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By PacoUSA, BSN, RN

Joined Mar 25, '09. Posts: 2,871 (28% Liked) Likes: 2,157

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  1. I find it funny that on a dudes forum, talking about an all dudes shift, it has been flagrantly called a sexist discussion. ...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. I would also recommend trying to travel as an NP. A large agency such as Cross Country or American Mobile should be able to...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. i will be 66 in 3/2015......i am working in family practice environment and feel i can continue this pace 10'ish more years,...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  4. I've never been in that situation before, but I've considered what I would do and I have talked to others in that situation....
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  5. I have never been in that situation but if I were, I would honor my current contract for financial reasons. I would hold...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  6. You CAME here asking for help, you just didn't know that you would receive advice that you didn't realize you really did...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. ha! thought that was weird! Aren't computer glitches fun :)
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. So, Paco, you agreed with me (appreciated) but gave a "like" to that rather rude response by Miss Ashlee? As for the...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. 500 mikes of fentanyl will fix their pain along with that annoying breathing habit.
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. The others have good advice for you, so I'll leave that alone. I'm only going to comment that if this prize-winningly-long...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. If you're interested in nursing, and your GPA needs help, have you considered a community college CNA certificate? You can...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Certainly your recruiter is not a tax expert, and they have competitive reasons to tell you not to worry. The main issue is...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  13. What!? Tired. Of. Traveling?
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. I started off working as an ER nurse few weeks ago, after being out of nursing work for almost two years and also from...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Actually my Accelerated program didnt "crunch" any clinical experiences. The only thing was that we had classes during the...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. Uh, there should never be any yelling by anyone to anyone in the hospital. It's unacceptable. Yelling at a co-worker, even...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. I got chewed out once by a coworker. It was my second shift at that hospital and I'd been abandoned by my preceptor who...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. I just want to remind everyone, don't yell at co-workers, esp in front of patients and/or families, or anyone else. I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. None of my patients with kidney stones have ever called them "kindly" stones; quite the opposite, actually!
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. I just erased the rant I had in reply to a couple of you. Take a look in the mirror and tell me you are perfect; NOT! It...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Let me begin by telling you -- I began my career on a tele unit where I routinely cared for 5-6 patients a night. I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  22. I'm pretty lazy about this but I see from skimming a few of the above posts that I'm not alone in my post-work hygiene...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I'm absolutely not saying what they said in their info session is BS. I think what I said matches with what they told you. ...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: New York Nursing
  24. There's a reason that there are signing bonuses in Little Rock and none in Denver.
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  25. Good luck refusing the bed alarm. I had a hysterectomy last year, and they put a bed alarm on me. I was AOx3. I told them...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  26. I am approaching my 1 year anniversary of my first nursing job! I started on nights, and if you would have told me a year...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. I just got done the night shift part of my orientation (my hospital has everyone do 2 weeks of nights on orientation) and I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Type "night shift advice" in the search box and you will have tons of advice. This question has been asked and answered...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. 16528
    PacoUSA
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. LOL it's a typo....travel*
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  31. Brrrr!
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  32. Sure, why not try it? If you think you want to live in FL permanently, come in July and August and see if you can stand the...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  33. True that. I had this epiphany after I returned to work after being gone for 5 years. I was totally burned out. When I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  34. I believe a lot of it stems from how you entered the field. OP was probably lost in life and thought, eh, I'll be a male...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  35. Not sure where you work but there are plenty of those shifts in the ED. I work noon-midnight and I'm fine with that but I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  36. Thanks for all of the advice - sorry for my late reply. Things worked out for the best and he was offered a hospital based...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  37. This is totally unexplainable to any normal person but my previous job was two 12 hr 6:00pm to 06:30am shifts on Thursday...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  38. I don't know, at least for me I know I can think better and sharper at night because it's slower paced (usually) and there...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  39. As a man who has worked with all women for most of my life...don't crap where you eat. Never any good can come of it. Look...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  40. The same could be said of housekeeping. I think most would also consider housekeeping also to be dead end jobs with minimal...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  41. Well aren't you the clever one.
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  42. They both are recovering and being able to go home. Thank you God for answered prayers. I believed in their healings! ...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  43. They guy was not feeling well for a couple of days but it wasn't until he had a fever of 103 that he decided to seek medical...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  44. There's no need to be condescending. I'm not marrying them. This recruiter came recommended from a friend who traveled with...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  45. That is exactly how I landed my first ED job. I was on a travel assignment on a transplant-tele floor. The ED was down a...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. I've been asked to potentially meet with leadership from the school. Just waiting for a call.
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  47. We had to wear those dumb white pants in nursing school but I never thought about what kind or color of underwear. I guess I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  48. Nope. I wouldn't have done any different. In fact, I would have felt safer with the CDC telling me that I was okay. I...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  49. This began as a support thread, in case Amber or Nina were online reading...and it went downhill quickly. I shouldn't be...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  50. Did Ms. Vinson make an error in judgment? Maybe...hindsight is 20/20. But on another thread on this very site, some were...
    PacoUSA
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding


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