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    Time to move on?

    Thanks all... I pretty much have the same opinion but feel bad because everyone here is so great. I hate to let them down by leaving but, ultimately, it is a business and I have to do what is best for me and my family. Its unfortunate that the number...
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    Time to move on?

    I am a FNP working in primary care. Graduated May 2013 and have been at the current job for 1 year. It is a good job with good doctors who are willing to answer questions and give me as much autonomy as I wish to have (I realize that this is sometime...
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    Transplant Coordinator

    Im in the process of interviewing for lung transplant coordinator (pre or post... whichever they feel that I fit better in). Ive already completed the interview with the director and I am scheduled to shadow a coordinator in clinic and in the office ...
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    What is so boring about NP school?

    Im currently in an FNP program and am considering CRNA... Im in my third semester and I cannot wait to be done. I have been working as an ER nurse for three years and have found that much of the information that we cover I am already familiar with be...
  5. I know that Parkland in Dallas provides advance tuition and living expense financial aid for its employees who are beginning CRNA programs in return for a commitment after graduation but I havent been able to find any information on it or whom to con...
  6. Deb- Did you complete NP school prior to beginning the CRNA program? I am in my third semester of the FNP program at TWU-Dallas. Frankly, its not a challenge for me. It feels like a lot of busy work and Im already bored. I started looking into CRNA a...
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    A Generation of Wimps?

    "Last weekend we had a 15 yo admitted s/p tonsillectomy. I took her breakfast tray into her, and she cried hsyterically because there was no sugar for her tea! She also threatened to leave AMA because we would not let her 19 yo boyfriend spend the ni...
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    Question about El Centro ADN

    Are any of you who are in the El Centro program current THR employees who will be doing the tuition reimbursement program? My best friend is interested in starting nursing school and I recommended that she look into El Centro's ADN program (Im a THR ...
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    North Lake/El Centro - Fall '06!

    Are any of you who are in the El Centro program THR employees who will be doing the tuition reimbursement program? My best friend is interested in starting nursing school and I recommended that she look into El Centro's ADN program (Im a THR nurse) b...
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    Should I keep retaking classes -- TWU

    Try this: Go to the TWU website and find the section that shows exactly which classes are required for admissions... figure out your GPA for those classes ONLY (because thats all they use to rank candidates) That will show you where you stand. I g...
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    help! trying to get PCT or Nurse Extern job

    I did an ER externship when I was in nursing school... I applied for it in April (right place, right time-- externships held by May grads would be opening up). I did the online app, faxed my resume to HR and to the unit manager and then found out wh...
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    masters programs for new grad w/o experience

    Where do you live? I know a lot of schools will allow a new grad to work on non-clinical classes (lecture courses, research courses, etc) without experience... while you do those courses, you can work and gain the required 1-2 years experience to go ...
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    HESI entrance exam big deal or not?

    Are you sure the HESI is your entrance exam and not an exit exam? Unless it is a different version, I dont see how anyone could be expected to pass the HESI without having already gone through the majority of the nursing program. I just graduated fr...
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    Finding that first job...

    Im graduating with my BSN in December and Im wondering when you all started doing applications (or even contacting HR departments and nurse managers regarding employment) before you graduated. Im currently working as an extern in the ER but my goal ...
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    Presby Denton

    Anyone know anything about this facility? Im graduating in December and starting to think about where I would be interested in working (Im working at Presby Dallas now and really like THR but Im looking at moving farther north and Dallas would be a ...