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By CT Pixie

Joined Jan 21, '07 - from 'Southern New England'. CT Pixie is a RN. She has 'RN-2013 LPN-2008' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'geriatrics'. Posts: 3,813 (40% Liked) Likes: 3,950

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  1. My most memorable thank-you happened in 2006 when a 95 y.o. little old lady told me, "I love you for all that you do for me."
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Well now.....we never know what words will move us to action. I've been a participant in shouting matches with my own former...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. (I trust you're being sarcastic, since Flo was anything but "demure" and "mousy." :))
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. We're nurses. So, what's the OP's alternative titles for us? I will consider "Awesome Care Ninja" and "Omnipotent Solver of...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Well, if you're not a nurse and have no experience with any of this, you don't really know what you're talking about. ...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. 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...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Thank you everyone for your input. That is exactly what I was afraid of, but it was being offered so I figured I would ask...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Should probably remove this thread so as not to add to the national rumor mill.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  9. Well it isn't about the BSN itself. It's about suddenly after 20+ years you are suddenly not competent nor educated enough...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. You can't generalize. Some people are lovley, some aren't.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. I worked in LTC for six years before I became burned out and entered a different specialty. What I'm about to mention might...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. *** The job market for nurses, in particular new grads, was terrable before you even started your program. How much did you...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. well i ended up passing it lol. i had 77 questions and finished in ~90 min. thanks for all the feedback and well wishes!!!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Maybe should re title it "the secrets to the elusive NCLEX results
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Dreamworld answer.... Queen of England. That seems to be a pretty sweet gig. Realworld?? I'd still choose nursing. No...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Not the only "odd ball"...:wacky: I went into this business with my eyes WIDE open. I don't regret my decision; even...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Holy cow, the rampant sense of entitlement demonstrated on this thread is stunning. Unreal.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Back in my day, we had to wait two days for the quick results. But we had to do it barefoot and uphill in the snow both...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I'm going to, gently, stir this a bit. :cheeky: Orientate, orientated, orientation and orientating are the correct...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. You do realize that plenty of us right on this site wore "whites," whether dresses or pants, for years and managed to look...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. If it's not a matter of the school dress code, i.e., it doesn't specify what color to wear, then a sock that "works" is any...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. ​Same goes for children.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. hmm, taking an ethics course, perhaps?
    CT Pixie
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  24. If you place the ears in the pocket first, they're less likely to get snagged, and pulled out, at least in my...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I tested on Wednesday, of course 48 hours later...this morning, 4th of july, well I got my results this morning! =) passed!...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  26. Can't close the thread, I just got more popcorn. And a slurpee.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. I also was on the deans list when I worked full time and completed nursing school. I believe it depends on the type of...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  28. OMG. I feel like a lazy cow chewing my cud only working 40 hrs a week!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Not to continue to be in wonder of this post; but shouldn't you be worried about passing the NCLEX if your school is "not...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. I don't understand the correlation between your "easy" program & working in LTC. That's probably one of the toughest areas...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. FYI nursing home work is very tough work.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. HA! LTC use critical thinking skills more than many "floor" nurses. There IS no Dr napping in the lounge to call anytime...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  33. The PVT works! I PASSED! 75 questions, 1st try so beyond excited :roflmao:
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  34. Oh my gosh, the fragile young adults the "everyone gets a trophy" culture raises.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. Does your wife know how uneducated you are about what she does and what she knows?
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. There is no state requirement for BSN now, or in the future. Read the IOM 2010 report, that recommends 80% BSN, and doubling...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  37. They should not increase the program due to popularity. There aren't enough jobs for the graduates now, and many people are...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  38. Sorry I didn't update sooner!!! I passed on my third try (yay!) and have now been working as a geriatric/hospice RN since...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. You had bariatric surgery five years ago and don't think you should have to pay the price for other people's bad choices? ...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  40. Speaking as a (former) instructor, I can assure you that since the instructors are forbidden to discuss one student with...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. Oh yea I did the PV trick finally RetrieverGirl and amygarside!!! Got the good pop-up!!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  42. I think you mean "tit for tat". In case you don't, I'll take tack. G'night!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. Also, I'd go back and edit "her" to "your", as I'm sure you meant me, not your mother. Unless, of course, you do take...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  44. I may have reported it using that handy-dandy little triangle "!" icon, so it's anybody's guess as to whether it was...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  45. Well, some of us, anyway...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  46. This is the type of protection that most states afford to the use of the title Nurse. This just happens to be the law in...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  47. . How very ironic that you should comment, "Nurse"Ladi, as your profile indicates you're a pre-nursing student, and not...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. Really? Perhaps you should edit your username to reflect that pride, per the TOS as well. Also, if you're still a...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I like America. I'm proud of this wonderful nation. I was born and raised here. I love my country, warts and all.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  50. Am not looking to start a battle with you over this, things are what they are. Unless you can document your situation is...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: New York Nursing


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