ApolloC BSN, CNA, RN

Psychiatric RN
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ApolloC has 3 years experience as a BSN, CNA, RN and specializes in Psychiatric RN.

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  1. ApolloC

    Hiring Manager Question

    Would you be willing to privately share the names of some of the schools one should avoid if they wanted to be hired by you?
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    Hiring Manager Question

    I keep hearing discouraging discourse r/t diploma mills. As a student it is discouraging and confusing. I am attempting to get a PMHNP to help the many people in my area who struggle for months to get an appointment and to advance my career. I keep s...
  3. I am aware of people pursuing graduate education outside of the US to avoid the high costs of an American degree. I am investigating doing the same but currently cannot find international psych np programs. If anyone has any information about CHEAP p...
  4. The reason I ask the question is that I am in the final semester of my BSN program and I am thinking of a long-term career plan. Eventually, I would like to own my labor and potentially open a visiting nurses agency where I see and bill for all my ow...
  5. I can't find anything about this online. If anyone who is a home nurse or works for an agency knows please share.
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    MBA + RN career paths

    In some states you can run a group home
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    New Grad Psych BSN NYC

    I will have my license around October and want to work in a psych unit in the NYC area. I also have a BA in psych and 3+ years of work experience in behavioral health. I am looking for a full-time job with good orientation and good benefits. If you k...
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    FNP to PA?

    I am aware of FNPs who are in the OR as part of a surgical team. They were first assists when they were an RN then they had their scope expanded when they became an FNP. The job evolved while they were getting their education.
  9. Soon to graduate, I am looking at jobs but am conflicted. I am an adult learner so the bills are piling up here but I want to do everything right. I want to do a residency so my skills are top notch but I suspect that a residency program will pay me ...
  10. Like you said if you are a practicing RN I am sure there is a way forward. Contact the schools you want to apply to and speak to an admissions counselor or student advisor. Schools that were prevously accredited will sometimes lose accrideation for ...
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    Pregnant nurse

    If you are considering quitting anyway, I say don't go out without a fight. Make a stink about it because that is a problematic culture and they should not get away with treating you like. that. You are a professional and need to demand respect. Sorr...
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    I am by no means an expert, but I say go for it. The worst thing that can happen is that they reject your application and you end up where you are right now.
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    Psych or OR

    I am starting my preceptorship in September and will hopefully be working soon after that, but I can't decide if I want to pursue O.R. or psych. I am currently a CNA on a dementia unit. I have experience shadowing both and the thing that will make th...
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    Realistic Salary Expectations Northern Maine

    Are you still researching? I just did a clinical rotation at NMMC, and I have been asking around. I guess new nurses can expect about $23/hour + whatever differential they get. Hope this helps and if you have anymore info please post.