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I was a medic in the army, and I have a bachelors in health sciences. I am going back to school for nursing soon.

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    Does the VA prefer to hire internally?

    From what I have been told by nearly everyone that ever worked at the VA is that they will hire people that they know first. One person I know volunteered there for networking purposes before he was hired on.
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    Have you applied for nurse extern positions? They are typically made available once you complete fundamentals. You would basically be doing a tech job, but it is a way to get your foot in the door. Sometimes they do go by 'student nurse' in the title...
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    Dosage calc help website

    I keep seeing over and over questions about dosage calculations, and I recently found this website , DosageHelp.com - Helping Nursing Students Learn Dosage Calculations - Dosage Question Steps. It breaks it down into steps and give practice questions...
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    TEAS V test taken at community colleges

    TEAs is the same regardless of where you test, you will just have to pay for the scores to be released to whatever school it is you are applying to. It does allow you to choose one school to send it to without an additional fee when you take the test...
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    100% cotton scrubs

    Oh ! I had misread. Try this Amazon.com: Med Couture Women's MC2 Olivia Top: Clothing
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    100% cotton scrubs

    Fashion Seal 700 Unisex Scrub Tops, Fashion Seal Uniforms at Uniform Advantage
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    Issues with references

    "I did apply awhile back, I would like to review the application I put in to make sure that no phone numbers have changed, so that you do not run into the issue of not being able to get a hold of my references." I think they will be appreciative th...
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    Is this legal?

    I worked for a Medicaid HMO plan, and we ran into this issue where hospitals would bill for things at the higher level of care cpt codes when it wasnt appropriate. If it was paid in error, it would be taken back. If it was determined that this was do...
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    What's harder TEAS practice test or actual test?

    Personally I felt the practice tests were harder, but that is purely opinion.
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    Aiken Tech Fall 2015 Hopefuls

    I am registered for the July 17 class. I am trying to buy the smaller things now so I am not so overwhelmed. I was told we need a white watch, nursing scissors, a pen light, a stethoscope and white socks. Oh and the scrubs are Cherokee brand and we ...
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    Can I apply for a student position with an RN license?

    If you are looking to get a foot in the door, look at their unit secretary and admissions positions.
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    Can I apply for a student position with an RN license?

    This is a job for those that are still actively in the program. You will not be considered, and honestly, why would you want to be? It is basically a tech job.
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    Aiken Tech Fall 2015 Hopefuls

    Hey I just wanted to let you all know that although CVS will do the physicals and TB tests, it is $79 for the physical, $28 for the TB test, and another $28 to get it read. I just called Doctors Urgent and Primary Care, and they offer same day appoin...
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    Potential Nursing student in the dark

    Georgia most definitely DOES have programs ADN. Have you checked community colleges in your area?
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    Nursing Entrance Exam

    I used this book TEAS Study Guide Version 5: Teas V Exam Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Test of Essential Academic Skills: 9781941759301: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Amazon.com I liked it, and I also used free online resources...
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    Teas exam in just 6 days!

    relax, first off. Go over your weak points and study those. You will need to know how to calculate probability, percentage, fractions...pretty basic stuff. Reading comprehension, science, and language. It is really not that bad. There are free practi...