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  1. Which route?

    For those of you who went back to school for your advanced nursing degree, how did you decide on which field to pursue? Initially thought NNP was a good fit but now that I have littles I’d my own, I’m not sure that their hours are family friendly....
  2. CRNA with NICU experience & GI Bill

    Hi there! So my goal is to be a CRNA. However, as far as ICU goes, I only have NICU experience. I know that adult ICU is required and highly recommended by a lot of schools. Can any CRNA or students in CRNA school chime in on if I’ll be ok with just ...
  3. CRNA with NICU experience & GI Bill

    What kind of adult ICU do you recommend? I was thinking neuro. I’ve had colleagues who have applied with either NICU or PICU experience and have gotten accepted. Not sure their take on if they’d recommend it since they are on deployment right now.
  4. Loma Linda University CRNA 2019

    Anybody apply with just NICU experience?
  5. How to get foot in door as NICU RN

    Hello all nurses, How does one go about landing a job in the NICU? Does anyone know of any hospitals that are willing to take on nurses with experience but in a different field and orient them? I have experience as an OB RN and would live to s...
  6. Nurse Transition Residency

    Does anyone know of any nurse transition residency programs for experienced nurses that want to gain experience outside their specialty (i.e. ER nurse wanting to go NICU).
  7. Resume advice

    Thanks amb218!
  8. Resume advice

    In need of some advice on whether to add description under my job title or simply just list my job title on my resume. What do you all think? I have a skills portion on my resume that lists general skills such as excellent communicator, etc. I though...
  9. Any Military NNPs out there?

    Hello everyone, I have a long term goal of becoming a NNP, but do not have any NICU experience aside from being cross-trained there. I would love to have a mentor who can help guide me in obtaining this goal of mine. Currently serve in the mili...
  10. Any Military NNPs out there?

    Thanks for the insight SoldierNurse22. Do you mind if I send you a private message?
  11. Career Advice

    Can anyone in the Navy guide me towards pursuing a career in nursing administration? I am seriously considering going to school to obtain an MBA and would like to know your thoughts? Thanks
  12. Career Advice

    Hi jfratian. I'm currently a Navy nurse doing bedside nursing.
  13. Military CRNAs

    Any military CRNAs out there that can offer some advice/insight? I'm looking for someone who can serve as a mentor to guide me towards taking the right steps to become CRNA. My subspecialty code is OB/GYN. I've spoke with DIVO and made clear that I w...
  14. Military CRNAs

  15. Military CRNAs

    Thanks PixieRN for the insight. Yeah, I'm in the same boat with being way too busy to moonlight. I've floated many times to NICU and have voiced my desire to become CRNA up the chain of command, but still can't seem to get transferred to critical car...
  16. Military CRNAs

    Thanks for the advice. I'll have to look into moonlighting. If you moonlight, does leadership typically work with you scheduling wise? Usually my schedule consists of three on, one off, three on...and that's if I'm lucky.
  17. Duty Stations

    Any current or former Navy nurses out there that can share their favorite duty stations and what made it so special? If so, can you please inbox me?
  18. Nursing career advice

    Fellow nurses, I'm in a bit of a dilemma. I'm trying to figure out what I would like to go back to school for to earn my masters. The only experience I have is in postpartum and antepartum. I'm sure I'll be picking up some L&D experience soon. Al...
  19. Nursing career advice

    Thanks for your insight savoytruffle. So you'll be working on your MHA? That's awesome! What's your background in as an RN? Administration is something I considered too.
  20. Nursing career advice

    No IT or math experience. Just healthcare. Although, I do assist the informatics committee by volunteering at work to educate coworkers on new documentation implementation, etc. I've researched a lot about degrees that offer nursing informatics. Just...
  21. Okinawa

    Thanks everyone for their comments!
  22. Okinawa

    Any active duty out there that has been or is currently stationed in Okinawa? Trying to figure out how one goes about locating housing (do most people live on base? or off base?) and how many cars are you allotted to ship? I believe it is only one ca...
  23. USPHS and ending the nursing hiring freeze?!?

    Hi everyone, I hope someone can enlighten me here. I had no idea what the USPHS was until I researched it just now. It sounds like an amazing opportunity. Has anybody ever shadowed someone working for USPHS? Do they hire active duty RNs or do you h...
  24. Prepping for GRE

    Hello Everyone, I'd like to start prepping for the GRE. However, with so many prep books out there, can't seem to figure out which one is best. Can I get some insight to those of you who have taken the GRE? What books did you use? Did you sign u...
  25. FNP vs CNM

    Hi Everyone, I'm currently in the process for trying to decide what I want to go back to school for. I currently have worked as an RN for 2 years in both postpartum and antepartum. I've crosstrained to L&D and to the NICU. I was wondering if anyo...