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  1. The Hotel Phenomenon
    I have the opposite issue. I work in a SNF/LTC and we get way too many admits who would've still been in the hospital even five years ago.
    Jul 7, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New grad resume question
    I'm graduating next month with my FNP. I've only been a nurse since 2011 after working in IT for 15 years. Should I list my last pre-nursing job on my resume? I think it would be helpful because I...
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. ACLS class prep
    This is my point. If I had known I had to learn this all on my own, I would've saved some money and taken it on-line. But since I have no experience with any of this stuff (I work in a nursing...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. ACLS class prep
    I'm taking ACLS next week and after going through the pretest, I don't know much of the material. I'm wondering what they actually teach in the class if you're supposed to learn it all on your own...
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Metropolitan State Denver ANO 2012 applicants
    Mike, The program had its ups and downs. The faculty was extremely supportive and really wanted us to succeed. They really prepared us well for the NCLEX - my class had a 100% pass rate on the...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  6. Metropolitan State Denver ANO 2012 applicants
    I graduated from the program in May 2012 and I thought I'd share a couple of things that annoyed me with the requirements, although it might be a little late. When I started the program, the school...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  7. Senior Rn-BSN capstone/ senior practicum denver co
    My experience was the schools have more a problem with it than the hospitals, provided you go through the proper channels at the hospital. The education coordinator at Children's encouraged us to...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  8. So I didn't fully tell the truth about my resume... background check??? HELP!!!
    You work for company A and receive a job offer from company B. You accept the offer and give notice at company A. Company B then rescinds the offer the day before you are supposed to start. ...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. Should I put in-progress FNP school on my resume?
    I am a second-year nurse and I've been working in LTC but I want to find another job. I just started an FNP program with an expected graduation of 2015. Should I put this on my resume? Whould it...
    Nov 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  10. Did you learn IV in NS?!
    At my school, we learned in lab on the fake arm, which is just like a real one (yes, that's sarcasm). We were told we'd get to do them in clinicals. I only got to try two of them. Now I'm working...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Getting a job as a new cna
    LTC facilities are always hiring CNAs. Just google "Denver nursing homes" or something similar and they will come up. You need to apply in person to most of them.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  12. How to get in to a clinic
    Thanks for the reply. My question is how do you find the jobs? They don't seem to be advertised anywhere. And there are a zillion clinics and you don't know which ones hire RNs, so it's hard to do...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  13. How to get in to a clinic
    I've been working in LTC and skilled nursing since I graduated about a year ago. I would really like to work in a clinic, office, or outpatient setting. How do I get into one? I'm an RN and it...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. Fort Hays State U. FNP program applicant
    Do you live in Kansas? Even though the program in online, you have to do the clinicals in Kansas.
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. How to get practice starting IVs / drawing blood
    Does anyone know if there are classes or such for RNs to get practice starting IVs and drawing blood? I don't feel like I learned them at all in school, and working in LTC I never get to do them. ...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Platt college?
    All the graduate programs I looked at just want the BSN from an NLN accredited school, so I don't see why they wouldn't accept a Platt degree. But as always, do your research. Ask some of the...
    Dec 6, '11
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. How would I address a firing?
    I haven't heard back on that job, but I had an "interview" for another job this morning. I put the quotes on it because the DON basically gave me the job when I walked in the door. It's just PRN,...
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Help!! Can new grad BSNs start in Long Term Care and move to the Hospital Setting?
    I don't see LTC as having a slower pace. Having to crank out a morning med pass for 20+ residents, do assessments, treatments, a midday med pass, chart, call doctors, pass PRN meds as needed, and...
    Nov 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  19. How would I address a firing?
    I got a call back today from an HR manager. She asked why I left and I told her the story and her response was "it was a minor error, I'll tell that to the ADON". So that was encouraging. Her main...
    Nov 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  20. How would I address a firing?
    Thanks for the replies. I haven't had any interviews yet, but on the applications for why I left, I'm just putting down that it wasn't a good fit.
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  21. How would I address a firing?
    I had my 90 day review a couple of weeks prior to this and received "good" and "satisfactory" for everything. They said I was doing well.
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  22. How would I address a firing?
    Thanks. What should I say when it comes up with applying for jobs? I asked the ADON what she would suggest (I really think the decision came from above her and she wanted to help me), and she...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. How would I address a firing?
    I did get fired.
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  24. How would I address a firing?
    Yes, that is correct. Again, I know it was my mistake and I accept responsibility for it. My question is if I do get fired for this, how do I address it with potential employers going forward?
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  25. How would I address a firing?
    Yes, this is what the mistake was.
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance


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