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By ProfRN4

Joined Apr 5, '03. ProfRN4 is a nursing professor. She has '19' year(s) of experience. Posts: 2,214 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,235

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  1. How's this for evil...muwhahaha! 16251
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  2. The remediation requirement is there for the candidate's best interest. Failing a minimum competency exam three times...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Not harsh at all...it's the truth. Who wants a nurse who tries to do an end run around her state's requirements for...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. In addition to what Bucky just said, you would have to complete the application process for the NY State BoN, and fulfill...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. First of all, it's a national test, so you haven't failed FLORIDA's NCLEX. Secondly, because of that, it's going to be the...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Guys -- you must always follow the Golden Rule of Workplace Relationships: "Thou shalt not put thy rod in thy staff".
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Heidi "gets her scrubs tailored so they fit her just so"? Oh, someone PLEASE, pass me that patient's wastebasket! Anyway,...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Not to hijack the thread, but yours is a pretty "red flag" "domestic" issue, IMHO. :no:
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. This is going to be an unpopular opinion, but I'm going to say it: Now is NOT a good time to pursue nursing. I am a...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. OP, you are not going to get sound advice for your particular circumstances on a nursing forum. The reality is, we do not...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Nursing is many wonderful things, but being conducive to a family with small children isn't really one of them. As a new...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. It really depends on what you want. Why do you feel trapped in your job? Is it a well paying job? Do you have benefits? ...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. I think the big misconception is that all smart people to go medical school and advanced practice, which is also false. The...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Recently my husband's grandmother was a patient in the ICU. I am frequently used as the medical translator in the family,...
    ProfRN4
    Article Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Send your students to a proper uniform shop- all white shoes are NOT difficult to find, contrary to popular belief. Our...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Perhaps it would be best for everyone if you stepped away from nursing and took some time to work out your issues.
    ProfRN4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Consider what the "A" stands for in APRN. Advanced. I firmly believe that to go from NO practice to ADVANCED practice is...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I wouldn't want a new NP with no RN experience being my PCP... But unfortunately for the patient there is no way to know...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. I've thought about it, but not too many employers are going to want to hire a NP with no RN bedside experience.
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Yes, I remember now. This is not your first incident. There have been many issues between you and this school. Not...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. Ok... First, let's get this straight; based on your first post: Your syntax made it hard to follow; first...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. My "mentee" was the epitome of everything you described above. And yet, no one is bullying her but herself! You hit the...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. And what of the students who, in spite of being in the most incredibly nurturing environment, still continue to lack...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. As I work on my latest research, one common theme is evident in nursing students. Many lack confidence. Among several areas...
    ProfRN4
    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I'm an egghead nurse. I'm a nerd and love information. Being a "book smart" nurse and being really really good at your job...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  26. Chillnurse: Why are you even a nurse? Every post I read from you is purely derogatory to nurses and the profession in...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  27. Maybe I posted this story another thread....maybe I didn't. Can't remember. I had a 3rd-semester nursing student with me...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  28. I'm a youngish hag with a PhD.
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  29. The day that these three um, "facts" are taken away from nursing, I WILL QUIT... These "three facts", along with my...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  30. What exactly is a "bloated degree"? I have a DNP degree, which came after 20 years of critical care bedside experience. You...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  31. 3. Overcomplication- nurses are probably the worst at over complicating things. I remember back in undergraduate, we were...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  32. This sounds like a few of my know-nothing, burnt out, terminally unhappy coworkers who hate their jobs and refuse to learn...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  33. Oh, where should I begin? So you think "nursing is a mess" because of the fees one must pay to transfer a license form...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  34. Please, let's keep this civil. A little rant here and there is good for the soul, but to completely generalize and call...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  35. ... and instead of respectfully disagreeing with another nurse and having a professional debate, some nurses have a tendency...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  36. Not exactly. A person can thrive and succeed without a college education. Many small business owners and skilled tradesmen...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. While I would generally agree with you, money also doesn't guarantee an easy life. Not by a long shot. It can ease one's...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  38. The people who emerge from the truly impoverished parts of our society to become financially and academically successful are...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Many colleges and universities are heavily weighing the results of pre-entrance nursing exams such as the TEAS, HESI and NET...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  40. Grammar, spelling and math are ESSENTIAL skills in nursing school and beyond. You will write more papers than you can...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  41. If I got what I consider to be a low score on a test, I wouldn't bash it by implying that it's too simplistic. It is the...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  42. Will grammar and the ability to write clearly and concisely protect you against lawsuits? Will it protect your patients as...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  43. So study up on topics you did poorly on the TEAS and take it again. Honestly, the school has it's own formula and rules....
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  44. Yes. My best friend is an example of this. She's definitely not academically gifted (2.6 grade point average, score of 18 on...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  45. Although I am the writer of the original piece, I totally agree with you. If every single person who wanted to be a nurse...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  46. I appreciate anyone that feels a strong and true passion for nursing, and I know that a nurse is far more than the sum of a...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  47. Before jumping into another nursing program so quickly, perhaps it is time to carefully evaluate the reasons for failing two...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  48. Not only is it rude, but we have to think about the patient overhearing a correction or reprimand . If I have a patient and...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. I don't see anyone here posting from the instructor perspective. I have been a student, too, and remember it vividly, good...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  50. Nope, I'm not suggesting that nursing school clinical rotations will be the only experience in which people must to adapt to...
    ProfRN4
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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