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  1. Shoes Help
    I wore Nurse Mates Dove shoes all through nursing school, and they served me well. I had a friend that found a pair of no-name all white leather tennis shoes and she was successful with those. In the...
    Aug 30, '15
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Running, Walking, or Cross-Trainers?
    I'm a new OR nurse -- still training, in fact. I have a pair of Alegrias and I'm planning to buy athletic shoes to rotate with them. Do I go for running shoes? Walking? Cross trainers? Which do you...
    Aug 30, '15
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Verification for FASFA
    I went through the same thing and was able to get one at my local IRS office. I did have to wait for a while (as in hours) because the place was busy, but I walked out with a transcript on the same...
    Aug 11, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. ADN Graduating soon
    I did. I'm currently in a new grad residency with an ADN. I know ADN-prepared nurses at Eastside Medical Center, Gwinnett Medical Center, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Northside Atlanta,...
    Aug 11, '15
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  5. Nursing Students: Do what works best for YOU (long)
    I graduated my program this past May and am preparing to go to orientation for my first job as a nurse (GO ME!). I recently had lunch with a lovely woman who is about to start the program I just...
    Aug 8, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. ADN Graduating soon
    Knowing which area in Atlanta you plan to relocate to would be helpful, since Atlanta and its suburbs encompass a pretty big area and the traffic jams make it seem even bigger. I believe Northside...
    Aug 7, '15
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  7. Is ADN sufficient to ba trauma RN?
    Check the requirements of the hospitals around you. In Atlanta, you have hospitals that require BSN degrees and you have hospitals that hire ADN-prepared nurses. It's all going to depend on which...
    Aug 6, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. A Public Thank You
    The full rider can be viewed at thesmokinggun.com. I read the rider -- while I get the making sure, I do kind of believe there was some diva-ness involved because ... Van Halen. In 1982.
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. UGH, I want to find my niche already!
    I know what you mean! I kept waiting all through nursing school for that A-ha! moment, the one that told me THIS was the nursing specialty I was meant for. I admit to being slightly envious of my...
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Got surprised at work yesterday.
    Congrats! It's wonderful to hear a happy story for a change. :-)
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. A Public Thank You
    It was the green, and there was also a rumor that it was in (yes, I'm dating myself here) Van Halen's performance rider that they have only green M&Ms in the dressing rooms. That one might not be a...
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. A Public Thank You
    It was something about the red dye. I also remember when the red M&M's returned. It was a pretty big deal.
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. A Public Thank You
    I know the conversation has already strayed waaaaaaaaay away from this (Color me Skittles, although I do admit to loving a good peanut M&M) but I wanted to add that back in nursing school, one of my...
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Open mouth, insert foot
    I've typed out entire responses and then while proofreading, thought better of it and just deleted them. I've deleted posts. And I've bit my tongue hard enough to make it bleed. Smiling. Always...
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. New Nurse ... not distinguishing myself as brilliant
    SilverSister -- I have no words of encouragement coming from experience because, like you, I'm a second-career new grad. Late 40's, graduated in May, passed NCLEX in June, and starting my residency...
    Aug 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I just took Kaplan trainer # 6 and scored 58
    CONGRATS! :nurse:
    Jul 2, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Georgia Graduated early May, 2015 Accepted the new grad residency position I was hoping for mid-May, 2015 Passed NCLEX mid-June, 2015
    Jul 2, '15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. No Jobs for New Grad ADNs
    I graduated an ADN program in May, and a number of my classmates and I were able to land residency programs in area hospitals. I've heard Northside is staggering their residency applications windows...
    Jun 30, '15
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. Is this right?
    I had nothing nursing related until I actually started the nursing program. I was able to set my own pre-nursing schedule and classes, so I knew what was coming down the pike. That looks like a...
    Jun 29, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I just took Kaplan trainer # 6 and scored 58
    Justabouttotest: I think I scored about that on TT6, and then 65% on TT7 and I passed in 75. Make sure you're remediating and understanding how the remediations relate to the question and to the...
    Jun 29, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. I passed my NCLEX with 75 questions on the first try!!!
    Congrats!
    Jun 26, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. NCLEX shut off at 75,
    Congrats on passing! Even though your crisis moment is over, I wanted to tell you the way you describe yourself after your exam is IDENTICAL to how I felt after mine. I even prayed it wouldn't stop...
    Jun 25, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Yet Another "I PASSED!" Thread
    Please allow me a brief moment to dance happily. :cheeky: I graduated in May, took the exam June 17, got the good popup, and my license was posted to my state BON website the next day. Here's what...
    Jun 25, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Today, I am thankful for......
    Today I am thankful that my family didn't boot my butt out onto the street when I was in nursing school and studying for NCLEX. They were actually proud of me and put up with all my shhhhtuff. ...
    Jun 25, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. My experience as a pt on a med/surg floor..
    Thanks for this reminder. I'm currently a 4th semester nursing student with clinicals on a med-surg floor. With your permission, I would love to print and share your post with my clinical group.
    Feb 6, '15
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing


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