Any nurses here??

Philippines
February 8, 2007 6:31am CST
Who wants to share their experience as a nurse. I am a newly registered nurse here in the Philippines. I wish to know more about experiences of nurses. Are you a practicing nurse? Where and what field?
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5 responses
• United States
19 Feb 07
You should join www.all-nurses.com. They have a lot of information you will need. Congratulations. Work abroad as soon as you can, nurses I hear make 2 to 4,000$ a month. Just take the NCLEX first.
• Philippines
20 Feb 07
www.allnurses.com is a good site but has been tainted lately by biased moderators. For one, my post is not posted unless it is seen and approved by the moderator, when all my post talks about is cancelling my registration on the said site. Instead of being sensitive to others, as fellow nurses look up on them (moderators) as guides, they will instead make arguments that NCLEX will never be in the Philippines (and the news that it is coming is a slap on their face) and they said it is not in the site of PEARSON VUE yet so it is not a sure thing (see the discouragement). I am disgusted by the way they reply to post with absolute certainty as if they are the NCSBN and PEARSON VUE. And the holy ones are keen and forceful that June 06 board passers should retake the whole exam. And test 3 and 5 is not the only one to be taken, because the moderator said that if it happened to the US, they will retake the whole exam not the parts. And thus they were AS* slapped again as CGFNS opted to decide that ONLY test 3 and 5 should be retaken. And the moderators are wholly of admonishing that if the June 06 takers who are members of allnurses.com have took their advice of taking the whole exam in december, they have no problems whatsoever. If you want to see the bashing on the site. Visit it. And to the moderators who act like they are Gods, the all-knowing nurses, who can predict the future with certainty, AMEN to you. Hope there will be no one else like you because you are a taint in the white uniform of nurses.
• United States
2 Aug 08
There is a good nursing site, where moderators are not control freaks. www.allnursesunite.com
• United States
2 Aug 08
There is a new nurses site where moderators are not control freaks. www.allnursesunite.com
@lani0529 (1726)
• Philippines
12 Feb 07
Hi there! I just passed the December nursing licensure examination. What a relief! Thank God! We will be having our oath taking today at around 2:00pm. I'm really excited! I applied for work already but, as of now there is no response yet. I would like to train first in any provincial or big hospital for hands-on and personal experiences. I'm not that confident with my skills yet but, I'm be willing to learn as much as I could. Being a nurse is really a challenging career. Don't do think so? I'm proud to be a nurse! (",)
• Philippines
12 Feb 07
Oh, congratulations! I hope you fulfill your dreams and be successful in life.
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@lani0529 (1726)
• Philippines
12 Feb 07
Thank you!Hope you will, too! God bless!
• Philippines
12 Feb 07
im still a student im from dagupan.hope i can pass too.. hehehe
@medigirl (15)
• United States
18 Feb 07
Nursing can be a tough field. Being younger and more energetic is helpful. I am a practicing nurse primarily in the field of HIV/AIDS which affects the community (Chicago) adversely. There are many people here living with the disease and much fewer services than they need. It can be frustrating because so many people affected can't work anymore. How is it for people with HIV/AIDS in the Phillipines? I'd be interested to know.
• United States
19 Feb 07
I am not familiar but I do know that people in America have better healthcare. If someone was poor out here, they would be out of luck if they had AIDS or HIV.
• Philippines
20 Feb 07
If you have AIDS or HIV here in the Philippines, I think what you should do is go to San Lazaro Hospital (the center of contagious/communicable diseases). They have a mini-hut there where AIDS/HIV patients stay and do some home economics like making baskets, bags, etc. When I was on duty there, I even saw an AIDS patient (my clinical instructor whispered to me silently that she was an AIDS patient) walking along the hospital's walkway. She even greeted her. She looks very normal. She said she is heading to the hut to do some stuff. So they very much act like normal as if they have no illness.
@lsnggrp (180)
• United States
15 Aug 08
Hello everyone, I am a nursing student here in MA. I will be graduating in the summer of '09, can't wait! I would love to work in the emergency room or SICU when i graduate (and pass the NCLEX of course!). Does anyone know how hard it is to get into one of these clinical settings as a new nurse? Thank you and good luck to everyone! :-)
@gloreymay (882)
• Philippines
10 Jun 08
Congratulations to you! I graduated 2007 and a new registered nurse too. I'm still looking for hospital where I can start my practice but as of now I'm reviewing for IELTS exam.