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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: 3,753 (39% Liked) Likes: 3,861

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  1. You can't generalize. Some people are lovley, some aren't.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. 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
  3. *** 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
  4. 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
  5. Maybe should re title it "the secrets to the elusive NCLEX results
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Holy cow, the rampant sense of entitlement demonstrated on this thread is stunning. Unreal.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. 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
  10. I'm going to, gently, stir this a bit. :cheeky: Orientate, orientated, orientation and orientating are the correct...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. ​Same goes for children.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. hmm, taking an ethics course, perhaps?
    CT Pixie
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. Can't close the thread, I just got more popcorn. And a slurpee.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. 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
  19. OMG. I feel like a lazy cow chewing my cud only working 40 hrs a week!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. FYI nursing home work is very tough work.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. 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
  24. The PVT works! I PASSED! 75 questions, 1st try so beyond excited :roflmao:
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Oh my gosh, the fragile young adults the "everyone gets a trophy" culture raises.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. Does your wife know how uneducated you are about what she does and what she knows?
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. Oh yea I did the PV trick finally RetrieverGirl and amygarside!!! Got the good pop-up!!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  33. I think you mean "tit for tat". In case you don't, I'll take tack. G'night!
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. Well, some of us, anyway...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. 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
  38. . 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
  39. 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
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. I love women. I don't mean that in some "macho" way, I just like the way they work and think, and I enjoy the conversations...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  43. I have a state of the art computer and a 100mb blazing fast internet connection...I have no issue on any other sites....i...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Site Feedback
  44. The NCLEX-PN is not a "backup" test for the NCLEX-RN. It is going to test you on your scope of practice as an LPN; do you...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. Why fight with the medical assistant and LVN? It is a waste of energy that could be better utilized through the provision of...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  46. THIS. All day long...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. You are not better because you are an RN. You have a different role but that does not make you better than anyone else.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  48. Please do your own research/studying. It will serve you well as a professional and a learner.
    CT Pixie
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. <waves hand in air, jumping up and down> I think I located my Bippy......required a set of 3 full length mirrors, two...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Whoever came up with the term "horizontal violence" to describe catty passive-aggression should be smacked. How's that for...
    CT Pixie
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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