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  1. New Grad Operating Room Tips?

    Thank you for answering all my questions on here!! You're awesome. I'll check out the blog because I'm so excited for this specialty. I've been watching Youtube videos all day now about the OR, but there isn't much information out there (at least fro...
  2. Shoes to buy for the OR

    I figured mesh would be a bad idea! Lots of nurses have told me to do Hoka, but those tend to be mesh lined I tried Danskos in store they felt odd to me. I think the sizing is very difficult too. Did the sports shoe store professionally fit y...
  3. Dallas New Grad

    Hi, I'm graduating in Dallas, but it is a bit competitive here. Residency usually do not want individuals with more than 1 year experience as a nurse and you may no qualify for them
  4. Shoes to buy for the OR

    Hi! Graduating soon and I’m planning on buying nursing shoes as a gift to myself when I pass my NCLEX. I’m 100% willing to splurge, but what do you guys recommend? I’ll be doing an OR residency if that matters at all
  5. Brushing Your Teeth at Work

    Maybe you can use a disposable cup with a water bottle?
  6. Back pain... the abysmal side effect of nursing

    I have this concern as well!! Does anybody have specific work out to do to help with patient lifting? Certain muscles to focus on?
  7. Feeling immense guilt for past mistakes

    You sound super preoccupied with this, but it does go to show that you’re a very carting person. My advice is to find comfort in the fact that always remembering makes it easier for you to improve and not make the same mistakes twice. Also, try to co...
  8. Advice on switching jobs

    Maybe case manager jobs, insurance jobs, or nursing research
  9. Nursing Student Question

    Hi Cinthia! I stumbled upon your post and was surprised to read that you’re from TWU. I’m actually an S2 graduating this cohort in July. I landed a job in the OR residency here in Dallas. Let me know if you have any questions! Feel free to reach out ...
  10. New Grad Operating Room Tips?

    Hi everyone! I’m going to be working in the OR as a new graduate this Summer. What are your best tips/advice for me? What do I need to learn now rather than later?
  11. Parkland Nurse Residency Summer 2021

    Yay! They said there was only 10 residents for this unit and I’m super excited. I’m trying to figure out how to private message you on here
  12. Parkland Nurse Residency Summer 2021

    I heard back in March after my interview. However, I was told from my friend that so long as you don't get a rejection letter, you're still under consideration. Maybe email the recruiter and that might help?
  13. Parkland Nurse Residency Summer 2021

    Hi! Anybody going to Parkland's OR this residency? I accepted my offer a while back and it would be great to connect! ?