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Fannie'sMom BSN, RN

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I am a second career, new nurse graduate who is passionate about universal health care and emergency management.

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    Making Yourself More Competitive

    hi clodhopper. i must compliment you for thinking ahead, as you are going to want an edge two years from right now when you are searching for your first nursing job. i am a second career new nurse grad (graduated 3 months ago w/my bsn for a loc...
  2. BLESSINGS UPON YOU for reading this!!! I am hoping my fellow Illinois Nurses could share with me some of their wisdom, knowledge, experiences, and suggestions/tips regarding how the nursing hiring process actually works at hospitals, and how one ...
  3. hello all. i am hoping someone in the chicagoland area may be able to help me. i just graduated from nursing school and 32 hours post graduation my classmates started complaining on our facebook page that they were bored. well i told them i was going...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Believe it or not, yes.
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Dear nurseclm, Honestly, the first time I read your post I almost thought you were responding to a different thread, because it didn't seem to connect w/the main topic of this thread-my crapy clinical assignments. Additionally, it came off as some...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Well nurseclm if you are speaking to me (the original poster of this thread) I will agree that some of my time and a lot of my money were wasted, however I believe it is a mistake to be so quick to dismiss the abilities of anyone in my situation, as ...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Dear Itrnkoczy, First, thank you for your reply and second, nothing has changed in 7 years. They are still using that same buzz phrase (and had to laugh hard because I feel the same way) and they are still promoting the idea of the BSN nurse s...
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    Purdue Calumet or Chamberlin College of Nursing

    No disrespect to Krosho, but do a lot of research when it comes to Chamberlain. I was seriously looking at them for fall of 2010 and they just didn't seem to have their act together...couldn't return a call to save their life, wanted me to take a ma...
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    Asking for guidance/opinions just like everyone else.....

    I am not 100% certain this will help, but if I may, I will briefly share my story, as it seems as if we were/are in similar shoes. I was 37, in a cush job making good $$$ with lots benefits. My plan was to retire at 42, leave all that behind (as I di...
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    What does "defense verdict was returned" mean?

    I worked in a courthouse for 9 years and my last assignment of 6 years was in a courtroom that heard medical malpractice cases. I concur with with the majority; a judge or jury ruled in favor of the defendent/defense.
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Hello again friends, Some people just don't get it. They see what they want to see, they hear what they want to hear, and they can't look beyond their own presumptions. There is no point in trying to have an open exchange with people like that, as...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Two words was all I read and thank you for proving my point so well. Character, not education, dictates how people treat each other!!! :kiss
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    update from the dean of nursing... i am such a tease, but before i give you the update, i would like to comment of a few things i've read from new posters since i last wrote. regarding the post that said: "dear am i crazy, what exactly were...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    To the person who went through the diploma program...I'm so jealous!!! And very happy for you :)
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    Pharmacology Flashcards (drug cards)

    I LOVE YOU MORE... I just got the notification that we have are ATI Pharm test Dec 6th and I was freaking, until now. A few friends were over the other night and we got on the subject of sharing..study guides, work, etc. Some argued that they ...
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    Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...

    Wow, you guys make very good points. I never considered the point about instructors, clinical times the sites offered, bad students, etc... It doesn't change my reality, but it helps to try to understand it better;)