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Joined Jul 26, '07. Posts: 203 (16% Liked) Likes: 42

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  1. Brandon, We have discussed this ad nauseum. When an NP introduces themselves as Dr., we DO also tell the patient that we...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  2. I have no such complex, and while I am a generous lad, I do not throw up my hands and just let anyone have anything of mine...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  3. I was accepted off the waitlist! See you guys Dec 3rd!!
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  4. I am sorry but in this economy, if you have a family to support, you do need to be worried about your wage. Worry about how...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  5. Thanks to all who have offered their prayers and good wishes . . . Some of your comments helped me to see how things could...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Sorry, all advance practice nurses are created equally. None of them is superior to any other, and I don't know anyone who...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  7. Geeze, I say and do stupid things all the time. I have posted this story before, so some may remember...I was getting a...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. We have a good natured but smart a$$'ed Dr at my LTC. One of the nurses faxed him because a patient had a sinus infection...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. Years ago I accompanied a very distinguished OB doc to do a vag exam on a grand multip (her 11th baby) also this patient was...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. How about when you routinely belt out "Can I get a witness?"
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  11. Here's the latest comparison, PA-NP head to head per specialty In some the difference is marginal, in others, significant....
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  12. I have had no help from Vandy in locating clinical, and for the amount of money the school will cost me for only 12 months...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  13. I post under the assumption that everyone already knows who I am: that is, I don't say anything here that I wouldn't own up...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. When I give a patient a full bath, I cover the bases I do in the shower- PTA (pits, tits, @ss), feet, behind ears, face, and...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  15. What is a bath? When you say you "bathed" someone on your shift, what should I expect was done? I'm getting frustrated....
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  16. A very common abbreviation used at my facility is NAD (No apparent distress). We have a nurse that constantly charts " No...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  17. I love having nursing students on my floor. They are fun and I love teaching and interacting with them. But one of them...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  18. I have to ask-if you pick the toilet tree before the toilets are fully grown, do you get the baby toilets that you find for...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. I still laugh at this one...( a patient with restless leg syndrome) a student wrote "sleeps with jerks" ha ha ha!!!!! ...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. oops another... Cardiologist discussing the need for a "catheterization" with a very HOH older patient. Doc...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  21. Not in charting, but a verbal blooper. A few years ago while caring for a hypertensive patient on a Med surg floor, I made 2...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  22. I think it's posted elsewhere on this site: the physician couldn't think of the correct name for the incentive spirometer,...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. The secretaries taking messages, more than once wrote: Worried about Billy Rubin. Yeah, He's a scary dude...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. Remember that, in any financial negotiation, the first person to actually name a specific number loses. I leave those...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Son, We made it! I know that there are going to be people that try to correct me on that statement, "We" didn't do it...,...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. normally, the sa node (which is commonly referred to as the pacemaker of the heart) in the right atrium is the only group of...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  27. Wow.. For anyone who has ever disagreed with the "Do nurses eat their young?" question, come look at this topic. I am...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Actually, I think looking for a quick guaranteed job is a perfectly reasonable motivation for getting into nursing ... it's...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. I don't know about your area, but in mine it is very hard to get into an RN program. I'm only just starting nursing school...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. rn #1: describe # of years/type of educational experience 16/university bsn #2: describe the diff roles in which...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Yes KimB, the nclex was revised in April of 2007.
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Joe- what a great question- I've done pedi and adult onc all but 2 years of my 26 year career, and I wouldn't do anything...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  33. kim, it's hard to say how you will acclimate to nursing school. in general, the information you are exposed to in nursing...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. By the 2nd year I was one of the top students and if there was gossip and jealousy, I didn't here it and it wouldn't have...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I took both A & P I and A & P II in 5 week summer sessions and I did fine but you have concentrate and study. Good luck!
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. im taking AP II over the summer 5 week class Mon-Fri thats the ONLY class Im taking.. I do have to pay for it myself but...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. I would NEVER recommend mixing anything like A&P with nursing classes. I contemplated doing that with Micro, but once I got...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. You should take it this summer! You shouldn't mix clinicals and nursing classes with A&P because you are doing things and...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. I took A&P II last summer in an 8 week setting and it was indeed "eat, sleep & breathe anatomy and phys". That said, I like...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. It may help just to familiarize yourself with the way a unit actually works, in addition to being exposed to the terminology...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I really enjoyed my US job in NS and I learned tons. I worked in a NICU and I was just busy enough to stay busy, not...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I have worked with a few nurses that were once unit clerks, from what I've seen they do alot better as new nurses with that...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. I think it's a great idea. In fact, I think it would be awesome if all nursing students could have the opportunity to work...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I'll be starting nursing school in August and work as a unit secretary in the NICU and I've learned so much. From putting in...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I think unit clerk experience would be invaluable. I wish I would have worked in that position. It would have helped me a...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Sexual assault is never prejudiced. Sexual assault can happen to anyone regardless of color or creed. Sexual assault can...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. What, other than an A&P review, can a nurse gain from attending an autopsy? I wondered. This was certainly not my first...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. Janet didn't belong in nursing school ... or so we thought. Fresh into the first semester, she began arriving late...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. I have been a CNA for awhile now (a little over 5 years) and I know that in my area when hospital jobs open for CNA's there...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  50. Neglected ChildrenAuthor unknown (but had to be aNursing student!) Our home is seldom very clean The meals are...
    Hoping4RNin2010
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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