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By OCNRN63

Joined Aug 27, '10. Posts: 4,866 (73% Liked) Likes: 16,545

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  1. In addition to what everyone else has said, your preceptor is not the only person you're allowed to ask for help. If you're...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. I understand that but tbh the hand holding period is over. Like Subsippi said, you gotta get a thicker skin and try to be a...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. By your third day, you should be able to take on at LEAST one patient on your own. It's okay not to be perfect, but if...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. So you hadn't ever taken a pt on your own prior to getting your first job? Like in your final clinical rotation?
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. That's sounds just wonderful!! Anyone want red jello shooters? : whistle....:roflmao:
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Do I need to start popping the popcorn? I'll take drink orders too. I'm having a dirty martini, what are you drinking?
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. I mean this in the most sincere way possible. If your state BON posted your license is as active, who cares what the pop up...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. I think my friend just doesn't realize how she comes across when she corrects or criticizes someone. She comes on strong...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Have you brought this up to your "witch" friend? It does no good to belittle a person for not being perfect. I haven't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. I want to get DNR tattooed across my chest, " no feeding tubes" across my stomach and " no enemas" across my butt! i also...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm with The Commuter: there are a number of things worse than death. And for my money, being tied down to a ventilator or...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Would I euthanize someone? Damn right I would if that's what they wanted, and I hope someone would do the same for me. It's...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Well luckily that is your opinion and you get to choose for yourself what you want. I would rather my family and friends die...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. I use to think so. But when I consider workers that come in and cover shifts when they are able. Stay late to cover and do...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. I think it's interesting that peope seem to know when someone is calling in for "BS reasons." How do you know? Do they tell...
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. FMLA doesn't apply for companies that small.
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    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  17. I've many times refused to let them off of the EMS gurney... vitalize them and send the crew to the waiting room door for...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  18. It's like the people who call 911 from the waiting room... Or even their bedside phone... Because they're not getting what...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  19. I had a local former state office holder who insisted I address him as Senator. I just couldn't do it so I settled on "sir."...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  20. Just one, back in the old days, when it was called the "boards".
    OCNRN63
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Just one, thank goodness! Way back in the old days, using paper and pencil.....when there was no such thing as Pearson...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. The fact that you don't even realize that this is not okay is mind - blowing to me. Did you really expect people to applaud...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Because you took report on the patient and are "responsible" for them. Because leaving under these circumstances is...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Thank you, you said it better than I was going to and probably saved me violating the TOS. Anyone who thinks it's cool to...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Then you need to use the resources available to you, namely your instructor. Your state BON sets minimum hours of clinical...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. Then he is not at all a "nurse eater", but a generous person, paying it forward by making YOU a better nurse.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Wow, you lied to a professor? This is not ok, whether you were being eaten or not!
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  28. A preceptor doesn't have to prove they're smarter than you because they know more than you. Going for a long lunch and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  29. And they are in every field too! There are good cops and bad cops, good docs and bad docs, good tax accountants and bad tax...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  30. I don't think nurses eat their young. I think there are just some nasty people out there with chips on their shoulders who...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  31. And honestly an attitude like that should have failed you out of clinical. If I had a student peace out halfway through...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  32. I think right now nurses are WAY too stressed and being asked to do too much with too little. They are demeaned and...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Thank you!!! I agree 100% OP this has been discussed a TON! NETY/Bullying use the link and you will have pages of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  34. It is not nurses, it is PEOPLE who are rude. They could work anywhere. I am so sick of hearing this cliche
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  35. There should be a rule that you must have at least 100 posts before you're allowed to type NETY on this forum.
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. ^^^ This times 1.2 jillion ^^^
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. I've never experienced NETY though I've seen the term applied mostly when someone is disgruntled with a response, fails to...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. I hear your sentiments with the lung cancer stigma. I left a friendship of near 20 years after her comment on my...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. Actually, I lost all respect for two colleagues today. One is a brand new grad, about 21 or 22 and gorgeous in one of those...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. It's one thing to accuse a coworker of poor performance. It's another to accuse them of something illegal. Without any...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  41. Does that mean they were born here? I think that we need to be cognizant that people are from all levels of nursing and...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. It's because with repeated blood transfusions, the risk of transfusion reactions increases.
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. You need to change your title, ****** is a racist and offensive term.
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. "A bonus is payment that a nurse earns " Yes, therefore it is income. Just as waiters/ waitresses earn tips atop their...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I think we need to be cognizant that AN has members from all over the world that come here seeking information.
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. Wonderful news! YES INDEED! Let's save some lives!
    OCNRN63
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I NEVER said I have not prayed with a patients or family. I NEVER said I wasn't religious. I never said I was...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  48. When you start to work as a RN you are going to find that people are not that amicable. If you work for a religious...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  49. Yes, exactly, spiritual care, not religious care. We are supposed to assess and support the spiritual/religious beliefs of...
    OCNRN63
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  50. Okey-dokey, go for the gusto, as long as you are aware that you're just as likely to offend people and give them a negative...
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    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality


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