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Joined Jun 13, '10 - from 'Somewhere,'. ThePrincessBride is a Patient Care Associate. Posts: 1,105 (46% Liked) Likes: 1,560

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  1. I did nights, once for 3 years, and again a couple years later for 16 months. I didn't get used to it. It messed with my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Hey I recognize an excerpt from one of my posts. Didn't know people actually care so much about my opinion and my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm not a hiring manager, but IMO, I'd hire the candidate with any nursing experience over one without any nursing...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. it's happened (where i was the one staying late and picking up the slack for someone else). i was tired, yes, but i did just...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How is the OP not responsible because the alarm clock he/she had clunked out? If you have one car and It breaks down and...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I'm sure you are thinking about this, but be very careful about incurring debt as you enter your 60s. Getting a degree in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Oops PrincessBride, I should have finished reading before speaking for you. :)
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. But you ostracize newbies on AN all the time... Just because it's anonymous doesn't mean your harsh comments to new nurses,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Seriously? I thought the descriptor 'colored' went out of favor like, 40 years ago? Sounds like the facility used the...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. When I interviewed for new grad jobs, in the US, before Obama was elected, I saw plenty of hospital units where each nurse...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. I understand about your boyfriend's hours not allowing him to make the trip; but given that, he should be paying part of...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I feel I know where you're coming from. I work as a Tech and during work and Clinicals I LOVE it. I never feel stressed, I...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. If by "chill out" you mean "sit and chew my nails because I am not studying" then you might as well do some reading. But try...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. this one is one of my favorite visitor moments.... when i workd in the ER, we had a patient come in arrest from a LTC,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. If you live in an area that gets snow it's your responsibility to be equipped to make it to work in said weather. Just...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. He had just turned 18 when he came into the ER with chest and shoulder pain. I walked into his room and introduced myself. ...
    ThePrincessBride
    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Yes, it's perfectly legal to change the requirements of a job. 10 years to get the BSN is much longer than the 2-5 years...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Where is it written that you must feel perfectly at ease in a mere six months? And if you're working 3 twelves a week,...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. In one class? How is that even possible?
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. 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...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I liked your post until you made it political, lay of Fox News friend ;)
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. " Fecundability (ie, the probability of achieving a pregnancy in one menstrual cycle) begins to decline significantly in...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. This whole post rings very true to me (as another new-ish, young nurse). Within a month of graduating with my ADN, my...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Your beginning paragraph is why your jobs will always suck. The techs are there to assist you, not take demands as if...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Are you seeing a therapist? They might be your best resource. Visualization and relaxation techniques may help. Good luck...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. Is nursing really the right career for you? There's no really effective way to avoid stress in a patient care environment -...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. In some ways yes, in some ways no. There are different pressures and stresses. Your responsibilities and burdens will be...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Stay positive! You can't be so hard on yourself. I understand that you want to do well, but realize that many students are...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. You can do it! I just had a come to Jesus talk with myself a couple of weeks ago. I will always strive for As, but sometimes...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. You are high strung. I know that because I am high strung as well. I push myself to the brink of insanity. My one professor...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. I have told this story before. I worked a LOT while I was an undergraduate and had a reasonably normal social life, but it...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. I can actually relate. I really understand where you are coming from because I have a similar outlook. And IMO, grade...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. "And they vote!" From MassED: "for Obama" Way to alienate a good portion of your peers. Unnecessary and uncalled...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Good Grief. There are stupid people on all levels of the political spectrum.:uhoh3:
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. From a book called "Disorder in the Court." It;s a collection of actual court records. Defense Attorney to Coroner:...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Not even in a clinical setting..... My ex mother in law had a son die as a small child of some unknown reason. Keep in mind...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Had a phone call one night from a guy who said he had been in our ER the evening before for a UTI. They gave him a...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. Then there was the patient who was angling for an increase in her nerve meds who told me that she had PTSD. Now, knowing...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. If your floor can't keep new nurses for more than a few months, maybe they should look at why those nurses are leaving.
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. I think a large part of the problem (patient satisfaction surveys and corporatethink aside) is the pride some nurses have...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I definitely get your post Ruby. However, I think there is a small percentage of new grads that do need to leave their jobs...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I have to say that even in the short Nursing career that I've had, I have seen a huge change and it's not for the better....
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Think you may be missing a concern that we didn't have in the olden days. New nurses are now working for THE MAN .....
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. how does it affect your life if random strangers on the internet quit their jobs? why do you care? it doesn't, and you...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Enjoy life, save your health.
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. The fallacies here are illustrative, to my mind, about why more didactic material in nursing school would be beneficial to...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  47. I have told this story before. When I was a clinical instructor in Florence's school of nursing, probably 90% of our new...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. NO that is pretty much what nurses see....people of ALL ages pee and poop...just like you. What did you think nursing...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  49. Don't know anything about you except your words here. You might be as good as you think you are only in your own mind to...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. ^This x 1000 Although I'm currently in a job where I have more a lot more good days than bad days, I wouldn't recommend...
    ThePrincessBride
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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