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    After covid

    what was travel nursing like before covid what type of money was out there. just curious if it still is worth it after covid is gone. I assume u still make more than a staff nurse?
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    Advice for new traveler

    Just signed my first contract thirteen weeks and I am fine with that. I am a 2 year RN so I am not the best and know everything but if anyone can give me advice to service a new area please feel free. I am in PCU nightshift position. Just wondering if you don't know something will they cut your contract etc.
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    New to travel Nursing

    I am going into travel nursing, not just for covid crisis response but am I wrong to believe that you can make more money travel versus being a staff nurse. Covid response won't last forever but I have no family and want to do whatever it takes to make more income. any suggestions is appreciated.
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    Short notice

    I accepted a position on a unit med surg and the floor is just not for me. it was my mistake but mostly because I never shadowed the unit due to covid. I was offered an ICU job with a very large company versus the current smaller one. ICU has been a dream goal for a long time of mine. I never been one to job hope but after 1 month this unit is just not for me. how can I explain that and email my boss letting her know my 2 weeks. has anyone else has a situation like this during covid? how did you handle it. I really cannot turn down a chance to get an ICU position. not too mention the ICU position has better pay, better hours, less weekend demands and works with my school schedule better.
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    New Unit New job

    hey guys, I took a position during covid and the unit was explained in the interview but when I started I did not expect what I found. It's med surg and I do more critical care. the scheduling is not what I expected and I know I will not be happy here. I could transfer in 6 months but just not sure I want to wait that long because I will not be guaranteed a PCU unit. I have another hospital looking at me but would you guys wait 6 months or give notice. I am not sure if I would burn a bridge with this hospital. this is very foreign for me because I do not job hope.
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    New position

    Hey guys and ladies, I am taking a position with a new company and it is med Surg but committing one year to a position that they will not let you see the floor. would anyone else be concerned. all of this is due to covid
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    First day on the floor

    i am new on my floor PCU unit and i wonder why are some nurses so mean when a new nurse does not know how to do something or gives a bad report. i am really trying but some people are just nasty. it blows my mind. i am nervous as can be ..first day next week i feel like i am goingto mess up something majorly
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    Failed Nclex

    I did Uworld only but i am switching to Kaplan and focusing on strategy more. i believe i freaked out and could not concentrate after a certain point was my big issue. alot of personal stress.
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    Failed Nclex

    Hi everyone I took my NCLEX last Friday and found out I failed. I had near passing in every category except one which was basic comfort and care I'm not sure how to look at this if I'm near passing in every category is that really bad or is that reason for hope. I had 265 questions and didn't make it. I try to make everything content related with my studying for this time around those and try to switch to technique and new plan like Kaplan. Inspiration stories welcome for those with similar situations.
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    Hi everyone i am using silvestri saunders to study for my hesi doing online questions and reading the red hesi book. Just curious if anyone had success with silverstri and hesi rn exit exam
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    I am using my best grade and reading my hesi book. Can anyone tell me if they think mybestgrade is effective or not. Also if anyone has idea on how to study for exit hesi please let me know. I am doing 100 questions per day.
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    HELLO I am graduating with my RN in December. i am a 2 year experience LPN. long term goal is to be a travel nurse. any advice on best place to look for experience to achieve that long term goal. thanks
  13. i am doing an article skit in school for a dying patient to show beneficence. can someone recommend 4 drugs for a dying patient that fit this category
  14. i failed my peds/ob rotation by 0.1 point. i have my LPN and this is the first time i ever failed a class. i did try but i think my study habits in the beginning were bad. i went to a readmission class and i did get in but the nursing academic instructor who is over the program said a few things which i do not know how to take. #1 she said any nursing students who fails a class will more than likely fail again. #2 C equals nurse is not true, most students just getting bye fail the NCLEX. she just came off very negative and not sure how to take any of this.
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    Kaplan Readiness Score

    i scored a 64 on my readiness score. can anyone tell me how this translates to passing nclex. or if that is a ok score, any advice or info is welcome. thank you
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    Nclex PN PRep

    Hi guys , i just graduated nursing school for my PN. i have Kaplan, Saunders for review material. i just need help organizing a little. i am getting 40% on my kaplan scores which is not good. has anyone ever taken kaplan and saw their test scores improve over a time period. also how many test questions did you take per day. any advice or stories is welcome