First Year
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New RN Grad Need Guidance Please :()

Hello everyone! So where to begin.. I'm a new grad working on a level one trauma ICU and my orientation period is 8 weeks. I've completed 6/8 weeks and it's been a learning experience for sure...

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Job Hunt
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RN MGR Told me I'm too old.

I graduated last May with my BSN, mid 40's. I had a phone interview, the RN Mgr didn't remember me at first, but then she did from a recent career fair. She told me the unit was "very heavy" and...

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Inappropriate instructor/student relationship?

For the first year of nursing school I had the same instructor, as well as a lot of my other classmates. She seemed particularly cold, snobbish and seemed to maintain a professional appearance. She...

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NP Students
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Switching Nurse Practitioner Specialities

Hi Everyone, I am currently in a Doctorate of Nursing Practice program specializing in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care. However, I am considering changing to the Family Nurse Practitioner...

4 replies
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Pre-CRNA course offered at BARRY

Hello, has anyone heard about the Pre-CRNA course offered at Barry University? I was wondering if it is worthwhile being that it is 3,000 plus 150 for books and they do not offer financial aid for it...

10 replies
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Do healthcare administrators know one another?

Although I love my d o n and my administrator where I work I'm seeking possible other job opportunities and I'm just wondering do Healthcare administrators know one another and DONs? Although I know...

11 replies
HTXTed's avatar

Medical Assistant vs. RN

Hi, First, thanks to the fine people on this website for informing me more about getting certified to be either a MA or an ADN/BSN, when I asked in the past, on another posting... I have...

7 replies
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Pre-employment physicals: Who pays?

As a travel nurse applying for a new job I've been told by the Agency recruiting me that the expenses of the pre-employment physical exam (inclusive Chest XRays to rule out TB, since I am PPD...

16 replies
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sonographer or nurse?

hello, I am a psych major and am considering pursuing medical sonography. Would I need to change my major to like bio or something if I wanted to do that? Also, can someone help me understand what...

2 replies
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If you DO NOT teach health classes at your school

I am curious to hear who teaches the health curriculum in your school if it is not you. I currently teach a curriculum I designed myself to K-3, but it is more when I have the time or if a teacher...

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Nasty/aggressive patients

Hi nurses, so, I recently graduated from my rn program and have accepted a job in the emergency department at my local hospital. Seeing as how I always had wonderful and interesting patients in...

26 replies
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IM Injections Given Too Low?

Hey all! Long time lurker, first time poster. I'm a newer nurse, graduated in April as an RPN, and have been working in a long term care facility since. I have given a fair share of IM...

7 replies
Quota's avatar

New grad struggling to land first job

Hey there, yet another new grad with no job post. Graduated in August, passed boards in September. Started applying for new grad hospital jobs back in May, slowed down during my preceptorship in...

18 replies
tachymurse123's avatar

I am in. Now what? Any advice before I start.

I recently was accepted into a CRNA program that starts in a little over six months. Any current CRNAs, SRNAs, or anyone else got any advice of what I should try to accomplish in these last six...

1 replies
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Privacy: Disclosing Meds on Drug Screen

I have a pre-employment drug screen coming up, and I have some concerns about disclosing prescription medications I am taking. I completely understand WHY they ask this information, and--if it were a...

3 replies
Aliens05's avatar

Question about applying for hospital job

So I have a question about applying for a hospital job. I graduated in May and got my RN license in July. I have stayed with the same company I have been with for the past 8 years, a group home that...

11 replies
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Love for Nursing

Is there anyone Nurse out there who absolutely loves what you do? I'm an Lpn currently in class going for my RN. I can honestly say I LOVE BEING A NURSE. Days are up and down but I wouldnt change my...

7 replies
Renell's avatar

Job Websites

Does anyone know any other job websites besides Indeed and Monster that are good to use? I appreciate any suggestions. =3

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NCLEX 11 days ! First time ! Super worried

Hey !So i graduated nursing in 2013 . ANd didnt practice it as i did my MBA in hospital admin.So i lost touch of my books (I was a gud student) Now. I came to USA and i have to give NCLEX to get my...

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Went to a recent meeting and thought I would share the handouts on PANDAS/PANS. I knew of PANDAS but learned so much more. Thoughts?

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