Nurselyfe92's avatar

Student loans killing me!! stressed!

Hey guys, so im in a ton of student loan debt about $110k to be exact. Found out last week debt of edu disqualified me from the loan forgiveness program TWO years ago despite turning in all my...

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Ac4414's avatar

Kicked out of nursing school, I don't know what to do now

I just found out I got kicked out of the nursing program at hunter. I was a sophomore with two years left to go. I really don't know what my options are right now. Hunter has ruined my gpa and I've...

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SarahRN32514's avatar

Essential oils in hospitals

I have issues with other nurses on my floor using copious amounts of oils to where you can smell out which direction they went 5 mins after they left! Our hospital has a low/no fragrance policy but...

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aaronadams92's avatar

Should I appeal?

A few weeks ago, I was informed that I would fail Med-Surg clinical. At the time the semester was still ongoing, although clinical had ended by then. At the time, I was also passing the theory...

17 replies
CJ2121's avatar

Right med but suspended

Need help. I was pulled into HR concerning a patient's chart. I gave the right pt the correct antibiotic at the correct time. BUT it would not scan. I got caught up with a few other pts and two hrs...

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Nurse Beth
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Nurse Beth

1 RN to 45 patients-should I leave?

Dear Nurse Beth, I wanted to ask for your opinion. I've been a RN for a little over a year. Currently work in healthcare/assisted living at a nursing home. I love working third shift. I don't work...

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fibroblast's avatar

when to give Amiodarone

Hi, I understand that this med comes in 200mg (oral). Some pts take 200mg, some take 400mg. Anyway, it is a med to control heart rhythm right, for pts with s/s of A-fib? Can anyone explain if...

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Sherilynn168's avatar

How do I make friends in nursing school?

It sounds like a silly question, right? Maybe it is, but I'm honestly not good at making friends--I am great at talking to people at work because it's sort of my job to be friendly/cheerful/funny,...

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FigueroaHernandez94's avatar

Balance between school and work?

Were any of you able to go to school (FULL-TIME) and work (PART-TIME) at the same time? How did it affect your academic grades? I'm trying to get a $10K scholarship at a private university. If I work...

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jennylee321's avatar

Ever forgotten to feed a baby?

I've never done this but it is the theme of all work dreams I have ever had lol. Anyone have an interesting NICU dreams/nightmares?

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pandaburr's avatar

A day in the life of Infection Control

To start, I'm a spanking new Infection Preventionist of a prominent, 5-star, non-profit 200+ bed SNF located on the water in Seattle. Plucked from the floor a little less than a year ago, I have been...

5 replies
Faith1234567's avatar

Can you give a lesser dose than prescribed without an order?

The pt asked to receive 2/3 of the dose of celexa and when I asked the provider for an order he told me "the patient has the autonomy to take whatever dose if he wants too" and did not want to change...

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Amethya's avatar

It's your fault that my child broke her glasses!

*Do not post on facebook* Basically yeah, parent just started to yell at me on the phone because LD broke her glasses and it's her third pair. Mother was ranting that she wants to talk to the...

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nurseypants328's avatar

Requesting to be laid off?

i am a home health nurse and recently had a baby. I've been on maternity leave since november and am due to go back to work in june. i was contacted by my employer about a month ago and was told that...

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OhioBPH's avatar

Last monday

It is the last Monday of the school year here! Woot! I just sent in my schedule for the hospital through 7/21/18, woot woot! Anyone else super ready for the Summer?!

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MHDNURSE's avatar

I can't make this stuff up

Second grade student brought in by his assistant teacher just now. Teacher "J needs you to look at his arm. He says he felt something bite him and look at his arm, it is all red". Me : "J,...

5 replies
hi_hello29's avatar

Stressed, Confused, Anxious

I know not alot will reply to this post. This is mostly just about letting my thoughts out, and asking others about their experience/s or whatnot. Feel free to reply, rant, give an advice, share...

17 replies
sashaq's avatar

I don't think I can take it anymore.

Hey guys, just feeling down about the start of my nursing career. I am 4 months into my nursing career, i am in the ICU at a small community hospital. I am 4 days of orientation, orientation was...

7 replies
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How is drug testing done at your facility?

Hi, I am just curious how drug testing is performed at your job facility? Does someone go into the room with you? How do random tests work? Does someone accompany you to the lab? Are they done at...

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Mr.Nurse190's avatar

New School Nurse!

Hello, fellow nurses. I am new to Allnurses. I have recently accepted a school nurse position and will be caring for students in grades 5k - 5th grade. I have been a substitute school nurse since...

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