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  1. One of the fundamental rules with fast acting insulin is not to give it if the patient is NPO, whether per order or...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  2. Reading all the coments has brought tears of joy to my eyes...I am not alone! I have been so worried that when nursing...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I like the acronym BAD. Because that's what it is.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  4. I am recent grad with Bipolar II and I say that you can do it if you are aware of your illness and know your limits. It's...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  5. Stigma is everywhere! I come from a family full of crazy people and mental disorders, suicides and early deaths becasue of...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  6. OP you asked how BPD affects work as a nurse. First, BPD affects every part of your day to day life. When life or when...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  7. For what it's worth here are my two cents: I am a nurse with mental illness and I think the main thing to note is that...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  8. Texas is really obnoxious about this. What they put nurses with MI through in order to get or keep a license is...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. I'm a longtime RN with bipolar 1 who's had some major struggles with nursing jobs over the course of my career, but would...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. I would write a letter. Life is hard enough even with supportive people helping you; no need to make it harder on your...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. So what I don't understand about using Geodon in an emergency setting is that #1 have you ever tried reconstituting that...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. Why do you think a person with an undergraduate psychology degree is qualified to run a unit...? They graduate with zero...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. A baccalaureate degree in psychology really does not prepare people for anything other than entering a graduate program in...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. The simple answer is patient care. An ADN RN receives far more training in taking care of a psych patient's needs than...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. We called something like that B52 like the bomber.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. i have heard it called that lol. and the nappy time missle haha or the nappy time shot.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. My favorite nickname for it is The Three Amigos.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Some of those instructors teach more than one class, so you may see them again. We had a repeat instructor, but Pandora and...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. I worked for a for-profit facility (I didn't know better at the time) and I can second everything elkpark said. With them,...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. I think what lala is meaning from hyper-religious isn't just being a person of faith, we have psychotic patients who are...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. For IM, we automatically do, partly as an EPS-prevention measure and partly for the sedating/calming effect. For PO: if...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. I was going to ask the same question tonight. I've almost finished week 11 of my 3-month intensive orientation on the PACU,...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. If a patient is out of control and presents as a danger to self, staff, or other patients then we can administer an IM...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. If you're loving it now, just enjoy it. Should the situation ever change, you'll deal with it.
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  26. When I read the title of your Thread, Peppermint_RN, "Will I be stuck as a Psych Nurse Forever?", the last verse of he...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  27. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  28. The failure itself is never a positive. The desired outcome is always to pass the class the first time. But in life that...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. Congratulations on your recent hiring, jmiraRN! The best way to get what you asked for, "any guidance, tips, advice,...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  32. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  33. Thanks Nurse Lala :) I am told by the nursing manager that everyone wears a panic alarm on their wrists in case of an...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  34. The drug book is still a tool I use every day. I recommend only two things: Always carry an acme thunderer (whistle) on...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  35. "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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  36. 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
  37. "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
  38. 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
  39. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  43. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  44. 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
  45. Where do people get this stuff? It's actually the opposite. If you can work LTC, LTAC, Extended care of any sort...you get...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  46. 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...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  47. Most LTCs have opened their beds for skilled beds for the insurance money; you will be surprised that having pts recovering...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  48. You're afraid of getting burned out or risking or license and you haven't even GRADUATED yet? Seriously? LTC is a tough...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  49. Starting salaries for new grads can vary widely depending on what part of the country you are in. Down south you may be...
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  50. 40$/hr NYC
    jmiraRN
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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