Nursing Salary and RN Refresher Course Surveys

  1. ADVANCE for Nurses 2002 Salary Survey

    RN Refresher Course Survey
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    About NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN Moderator

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  3. by   Fgr8Out
    Thank you, Karen....

    Later this month, I'll be mentoring an Rn who is returning after some 10 years of being away from Nursing. I feel very privileged to be a part of this new-to-our-area program... and the woman I'm mentoring has said the same thing. Apparently, they are required to have a set number of hours classtime and 144 clinical hours with their RN Mentor.

    I pray that I'm worthy of this responsibility, as I want this RNs experience to be a positive one....

  4. by   live4today
    Thanks Karen for the RN refresher link. I took the survey on that site, and bookmarked it so I could read it more thoroughly later.

    I haven't worked as a nurse in 5 years, and would love to find a refresher course to take so I can return to nursing. We're in TX now due to military orders, but hopefully won't be here more than another year. I do NOT want to obtain a nursing license for TX. It is too expensive for one. They want too much information that I would have to pay for out of pocket......and since I've worked in a lot of states before, they want a verification from every state I've worked in, and those verification fees add up. Also, TX requires a nurse to take a refresher course if she/he hasn't worked in over 4 years......and that would include me. We are NOT going to make TX our home, so why put in all that money for just a short stay here?
    Last edit by live4today on Aug 9, '02
  5. by   Glad2behere
    Thank you Karen!

    Been out for 25 years! Skeered to death! I need every little piece of help I can get...and I love this site.
    And I am still

  6. by   NRSKarenRN

    Glad you like allnurses website. The nurses input here makes it a unique spot on the web.

    Let us know of anything/topic/subject that your interested in or feel we need here-post under this thread or feedback thread.

    Encourage ALL NURSES to post in this forumn. Will be looking forward to your posts.
  7. by   oramar
    Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh) has a refresher course that is quite reasonable. Reported to be good but I don't know that from personal experience. It is $625 dollars. I don't think that is bad. There are some hospitals in the area that will cover the cost, at least there were a year ago, haven't heard anything about it in a while. For copy of fall catalog 1 888 222 8203. You can also go to;
  8. by   Glad2behere
    Thanks again Karen...and the welcome!

    It will be an honor and a priviledge to advance this site and nursing as well.

    I worked burns for a long time fresh out of school, and would like to go back in an ICU as quickly as possible...i like the intensity.

    God I hate med-surg floors, but I can handle it for a year or 2.

    By the way I'm 48 yo male, sawed off at the knees, and as the economy drops I think there will be more male nurses who went on to "better" things when they were younger coming back.

    I realize nurses have it hard, been there done that, but having been out there it is a haven for me...and much easier than a lot of things.

    So, I am still