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  1. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    It seems it will be PRN so it’s a mixture. PRN is suppose to be when you are available but you must work the minimum hour requirements. But with everything going on I’m not sure how it would be and depending on the availability of the unit they grant you. And that’s cool! I was suppose to attend brenua but unfortunately I was young and and dumb and didn’t want to move so far from my boyfriend at the time haha. cheers though! what an awesome profession. You might be interested in nurse education later with that background.
  2. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    CONGRATS!! So you are a teacher? I was debating between June 1st or Monday becuse I didn’t apply with April in mind to work. But I think it’ll be a great learning experience and once in a lifetime opportunity to work during a pandemic. I hope we all get to know each other! We won’t know our unit until April 13th.
  3. kimandthekinks

    Chamberlain College of Nursing Fall 2018 - Atlanta Campus

    So simple! Buy a very cute one that is pleasing to your eye to help you stay consistent with writing in it :). With the syllabus in front of you, map out exactly when you want to do your reading and your assignments. Make it your mission to cross those things off the planner. If something happens that keeps you from completing a task of the day, write next to it what is was that held you back to help ease your anxiety and guilt about not getting it done as planned. (Side note: it would also help you visualize what you do through out your day that should possibly be eliminated to prioritize your studies.) I love the online class because when you actually read the book, going to class becomes less essential and more supplemental. Which is major key in my opinion. Since we are online, I get more sleep, can be more relaxed with my planner and actually eat breakfast . When you come in May, we will still be online until the end of June. I will be honest and say chamberlain of atl is not as fun as the other schools, the campus is under construction, we sometimes have flooding and sometimes it is very hard to reach someone and address issues. BUT it does no good to complain, just pay attention, do your work, graduate and feel awesome about it. Don’t want to make you feel unwelcome just being honest about our “issues”. I hope you do well and enjoy your time at chamberlain. You gotta make the best of it.
  4. kimandthekinks

    Chamberlain College of Nursing Fall 2018 - Atlanta Campus

    It should take you two years. I don’t personally find it hard but others may disagree. I think if you have ever taken a Summer class and did well, then these classes will be fine. I have never made anything lower than an 89 over all grade. I simply bought a planner, read the book ahead of class, listen in class, go home and reread the material then read ahead again before the next class. The only semester that was intense was medsurg and pharmacology together. But again, I still managed to make 90 and above. Those classes were so intense that they have already separated those classes by the time you get there. Since that was done, and assuming you have a good work ethic, it should be a breeze. words of encouragement. Let me know if you have any more questions.
  5. kimandthekinks

    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    I’ve never heard that before... but the Human Resources emailed me today about updating my offer so I’m regards today you guys, they are still doing multiple interviews and reviews. So much so that I can no longer email her and was advised to text her because she may not see the email. So they probably have a lot to consider here. I say if you didn’t get the email don’t be too worried. On a positive note it could be that they absolutely consider you Or don’t have anything bad to say. On a negative note of course there may be some that they absolutely do not consider. Is there no update on your status? Pre-employment was busy and there’s a lot of nurses from staffing agencies. Unfortunately Coronavirus has made this whole situation foreign. Nurse externs are suppose to be in the Summer and I start next Monday so everything is weird.
  6. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    Nope no clue. I asked and she said it’s based off needs after orientation. Did she telL you?
  7. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    When she told me it was two days I called to tell her I have class and that's when she told me it will be virtual...but I still have class soo.... I'm just going to wait until the supervisor emails me to understand this process. Uniform was kind of pricey so I would like to know when I actually need it.
  8. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    she called and said that? she didn't really explain well to me and are you ordering the uniform?
  9. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    Same What unit did you request for? And when do you graduate school?
  10. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    Same! Okay so I was a bit skeptical at first about it but now I feel better. Did she provide the base pay? And looking forward to meeting you Monday!
  11. kimandthekinks

    Grady Memorial Nurse Externship 2020

    Same! Did they give you any more information after accepting the offer?
  12. kimandthekinks

    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    I just got my acceptance letter :0 But I'm just an extern, unlike yall. I apply for residency this fall. I can't believe it! One step closer. Good luck yall!!
  13. kimandthekinks

    Grady RN Residency - Summer 2020

    Any updates on your applications?
  14. kimandthekinks

    New Grad ICU Interview

    But it actually would be harder to land it though since you have no physical clinical hours for them to ask you about and I am assuming you didn’t do a nurse Externship either? Still go for it though, you have nothing to lose. If you did well in that course, the questions shouldn’t be too bad considering. Example of questions I have collected so far: what do you do for sepsis? why ICU? describe a machine you would see in the ICU. What do you give for chest pain?
  15. kimandthekinks

    New Grad ICU Interview

    As long as you are still taking the class, I don’t see why it should hinder you. They will ask you scenario questions just like class. You should never respond based off what your hospital did in clinical. Only by the book and evidence based practice. Wherever you do your residency will tweak those answers as you work as a nurse. No need to focus and worry on what you missed in clinical at all if you understand that much.
  16. kimandthekinks

    Boyfriend wants me to stay away

    Not too sure what you are getting at. Is hand washing not basic evidence based practice? I have to still shop and leave the house for essentials which would require me to be in contact with strangers. I believe I will also like to take my chances to see my family and loved ones as well. Had a friend who lost their dad and missed out on opportunities to see them because of such harsh precaution measures. If the guidelines is to stay at home, I will stay home with ppl I care about. Doesn’t make sense the way this forum is going, are all of you literally just at home not leaving the house at all for groceries? I’m baffled by how negative people are in this forum as nurses. not directing that specifically at you but just in general.
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