Exhaustipated ADN, BSN

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Exhaustipated has 4 years experience as a ADN, BSN and specializes in OR.

Sleep-deprived. In desperate need of additional hands. Engaged in an endless battle to keep the evil pound and his buddies away.

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  1. Congrats for your success! Thank you so much for sharing your testimony. I'm in the process of applying to the RN-BSN program at WGU, and was wondering how the competency-based learning would affect pursuing advanced degrees.
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    I need new shoes

    I agree it differs from person to person. Some swear by Danskos but they're tight on my right instep, so I can't wear them. I have 2 pair of athletic shoes I alternate from day to day. Don't forget the availability of inserts. They've made a huge dif...
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    Nclex Mastery App

    I loved this app and recommend it to anybody who asks. I used it my final year of nursing school in preparation for NCLEX. I thought it was extremely convenient for practicing questions "on the go" when I only had a couple minutes here and there. The...
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    Shoes Help

    I wore Nurse Mates Dove shoes all through nursing school, and they served me well. I had a friend that found a pair of no-name all white leather tennis shoes and she was successful with those. In the end, it'll depend on what you're willing to spend ...
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    Running, Walking, or Cross-Trainers?

    I'm a new OR nurse -- still training, in fact. I have a pair of Alegrias and I'm planning to buy athletic shoes to rotate with them. Do I go for running shoes? Walking? Cross trainers? Which do you prefer and why? Thanks in advance for your help and ...
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    Verification for FASFA

    I went through the same thing and was able to get one at my local IRS office. I did have to wait for a while (as in hours) because the place was busy, but I walked out with a transcript on the same day I went in. As for whether you need anything else...
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    ADN Graduating soon

    I did. I'm currently in a new grad residency with an ADN. I know ADN-prepared nurses at Eastside Medical Center, Gwinnett Medical Center, Northeast Georgia Medical Center, Northside Atlanta, Northside Fulton, and North Fulton all in new grad residenc...
  8. I graduated my program this past May and am preparing to go to orientation for my first job as a nurse (GO ME!). I recently had lunch with a lovely woman who is about to start the program I just graduated, and as I shared tips and advice with her, sh...
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    ADN Graduating soon

    Knowing which area in Atlanta you plan to relocate to would be helpful, since Atlanta and its suburbs encompass a pretty big area and the traffic jams make it seem even bigger. I believe Northside staggers their residencies, so you might want to watc...
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    Is ADN sufficient to ba trauma RN?

    Check the requirements of the hospitals around you. In Atlanta, you have hospitals that require BSN degrees and you have hospitals that hire ADN-prepared nurses. It's all going to depend on which hospital you're hoping to get into.
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    A Public Thank You

    The full rider can be viewed at thesmokinggun.com. I read the rider -- while I get the making sure, I do kind of believe there was some diva-ness involved because ... Van Halen. In 1982.
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    UGH, I want to find my niche already!

    I know what you mean! I kept waiting all through nursing school for that A-ha! moment, the one that told me THIS was the nursing specialty I was meant for. I admit to being slightly envious of my classmates who knew exactly what area of nursing they ...
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    Got surprised at work yesterday.

    Congrats! It's wonderful to hear a happy story for a change. :-)
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    A Public Thank You

    It was the green, and there was also a rumor that it was in (yes, I'm dating myself here) Van Halen's performance rider that they have only green M&Ms in the dressing rooms. That one might not be a rumor -- I seem to remember seeing that rider pa...
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    A Public Thank You

    It was something about the red dye. I also remember when the red M&M's returned. It was a pretty big deal.