by gingerbreadman0214 - I'm just an average student when it comes to the theoretical part, but I rock in the actual clinical application. I prefer going to and fro rather than just sitting... Read More →
by stacey2275 - After rounding up a list of patients who needed catheters inserted from the staff nurses, our instructor found one elderly gentlemen who willingly consented for a... Read More →
by vadushkas_nurse - Opportunities to practice skills often came in waves with proclaimed "learning opportunity" attached to tasks that others didn't want to do. I was ok with this... Read More →
by the_alchemist - I love working with adolescent patients. Somehow, I see myself in several of them, being rebellious because mom won't allow me to sleep over at a friend's house, or... Read More →
by TopazLover - Many years ago I worked in a small rural hospital that had had more than its share of motorcycle accidents one summer.
I normally worked critical care but... Read More →
by gingerbreadman0214 - Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that's easily excitable (whatever). :p
Heh heh...I... Read More →
by NurseAlwaysNForever - I graduated nursing school in August of 2005 and went straight to work at a local nursing home.
I had never intended on becoming a nurse, however that is the... Read More →
by lemonaidangel - Today as I was sitting in the hallway during our lunch break, studying for my med surg test that was going to be taking place in less than 30 minutes, I could not... Read More →
by NurseAlwaysNForever - I sat down to read allnurses yesterday evening at about 6pm.
So, she arrived and we chit chatted all the way to the nursing home, having a good ole time. When... Read More →
by the_alchemist - It was as if the universe conspired to get me working on my dream job after going through a huge deal of drama. Since "Girl, Interrupted" I knew that I'd like to be... Read More →
by travel225 - As a childbirth educator with an eighteen-month old son at home, I enjoyed getting to know the staff on the maternity floor. While visting there one busy afternoon,... Read More →
by LatteGuzzler - Bustling out from another freshly finished triage encounter, I spin a corner and position myself in my chair, prepared to triage my next patient. I look at the... Read More →
by gingerbreadman0214 - Warning: Contains events not suitable for those with a brainstem vomition center that's easily excitable (whatever).
Misadventure in The Hospital of Infectious... Read More →
by Hellllllo Nurse - Strange, but true story:
About twelve years ago, I was working nights as an LPN at an inpatient hospice unit. It was a quiet night. I was sitting in a patient's... Read More →
by oramar - Early one morning I received notification that Dr. So&So was sending a patient, a female to our unit and that the charge nurse had assigned a room for her. The... Read More →
by pn77 - I am lucky to have been accepted to an LPN program in an accredited school and am in my third week.
Having had a Home Health Aide with a certificate from... Read More →
by cjb73 - The day started EARLY (at least it was early for a 19 year old girl in the beginning of summer). My instructor was VERY strict. She had been a military nurse before... Read More →
by lobstah - i had just finished my orientation as a new rn and had passed my boards only 3 months previous to this experience. i work in a 40-bed neuro/ telemetry unit at a... Read More →