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By jmiraRN

Joined Sep 8, '10. Posts: 349 (31% Liked) Likes: 210

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  1. We called something like that B52 like the bomber.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. i have heard it called that lol. and the nappy time missle haha or the nappy time shot.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. My favorite nickname for it is The Three Amigos.
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Some of those instructors teach more than one class, so you may see them again. We had a repeat instructor, but Pandora and...
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    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. I worked for a for-profit facility (I didn't know better at the time) and I can second everything elkpark said. With them,...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. I think what lala is meaning from hyper-religious isn't just being a person of faith, we have psychotic patients who are...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. For IM, we automatically do, partly as an EPS-prevention measure and partly for the sedating/calming effect. For PO: if...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. I was going to ask the same question tonight. I've almost finished week 11 of my 3-month intensive orientation on the PACU,...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. I only feel stupid when I am giving report to the next shift :coollook:. Then I am reminded that I am still so focused on...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. If a patient is out of control and presents as a danger to self, staff, or other patients then we can administer an IM...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. If you're loving it now, just enjoy it. Should the situation ever change, you'll deal with it.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. When I read the title of your Thread, Peppermint_RN, "Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse Forever?", the last verse of he...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Just embrace it. A lot of time psych nurses get the rap that we aren't "real" nurses or we "Lose" our nursing skills, but...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. The failure itself is never a positive. The desired outcome is always to pass the class the first time. But in life that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I am a second time nursing student after ten years since being in an RN program originally. In my case, I didn't fail out of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I think a lot of it depends on how you react to failure and how you bounce back and not let yourself be totally defeated by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Congratulations on your recent hiring, jmiraRN! The best way to get what you asked for, "any guidance, tips, advice,...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Like the OP I also just got hired as a new grad in psych but I have no hospital experience other than school clinicals. I...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Thanks Nurse Lala :) I am told by the nursing manager that everyone wears a panic alarm on their wrists in case of an...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. The drug book is still a tool I use every day. I recommend only two things: Always carry an acme thunderer (whistle) on...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. "are there any other options out there for me to gain some skills, just and treated me like a rookie. It wasn't easy, but I...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. I cant say that this is actually rags to riches, but definitely how life comes full circle. When I was 15 I had my first...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  23. "Total money makeover". He promotes common sense, family ties, and debt free living. He also has other books and a daily...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  24. Look up Dave Ramsey after you get done with school and get a job. He changed my life and I have since passed him along to...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  25. It's awesome to read so many encouraging stories. I don't have a success story yet, but I feel your pain! I'm in my last...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  26. Yes I am.. We Are Going on 21 Years this Year. He is My Everything. I just hope that if someone see's/read's my story and...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  27. Idk if its exactly rags to riches, but here is my story. I went to a predominantly white school and was one of very few...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  28. I had to dig in the dump as a kid for clothing. I was dirt poor. I mean really really poor. I shopped for new clothes at the...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  29. I graduated from LPN school and 3 days later took my NCLEX. Within 40 days I was starting my first job at a prison. My...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  30. I was a new grad who went into LTC...specifically an LTAC(long term acute care) facility within our main hospital downtown....
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  31. Where do people get this stuff? It's actually the opposite. If you can work LTC, LTAC, Extended care of any sort...you get...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  32. I, too, was scared of having to work LTC after hearing all the horror stories, but after a few months of no job prospects I...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  33. Most LTCs have opened their beds for skilled beds for the insurance money; you will be surprised that having pts recovering...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  34. You're afraid of getting burned out or risking or license and you haven't even GRADUATED yet? Seriously? LTC is a tough...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  35. Starting salaries for new grads can vary widely depending on what part of the country you are in. Down south you may be...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  36. 40$/hr NYC
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  37. AMEN SISTER.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  38. Everytime you fail and retake it, it shows perseverance and you learn the material that much more! Failure can truly make...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. Well said TRUTH...we can cultivate our negative experiences into positives...it's called perseverance...and it certainly...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  40. ^^Careful about making harsh judgments. You simply cannot assume all students fail because they aren't putting in time and...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. What would happen if your patient codes ? Don't tell me you will be in control ? I like your thinking but life is so...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  42. I failed one , passed my NCLEX 75 questions first time . Tomorrow I celebrate my first year as a nurse :) I'm transitioning...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  43. In the OP's scenario, the patient is an acute danger to himself/others. While you're calling to try to get a judge to...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  44. Yup if it's an emergent situation, you give the IM. And for most of our pts, they agree to emergency meds when they sign...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  45. If it was routine medications, you'd be correct. However, emergency medications may be given (in most/all? states)...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  46. I'd give it. Consider the safety of the milieu: if a shot of lorazepam is going to fix an emergent situation, whether it's...
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    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  47. I applied for a job at a mental health facility. I did not realize until I submitted my app that it is for the "STAR"...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  48. Thank you. We don't really need to be "ranted on." (How rude is that, anyway? Who honestly would feel good about "ranting...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  49. They / them who, and what are they doing in her room? Did they see the sharp and report it to her? Did she see them? Did...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  50. Firing a new hire for what seems like an honest mistake would seem, to me, overly punitive and way over the top. If no one...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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