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By Paco-RN

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  1. Bedside nursing seems to be getting worse by each second. I transferred to a critical care unit thinking I will be able to...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Emphasizing that you know how to do blood draws and have tech skills is, to be blunt, the first sign that you still have a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  3. Why, pray tell, is this? Are you so homophobic that it bothers you to think that you may be attracted to one of your female...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Again poeboy in your original post you said "As a male nurse, it really bothers me to think that some of the women nurses...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Me personally, I am not for bigots! As a nurse, it really bothers me to think that some of the nurses out there are bigots...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Hey NesSa87 - I think SBU cares a lot more about your character than about your GPA (as long as it's above a certain level)....
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. Congrats you will do fine you are going to enjoy it. I graduated LVN school 7 years ago then 3 months started med surg it...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  8. Hi! I also agree it is never too late to do what you want to do! The mother of my dental hygienist became a nurese at 60...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I am a 44 yr old, former healthcare and marketing professional who became burned out on "selling the image" of healthcare...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. TU RN, I do disagree. I have an ASN and will have to go back to get my BSN. I don't know where you live, but even here in...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I just posted to you on another thread, where you asked for "new grad" advice. I'm going to continue it here. Whether or...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I never felt burnt out so I am not sure what you mean. I am a believer in just getting stuff done. A lot has to do with what...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. RN market is looking good in NYC again. I left my job at upstate NY with 2 years experience and I was looking for work for a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  14. Thank you!!! I've said similar things in other threads b/c I see that a lot on AN..."I don't even have time to pee!" Two...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. we have a hydration chart on the back of the toilet doors, it tells you what colour your pee should be and to drink a glass...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Just supposing I worked @ Rady, and just supposing I happened to be in a position to say yay or nay on new hires, and just...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. Your professor needs to be intellectually honest. Patients are admitted to the hospital because they need nursing care. ...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. I will be moving out of here the second my lease is up.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. 1. CA 2. 20yrs 3. OR/Surgery/Pre-Post-Op 4. 64.13/hr 5. 4 days/wk 10hr e/d 6. Union
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I even poop at work! All that walking around really gets my bowels going. TMI!!
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Hi I feel a little like a fish out of water here. I have been following this site for some time. I do believe you call...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I'm a little perturbed that some of my colleagues claim they haven't the time to pee. Let me just say, no matter how busy a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. My license was just posted. The PVT works!! Thank you all for your support!
    Paco-RN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. If you got the good pop-up, you passed. Congratulations, nurse!
    Paco-RN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Having worked in retail management and then as a paralegal and now as a nurse soon to be a nurse practitioner, I have to say...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. Base Salary without BSN ~ 78k. Salary WITH BSN is 80k. 80,325 to be exact (which works out to be ~41/hr). Night Shifts = +5k.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  27. Lose weight. While awaiting arrival of new smaller scrub pants, continue to wear old baggy scrub pants with tightened...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Oh, here is another one. When I was a LVN student, I was trying to be supportive towards a post-ob diabetic. "Well,...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. We have a lot of the same problems at our facility! We hold admitted patients for HOURS on end, sometimes days if they're...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. Well for starters, an LPN *is* a nurse, and it's not something you should fall back on. LPNs are a valued part of the...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  31. I know as of last fall there was a furlough, and I've only seen one new hire on the floor as of recently. So I don't believe...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  32. I work at the city hospital (Kings County) across the street from Downstate and we have agency nurses on our floor and all...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  33. Just mentioning because I know you work at Stony Brook (where I went to school and did all my clinicals/capstone) I...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  34. A comparison with better name recognition for most of our readers outside the state of Ohio would look something like this:...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  35. Please do not confuse "private" schools with "for-profit" ones. While there are certainly some good for-profit schools,...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  36. And this applies even if the patient desperately and urgently NEEDS help. Rule number one from EMS on the streets: Make...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Nursing News
  37. How does it know me?? :eek:
    Paco-RN
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  38. Some places (like my hospital) only allow five years. Ten years is VERY generous, so really, if you can't find time to do a...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  39. Gosh you're annoying! If you like PA so much I'm not sure why you even applied for nursing. But you don't need to defend...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  40. MODERATOR NOTE: I am one of those undervalued RN's who has been dumped because I am at the top of the pay scale and I am...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  41. This thread is about stony brook's accelerated nursing program. I'm sorry you didn't make the cut, Aquaman, but I have no...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  42. The roles of NP and PA are completely different. There are 16 states right now that allow APN to practice without physician...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  43. This. An inexperienced RN or NP doesn't even know what they don't know. I don't want an NP with no job experience or...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Hey guys! I might be a little late on this thread....but I'm a 26 year old who will be traveling by March 2014! My specialty...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  45. You deserve to be rejected. And you also lack in research skills. I used the search function to see what type of NP...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing
  46. From what I've read you all would hate the way I give report. I'm not even the exception in my unit, either. Sometimes...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Girl I feel sorry for you... everything about you says what a shallow person you are...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. 24 is young. You are just too young to know it. Your fertility doesn't dry up at your 29th birthday. Consider...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. GL Paco. Glad this post is helping so many out.
    Paco-RN
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. Aquaman, I'd like to give you the benefit of the doubt and assume that you did not mean to come off as bitter and...
    Paco-RN
    Forum: New York Nursing


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