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  1. Can anyone advise what the workload is like? How many years did you take to complete the RN-BSN? Was it stressful to work...
    Jun 25 '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  2. From Wikipedia (I know, but I've been looking and looking...) In 2004, The American Association of Colleges of Nursing...
    Oct 9 '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  3. I'm in 201/202 at allegheny right now and they are still irking me. My advice: get used to it, it gets worse for 102 and 201...
    Aug 30 '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. I'm halfway through my ADN, and I got the same speech. "You won't make it in this program if your family doesn't help you."...
    Aug 14 '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. That's weird. I try to pick male partners in clinical, assuming they'll be better lifters... esp in med-surg where half the...
    Aug 14 '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. NO NO 1000 times NO! For profit schools are a waste of money at best and a scam at worst. Ask around in your area, or other...
    Aug 14 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  7. Update: I saw two pts with pigtails draining to IV fluid bags. It seems to just be an alternative to a JP...
    Aug 14 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  8. Bump.
    Aug 13 '11
    Forum: Holistic Nursing
  9. I've bee a PCT on an abd tx unit for 2 months now. I figured drains should be emptied as often as possible/reasonable. Some...
    Aug 13 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  10. Some tips I've learned in the two months I've been working on an abdominal transplant floor... If your unit uses...
    Aug 13 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  11. Wow. They treated their patients like objects rather than people. They were clearly in the wrong line of work, so it's good...
    Aug 13 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. Here's my background: <1 year as a receptionist/registration clerk at psychiatric ED, an EMT cert, 2 semesters of an ADN...
    Aug 13 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  13. :redpinkhe I can second this. I work on an abd tx floor, and I rarely get a chance to sit down and chart, let alone ask...
    Aug 12 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Coworkers are like all other people, some are great and some are mean/lazy/etc. Chances are, if you're concerned about...
    Aug 12 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I was hired two months ago on an abdominal transplant floor. I am responsible for 11 pts, 22 if I am alone. There are so...
    Aug 10 '11
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  16. I'm a first year nursing student whose fiance is supporting me through school, with the mutual understanding that when I am...
    Oct 2 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Allegheny Campus Day Nursing Program, here I come!!! Thanks everyone for all the helpful posts. :redbeathe I took a summer...
    May 2 '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Has anyone heard about a drug calc seminar yet??
    Mar 12 '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. That's just what I want to hear as I'm applying for nursing school! :jester: In all seriousness, the main reason I...
    Jan 22 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I want to read "Fourfold Path to Healing" next. I just rediscovered it, and it seems even more applicable to nursing. As for...
    Jan 22 '10
    Forum: Holistic Nursing

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