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  1. I agree with GrnTea to not engage your family. I have come to the realization that I could be the top expert in the world of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. My "batchelorette" status is for ME. I wanted to have a degree and got it. Does it make me a better nurse than someone...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Good for you for winning your appeal. To ensure your continuing success in school please learn some proofreading skills. If...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. OP, I have to disagree with your approach. Not meeting the minimum grade points for passing is still below passing. The time...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. "After all that is what separates a BSN degree versus an ADN degree, we are trained to use our critical thinking knowledge...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. And being an effective nurse is also about word choice and clear communication. You think a civil suit attorney is not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Yes but what about ADN nurses at the top of their class VS BSN who barely squeaked by? I'd take an ADN without an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I've been a nurse for about 5 1/2 years and I can tell you that there is hardly any difference in a BSN and an ADN nurse....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I'm an ADN nurse. All of our assignments were required to be written in APA format- and this was before the internet and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. 18059 I'm sorry, I can't help myself. I really try not to call names but this is ridiculous. I assure you, I did many...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Have you ever heard of Bloom's taxonomy? There is no way that medical tests are written at the recall level. Have you seen...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Anyone want to take bets on how many attempts it will take the OP to pass the NCLEX?
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. "After all that is what separates a BSN degree versus an ADN degree, we are trained to use our critical thinking knowledge...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. As a matter of fact, NCLEX questions are developed from incident reports involving new grads making fundamental errors in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. When I read the original post it was immediately apparent why the OP failed in the first place, and why she will continue to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. To the OP: Good luck with the rest of your nursing education. I'm glad that the outcome of the appeal is what you wanted...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I beg to differ about that "anyone can write a paper." The original post is ample refutation of that. Magnetic status? ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Florence Nightingale's actual quote was not what you said, but rather, “I attribute my success to this: "I never gave or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Actually the difference in ADN and BSN by most state boards of nursing is an emphasis on leadership, not critical thinking. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I wonder if she'll try to appeal if she fails her finals.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I can only hope that the reason OP hasn't been back with her tail tucked neatly between her knees is that she is busy...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. How droll, dear OP, to take the stance of being the oppressed, and then turn around and oppress others in your observations....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. You lifting up your "Bachelorette" degree over an ADN is just too perfect. I am trying to be offended, but I can't stop...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Oh, and I hope, OP, that, if you ever do end up teaching nursing, you'll come back here and tell us how you feel then about...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. And not being a "book smart" nurse will also "get you no where on the floor." Nurses haveto know the necessary information,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. That raised my hackles, too. I'm glad she was able to argue her case, but when she has to be precepted by lowly ADN and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. Exactly. You can't appeal when you fail the NCLEX. You just fail. School shouldn't be any different. Study & pass. Sorry,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. What do you mean by this? Multiple choice tests? Medical students take three levels of USMLE, exams that make NCLEX look...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. Honestly, after that, I stopped reading. What do you think of LVNs then?! Goodness!
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. "After all that is what separates a BSN degree versus an ADN degree, we are trained to use our critical thinking knowledge...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. "And that’s exactly what I did, as a Bachelorette nursing student we have been taught that the best practice is evidenced...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. It was very disheartening to see that especially since I didn't expect it in nursing. I wonder what we can do in order to...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  33. Thank you for the article, hawkesbe! I enjoyed reading it. What are your thoughts on the salary difference between male...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  34. I feel like we've been lied to. Were we told that body mechanics is only useful to 35 pounds? Were we told that the back...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. If you had mechanical lifts when you started nursing, you wouldn't have had back pain that continued into your career. You...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. It starts in nursing school. The lie is perpetrated by management in just about every facility. They say they care about...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. This is a problem that affects all areas of nursing, but I think it is especially important in obstetrics, because in this...
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    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  38. Common sense prevails!! Thank you for this article!! I can remember being in nursing school and my instructor asking me a...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  39. Haters gonna hate. So far I've been going the non-traditional route (clinic at < 2 years as a working RN) and things are...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. ((( Hugs )))) to you!!! I didn't have such negative experiences like you did, and I hope it gets better for you!!! I also...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  41. You know what? I think, like others have said, you're placing too much on needing other people like your cohort mates to...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  42. This used to drive me batty when I worked on mother/baby. (What I do now tends to have a much quicker patient turnover so...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  43. We recently changed our 0200 vitals requirement to nurse discretion, except patients who were admitted within 24 hours or...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  44. I see this issue in the pediatric ICU and step-down units as well. While a child may initially need hourly VS including...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  45. My daughter declared that her toy horse Jack had “died”. She was very carefully checking him over and giving him...
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    Article Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  46. It further implies that nursing staff doesn't matter. Just a necessary evil required for the hospital to make profit, and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I actually foresee a NP glut, especially for FNPs. It seems as if everyone and their mamas has jumped onto the FNP...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  48. Here are some general themes that drive me crazy: 1. Vaccines are poison forced on us by the government and big pharma! 2....
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. while the latter part of this post validates this persons stupidly, I do not believe it is our (society's) place to decide...
    gypsyd8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I find it very interesting--and sad--that Bindle only apologized for starting the mob attack after he himself felt the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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