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By chorkle

Joined Sep 13, '10. chorkle is a Perpetual Student. Posts: 233 (27% Liked) Likes: 97

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  1. I guess I am an outsider. I don't celebrate most holidays or care about them. , I work them if I have to or need the money...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I worked virtually every Christmas from my twenties on because I felt it was only fair. When I was single, I'd fly home...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I feel for you mate I do, I am a male nurse and have come across a lot of sexism in both the work place and within society. ...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. I am good at assessment, emergency interventions, and I would like to think I'm a competent Code Team Nurse. I love the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I was fortunate to have a very nice childhood. Not rich, but comfortable and hard working family. Unfortunately my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Because of a HUGE infection risk, I would not probably use sterile water or saline to clean for a catheter insertion, no...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Thanks for your heartwarming graceful kind words!!!:) I love the atmosphere of the ED during holidays! We had an MD on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Steel cap boots with cushion inserts or air flex!!
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    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. I would just urge you to dig in on a code, and get in on the thick of it. Anyone doing compressions could use a break just...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. As others have stated, you will never forget this moment. Just as you will never forget the first code you do when you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. CPR is brutal, its hard on the 80 plus to 90 plus year old pts that are terminal but the family refuse to make a DNR. It is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. I was an EMT for four years, I had a bachelors degree when I started nursing pre reqs which I took at Georgia State...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. V O D K A
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. I'm not in my nursing program yet; I'm about to apply after completing 4 semesters of prerequisites. I'm definitely...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I'm not necessarily implying that having a solid sense of self or being 'older' reduces a person's need to have friends. I'm...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Countless first-semester and first-quarter nursing students worriedly exclaim, “I haven’t made any friends in nursing...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. The truth is that right now the only things I do are attend school, study, complete projects, work, sleep, and eat (when I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. My holiday bonus is having a job where I made over 70k as a new grad in my first year.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. The local hospice has a big yellow cat that owns the place. He visits everyone and keeps them all company prn. Yes, he seems...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I was owner and handler of a licensed therapy dog for 12 years. He was a big, brindled, boxer/hound mix. He passed away in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. As always, such comments fill me with humble gratitude and quiet the rioting voices....for now. ~~CP~~
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Only someone impossibly out of touch with every aspect of the real world would ever think having nurses make thank you cards...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. If you saw our 1943 Infant Incubator, that should be in a museum, you would understand:(
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    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Wow - communication is really the key. First of all, clinical instructors must make sure that their students clearly...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. When most of the residents in the LTC need a hoyer or sit to stand... and there is demented exit seeking man who could...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. "The hospital always errs on the employee's side"... A lie told to me by management attempting to explain why I wouldn't be...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. Aaaaaaand that little "must do" would effectively spell the end of CheesePotato's nursing career. Really. Because my mind...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Contact your program. I'm 100% certain there's a procedure in place for this circumstance. There was in my program. You will...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. We have decorated trees in various areas of the building, with empty gift-wrapped boxes beneath each one. Some of those...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. We put up a fake Xmas tree up in the office, hang ornaments precisely the height of our boss to annoy him as he walks into...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. Life is not fair, and neither is nursing school. After having dealt with various sticky situations while attending an LVN...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. Warning: The following post is rife with brutal honesty and frustration. Read at your own risk. Memorandum from the...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. I have to second the comments about taking what people say about the "difficulty" of any particular class with 60 mg of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. Also remember that nursing school isn't like any other education you ever had. You can't take a course, pass the final, sell...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. Nursing Fundamentals in my program is a 3 credit course that teaches the non-clinical aspect of Nursing I to prepare...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. If your question is, do they let you make your own hours for clinical, the answer is a definitive no. Your faculty has...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. It is time off! We love our time off! We want our days off to be in a row of at least 2 and we want to have every other...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. All the water in the world can't sink a ship unless it gets inside. - Chinese proverb I've walked in your shoes at least...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  39. I think what we have here is a failure to communicate. Each state and state board of nursing has their own definition of...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  40. How well does that form work as an infection control nurse? What happens to the previous infection control nurse once the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. we get a long pause..... and then a sigh...... and then "did you find someone to cover your shift?" It doesn't matter if...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. A century ago, the STANDARD work schedule was 5-12 hour shifts PLUS a half shift on Saturday. No paid vacation, no paid sick...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Because of the way my brain is wired, I've never been able to handle multiple communications at one time, not even when my...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. I came upon this post in a happenstance manner. I make this statement to nullify the idea that my intention here is an...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. I also completely support a bachelor's degree as the minimum entry point (grandfathering for those already in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Work with nurses who chart only once every four to six weeks (home care). Then, they will chart days in advance. Of...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  47. I know for me, if I get an abnormal vital I let the nurse know right away by calling her pocket phone. And yes then I...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  48. I was thinking of going for something specialized, but I am only in my 2nd semester in my ADN program. I am two semesters...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Expecting nurses to suck up to pts and cater to their every (oftentimes, ridiculous) needs, is administrative nonsense at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. the bolded? that. of course admin is going to do everything it takes to appease an unsatisfied customer. and we all know...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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