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  1. Just the barebones 1. State (city would be nice) 2. Salary 3. Benefits 4. Perks if any 1....
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Being a new nurse is a emotional experience and I remember confidence being a fragile thing. I had a preceptor like the...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. I'm sorry you're going through this. I just had a similar experience, doing my final placement in school on a busy surgical...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. NO......the patient was fine.....now you have learned some other things to take into consideration the next time you are...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. That's how you improve... be open to criticism and learn from those who've gone before. Don't beat yourself up over it,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Thanks. You mentioned some things I hadn't thought through.
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. The first year or two are the hardest. What you need are good brain sheets. brain sheets.......here are a few. ...
    nurse671
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. I used to feel like you do all the time. This may not be a popular answer, but I think that knowing a patient's entire...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. As an RN with seven years in the field, I can empathize with what you're saying. I often still feel that way -- like I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. I just have to say, that last final on Monday was a make it or break it moment for me. I took off from work on Friday and...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I'm an oncology nurse. YOU HAVE A KID WITH CANCER. Don't be so hard on yourself and God bless you besides. :)
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. I started nursing school at 38. What is your point?:)
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. They may have become friends and are talking about their families or something else they wouldn't share with a relative...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Our lab drives me crazy, too. We once had a guy who would call and argue over every single order. "Why do you want a...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Can we pretty please not make this a floor vs. ED situation? That is nurse on nurse hating! Let's get back to hating on...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I took my HESI A2 exam on Friday and scored an overall 89.67% (Reading and Comp., Math, A&P, Biology, Grammer, and Vocab....
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Congrats. I had a journey of my own. It took 8 years but I am finally starting nursing schools in the ABSN program I had my...
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. I'm 27 have 5 kids. I didn't start my pre-reqs until 3 years after I graduated. I had 3 under 3 (children) when I started...
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. It all started 6 short years ago. A freshly graduated high school senior, confused and scared about my future with more...
    nurse671
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Today was my nursing pinning ceremony. It was such a beautiful ceremony and to see all my friends accomplish this dream of...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. I laughed from the very deep, dark recesses of my very jaded, PPI laden belly when I read that but fortunately in my neck of...
    nurse671
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. I think you have a remarkably responsive manager who does NOT want to kick you to the curb and WANTS you to succeed. You...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. and....I'll bet they had something bad happen (a sentinel event/near miss)and they got slapped and this was the "corrective...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Yet another example of why a well-educated RN holds the line between "just following doctor's orders" and the safe provision...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I think that after 23 years in this profession I have finally figured out why nurses are so catty to each other and badmouth...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  26. (((((makeadifrence))))) Your pain is palpable, and you have my deepest sympathies. I've been through something like this...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  27. I feel so sad reading your post, because you sound so miserable! I know that you can't be nearly as bad of a nurse as you...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  28. We've been talking a lot about mental illness during this early part of May, which has been designated as Mental Health...
    nurse671
    Article Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  29. If she were an unlicensed student, that would be one thing. However, she holds licensure, so she's responsible for giving...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Keep it coming, because I'm still laughing! :roflmao:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. When I worked Med-surg, Twice I had patients dislodge a large bore IV while recieving heparin drips, AND not bother to tell...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Not quite the same scenario, but once when I was a brand new nurse I spiked a 3,000 ml bag of TPN and poked the spike right...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I had this happen once and like an idiot I tried to put it back in while the bag was still hanging. Cold, sticky blood...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. I was using a blood warmer once and couldn't figure out why the blood wasn't flowing out. I was squeezing the bag and it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Not me personally, but yes, I have seen that happen. Saw it happen with chemo, too. It's nice that your co-workers were...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I tend to think I didn't spike it well enough and my co-workers were just trying to make me feel a bit less stupid. I work...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. After being bitten by a patient with no concern or debriefing from my nurse manager, I made plans to high-tail it out of...
    nurse671
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Dolce---if you work in geriatrics, believe me, you'll use your psych skills every day! You'll be dealing with a LOT of...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. No, Viva, your career is not over. Your time at this job is over. You are too brilliant not to persevere. Here is...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  40. No, it is not OK. Managers are subject to the same HIPAA regs as the staff, and that includes discussing patient info with...
    nurse671
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  41. That was me three weeks ago. Since then, I have sought help in counseling, have started medication through my doctor,...
    nurse671
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. ^^ THIS. Brava.
    nurse671
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  43. First off, and this is JUST MY OPINION (per TOS not medical advice) there is not a reason in the world that an antibiotic...
    nurse671
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  44. Wow - if you had not made the person with 2 broken legs the priority you would have been burned at the stake and...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. True about the call, but probably in this case, not really gonna happen. Yes my outlook would be poor too after that...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. I'd sit down and write your own account long hand on paper with everything you saw and did and who was there etc. This will...
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. Congrats!!! Welcome Christmas baby :)
    nurse671
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  48. A six pound seven ounce son, 12:12 12/25!!!
    nurse671
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  49. A killer Lego set! Been wanting it for years. I refuse to grow up
    nurse671
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  50. Oh my goodness that was hysterical!!!:roflmao::roflmao::roflmao:
    nurse671
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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