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  1. A Nurse with POTS Disability: A Great Success Story!

    Congratulations on passing =) I just wanted to say I also have POTs. I tried to send you a private message (But I don't have enough Anyways..I believe I've had it since highschool and went through college and then working for 3 years befo...
  2. Question about Nurses Schedules

    Also, if hospital nursing is not your thing (And you want to work days, no holidays), there are usually openenings at a Dr's Office as well. I know the pay is (generally) a little less at the office, but if you want more manageable hours that could b...
  3. Question about Nurses Schedules

    I will say, I wouldn't get completely discouraged about finding a day position, while they are rare, they DO exist. You may not get your first choice of department..ect..but I would say put in as many applications as possible, and if you are able to ...
  4. Giving a flu shot to patients without a signed consent?

    I work in a Pediatric Center at a hospital, and we are also screening for Influenza and Pneumococcal vaccinations (or else the hospital doesn't get reimbursed - and I am sure if the hospital accepts medicaid then they will be starting to screen as we...
  5. Petite CNA?

    Nope! I'm 5'2 and 106lbs and I worked as a nurse tech for 2 yrs doing Float (So many different floors..including vented ICU pt), it takes 2+ people to turn anyways so you'll be fine! (However, I do work in peds now and that has minimal lifting, but s...
  6. This site a gift and a curse

    I just wanted to say (Being a new grad in May 2010) that I graduated with a class >100 in BSN and almost every single one of us has a job now. I'm not saying it didn't take some a few months and many many applications, but you will find a job. I g...
  7. What pay are nurses making these days?

    State: Indiana Education: BSN Graduate in May 2010 Base Pay: 22.50 After 7pm shift differential: $4 more an hour Weekend shift differential: $5 more an hour So I make anywhere from 22.50 - 31.50 an hour. I work a 2-10:30 shift.
  8. staffing pediatrics

    I'm a new grad (Well RN now) and just recently started working on a Pediatric unit, we are a fairly small unit as well but their policy is you have to have a least 2 RN's working, even if their is 0 patients. Except for on night shift, I think they ...
  9. Salary to expect as a new grad nurse

    I just graduated in May and started in Pediatrics in June, I start at $22.50/hr in Indiana, + $4.00 more an hour for 7pm -7am shift differential. This is a smaller town as well.
  10. Pearsonvue "Trick". Is this TRUE? Does it Work Every Time?

    I took the NLCEX yesterday with 76 questions, (thought I failed) came home, got the "good pop up" and today on my state BON website I found out that I passed! It works! :) (Or it did for me anyways lol)
  11. Pearsonvue "Trick". Is this TRUE? Does it Work Every Time?

    So I just took it today, got 76 questions and then it shut off and I am so incredibly nervous because I didn't feel like I got many SATA!!! I just tried the trick and I didn't get a "Pop up" the only thing I got was this "Our records indicate that y...