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waufah

waufah BSN, RN

ICU,Tele,Interventional Radiology,PACU,Research

"Globe trotting nurse,Epidemiologist,Financial consultant"

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waufah has 14 years experience as a BSN, RN and specializes in ICU,Tele,Interventional Radiology,PACU,Research.

I got the travel bug. Worked in the US for 10 years,5 as a travel nurse all over the country. Currently in Ireland working in research after finishing my MPH with a specialization in Epidemiology and Biostatistics. Hoping to make it to the UK by the end of the year,wish me luck on the CBT/OSCE.

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    NMC Application Police Report

    Hi all, You need to do the FBI background check as it covers all states. Just go online, fill the form and send the fingerprints cards. Your local police or private companies will do that for you. You need to get your fingerprints done...
  2. You can do a lot with a shipping container. Our friend Google will show how much. Square footage is a personal choice. I can actually make use of a 100 ft and be happy. Atleast I am debt free. My house is more than 1000sq,more than enough for one pe...
  3. A $350k house on a 30 yr mortgage at 3% interest will equal to about $1500/month in mortgage payments. Add the house insurance,home association fees,utilities,state taxes and that will give you an idea of how much the house will cost you. If you brea...
  4. You need to apply with the NMC for recognition. The process is very straight forward nowadays,I am in the process. You pay a fee and they will contact your BON and verify your credentials. After that they will authorize you to sit the CBT and OSCE. T...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    @Secretperson at this point this is harassment. You tried to do it to me,it didn't work now you want to victimize someone else. Talk about being a bully!! Most of are here to talk about our experiences and learn what others have been through,en...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    @Secretperson I have a right to bash my own country wherever I am even as a patriot. It is like family,can't live with them or without them sometimes. I feel special because I am traveling,experiencing new cultures and people and changing l...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    I am sure you are among the many that have traveled since you are in the land of the free and by now are successful and making money.For some like me born into low social economic status and work very hard to be where I am despite the challenges, g...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    I feel your pain. I have walked in those same shoes. I tried to be kind,professional but no matter how much I tried I found myself pushed into a corner. Stay strong,change is coming,it is happening as we speak! At some point minority will become majo...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    I am part of the global citizen movement. See what we are about here. https://www.globalcitizen.org/en/. I saved money for 5 years to do this,I am very proud of myself. If this is privilege I will gladly take that title. There ain't that many people ...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    I am sure there are a lot of veterans who fought for this great country on this forum. You ain't super special.Like I said freedom or rights are a perception. You keep missing the point of this whole conversation,I bet you don't even understand what ...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    Atleast 12 other countries http://hdr.undp.org/en/composite/HDI Your family and sometimes your home is chosen for you by default at birth. Who said I chose to stay in America? I am a global citizen exploring the world as we speak.
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    1. This thread was on disparity among black nurses,I don't think you have the right to say what they can say or feel. You are welcome to start a thread on other injustices that are happening in the world and we will contribute accordingly. 2. Di...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    FYI You can file a complaint with the Equal Employment Commission. For my story,I did and they did rule in my favor. For my settlement my employer had to pay me the difference in wages for the 5 years I was underpaid and my hourly rate was incre...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    My profile will tell you where I am. I am just telling my story like the author requested and offering a comparison in my current location.This is my story and all those incidents are mine in America as a black nurse,immigrant and American. Racism...
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    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    Really? We summarize this as no confidence or being busy. Then picture this. One my way to work I get stopped by cops because I am among the few black people in a white neighborhood. They check my license and registration,my car. They don't find...
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    Protocol Coordinator (Research)

    It really depends on alot of factors. Are you going to be coordinating one project or multiple projects.Are you expected to submit ethics proposals? How big is your team? Who is your sponsor? Pharmas are about numbers and meeting deadlines. It also d...