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  1. akardan

    Washington Hospital Center

    Thanks for reply. What usually take someone to start working in a trauma center/room in the States? Any idea?
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    Washington Hospital Center

    Hello everyone I recently received a job offer from Washington Hospital Center and thinking of moving to DC for practice. I'm an ER nurse and planning to work in ER and trauma center while in DC. Just wondering if anyone here actually work in the hospital(not necessary in ER) and can give a better picture about the hospital, please. Any info appreciated. Cheers ak
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    CGFNS - University Transcripts

    Jen I recently finished the process of CGFNS so I might able to answer your question. In my experience, you would be better off if you call them ahead of time and see if there's any issue with your paper work process rather than waiting for them to review things. CGFNS only initiate the process when they receive the whole paper work, as you may know. And once they have them all, it usually takes 4 weeks the get things started. I would call and talk to them, like I did couple of times during my my CGFNS process and in my experience they were very helpful. Hope this helps.
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    Continuing Education for Nurses

    That's correct. I don't mind getting an ACLS course online. I just need to know the course outline in order to make decision.
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    Continuing Education for Nurses

    Sure I would be willing to take that although without credits. How much the course usually cost and what's the time frame if it happens?
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    Continuing Education for Nurses

    Well I work in ER so ACLs and cardiac will be more relevant.
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    Continuing Education for Nurses

    Hello all This is going to be my first time that I need to take continuing education for my license in US and I was wondering if anyone knows a good online pharmacology program out there for nurses. I've found a couple but would like to hear from others as well. Also, I'm open to other CEs as well. Thanks in advance.
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    NP programs in States

    Has anyone here taken a nurse practitioner program in States and now practicing in Canada? What are some pros and cons of going through such a program in States? Thanks in advance.
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    NCLEX Takers Support Thread

    I am sure with all the checks you have here, you will be absolutely fine. Good luck
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    NCLEX Takers Support Thread

    Congrads! Did you find the Exam Cram helpful?
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    Support group for CRNE June 2011

    Dear friends One more time please use proper grammar and spelling. Think of it like we are not the only people who read these contents and what others think about their future nurses are not even able to spell! I'm just hoping that our charting won't be like this. Otherwise, we'll be in a real trouble.
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    Support group for CRNE June 2011

    I'm sorry to hear you couldn't pass this time. The question you ask is very specific and it really depends on multiple factors. If you thought the exam went well and despite that you were not successful, then something is not right there. Look at your mark under each specific categories that were sent to you. I would say if you failed by couple of marks you MIGHT want to consider writing the exam in Oct. If the gab is bigger than that, you really need to go back and work on subjects you feel you're not comfortable with them as well as working on your test taking skill which is huge when writing CRNE. If you're working, meantime, you probably need to give yourself more time to get prepared. I know you're down right now but stay positive. Think of what you've done wrong and how you improve it next time. And that's why you get chance to write exam like this three two/three times, right? To learn from your mistakes and improve yourself. Look at it as you're going to learn more and you will make it. I know a lot of people how passed in their second try.
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    Support group for CRNE June 2011

    Here you go PatW This is another way to look at it. It may works for some but not others so you know which approach works better for you with practice. All I can say is no matter what approach you take, it's important to manage your time and hopefully finish the exam. I've seen many people who only needed couple marks to pass while not being able to answer last 10-12 questions. All of you who passed, congratulation. Remember to leave you comments, tips, and what you think helped you to be successful for your future colleagues here. Good luck and practice safely. And those who have not been successful this time, don't lose faith and stick around. There are plenty of people here who love to help.
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    Support group for CRNE June 2011

    I'm in BC and I had a classmate who wasn't successful in CRNE last year and worked with her temporary licence until the next exam with no problem. I've also read somewhere that it might be different from province to province.
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    Support group for CRNE June 2011

    PatW There was a whole discussion sometimes earlier this year about how we should approach the CRNE. I would say unless you are very very confident of yourself, it's better to start your exam from case studies to multiple choices and I have two simple reasons for that. First that the number of questions you'll get under ONE case study is greater than one single multiple choice. That means if by any chance by the end of the exam, you miss one case study, you'll probably miss lose at least two marks because there's at least two question under one case. Second, is that you've already experienced sitting in CRNE and know how long is the exam. And that we all get tired at some point and lose focus. So imagine you're sitting there and trying to figure out what those long case studies telling you by the end of your fourth hour. Again everyone is different and may think that's a better way to approach it.
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