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Jessica in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

RN or OTR?

Things about OT that I like: -A more comfortable work environment. -One-on-one with patients. -No holidays or weekends, most likely. -I could...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope last part finally

I have since found job number two in probation, so for those who cannot find work I pray for you, but I will give you all some hope finally instead...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 14

I have faced my demons and had been working a crappy job that my brother got me as an RN, but i was thankful, i pissed away 7 years of my life for...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 13

i thought wow, how is this program rehabilitative and how does it help a former impaired nurse. It doesn't, It shows you no mercy and it shows you...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 12

I get a letter from the attorney generals office saying they are revoking my license, i talk to the attorney there and provide them with the negative...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 11

Sorry this is so long!!! So I learn lesson number 1, THE NURSING BOARD IS NOT YOUR FRIEND. PLEASE WRITE THIS DOWN AND RE READ IT ON A DAILY BASIS....

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 10

So I am working totally clean, not working impaired anymore and i went back to school, but there is always fallout. About 3 years later I was told i...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 9

I went and tested out of fear and then of course now they got me. I should have got a lawyer because they gave me no mercy. They expected me to go to...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 8

However, this was not enough to make me stop. I used all the way til a week before Christmas and God intervened. I was called into work to work and...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 7

I rationalized and thought i was better than IV drug users because i told myself that i was better than them because i was educated and because at...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 6

BY my previous use of iv hospital drugs, I started developing a scar on my antecubital and bruises, I was so embarrassed. So I vowed not to steal iv...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 5

I ended up moving out of state to work and go to school, but when i got there i walked into a nightmare of loneliness, couldn't find love or sex, I...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 4

I really didn't care but still had hope of going to nurse practitioner school. Suddenly the pot wasn't doing it and I started diverting IV pain...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

giving you hope part 3

To make matters worse, my parents who were not educated were jobless again and i was forced to have them live with me which proved to be very...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope part 2

In 2006, I was unable to cope with the second loss and began patterns of self destructive behaviors and was borderline suicidal. I started driving my...

pissed off nurse in San Antonio, Texas

Giving you hope!

Hello to all y'all out there who are taking up the daily struggle. I want to give hope to those of you out there that are struggling. (I apologize in...

hiba kak in Beirut, Lebanon

Updated 10 months ago

I am an Experienced RN who needs Sponsorship - 1 Reply

I am a RN licensed in California. I have both ADN and BSN in Nursing. I graduated from the schools in the USA. I am looking for a employer who can...

Jjelliemay@*****.***

Updated 10 months ago

Any RN jobs for nurses on probation NOT drug or alcohol related?? - 4 Replies

I am really getting discouraged! I have been job seeking for quite some time, am on probation for an incident, and cant get a job! I have no...

Hewman Bean in Maine

Tell me about Utilization Review/Case Management for Healthcare company....

I am interested in a management position that involves running operations and workflow for the behavioral health component of a healthcare company....

AAA in Rosemead, California

Having 2 major car accidents in the last 3 years, do I still have a good chance for becoming an RN and get a job at a hospital?

I really want to become an RN but one thing that is keeping me from pursuing the nursing career is my poor driving record. I have had two major car...

Worry-Wart in Mount Olive, New Jersey

Health and Salvaging a Career: Please help!

Hi, I'm in a fast-track nursing program and have an MS in health services management. Prior to this, I worked in a non-management position,...

Running1987 in Waterbury, Connecticut

RN School and working full time

Hi, I just started taking perquisites I work as a Tech at local hospital. Right now doing 24 hour's 3 days a week. Was considering applying to full...

Lethargika in Los Angeles, California

Emt to RN a wise choice?

I've read a few disparaging posts toward the RN profession. Lots of people stating its impossible to get hired without any experience, or that RNs...

RN RSD in Albuquerque, New Mexico

RN job sponsorship

I am from Nepal and I don't have work authorization (F2 visa status) in US. I have 5 years+ work experience in NICU and PICU. I recently passed my...

Rose in Newport News, Virginia

Foreign Nurse Graduate

Hi, I need to know which one I should take at CGFNS CES and English exam Or CP?

abeykp in Forest Hills, New York

Updated 11 months ago

Nursing school vs. Cosmetology school - 2 Replies

As a senior in high school, I am facing one of the most important decisions of my life: what to do with my future. Growing up in a family struggling...

Serenity in Bronxville, New York

Updated 11 months ago

Once you are a LPN can you become a RN how hard and is it worth it? - 127 Replies

This is a question that i need to know can anyone please help me with this/

chunkyloverataol in Surrey, British Columbia

DYC Nurse Practitioner

Have any Canadians attended D'youville's NP program?

alittleindigo in Charleston, South Carolina

Nursing Informatics Future?

Does anyone feel there is a future for Nursing Informatics? Many "Top/Growing Careers" lists include it, but as I've learned in the past, this may...

Monica in Manassas, Virginia

Updated 12 months ago

Moving to Chicago in a few months. How much do the pay a new Rn . - 1 Reply

Moving to chigaco can anyone tell me of places who hire new RN. I have been a Lpn for 10 yrs.

NewgradRN in Norcross, Georgia

New graduate RN looking for job

I graduated RN program on 05/2014. After graduation prepared myself for NCLEX and received my license in 06/2014, and decided to go to see my family...

monsoon_sth in Somerville, Massachusetts

Updated 13 months ago

i am a forign nurse.i have ny rn liscence.i need sponsor . - 82 Replies

hi i just passed nclex rn exam.i have licence to work but i don't have work permit yet. i am in dependent visa. i am looking for sponsor and want to...

TiredNurse in Kingsport, Tennessee

AHC

I think we should be able to speak freely about our experiences in local home health jobs and the way these companies are ran.

Salty girl in Matthews, North Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

New Graduate Nurse - 2198 Replies

I graduated in December and passed the NCLEX in February. Thought for sure that I would be able to get employment. It's been alsmost four months...

Damon in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida

Are Ventilators keeping you up at night?

Working in the ICU can be pretty stressful! After a long 12 hours shift I often reflect on the day that has passed and wonder in amazement how I...

Nia in Hollywood, Florida

Graduate RN south Florida

Hello, I recently relocated to South Florida and after a month of job applications I need advice because I don't have any contacts in this area....

lz178969 in Monroe, North Carolina

Are there entry level psychiatric nursing jobs?

I'm about to start an ABSN program, with the end goal of being a psychiatric nurse practitioner. I know I'll need to have experience in psychiatry to...

Gary in Cupertino, California

Find a partner of RN in San Jose

Hello all, I just move my family from Taiwan to San Jose. I will settle down with my family in Dec 2014. I plan to run a business of home care...

Stephanie in Orlando, Florida

LPN Program Startup

Hello everyone, I am looking for some inputs or guidance on starting an LPN program in South Florida. I have a BSN and five years of nursing...

cna mommy in Marietta, Ohio

child abuse and RN???

I have a serious problem, a year ago one of my "lovely family" members called c.p.s. almost every other day, I was working as a CNA for 4 years and...

Aisha in Sumter, South Carolina

Becoming an RN

So I'm 22 and I'm trying to get back into school to get my RN. There's not alot of schools where I live so I was looking at online classes just to...

Mike in Somerset, Pennsylvania

Deciding between an AS or BS Nursing Degree

I am looking to go back to school for nursing. I already have a BS degree in Nutrition Science and an AS degree in Business Administration. I...

Tolu in Orlando, Florida

Updated 18 months ago

New homecare agency wants to list me as their RN on their licensure app, what are the CON & how much should they pay me for this - 1 Reply

New homecare agency wants to list me as their RN on their licensure application, what are the CON & how much should they pay me for this. What...

from shock to dismay in Nebraska

info. about attorneys in kansas that represent nurses

Hey..I'm new to these forums. It really helps me to know I'm not the only nurse who is dealing with the BON in Kansas as well as other states. Can...

Mike in Erie, Pennsylvania

Do you need experience as a CNA or LPN to get accepted to RN school

I'm looking at applying to a local RN program, but I have no experience working as a CNA. I have good grades and a good background (background is in...

Lori in Johnstown, Pennsylvania

Updated 19 months ago

The Field Staff Crash Course - 1 Reply

This is a work in progress. If you work, or have ever worked, in Home Health Care or Hospice, think back to when you started. Was there something...

Biff Bradford in Madison, Wisconsin

Updated 19 months ago

Return to Clinical Environment - 1 Reply

Ok...so I am finding it almost impossible to return to the bedside. Consistently trying to get back into a hospital. Out since 2012 with only 7...

unbelievable in Fontana, California

Updated 20 months ago

New nurse graduated 2 years ago can't find a job - 1 Reply

I graduated 2 years ago and just recently passed my nclex in March 2014. I have been putting in applications everywhere and I have only got 1...

unbelievable

Updated 20 months ago

The Rush to CRNA - 1 Reply

With the proliferation of RN's, some people are now going the route of CRNA. One in three nursing and new grads have their eyes set on ICU then CRNA....

unbelievable in Fontana, California

Updated 20 months ago

Does it help your chances of getting an RN job if your bilingual. - 4 Replies

Are bilingual nurses preferred, is it easier to get an RN job if you know spanish?

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