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  1. Hello all! I work on a high-acuity psych unit. I deal with psychiatric emergencies on a near daily basis (fights,...
    May 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. This. When you look at it from this point of view, it does take something away from nursing. It's a scope of practice issue....
    Sep 20 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. So I started off doing well in WGU (RN to MSN), and then came the Advanced Professional Roles course. The problem I am...
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  4. So I'm reading an article for a class I'm taking (RN to BSN) and I came across an interesting viewpoint. It stated that in...
    Sep 8 '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. This!! I'm finding that a lot of the individuals who work at my facility do so because they love having authority over...
    Jun 19 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. I've been experiencing problems like this at my facility as well. I've tried reporting situations like this to management,...
    Jun 19 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. I see that all the time lol.
    Jan 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Just want to digress for a moment. Itsnowornever did they evaluate your transcripts already? If so, how long did it take?
    Jan 25 '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Lozenger instead of lozenge.
    Jan 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I was told about this enrollment cap today by my enrollment counselor. Plan to start April but haven't done the intake...
    Jan 25 '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  11. I understand that a MSN in nursing usually comes with options in management or education. Although most RN to MSN programs...
    Jan 23 '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. So, I work on an acute psych unit. I reeeeally need to vent lol; not because the unit is too challenging or the patients are...
    Jan 22 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Hey all, I have my 6+ months of experience and work has gotten better in the sense of getting to know the residents;...
    Feb 27 '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. So a lot of people are telling me a whole bunch of mixed information. I work at a nursing home that largely hires agency...
    Nov 19 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I'm a new grad charge nurse in a LTC facility. I've been there for almost 2 months and I'm at the point where I'm literally...
    Sep 26 '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. working 3 to 11 shift for five days (plus being called in to work my days off) are too much for me. I feel like I have no...
    Sep 12 '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I've been working for 1 month as a charge nurse and I float on all floors. LTC is challenging because you reeeeeally have to...
    Sep 10 '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I'm a new grad in LTC. I have 40 residents and I have to do EVERYTHING within my 8 hour shift. At first I tried to tell...
    Aug 27 '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Absolutely correct. I have 40 residents to give meds to and from day 1 I've been trying to come up with a system to quicken...
    Aug 22 '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. I'm a new grad as well. I'm charge nurse on the floor with 3 CNAs and 40 residents. I have to do all med passes, wound care,...
    Aug 14 '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure

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