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Joined Oct 24, '06. Posts: 1,172 (15% Liked) Likes: 464

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  1. I teach in an undergraduate nursing program while also working as an RN and as a student in a PhD program. Nursing students...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. I have a 2014 Subaru Outback, live in central IL and travel 60-200miles/day thru the snow and ugh of winter - last winter we...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Pesihealthcare - pediatric nursing conference
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  4. So, I see a lot of people that have been posting about getting into CRNA school and a lot of the posts have a hopeless feel...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. Coming from another current nursing student, I'm wondering if maybe your issue isn't so much about hating nursing as it is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I just LOVE feeding the bed. Baby lying there perfectly content in a pool of formula or breast milk. Even better if the...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. With a sick/premature baby, you can add: *Management of ventilators (Conventional, High Freq Jet, Oscillator) and other...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  8. Thanks Jean Marie! I actually work in Neonatal ICU though, so trying to have a conversation with a patient would only elicit...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  9. If I was Amber, I would have delayed my flight and monitor myself a couple of weeks before getting on a plane. It just...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. I came to NICU very late in my career, after many years in adult ICU followed by reinventing myself as a PICU nurse. Like...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  11. I was fired once on accident at an LTC. It was an accident because the nurse they were trying to fire, myself and another...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Not really that good but when I handed in my copy of my 1.5months ( I gave them lots of time to replace me ) my boss looked...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. While in nursing school I was working at a department store. One morning an employee was told that she was being fired. As...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. I can't bring myself to hold a person who knew she had a fever after exposure to an Ebola patient and then chose to put...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  15. Baaaahaaahaaah! :) I'm glad I'm not the only one whose sideways little brain interpreted the OP's title in the same way. ...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  16. Agree with Boston. personally, I was happier in the ER. I'm very type A, love chaos, love love live never knowing what's...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Current RN wage 14 years of experience: $52/hr Anticipated New grad NP rate (after gaining knowledge of what many...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. I went to mine and I'll tell you why: When my AAS/ RN graduation rolled around in 1980 I was in the hospital giving birth to...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. I was also an LPN first!
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. Future marketability is the benefit of having the BSN in my situation. I live and work in a large metro area where the...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. So, just to play devils advocate for my own critical thinking process...how is it, that with the 1st amendment in place,...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. I worked med/surg for about 5 years. There was an opening in the newborn nursery and I thought it sounded like fun. I knew...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. IMO, unless the NM told you to pop into her office in the next 5 minutes to chat about this opportunity, you should dress...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. So she should dress in Sesame Street scrubs??? She wants a job in peds. I think she should dress professionally in...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. best of luck to you !
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. I agree that I would dress up for this "informal" meeting. You never know where this might go. Good luck & best wishes!
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I would have 2 basic dresses that are your go to interview outfits. They are easy, comfortable, and you can dress them way...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. As others have stated dress for success. It demonstrates that you are serious and are interested. At least in the job...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I would still dress as if it was a formal interview for sure.
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. I agree. It never hurts to dress up in a conservative, classic suit or dress with sensible, low-heeled shoes. If your hair...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Dress for the job you want, not the one you have. It's been a saying for so long because it's true and it works.
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I would dress my best. I think that any contact with a potential employer should be treated as an interview. You're a...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I just had to post this in response to the dozens of posts I see from nursing students or new graduates that want to work in...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  34. Never let anyone drive you out of a job either!!
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  35. I don't know about NH, but none of the states I hold a license in issue paper licenses. Many states have moved away from...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  36. We had a lady who worked night shift at our facility and she was well known and liked by residents and staff alike. A very...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. I'd have to say nurse managers. I've heard they exist, but I very rarely see one.
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I'm being half serious, but if I was fired of nursing job, I would probably scream in joy and never get into healthcare again
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  39. I was waiting tables (briefly) while in nursing school. I had worked the dinner-to-close shift on a Friday and had to be...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. I was just offered a position on a Cruise Ship with Royal Caribbean. It was simply me calling the Medical Recruitment office...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  41. The CICU Director is ************, ******* appears to be the manager. I wouldn't worry about being "creepy", most of the...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  42. I got my job by emailing the manager directly. Never got any replies by going through the normal application process. I...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  43. I think she's allnurses™ name check security...lol... And have lots of time on her hands checking names and titles. Go be a...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. In severe cases (usually kids who started smoking with underlying asthma) we use albuterol gtt (up to 20mg/hr) D51/2NS...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  45. We also still use mag regularly in our asthma pathway. I haven't seen the use of ketamine for status asthmaticus at our...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  46. Magnesium is still a large part of our "asthma pathway" (albuterol/atrovent nebs x 3, solumedrol, Mg, continuous albuterol...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  47. One of my favorite smoothies I make is super easy: cup of OJ, banana, and vanilla protein powder. I have one for breakfast...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. poor thing! i lost 15lbs when i had mine wired, and i was small to begin with! lots of broths, and i especially liked to...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. OH and squeezing it through your teeth? Is it possible to suck it around your back teeth ? Did they discharge you with a...
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. try putting stuff in the blinder I have to do this with a lot of veg. I eat it looks gross but tast the same .
    HappyParamedicRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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