements. Also try
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  8. Prerequisites for Bellarmines Accelerated Nursing
    I believe Excelsior College has an online nutrition course. I did mine through Touro when they were accredited, but I think they may have lost accreditation. My undergrad is with Excelsior as well...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  9. ASN vs. 2nd Degree BSN at Bellarmine/Spalding/Ivy Tech
    I too am currently in the two year accelerated program, but I started off in the one year and switched for personal reasons. You may contact me as well for any advice/suggestions...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  10. My nursing school story
    Thank you for your service ORnurse! I too, just retired as an Army medic in December of last year. Started a second degree BSN in May of this year and I'll be done in May of '15. I'm so glad to see...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Human Patient Simulators
    Totally agree with GrnTea. I am in an accel program, right now in our second "session." We are giving up a clinical day to have a sim lab "experience." I asked my clinical instructor why the school...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. LPN in the Army at my age
    Everything in the Army is waiverable, even age. At the height of the wars we were bringing in just about anyone with a pulse. The problem now is the Army is downsizing, so waivers will be slim. Best...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  13. Best WHITE scrub suggestions?
    Hi all, Starting school this May. Our uniform for clinicals is solid white scrubs. Yup, all white. I already understand the value of nude undies, but would love some suggestions on scrub brands...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I'm getting terminated from my first nursing job
    But they do it on Grey's Anatomy all the tiiiiiiiiime! *snicker* Sorry I have nothing substantial to add, just good luck.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Any Other Mid-Life Students?
    38 here, just retired from the Army and starting a second-degree BSN this May. I'll be 40 when I graduate. We can do this!
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Nursing uniforms for military nurses
    In my experience it's based on the facility and what the Commander dictates. I've seen full fatigues, scrub top with fatigue bottoms, or the military nursing "whites" which have name and rank. They...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Bellarmine acceptance rate
    Hi all! I've been accepted for the May 2013 cohort as well. I'm excited but VERY nervous, because I know it's going to be a challenge. I retire from the Army this year, and nursing is all I've ever...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  18. Hi Nurses! Hope to be one soon(ish)!
    Hi everyone! I've wanted to be a nurse as long as I can remember. Life happens, and I joined the Army as a combat medic (damn recruiter). Long story short, I RETIRE from the Army at the end of...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings