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Stone Woodring

Stone Woodring BSN

Emergency Room

Stone Woodring - BSN Penn State University, May 2020

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I am a nursing student at Penn State University and will be graduating in May 2020. I am one-hundred percent set on becoming an Emergency nurse, and after a couple years of experience I plan on taking up travel nursing and seeing the country. 

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    First Emergency RN Job After Graduation?!

    I am a senior nursing student graduating in May 2020. I am working in a Level 1 trauma center this summer as an intern and I absolutely love the ER setting. I am 100% set on working in emergency medicine upon graduation. I am curious as to what other experienced nurses opinions are on what kind of hospital nurses should start at after graduation. I know some of the pros and cons of teaching hospitals vs. non-teaching hospitals, but I want to know what others think. Should I start at a teaching hospital vs non-teaching hospital? Should I try to work at a level 1 trauma center vs. a level 2 or 3? Is a nurse residency program important or just a little more helpful? Any other tips you have for going into emergency medicine directly out of college are greatly appreciated as well! Thanks!