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  1. There are some great videos on YouTube that breakdown the best way to read nursing textbooks.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Oh, so textbooks are boring? Really? I suppose screens are less so. Lucky for you that the NCLEX -- which tests for a lot of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. As the stress level and liability increases, so does the money (read: chief nursing officers, advanced practice nurses,...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I take it you're looking to make a lot of money with very little stress? Sorry. I got nothing.
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. One more and I'm done on this subject. Blind blind blind, danger danger danger... Haters gonna hate hate hate hate...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  6. your stifling my creativity and trying to make me fit into your narrow view of write and wrong! waaaahhhh! NETY! if you...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  7. Sometimes I want to know what led people to nursing, their favorite parts of their job, etc. I don't ever ask though,...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  8. Do your replies always fall under 150 words? Maybe you dont get your thanks because youre a victim of your own...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  9. What exactly were you expecting when you clicked on a topic called things that annoy me? Were you expecting flowers and...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  10. I have all the Cherry Ames books and all the Sue Barton books! I love to go back and re-read. Its esp fun to see how much...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  11. Thank you! I remember that post, and I thought it was spot on, although I didn't do "^^THIS!" You forgot to mention...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  12. I know I am going to get flamed for this, but the ones that say you need to pray to God, and He'll help you pass. I'm...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  13. I still have nightmares about that one. I felt like telling him that our name badges are secretly outfitted with a...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  14. The PVT thing really does get old... I wish there was a way to filter the "what's new" page. I appreciate the fact that this...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  15. I wish, like Caliotter posted, that the state forum was separate from an endless school forum. I want to go to the...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  16. I agree about too many sub forums. I get sick of the troll posts. There should be a rule that you need X amount of...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  17. For the most part, I no longer give help for this very reason. I can't count the times I've given in-depth answers to...
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    Forum: Site Feedback
  18. Truly it could be worse. I simply went to work in my first job as a NP in Internal Medicine. Needless to say that is not...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  19. I tend to use Uptodate and epocrates, the latter more for quick pediatric info. Boston added anything else I would have...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  20. If you live in a state where you have to have a collaborative agreement with a supervising physician there should be a list...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  21. Sounds like the first thing you need to do is use Uptodate or cross reference it before presenting your plan. You clearly...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  22. i have found that one huge help for me (still in school) is to utilize my real-life experiences. i have two kids who have...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  23. UpToDate is a worthwhile and (IMHO) critical tool for both novices and experienced providers (NP/MD/etc). Remember your...
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    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. If you're working with a Medicare/Medicaid population, for anyone that needs assist with leaving the house, learn how to use...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. It depends entirely on the practice. If you have a private practice and work alone, yes. I know one homebirth CNM who does...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  26. Yes, it is highly dependent on your practice. I know midwives who are on call 24/7 for ~7-10 births a month. When I did...
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    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  27. I'm this one in the group
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  28. Exactly. The start of every group project I did in nursing school: The end of every group project I did in...
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    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  29. Although you may not be able to do this now, a lot of hospitals, etc. do allow this as a nurse. Many nurses stay in break...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. But there is a difference between staff & students. Staff already know what to do whereas the students are learning. I still...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Students don't have the same freedoms as RNs do, that's just the nature of the game. It is often an expectation that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. As most of the PPs have said, we weren't allowed to leave the premises for lunch. We had 30 minutes. We could bring our meal...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Kind of irrelevant though, if your dream is to work in critical care and the market where you live demands a BSN. To the...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  34. Hello. Female nurse here. I understand your concerns, but at work, yes you are a nurse first and a male/female second. That...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. You decided to be a nurse and half the population is female and you thought you could get through your career not having to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I know there is a meta question in here but I am a practical person. Are you also asking me to do peri care, bed baths,...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I believe when we as professionals start delegating tasks out based on gender and the belief that it will make the patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. No, it's not time for that. It's time for the doctor to man or woman up and talk to the lab supervisor. It's not my job to...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. She should feel privileged to touch the hem of my scrub top as I pass by, for heaven's sake!
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I agreed. Scripted responses in any context can be infuriating. It's like they're not listening to us or that we are being...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. No, you don't use scripting where there is an actual, acute, "real" problem. "You didn't notify the Dr. or decrease the...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Yikes! The only thing is, scripting and active listening can become second nature, especially when a person is stressed. I...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. One thing I learned is that if anyone adds "but" to something, everything they previously said is invalid. "I'm sorry,...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Right up there with "I'm sorry if you thought I was rude..." and any other apologies that contain the "if" clause. If I was...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. OP said ".......the part that a nurse cleans pees and poops" I have a question. When did it become acceptable for...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  46. Point well taken, thank you
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  47. I really love this explanation and now I've read it twice and quote/posted it. It's so true.
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  48. You can try to enter nursing just because of the future opportunities, but getting accepted into an accelerated nursing...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  49. I think when it comes down to it, there is a kind of a missing link that exists between what you think it would be like to...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: Nursing Advice Column
  50. Well I read the other thread too. I've hit my one year on an oncology/med/surg floor last month. Nursing was never...
    cnmbfa
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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