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  1. Cape Cod Hospital- Hyannis, MA
    I've never worked there, but I am from the Cape. If you have any questions about the area feel free to ask! It's very different to actually live there than to vacation there. People from the Cape...
    Jan 30, '14
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  2. US RN Looking to Work in UK...With a Twist?
    Continental works very similarly to US travel agencies. They'll help you with the process of applying for a UK license and sponsor your visa ( I believe that they will pay half the fees for the...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Which NYC hospitals are on EPIC?
    The former Continuum hospitals will all be moving over to Epic, as they're now part of Mt Sinai
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Moving to Boston (MGH) - questions about in state licensing
    There's no need to fly out to Mass just to take the exam. You can take the NCLEX at a testing center in another state and still be able to apply for initial licensure in Massachusetts. Your school...
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  5. Hoping to move back to Mass. after living/working abroad
    The Cape might be your best bet. Falmouth and Cape Cod hospitals seem to always have openings for experienced nurses, especially in med-surg and home health. It seems the closer to Boston, the more...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  6. CNA training in Boston
    I did the CNA program at the Red Cross in Cambridge in 2009. It was excellent and I highly recommend it. If anything, it will help decide if nursing is something you really want to pursue and you...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. APRN School online
    To me, this sounds like the APRN that precepts you for clinical must have Vermont licensure, if you're doing your clinicals in VT. Most programs will consider your preceptor clinical faculty, and in...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  8. Is Cape Cod just a dumb idea for a new grad?
    I grew up on the Cape, but live in Vermont now. The job market there is better than Boston. I worked in LTC on the Cape for 6 months right after school and landed the job right away. I'm not sure...
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  9. Rn re entry clinical dilemma
    The largest and only teaching hospital in Vermont is Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington. You can contact the nursing education department, they might be able to help you. It might be easier...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  10. Work requirement for licensure in Vermont and New Hampshire
    Vermont requires a refresher course, it is offered by Vermont Tech. It consists of both classroom and clinical time. We had a nurse do her clinical on my old floor, but I don't know much beyond that....
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. NICU RN to FNP or PNP?
    I'm thinking of going back to school this fall to finish my NP (I took a leave of absence from a DE program). I've been working as an RN for a year and a half now with a year of experience with...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Good Cities / States to Find First RN Job
    I'm from the Boston area and moved to Burlington, VT for my first acute care job. Burlington is a really fun college town with lots to do, but you have to be okay with long winters and cold weather....
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. help for a new grad!! Please & Thanks!
    The Kindreds in Wareham and Dennis are both very similar facilities. They both have sub acute units and hire new grad ADNs. Even if you get hired on an LTC unit you can easily switch to sub-acute...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  14. Is Fletcher Allen hiring?
    My floor just hired 4 new grads and I know we're going to hire more nurses. The process can take a while, especially if you went to school elsewhere. Those who have done clinicals and...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  15. How to get a NICU job?
    I was in your exact same position a year ago and will be starting in a NICU in August. After working in LTC for 6 months I was offered a job at a large hospital out of state on a neuro floor. I...
    Jul 15, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  16. Too soon to transfer?
    So I've been an RN for a little over a year now. I worked at a nursing home for 6 months and now work on a med/surg/neuro floor at a large hospital. I recently applied for a position in the NICU at...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New RN grad moving to Boston area
    Newton is a very nice city to live in. It's very surban and family oriented. I lived there for a year while I was in school. Surprisingly the costs of renting is a little bit less than in Boston...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  18. How is the job market for nursing where you live?
    I'm from Mass. I graduated last year and landed a job right away in a nursing home. I kept on applying for jobs in hospitals and was offered one six months later in Vermont. I worked as a CNA/PCT...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Regis-Transferring?
    Lawrence Memorial students do take basic science and liberal arts classes at Regis. I think it would only help you to take more classes at community college, it shows you can handle college classes....
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  20. Regis-Transferring?
    Hi I graduated last year from the accelerated BSN program at Regis. Regis doesn't officially accept any of the traditional undergrads into the nursing major until the end of their sophmore...
    May 20, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  21. New Grad program at FAHC
    I actually just started there as a new grad after working in a nursing home for six months. It is very new grad friendly. Depending on what floor you work on you go through a critical care...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  22. for those in LTC..what songs do your residents like?
    Ain't She Sweet Five Foot Two, Eyes of Blue Take Me Out To the Ballgame You Are My Sunshine I second anything Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, or Dean Martin. One facility I used to work at used to...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Trying to get cna exp. while in RN school, but it's been tough getting any hits
    I can definitely relate! I took the Red Cross CNA course before I started nursing school and it took me about 3 months before I got a job. I started at a nursing home and was there for 7 months...
    May 14, '11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Anyone starting Regis College, MA this fall 2011
    Just about all the apartments in the area turn over Sept 1st, so there may not be a lot posted yet. I've found the majority of my apartments on craigslist. There's probably more postings looking...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. Anyone starting Regis College, MA this fall 2011
    Congratulations on your acceptance! I'm Molly, I'm in my second year of the program with Jen. For those of you that are coming from out of state I highly recommend having a car. Chances are...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing