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By PureLifeRN

Joined Oct 20, '08 - from 'United States'. She has '4' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'OR'. Posts: 154 (42% Liked) Likes: 224

Comments left by PureLifeRN.

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  1. THIS! I worked 3 12's and with kids I found it impossible! I know most nurses are a fan of the 12 hour shifts, but it was...
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. My hospital has predominately AA in all facets (housekeeping, nursing, techs etc.), and I am a minority as white. From...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. A bunch of little things I guess. Some examples: - gastric ulcers in smokers (seen those suckers perforate, always in a...
    Dec 31 '14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  4. Hello! OR nurse here halfway through a FNP program. Worked Med-surg 2 years before coming to the OR where I have been the...
    Dec 31 '14
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  5. This was a funny post to read! Finally, someone with a sense of humor!!
    May 12 '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. Hello! I've done every shift with babies/kids at home. I started out with 3 12's and HATED IT. Couldn't get away fast...
    Apr 8 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I would tell them my husband unexpectedly lost his job and I am now the sole income earner for the family. I guess that's...
    Apr 3 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. OR circulator here! I had to go on bedrest with my first pregnancy because the OR life was crazy. I remember having to get...
    Feb 10 '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. I have to pay a $110 fee for taking an online class.....and then a $200 parking permit fee every semester! If I am taking...
    Jan 19 '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. PLEASE COME TO MY HOUSE!!!! Great company idea!
    Jan 14 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. O.M.G. I live in south Florida and its currently 80 degrees outside. I cannot even imagine what I would do if the temp was...
    Jan 5 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Our indicators are put on the outside so that as soon as the nurses opened the tray it can be verified before the scrub even...
    Dec 6 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. I think giving versed wasn't a terrible mistake! I wouldn't want to remember having chest pain anyway! ((HUGS)) This too...
    Nov 29 '13
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. Always watch out for those stupid electrical cords. I swear one of these days I am going to EAT it big time! Also, triple...
    Nov 24 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  15. Thats crazy! When I called them last year they assured me they had all the proper accreditation. I am glad I chose to attend...
    Nov 12 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. What was the surgery, if you don't mind me asking? Some preps involve frog-legging the patient so this could be the case in...
    Sep 17 '13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Are you looking only in Miami? How about Broward or Palm Beach county? That makes me nervous bc I am in school for FNP and...
    Jul 21 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. Great article! I also work in the OR and know how hard it can be to be nice to snarky surgeons. People who don't work in the...
    Jun 16 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. ughhh. I feel your pain! I just had my FNP interview last month and it went terrible, which is surprising because I have...
    May 21 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. I would also like to hear about their program from current students. I am trying to decide between FAN and Nova. Nova is $$...
    Apr 10 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner

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